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Mediterranean Diet Shopping List

Hopefully you are convinced (as I am) that the Mediterranean diet is fantastic. It has proven to be a healthy way of life for many people – why not you? Unlike other diets such as the Atkins diet or Paleo diet there is little debate over whether or not it is good for you. Of […]

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Many Uses for Refreshing Iceberg Lettuce

You have many choices when it comes to lettuce at the local grocery store and the farmer’s market. Iceberg seems to have been relegated to second-class status in some circles, but should not hold that position for you and me. Iceberg is the lettuce my mom used when I was growing up and along with […]

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Add More Veggies to Your Meals

It is a well-known fact that almost everyone should add more veggies to their meals. In fact, the recommended amount is  four to six servings (½ cup each) of vegetables every day and many people fall short of that amount. Veggies are low in fat (and calories) and filled with nutrients – especially vitamins and […]

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Spanakopita – Spinach Phyllo Pie – Recipe of the Day

Spinach Phyllo Pie is a flavorful spinach and feta Greek dish that is a wonderful appetizer, but can also be served as a main dish. It is perfect when served with Tzatziki Dip, a creamy, tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic that complements this dish as well as many grilled meats and vegetables. INGREDIENTS Olive […]

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Roasted Beet Salad with Feta – Recipe of the Day

Try this Roasted Beet Salad soon! Next time you roast beets for dinner, roast a few extra, so you can enjoy this delicious salad. Canned whole beets will also work, but freshly roasted beets are always better. To roast the beets – cover them in foil and put them in a 400º F. oven for about […]

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