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Traditional Greek bean soup recipe (Fasolada)

By |July 20th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

I can’t imagine of anything better than a rustic and homely Greek bean soup (fasolada) for a cold winter’s day. Healthy, simple and extra comforting, fasolada is with no doubt the national Greek dish! This is the authentic recipe for Greek bean soup, a trademark dish that has nourished generations! Greek bean soup (Fasolada) – Nutrition Facts Greek bean soup [...]

Mediterranean Diet, Heavy on the Olive Oil, Can Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

By |July 20th, 2016|Blog News|

According to a new review conducted by researchers in the U.S., a Mediterranean diet with no restriction of good fats like olive oil was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and type 2 diabetes. The review and meta-analysis gathered data from Ovid Medline, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library from 1990 through April 2016. The reviewers isolated and [...]

Olive Oil Diet Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

By |July 19th, 2016|Blog News|

Traditionally a low fat diet has been prescribed to prevent various diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. While studies have shown that high fat diets may increase the risk of certain diseases such as cancer and diabetes, it appears that it is the type of fat that counts rather than the amount of fat. We now know that a diet rich [...]

1 minute Recipes to DISCOVER the Greek Mediterranean Diet

By |July 18th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Enjoy 12 simple recipes: Olive pate Place in a bowl 250 g of black olives without the stone, 80 g of anchovies washed and thinly cut, 50 g of caper and mush all together. You add juice of one lemon, a tablespoon of brandy, 200 g olive oil, salt, pepper and stir well. Keep the pate in a closed jar [...]

Traditional Greek Moussaka recipe (Moussaka with Béchamel)

By |July 14th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Greek Moussaka recipe – A delicious taste of Greece This dish is a legend! Creamy, juicy and absolutely delicious.. Greek moussaka (mousaka) is one of the most popular dishes in Greece, served in almost every tavern and prepared in every household on special occasions and big family meals and for good reason! To prepare a traditional Greek Moussaka recipe, luscious [...]

Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

By |July 14th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

This is an authentic, really rich pie stuffed with spinach, onions, cheeses, olive oil and herbs that are all enfolded by crispy, flaky phyllo dough. Ingredients     3 tablespoons olive oil     1 large onion, chopped     1 bunch green onions, chopped     2 cloves garlic, minced     2 pounds spinach, rinsed and chopped     1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley     [...]

Olive Oil Found to Help Prevent Skin Cancer

By |July 14th, 2016|Blog News|

A study conducted by Dr. Niva Shapira from Tel Aviv University in Israel and Bob Kuklinski of Rockstock University in Germany found that olive oil, along with other components of a Mediterranean diet, may contribute to the prevention of malignant melanoma.  Malignant melanoma, which is the most dangerous type of skin cancer, may be slowed down by consumption of olive [...]

Kale, Feta & Olive Stuffed Leg of Lamb

By |June 14th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Impressive, yet simple, this stuffed leg of lamb recipe is marinated with garlic and lemon then stuffed with red onion, greens, feta and olives. Perfect for a special occasion or a fancy dinner; serve with any dark leafy greens. Makes: 12 servings Serving Size: 4-5 oz. Active Time: 1 1/4 hours Total Time: 2 3/4 hours Equipment: Kitchen string Ingredients [...]

Roasted Halibut with Tangerine & Olive Tapenade

By |June 14th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

Sweet tangerines balance the briny olive tapenade in this quick and healthy fish recipe, making a flavor-packed topping for halibut. Try the tapenade on chicken or lamb too. Makes: 4 servings Serving Size: 4 oz. fish each Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 3-5 Pixie tangerines or clementines, divided 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata or green olives 1 [...]

Greek Walnut Spice Cake

By |June 9th, 2016|Dining Tips & Recipes|

A rich, flavorful syrup infuses this Mediterranean-inspired walnut coffee cake with the bright aroma of oranges and cloves. Heart-healthy olive oil and whole-grain barley flour add subtle complexity and texture to this nutty treat. Makes: 12 servings Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 2 hours Ingredients Cake 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts, divided 1 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour [...]

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