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Cream of Chicken Soup

On cold winter evenings I love to make homemade soup for dinner. I was in the mood for the flavor of chicken soup but I wanted a creamier, filling soup that could be a complete meal. I made this tasty Cream of Chicken Soup and it was a hit with the whole...

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New Year Lentils

Lentils are traditionally eaten on New Year's Day in Italy to welcome prosperity in the new year. I’m giving my New Year Lentils a French twist by following a recipe I found on the back of a bag of French green lentils by Bob’s Red Mill. I make this recipe...

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Strega Soup a.k.a. Garlic Broth

It's the time of year when the cold and flu bug goes flying around the universe. Combat the evil spirits by making my recipe for Strega Soup, also known as Garlic Broth. It's perfect to help sickies feel better or to strengthen you against cold and flu...

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Italian Christmas Cookies

Can you imagine the holiday season without loads of sweet treats? When I was little we would visit my aunt's house at holiday time and she would have a table covered in cookies. They were in every shape, size, and color imaginable. I never saw so many...

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Gift Ideas for Chocolate Lovers

Chocolate is always a good idea. Humans have been enjoying chocolate for thousands of years. The earliest evidence of the use of chocolate dates back to 1900 B.C. in Mexico, and we’ve been loving it worldwide ever since. I’ve carefully chosen a...

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Recipe: Bruschetta Pizza

I didn't intend to turn this website into a food blog, but I've experienced so many wonderful benefits from following a Mediterranean diet that when I come up with something truly delicious, I have to share. This Bruschetta Pizza qualifies as truly yummy....

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Mediterranean Diet FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions? I'm here to help. I get many repeat questions about the Mediterranean Diet. So I put together this list of Mediterranean Diet FAQs that addresses the many questions and misconceptions about the Mediterranean diet. It's usually things like,...

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Eggplant Parmigiana – Mediterranean Diet

This recipe comes from my Aunt Rose, who makes the best eggplant parmigiana. Her secret is that she bakes it, so it's less greasy than the traditional fried eggplant parm. When we were kids we always went to my Aunt Rose's house for Easter. She would make...

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