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,...read more
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...read more
Since I started eating a Mediterranean Diet, I've been trying all kinds of vegetables. A fun way to get several servings of vegetables in one meal is to make fritters. This recipes is for green bean fritters, but it works with many kinds of vegetables....read more
One of my favorite treats is to dip Italian bread into an olive oil dipping sauce. This is my go-to snack when I want something quick and comforting. It only takes a few minutes to make. Olive oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, is full of...read more
If you like hot peppers, this simple Chicken Paisano recipe is for you. It combines boneless chicken with fresh vegetables. Serve it with a side of pasta. This time I chose to serve it with cheese ravioli but rigatoni works well too. This recipe is so...read more
You know what time of year it is? It's Vlogmas 2017. Yay! I'll be producing videos on my YouTube channel every day leading up to Christmas. Check in each day of Vlogmas 2017 for Mediterranean-inspired recipes, holiday decorating and crafts, and tips on how...read more
It was the middle of summer and I was invited to a pool party. I knew the host would have hamburgers, hot dogs, spare ribs, and all kinds of meat. I wanted to enjoy the party but also be able to stick to my new healthy lifestyle. Tuna is a staple of the...read more
This classic Italian pasta dish is so easy to make. It only takes as much time as it takes to boil the pasta. You'll find many variations of the recipe online, but I like to keep it simple. I hope you try my recipe for spaghetti with garlic, olive oil and...read more
I love desserts that are healthy and super quick to make. When I was at the farm market this week I found a pint of small figs. What to do? What to do? When in doubt make a galette. Here is my recipe for a Mediterranean Fig Galette. My figs were tiny so I...read more
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