Greek

Shrimp Soup with Lemon

Today is the Seafood day, Shrimp soup is an easy to prepare herb based soup with lots of nutrients, and flavors. Simple and easy steps no need for fancy preparation tools. Just pour it into a bowl and enjoy it with bread!. Shrimp can be a unique source of the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory carotenoid nutrient astaxanthin, phosphorous, selenium, proteins, Vitamin B12, etc. (source) by Nima Z. A.

Preparation time:  35 minutes Serving: 4 persons
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Bread

Focaccia Italian Bread

Today we are going to prepare focaccia Italian bread in an easy and quick recipe. It is freshly baked bread will fill your home with its pleasing and inviting fragrance. Even kids love to keep a piece of focaccia to have them in the morning. The primary difference between focaccia and pizza is the amount of time the dough is allowed to proof. In the case of focaccia, it is significantly a longer period, whereas most varieties of pizza are baked shortly after the dough has been tossed or rolled resulting in a thinner, flat and more flexible crust. Calories 104, Sodium, 215 mg, Total Fat 1 g, Potassium 0 mg, Saturated 0 g, Total Carbs 20 g, Polyunsaturated 0 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Monounsaturated, 0 g, Sugars 1 g, Trans 0 g, Protein 3 g, Cholesterol 0 mg (more…)

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food

Mustard Chicken Salad

Refreshing, savory all at the same time,  I love it and I know for a fact that you would too! Mustard Chicken Salad, such amazing combinations in a bowl! you can have them for light lunch or dinner.

Preparation time: 25 minutes + Cooking time 35 minutes Four servings
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Diet

Hummus Salad

Hummus salad is one of my favorite natural protein salad based on chickpeas (garbanzo beans). Chickpeas are nutrition packed small beans, one cup of cooked chickpeas has the following nutrients: 268 calories, 12.5 grams of dietary fiber, 14.5 grams of protein, 4.2 grams of fat, 84% manganese, 71% folate, 29% copper, 28% phosphorus, 26% iron, and 17% zinc. Isn't that really a superfood?

Preparation time: 10 minutes Serving: 3 persons
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Breakfast

Boiled Eggs Breakfast

Boiled eggs breakfast is a wonderfully delicious, light meal that you would enjoy at morning. Here is a quick, easy and simple recipe to prepare a healthy breakfast. An egg is a nutrition packed natural food that contains: 78 calories, 6.3g protein, 5.3g fat, 1.6g saturated fat, and 212 mg cholesterol. I know it has cholesterol, yes you can always remove the yolk if you are concerned, more information about eggs health benefits can be found here. Mediterranean people do not eat eggs alone, with these wonderful herbs and legumes your breakfast will be great! (more…)

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Diet

Tuna Salad with Toasted Bread

Today I am going to teach you, step by step with an easy and simple way to prepare tuna salad with toasted bread. Tuna salad is one of my favorite easy to prepare salads, light and full of nutrients, I usually have that salad at dinner time.

Preparation time: 15 minutes Three servings (you can increase or decrease for your need)
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Nutritions

Mediterranean Recipes

Mediterranean Diet

by Nima Z. A.

The Mediterranean diet is a nutritional recommendation from Mediterranean Sea countries. The principal ingredients of the Mediterranean diet are virgin olive oil, nuts, seeds, whole grains, herbs, spices, legumes, fruits, leafy green vegetables, fish, moderate consumption of cheese and yogurt products, and low consumption of meat products.

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Diet

Tabouli salad

Tabouli salad is one of the easy and simple famous Mediterranean salad that been loved by everybody. In this recipe, I am trying to change bulgur by quinoa to make it gluten free salad, however, you can use bulgur if you are not restricted to a gluten-free diet. [caption id="attachment_326" align="alignnone" width="640"]Tabouli salad Freshly prepared Taboola[/caption]

Preparation time: 15 minutes Servings: Three persons
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