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

Making Our Way Up the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

Incorporating Fresh and Flavorful Vegetables in the Mediterranean Diet We’re in our third month of discussing the Mediterranean Diet. We’ve already covered how following the guidelines can help you live a longer and healthier life. This month we’re going to … Continue reading

Legumes: A Cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid

In our last post, we discussed the Mediterranean Diet and how following the guidelines can help you live a longer and healthier life. We even provided you with a general shopping list to take with you when you head to … Continue reading

6 Foods You Should Include In Your Diet Every Day

How many times have you heard the phrase, “You are what you eat”? It is easy to become desensitized to common expressions, but this one is very true. What you eat literally becomes a part of your body. The Mediterranean … Continue reading