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Marinated Tomato & Herb Salad

Looking for something light and healthy to eat today. Try this recipe out. Super easy and good to eat. Marinated Tomato & Herb Salad Recipe Ingredients: 2 Large Tomatoes, sliced… Read more Marinated Tomato & Herb Salad

Melitzanosalata- (Eggplant Spread) Recipe

  On my way home I was thinking of some good Greek appetizers to post on here. I thought of a good eggplant dip, and this is what I wanted to post. Read below for a super awesome eggplant spread. Melitzanosalata- (Eggplant Spread) Recipe- Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 3 tablespoons of olive oil 6 shallots- chopped 2 cloves of garlic- minced 1 red bell pepper- roasted – chopped 2 tsp of balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons of garlic puree 1/4 cup of olive oil 1… Read more Melitzanosalata- (Eggplant Spread) Recipe

Fasolia – (baked beans)

This is a traditional Greek recipe that I have been making for years. Looking for some protein, this is a great recipe for that. Prep time of only 5 minutes! Super easy recipe. Fasolia Recipe Ingredients – 3 cans of cannellini beans, drained 1 can of tomato juice 1 large onion 1 tsp of cumin 1 tablespoon of red wine 2 garlic cloves minced 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 tsp of oregano & basil 1/2 cup of water Parmesan cheese- optional Directions – Preheat oven to 350 degrees Or… Read more Fasolia – (baked beans)

Mediterranean Smoothie

This is a super energy smoothie drink. Tastes yummy, the ingredients look interesting, but once you try it, you will love it. Mediterranean Smoothie Recipe- Ingredients- 2 cups of baby spinach 1/2 slice of fresh ginger 1 frozen banana or fresh banana- sliced 1 mango- diced 1/2 cup of beet juice 1/2 cup of fresh orange juice 5 ice cubes Directions- Blend all of the ingredients together. Mix and drink it up! 🙂 * Tip- If you need to add some sweetness to your smoothie, add a few tsp of… Read more Mediterranean Smoothie

Mediterranean Diet and the huge benefits!!!

Look at this – very interesting!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_JiKXdZwiIg This is why I stick with my extra virgin olive oil and lentils. 🙂

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