Live longer, feel younger, lose weight, and have more energy by incorporating the Mediterranean way into your home kitchen.
Take the advice of the professionals who rate the Mediterranean diet the #1 healthiest diet in the world year after year. By following a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, and led by fruits and vegetables—even drinking a little wine with meals—you can improve your brain function, lose weight, improve your heart health, reduce your cholesterol, prevent diseases, look and feel younger, and prolong your life.
This affordable cookbook adapted from Amy Riolo’s Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook offers the best, go-to, foolproof recipes with simple accessible ingredients, making it easy for anyone, no matter where you live, to access the benefits of this amazing lifestyle diet. Quick and Easy Mediterranean Recipes integrates the latest research and clinical findings with delicious, authentic, easy recipes and Mediterranean lifestyle tips that make changing your diet fun and rewarding. Spare in meat, the Mediterranean diet is budget-friendly as well.
Using the Mediterranean Pyramid as a guide, this book gets to the core of the Mediterranean lifestyle, and explains what to eat, when to eat it, and why it is good for you. Authentic dishes like tzatziki, tagines, rice dishes, and vegetables galore bring flavor and taste to readily available ingredients, making all the recipes surprisingly quick and easy to make. The book features recipes from all countries in the region, including perennial favorites, lesser-known specialties, and contemporary twists on traditional fare. Each recipe offers nutritional and calorie information and variations for personal taste.
Enjoy delicious, flavorful food and live a longer, healthier lifewith these vibrant Mediterranean recipes.
As an award-winning author, chef, television personality, cuisine and culture expert, and educator, Amy Riolo makes frequent appearances on numerous television and radio programs both in the United States and abroad. Amy, an Italian American of Calabrian descent, also created and appeared weekly in ninety-second cooking videos entitled Culture of Cuisine, which air on nationally syndicated news shows on 28 different channels across the United States, totaling a reach of over 300 million people.
Amy’s book The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook (American Diabetes Association) received a starred PW review, won the 2011 Nautilus Book Award, and was named “Best. Diabetes. Cookbook. Ever.” by DiabetesMine.com. For Nile Style; Egyptian Cuisine and Culture, she won the World Gourmand Award for Best Arab Cuisine Book in the United States. Her book Arabian Delights; Recipes & Princely Entertaining Ideas from the Arabian Peninsula was chosen as one of the 16 Volumes Worth Staining by the Washington Post. She is also the author of The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook and The Italian Diabetes Cookbook. In addition, Amy contributed to The Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia and co-wrote The Al Tiramisu Restaurant Cookbook: An Elevated Approach to Authentic Italian Cuisine with award-winning chef/restaurateur Luigi Diotaiuti.
Amy is a Culinary Advisor for The Mediterranean Food Alliance. Her work has appeared in numerous print media including, USA Today, Cooking Light magazine,The Washington Post, CNN.com, The Wall Street Journal, Gulf News, Popular Anthropology Magazine, The UAE National, and international newspapers and hundreds of blogs.