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Easy Mediterranean-Spiced Meatballs for NYE!

Easy Mediterranean-Spiced Meatballs for NYE!

Need a dish for a New Year’s Party? Let’s think about what makes a dish perfect for a party . . . How about one that’s easy to make and transport? Simple to serve and eat? Warm and satisfying? Mild enough to satisfy a crowd, but still interesting and flavorful? Yes, please! These Mediterranean-Spiced Meatballs […]

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On the Mediterranean Diet: Tabbouleh Salad

On the Mediterranean Diet: Tabbouleh Salad

John’s grandparents are originally from Lebanon, so we eat a lot of Mediterranean food at our house. (For a funny little post about learning recipes from his family, click here.) I love to make a big spread of Lebanese food with the usual suspects (hummus, baba ganoush, rolled grape leaves) and this tabbouleh salad. Tabbouleh is very […]

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On the Mediterranean Diet: A Recipe for Lentils

On the Mediterranean Diet: A Recipe for Lentils

Did you hear the news? A recent study confirmed what many suspected:  A diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, lean protein, fruits and vegetables can reduce your chances of having a heart attack or stroke. By a lot. As was reported in the New York Times a couple of weeks ago: The magnitude of the […]

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