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Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Filling your plate with fruits and veggies, whole grains, legumes and nuts – and replacing unhealthy choices like butter with olive oil, or salt with herbs and spices – is what the Mediterranean Diet is all about. But when it’s time for dinner, how d ...
Vegetarian Farro Caprese Salad

Vegetarian Farro Caprese Salad

Your next foodie adventure is about to take flight. Meet farro. Whizzing past quinoa on the most popular ancient grain chart, this chewy, nutty, nutrient-packed rice replacement is a Mediterranean diet must-have. Still popular in Italy, where it’s sa ...
Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet—think nuts, grains, legumes, fish, fresh produce—are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than kids who don’t eat typically these foods, according to a recent study conducted by researchers a ...
Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

You may be familiar with a Mediterranean diet, which typically is rich in vegetables, fruit, beans, olive oil, nuts and fish. What do those foods offer your body? The veggies and fruit provide you with fiber, vitamins and minerals, while beans offer ...