Meatballs in Tomato Sauce (Keftedes me Saltsa Domata)

By |August 23rd, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Redolent of oregano and mint, these meatballs are served in northern Greece as a meze with fried potatoes or steamed rice. Get the recipe for Meatballs in Tomato Sauce (Keftedes me Saltsa Domata) » Redolent of oregano and mint, these meatballs are served in northern Greece as a meze with fried potatoes or steamed rice. SERVES 4-6 Ingredients 1 tbsp. dried [...]

Cardiometabolic Benefits of Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil in Type 2 Diabetics

By |August 23rd, 2016|Blog News|

Body weight, cholesterol, blood pressure (BP), glucose/insulin status and function, oxidative stress and inflammation are all cardiometabolic risk factors that can be influenced by an individual’s choice of dietary pattern. The Mediterranean diet(MedDiet) is considered one of the healthiest dietary patterns and is characterized by high consumption of vegetables, fruit, olive oil, nuts, seeds, fish and poultry. Currently, the world is [...]

Lemon and Olive Oil Sauce (Ladolemono)

By |August 22nd, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

This Greek version of lemon sauce is like a super-charged vinaigrette, but it's also a natural partner for grilled seafood. MAKES 3/4 CUP Ingredients 1⁄4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. dried oregano 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Instructions Whisk together lemon juice, mustard, and oregano in a small bowl. While whisking, slowly [...]

Olympic Games & Olive Oil

By |August 22nd, 2016|Blog News|

There's something so thrilling about the Olympics that it’s hard not to be a huge fan. I've attended two summer Olympics – Los Angeles in 1984 and Barcelona in 1992 - and this year I'm taking my grandson, a collegiate swimmer, to the 2012 Olympics in London. While media coverage is bound to be extensive, I doubt that any sports reporters [...]

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