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Autumn Couscous Salad

  Servings:  4 people  Ingredients ¾ cup cooked quinoa ¾ cup cooked wholewheat couscous ½ cup cooked lentils 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot diced, about 2 tablespoons 1 fennel bulb diced,…
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Greek Yoghurt, Granola and Fruit Parfaits

  These parfaits are perfect for a simple dessert or even for breakfast.   Use whatever fruit is in season and keep lots of the granola on hand for a snack at any time.  This recipe makes a lot more granola than you need.  Serves…
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Apple Olive Oil Cake

Just in time for fall, y'all . . .     Ingredients 2 large Gala apples, peeled and chopped as finely as possible Orange juice to soak apples in 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2…
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Mediterranean Entree: Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Greek Potatoes, Lemon Garlic Asparagus

Mediterranean Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Artichokes, and Capers Servings:  4 people Ingredients 5 lb boneless chicken breast (thinly sliced) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tbsp fresh…
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Farro Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash

I served this at a “girls’ night out” and it was a huge hit.   Farro makes it nutty, chewy and filling.  You could also substitute quinoa for gluten-free friends.  It holds well in the fridge for a few days.  Just don’t add…
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Cinco de Mayo Recipes from Chef Kim

Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos   This recipe is always a hit.  You could easily adapt to use the seasoning with chicken tacos as well.   I like to experiment by topping with a fresh fruit salsas or guacamole.   Serves 4   Fish 4…

Why I Eat Like a Mediterranean

“Why I Eat Like a Mediterranean” by Dietitian Toby Amidor . . . I'm a Dietitian and I've Always Followed the Mediterranean Diet and it's worked for 20 years. The Mediterranean Diet was named by U.S. News & World Report the top…
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Mediterranean Recipes from Brain Health Summit 2019

  Recipes Courtesy of Chef in Residence, Kim Baretta . . .   Mediterranean-Style Stuffed Red Peppers This homestyle recipe is a meal all in one!  Just add a side salad, and dinner is done!  You can easily omit the…

Whole Grains Fact Sheet

Whole Grain (and some seeds) Factsheet Healthy and filling (protein, B vitamins, vitamin E, magnesium, iron, fiber). Linked to many health benefits, especially when part of a Mediterranean lifestyle. This includes less brain shrinkage,…

Learning to Live the Mediterranean Lifestyle

Brain Healthy Eating:  Learning to Live the Mediterranean Lifestyle   The Mediterranean Lifestyle is proven: Ancel Keys 7 Countries study from the 1950’s World Health Organization Guidelines, 1990 Blue Zones by Dan…