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.
Author: Michael Psilakis
Publisher: Little, Brown
Release Date: 2017-01-31
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.
Author: Michael Ozner
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Health & Fitness
Obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer—all diseases that have been scientifically linked to diet—are at an all-time high. But there’s a way that’s been successful for millions of people for thousands of years: the Mediterranean diet. In The Complete Mediterranean Diet, top cardiologist Michael Ozner offers the traditional Mediterranean diet—clinically proven to reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer and numerous other diseases—with the latest scientific findings in health and nutrition to create a diet that’s easy to follow. Alongside an abundance of evidence supporting the Mediterranean diet’s incredible health benefits, including sustainable weight loss, Dr. Ozner includes 500 delicious, classic Mediterranean recipes, such as: Savory Mediterranean Chickpea Soup Pizza Margherita Grilled Citrus Salmon with Garlic Greens Spicy Whole Wheat Capellini with Garlic With a foreword by Debbie Matenopoulos, The Complete Mediterranean Diet shows you how and why to change your diet for a longer, healthier, happier life.
Author: Rockridge Press Staff
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
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.
Make an important step and change your lifestyle. Live a healthier life by choosing a healthy diet: the Mediterranean one! You will be surprised to find out that this diet does not mean you should deprive yourself of eating tasty dishes! It only means eating healthy ones, full of amazing ingredients! The Mediterranean diet is such an amazing life option! It can make you a healthier person and you will be able to live a long and happy life! If you made the decision and if you have chosen this wonderful diet, then all you need is this amazing cookbook to help you get started. Inside we collected only the best 500 Mediterranean recipes. Check out some of them: Rhubarb and Lentils Soup Watermelon Gazpacho Bean Breakfast Braised Leeks and Thyme Beet and Cheese Side Salad Stuffed Baby Potatoes Pork with Couscous Grilled Lamb with Black Olives Puree Salmon and Brussels Sprouts Delight Strawberry Shortcakes Blueberry and Rosemary Dessert Get your hands on this great recipe collection and start cooking the Mediterranean way! Have fun and enjoy the best meals of your life!
Author: Robert Santos-Prowse
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Release Date: 2016-12-19
Genre: Health & Fitness
COMBINE THE LOW-CARB, FAT-BURNING KETOGENIC DIET WITH THE DELICIOUS, HEART-SMART MEDITERRANEAN LIFESTYLE ULTIMATE HEALTHY EATING The heart-smart and brain-healthy Mediterranean diet offers you an easy-to-follow lifestyle for losing weight while enjoying crisp produce, freshly caught fish and healthy fats. Now, the innovative program in this book supercharges this time-tested diet by applying the scientifically proven fat-burning approach of the ketogenic diet. The Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet will help you: •Change the way your body uses energy •End your carb cravings •Dramatically reduce fat storage •Reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes The recipes, tips and meal plans in this book will help you prepare delicious dishes like Tomato Basil Zucchini Pasta, Cloud Bread and Chocolate Mug Cake, all while losing weight and eating healthy.
Author: Meri Raffetto
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-09-06
Genre: Health & Fitness
Benefit from the Mediterranean diet For decades, doctors and nutritional experts have observed—and confirmed—that people in Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences in vascular disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes than their counterparts in northern European countries and the United States. Now, Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies shows you how to cook meals inspired by the cuisines of Italy, Greece, Spain, and southern France so you too can live a healthier life free of excess weight and disease. The Mediterranean diet—ranked #2 in Best Diets overall, it is high in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, and whole grains, and moderate in protein and animal fats—has proven to be beneficial in reducing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Now, a new study shows it may also be good for the brain. The Mediterranean diet isn't just a fad or a quick fix—it's a healthy lifestyle choice that's here to stay! Create more than 150 tasty recipes Get expert tips on meal planning and exercise regimes Prevent and fight diseases by eating delicious food Find delicious alternatives to unhealthy ingredients Whether you're just discovering the Mediterranean diet or are looking for some new recipes to add to your repertoire, this updated, hands-on guide offering the latest research has everything you need to start living a healthier life.
Author: Peter Minaki
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-10-04
Hundreds of recipes for healthy Mediterranean meals! People who live in the Mediterranean region enjoy one of the healthiest diets in the world--they have the lowest rates of chronic diseases and one of the highest life expectancies in the world. Thanks to a local diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, and of course, olive oil, a healthy lifestyle is a staple of the Mediterranean culture. Open The Everything Mediterranean Cookbook, 2nd Edition to find 300 of the most sumptuous--and healthy--recipes that the Mediterranean has to offer, including: Breakfast baklava french toast Fried calamari Roasted beets with almond-potato skordalia Greek summer sangria Lemon meringue phyllo tarts Just because you don't live in the Mediterranean doesn't mean you can't eat like you do! With this easy-to-use cookbook, you have everything you need to enjoy the lush, vibrant foods of the Mediterranean--all at home!
"The year's most satisfying new book." - GrubStreet Artist Brittany Wright was stuck in a job she didn't love and needed a new creative project to stay happy--so she learned to cook. Inspired by the effortless beauty of her ingredients--fresh fruits, vegetables, and more--she created the hugely popular Instagram hashtag #foodgradients to showcase the splendor of nature's edible rainbows. The vivid photographs in this book capture the diversity and beauty of the foods we love to eat, from heirloom tomatoes and hot peppers to ripe strawberries and frosted cupcakes. Inside, revel in the vivid neons of your favorite candies, the rich color of freshly picked greens, and the gorgeous shades you can even find in a single cup of coffee. Each exquisite, neatly ordered photograph is a pleasure to get lost in. With a sleek, minimalist design and more than a hundred high-quality photographs, Feast Your Eyes is a celebration of the earth's bounty, a breath of fresh air for the busy mind, and an inspiration for everyone looking for joy in the simple things.
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
Author: Chef Stephanie Green, R.D.
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Health & Fitness
Healthy food = healthy lifestyle. Based on a nutritional principle time-tested for success for literally thousands of years, the Mediterranean Diet consists of a balance of all food groups with an emphasis on foods with high Omega-3 fat content such as fish, beans, and olive oil. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Mediterranean Diet introduces the healthy cuisine enjoyed in countries such as Spain, Southern France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and much of the Middle East. ?Features more than 75 delicious, easy to prepare recipes-each with a complete nutritional breakdown of fats and calories-and daily meal plans ?Easy step-by-step shopping and preparation tips and instructions ?Detailed chapters about food groups and nutrition
The Hairy Bikers are on their bikes again, searching out the very best recipes from around the world. This time, they're discovering the most delicious food from our favourite Mediterranean countries. Including recipes from their prime time BBC Two cookery show, THE HAIRY BIKERS' MEDITERRANEAN ADVENTURE celebrates the culinary delights of France, Spain and Italy. With more of us understanding the health benefits of a Med diet, these hearty and healthy dishes are a taste of the very best holiday memories. Fresh, classic, easy and seasonal, enjoy our favourite Med recipes with the nation's favourite cooking duo!