The Mediterranean Table

Author: Sonoma Press
Publisher: Sonoma Press
ISBN: 9781942411178
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In the age of green smoothie detoxes and elimination diets, it's easy to forget that you can actually enjoy flavorful, satisfying food and live a more healthful life. The cuisine of the Mediterranean is some of most nourishing and delicious in the world, and The Mediterranean Table includes more than 150 recipes that promise to make keeping the Mediterranean diet a natural, simple lifestyle change. While other Mediterranean cookbooks have a strict culinary focus or a strict diet focus, The Mediterranean Table marries the two--and proves that you don't have to have a Sicilian grandmother to fill your kitchen with the flavors and traditions of this classic way of eating. With cooking tips, easy-to-prepare recipes, detailed nutritional information, an at-a-glance meal plan, and regional spotlights for every recipe, The Mediterranean Table will take readers on a culinary journey through Southern Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East, all while sharing a time-tested tradition of healthy eating.

Prevention Mediterranean Table

Author: The Editors of Prevention
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1635650224
Format: PDF
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More than 100 fresh, nutritious Mediterranean-style recipes and tips on how to set aside time to mindfully savor each meal, combining healthy food and a healthy lifestyle. Satisfying both chefs and nutritionists alike, the Mediterranean diet is the rare healthy eating plan that not only tastes good but also feels good. From seasonal vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains to garlic, herbs, and olive oil, these foundational ingredients inspire simple fresh dishes with endless combinations of flavors and textures—and don’t forget the wine. Your doctor will be pleased to know that following a Mediterranean diet is proven to lower bad cholesterol, dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease, and may even protect brain function as you age. And with tasty recipes like Greek Stuffed Tomatoes, Baked Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce, and Orange-Hazelnut Olive Oil Cookies for dessert, it won’t be hard! Beyond just the diet, however, the Mediterranean lifestyle encourages mindfulness with every meal. Permitting yourself to slow down, enjoy food with friends and family, and relish each bite not only improves digestion but also allows you to gain the perspective to better understand your own eating habits and avoid overeating.

The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook

Author: Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0345536142
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The eating style proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Cooking Light named The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook one of the top three healthy cookbooks of the last twenty-five years, calling it “a grand tour through the region.” Now Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s revolutionary approach to healthy eating is available for the first time as an eBook. Spanning the Mediterranean from Spain to France, Italy, and Greece, with side trips to Lebanon, Cyprus, and North Africa, this revised and updated edition of Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s acclaimed cookbook offers ninety-two mouthwatering new dishes plus the latest information about the nutritional benefits of one of the world’s healthiest cuisines. But best of all are the recipes—bursting with flavor, easy to prepare, and sure to please everyone at your table, whether you’re cooking for yourself, your family, or your friends. Known for classic favorites like tabbouleh and ratatouille, flatbreads, pastas, zesty herbs, and flavorful oils pressed from succulent olives, the Mediterranean diet combines delicious taste with health-supportive ingredients as few other cuisines do. With an emphasis on fruits and vegetables, grains and legumes, fish, lean meats, and heavenly desserts, here are recipes for over 250 outstanding dishes created for today’s American kitchens. You’ll also find new cooking techniques and a simplified approach to cooking—because simplicity is what the Mediterranean way of eating is all about. Experienced and novice cooks alike will be inspired by these delectable, seasonally inspired recipes ranging from sweet young Roman-style peas for spring to skewered shrimp for summer, robust North African Pumpkin Soup when autumn is in the air, and warming winter dishes like Lebanese Garlicky Roast Chicken and Cypriote Braised Pork with Wine, Cinnamon, and Coriander—plus a variety of fabulous pizzas and dinner pies, hearty salads like Tuscan panzanella, and satisfying small dishes known as tapas. Also included is a special selection of traditional dishes prepared for Islamic, Jewish, and Christian holidays that can be enjoyed year round. Rich in flavor and healthy nutrients but low in saturated fats and cholesterol, here are recipes that will delight your palate, nourish body and soul—and can be prepared with ease in your home kitchen.

Live to Eat

Author: Michael Psilakis
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 031630820X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The acclaimed chef and author of How to Roast a Lamb offers a simple strategy for healthy cooking, highlighting the ease, deliciousness, and proven benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Doctors have extolled the virtues of the Mediterranean diet for decades, but no chef has given home cooks the recipes they'll want to make again and again--until now. In Live to Eat, Michael Psilakis modernizes the food of his heritage to prove that clean, healthy meals can also be comforting and easy to prepare. Cooking the Mediterranean way means deliciousness, not deprivation: a nearly endless array of satisfying weeknight meals for your family can start with just seven easy-to-find staples, from Greek yogurt to simple tomato sauce.

The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners The Complete Guide 40 Delicious Recipes 7 Day Diet Meal Plan and 10 Tips for Success

Author: Rockridge Press Staff
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc
ISBN: 1623151260
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Does your diet leave you feeling restricted and confined? Escape to the healthful and carefree Mediterranean lifestyle. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners offers a complete guide to the Mediterranean lifestyle, which emphasizes healthful living through delicious, fresh foods prepared with total well-being in mind. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners is the complete guide to a new way of living: Wake up on the Spanish coast with a Mediterranean Omelet, or take a trip to Tuscany for lunch with a Fresh Tomato Pasta Bowl--40 delicious recipes will whisk your palate away. The 10 Tips for Success ease your transition to a Mediterranean diet by presenting simple, attainable techniques that help you learn how to eat as much as what to eat. The 7-Day Diet Meal Plan is about enjoying food, not depriving yourself. Planning a week's worth of meals is easy with not only helpful hints for buying the freshest ingredients to prepare at home but also tips for ordering Mediterranean-diet-friendly dishes while dining out. The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners also helps you understand why the Mediterranean diet is so good for you. Its nutritious, low-fat foods are rich in disease-fighting, heart-healthful antioxidants and omega-3s. The Mayo Clinic calls the Mediterranean diet the "heart-healthy diet," and it's considered among the healthiest ways to eat on the planet. Through the 10 Tips for Success, a 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 40 delicious recipes, The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners takes you step-by-step into this transformative way of eating and living. Start living the Mediterranean lifestyle today with The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners: The Complete Guide--40 Delicious Recipes, 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 10 Tips for Success.

