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  • Blog, Lifestyle

    Finding Your Tribe

    One of the cornerstones of the Mediterranean Lifestyle is Pillar 2: Focus on Family & Community. In the Med, families and neighbors are close-knit. Want to keep a dirty secret? Failed an…

  • Blog, Cooking

    Citrus Tahini Dressing

    Citrus Tahini Dressing One of my favorite things to do is zazz up a simple (boring) green salad or humble tabbouleh salad with a sultry, spicy, sweet kick. Plus, it’s a great…

  • Blog, Cooking

    Lebanese Bulgur Salad

    Lebanese Bulgur Salad I think of this wholesome, one pot, warm bulgur “salad” as being a suped-up version of  tabbouleh. I love the fact that this meal is all chopped, thrown in…

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    Bob Harper goes Mediterranean

    You guys remember Bob Harper, right? The personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey-turned-celebrity? He hosted Biggest Loser for 17 seasons and was the epitome of health. Tattooed, tough arms sprung from a chiseled…

  • Blog, In The News

    Media Release: Taste of the Valley on WHSV

    http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Taste-of-the-Valley-Taking-on-the-Mediterranean-lifestyle-415352443.html I have been long espousing this all-in-one salad that combines protein, fiber, and slow-release carbohydrates in the form of whole wheat couscous as its base. But this typical Middle Eastern (roots…

  • Blog, Cooking

    Omelette with a Turkish Twist

    One of my favorite, quick, dirty meals is an omelette. What I found most interesting living in the Mediterranean, was the use of eggs. Sure, an occasional boiled one was found on…