The History Behind Mediterranean Cuisine

Mediterranean cuisine often brings to mind foods such as hummus, pita, and olive oil.  However, most people don’t realize just how diverse Mediterranean cuisine is due to its influence from a variety of cultures and regions. This delicious cuisine originates … Continue reading

Have Fun Growing Your Own Mediterranean Garden!

The secret to any great dish is fresh ingredients. Growing your own herbs and vegetables is like having a fully stocked pantry of fresh goods at your fingertips. but, if you live in an area with limited space, or lead … Continue reading

Nuts, Seeds, and Olive Oil: The Healthy Fats of the Mediterranean Diet

Summer is officially upon us and we are in our fourth month discussing the Mediterranean Diet and how it contributes to a heart-healthy lifestyle. We’ve discussed the benefits of following the guidelines of the Mediterranean diet, and provided you with … Continue reading

Fresh Fruit: The Sweetest Foods of the Mediterranean Diet

Welcome to the fourth month of our journey through the base of the Mediterranean Food Pyramid. We’ve been highlighting the food groups that you should incorporate into your daily diet in order to live a long and heart-healthy life. So … Continue reading