The Mediterranean diet is about cooking at home with family and friends. Home-cooking and family bonds are the secrets to a healthy and long life. The Mediterranean diet is more than just food. It is about social interactions and relationships with family and friends. Food is a mean that brings people together.
Doctors have finally found out that the health benefits effects of the Mediterranean diet may be due not only to the consumption of certain foods, but also to cooking techniques such as sofrito (sauté) made with extra virgin olive oil and tomatoes or garlic. This means that it is healthy to cook with extra virgin olive oil. Here find a recipe with lentils which are naturally rich in proteins and perfect for people who want to follow a Mediterranean Diet or a plant-based diet reducing the quantity of proteins coming from red meat
It's very difficult to find sustainable, tasty and healthy extra virgin olive oil. Not all extra virgin olive oils are the same! Different EVOOs can have very different health benefits due to the different amount of polyphenols (anti-oxidants). Each variety of olive naturally has different amount of polyphenols. Coratina, the [...]