The New Mediterranean Table

Author: Sameh Wadi
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624141048
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An Unforgettable Homage to Mediterranean Cuisine Sameh Wadi's award-winning restaurants are just the beginning of his talents. He has a spice company, was a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation "Best Chef " and "Rising Star" awards and was raised by two avid home cooks. Born in the Middle East, he grew up cooking and eating Mediterranean food. Here, he offers a collection of recipes that represent an exceptional look into his rich heritage, the culinary foundation that has propelled him to the top of the American restaurant scene. Sameh has a knack for making the exotic accessible. He will introduce you to new as well as familiar flavors in this collection of traditional and modern recipes. He takes influences from everything from Mediterranean street food to top gourmet offerings and gives you the best of the Mediterranean, one recipe at a time. Sameh believes in "the language of spices" and uses them to weave a story with flavor, texture and aroma. Mindful of the ancient civilizations and empires built around the spice trade, he layers rich culture, heritage, traditions and strong historical connections into each dish. The result is a vibrant cookbook showcasing the incredible flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. With a dash of European cookery, some exotic spices, rich and exciting recipes, and an abundance of great flavor, this book is a must-have for every passionate cook out there.

The Mediterranean Family Table

Author: Angelo Acquista, M.D.
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062410903
Format: PDF
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Tutti a tavola—All to the table with this bounty of Mediterranean recipes to try, savor, and gather around To help his patients improve their health, Dr. Angelo Acquista began “prescribing” them recipes for nutritious and flavorful home-cooked meals prepared with ingredients key to the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean Family Table combines his medical experience and Sicilian roots to outline the guiding principles of the Mediterranean diet and takes it one step further with a collection of easy, wholesome, and delicious recipes the entire family will love. From purees made with fresh vegetables that will tempt the taste buds of bambini—and can serve as easy sides for the rest of the family—to recipes tailored to meet the special nutritional needs of children and seniors (highlighted by icons for easy reference), this well-curated collection of recipes will allow you to: • Reinvent classic recipes by replacing mayonnaise and butter with heart-healthy olive oil in dishes like Mediterranean Potato Salad and Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes • Discover good-for-you Mediterranean greens in kid-approved recipes like Orecchiette with Bread Crumbs and Broccoli Rabe, and Swiss Chard and Cannellini Beans alla Alessandra • Create your own “Sunday Supper” family tradition with recipes like Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce and Mama’s Meatballs with Pasta The Mediterranean Family Table contains a wealth of helpful information, including how to make healthier eating choices; instill good habits in kids that will last a lifetime; and buy, store, and cook ingredients fundamental to the Mediterranean diet. Anecdotes from Acquista’s family history are woven throughout, as well as stories of growing up near the Mediterranean Sea, and the techniques he uses to incorporate what he learned from his Sicilian upbringing into his busy, landlocked, modern family life. Buon appetito!

The Good Life Mediterranean Diet Cookbook Eat Drink and Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Author: Dorothy Calimeris
Publisher: Rockridge Press
ISBN: 9781623157456
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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At the core of preventing cardiovascular disease is a heart-healthy diet. The benefits of the Mediterranean diet include reduced blood pressure, improved cholesterol levels, and better blood sugar regulation--all cardiac risk factors. I commend Dorothy for this tremendous work, which will undoubtedly make my work as a cardiologist easier! -EUGENIA GIANOS, MD, Assistant Professor at the NYU School of Medicine, Director of the Preventative Cardiology Fellowship Program The Mediterranean diet is not just about food, but also about a lifestyle that has proven to be beneficial in reducing disease. Accordingly, The Good Life! Mediterranean Diet Cookbook introduces healthy and nutritious eating patterns, as well as also the day-to-day practices of the people of the Mediterranean. Dorothy Calameris, bestselling author of The Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Action Plans, grew up eating the Mediterranean foods of her Greek-American family long before doctors were recommending it as a heart-healthy "diet. Buttery olives, creamy yogurt, and colorful vegetables were staples of everyday meals, while roasted meats, wine, and sweets were enjoyed in moderation. Today Dorothy realizes how good life was back then and how vital it is to make the right food choices now. With simple recipes that use affordable, easy to find ingredients, it's easier than ever to bring the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet to your table every day of the week! Stay focused with recipes that adhere to the core principles of the Mediterranean diet eating Stress less by making recipes ahead of mealtime for healthy heat-and-eat options Get creative when cooking for those with allergies by following tips for allergen-friendly options Shop smarter with Dorothy's advice for buying and storing Mediterranean diet essentials Savor each moment as you slow down your busy life and practice the Mediterranean diet's low-stress lifestyle

The Simple Mediterranean Diet

Author: Ariel Soffer
Publisher: Simplemd Publishing
ISBN: 9780997451306
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Mediterranean Diet is one of the only scientifically validated diets shown to help people lose weight and reduce their risk of disease. Ariel Soffer, MD, cardiologist and founder of SimpleMD, makes it easy to understand and follow this age-old method of improving your health and feeling great!