Longevity Soup

According to Dan Buettner, who wrote the Blue Zones books, in Sardinia and Ikaria they eat some...

Small Plate Recipes

Restaurant-Style Tomato Salsa

Restaurant-Style Tomato Salsa

On football Sunday we're always looking for healthy snacks. Restaurant-style tomato salsa has all good ingredients that are Mediterranean diet friendly. Tortilla chips aren't the healthiest choice, but what are you going to do. This website is called "mostly"...

Bagna Càuda

Bagna Càuda

Bagna Càuda is a hot dish made from garlic and anchovies melted into a hot olive oil and butter mixture. It’s been a popular recipe in Provence, France, and Piedmont, Italy since the 16th century. This dip is best served warm with vegetable crudités or bread. Bagna...

Main Course Recipes

Mediterranean Flounder

Mediterranean Flounder

Flounder isn't the first fish that comes to mind when thinking about the Mediterranean diet. But wild-caught flounder has many nutritional benefits. This Mediterranean Flounder recipe is sure to become a favorite. Flounder is a healthy saltwater fish with a mild...

Vegan Black Bean Burgers (with Sea Moss Gel)

Vegan Black Bean Burgers (with Sea Moss Gel)

I've tried several black bean burger recipes and finally settled on this one. I added a small amount of roasted red beets to the mixture which I had prepped earlier in the week. The red beets add a little color and help round out the flavor. This time I made Vegan...

Dessert Recipes

Classic Italian Olive Oil Cake

Classic Italian Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil helps create a lovely moist cake with a crispy coating. Classic Italian Olive Oil Cake is wonderful served with mixed fresh berries and a little whipped cream. We used Grand Marnier liqueur in this recipe to add a hint of orange flavor. You can use any...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – A Sweet Treat

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – A Sweet Treat

Sometimes after dinner I want a little sweetie. But when I'm trying to lose weight on the Mediterranean diet, I don't want a big luscious dessert like gelato or tiramisu. An oatmeal raisin cookie or two really hits the spot. These cookies are not diet cookies; they...

Lifestyle

How To Save Money When Food Shopping

How To Save Money When Food Shopping

Food is outrageously expensive right now. I’m sure you’re feeling the pain at the checkout counter. We all are. I’m going to give you some tips to save money food shopping that do not involve clipping coupons or living off instant ramen noodles — although you can do...

How To Get Omega-3s Without Eating Fish or Seafood

How To Get Omega-3s Without Eating Fish or Seafood

When most Mediterranean diet guides recommend eating more foods that provide Omega-3 fatty acids, they’re usually referring to the fatty fishes, such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, sea bass, and sardines. But what if you are allergic to fish, or simply don’t like fish, or...

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