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

Italian & Mediterranean Dining Offers Gluten-Free Options

The gluten-free diet is surging in modern day culture. While the gluten-free diet’s popularity may be part of a fad for some and an effective weight-loss method for many, there are also health conditions that require gluten-free dining, namely celiac … 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

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

Take-Out: It’s What’s for Lunch

6 Reasons Why Take-Out Is A Better Lunch Option Today   No one can be productive on an empty stomach, but remembering to eat properly during a packed day – and finding a quick-casual restaurant in Reston that serves fresh, … Continue reading

Fresh Flavors of Summer

Fresh Flavors of Summer in Reston   At Cafesano, there’s nothing we love more than the fresh flavors of summer. From bright red, sun-ripened tomatoes to creamy and nutritious avocado, we love incorporating these flavorful and healthy ingredients into our … Continue reading