The Mediterranean Family Table

Author: Angelo Acquista, M.D.
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062410903
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Tutti a tavola—All to the table with this bounty of Mediterranean recipes to try, savor, and gather around To help his patients improve their health, Dr. Angelo Acquista began “prescribing” them recipes for nutritious and flavorful home-cooked meals prepared with ingredients key to the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean Family Table combines his medical experience and Sicilian roots to outline the guiding principles of the Mediterranean diet and takes it one step further with a collection of easy, wholesome, and delicious recipes the entire family will love. From purees made with fresh vegetables that will tempt the taste buds of bambini—and can serve as easy sides for the rest of the family—to recipes tailored to meet the special nutritional needs of children and seniors (highlighted by icons for easy reference), this well-curated collection of recipes will allow you to: • Reinvent classic recipes by replacing mayonnaise and butter with heart-healthy olive oil in dishes like Mediterranean Potato Salad and Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes • Discover good-for-you Mediterranean greens in kid-approved recipes like Orecchiette with Bread Crumbs and Broccoli Rabe, and Swiss Chard and Cannellini Beans alla Alessandra • Create your own “Sunday Supper” family tradition with recipes like Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce and Mama’s Meatballs with Pasta The Mediterranean Family Table contains a wealth of helpful information, including how to make healthier eating choices; instill good habits in kids that will last a lifetime; and buy, store, and cook ingredients fundamental to the Mediterranean diet. Anecdotes from Acquista’s family history are woven throughout, as well as stories of growing up near the Mediterranean Sea, and the techniques he uses to incorporate what he learned from his Sicilian upbringing into his busy, landlocked, modern family life. Buon appetito!

The Mediterranean Prescription

Author: Angelo Acquista
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0345479246
Size: 30.24 MB
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Touting the benefits of a Mediterranean diet in promoting overall health and well-being, a guide to good eating explains how to achieve one's proper weight with a collection of meal plans and more than one hundred recipes that teaches readers how to practice moderation in one's eating, as well as intelligent indulgence. 25,000 first printing.

Mediterranean Meals

Author: Angelo Acquista, M.D.
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781479292561
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Cooking Mediterranean recipes isn't as hard as you think! Now, Dr. Angelo Acquista, author of the #1 bestselling Mediterranean diet book, brings you 25 easy Mediterranean recipes based on the 7 Sicilian Superfoods that promote weight loss and good health for life. Even if you've tried a Mediterranean diet cookbook before, these new recipes will spice up your life (and your health).What is the Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan?The Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan is a meal plan based on 7 Sicilian “superfoods” that Dr. Angelo Acquista (author and native of Sicily) has identified as foods that can improve your health and your life. For years Dr. Acquista has counseled his patients about weight loss and now he shares that knowledge so that everyone can learn to live and eat in “abbondanza,” the Sicilian way. A Mediterranean diet plan is an excellent way to eat better, lose weight, and keep that weight off. It's easy to start, easy to maintain, and the foods you will use can be found at any local grocery. Food preparation is as simple as grilling, broiling, boiling, and baking – all of which make for some delicious dishes.What is the Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid?Created by Oldways (a non-profit organization that promotes healthy eating), the Harvard School of Public Health, and the European Office of the World Health Organization, the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid is a visual representation of the classic Mediterranean Diet, which promotes lifelong good health. At the base is a physically active lifestyle in which meals are shared with others and there is an appreciation for eating healthy, delicious foods. The second largest portion of the pyramid is formed by the traditional staples of Mediterranean cuisine including fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, and olive oil, as well as healthful herbs and spices. Seafood is next, with poultry, dairy, meats, and sweets making up the smallest portion of the pyramid. All of these foods create a healthy and delicious meal palette and endless recipe opportunities. Take your own shot at eating within the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid by using this new recipe book from Dr. Angelo Acquista, “Mediterranean Meals.” It's a compilation of appetizing, easy to prepare recipes in the Sicilian tradition using all of the delicious foods recommended by the Mediterranean food pyramid. There are over 100 recipes in his first book, “The Mediterranean Prescription,” as well.How can you set up a Mediterranean diet plan menu?Many people feel more confident with a new diet plan when they have a weekly or monthly menu to choose from. It helps you stay on track, be prepared for quick meals, and find the right snacks. If you've been following “The Mediterranean Prescription” by Dr. Angelo Acquista, you may already be familiar with the two-week weight-loss stage that includes delicious recipes that are easy to prepare and help you lose up to 10 pounds right away. So how can you extend that meal plan beyond the first two weeks if you'd like a little more guidance every day? First, as recommended in this new e-book “Mediterranean Meals,” stock up on the 7 Sicilian superfoods – olive oil, cruciferous vegetables, berries, nuts, fish, legumes, and tomatoes. Those ingredients will provide a delicious, healthy foundation to any dish. “Mediterranean Meals” will give you 25 new dishes as well, then you can mix and match from there. Switch out one cruciferous vegetable (e.g., broccoli in place of escarole, kale instead of collards) for another, and wind up with a completely new tasting recipe. Or try adding flaked canned tuna to a salad recipe to make it a meal. When you have the right foundation with a Mediterranean style meal plan, the possibilities are endless.So, here it is: From Angelo Acquista, M.D., author of the #1 bestselling Mediterranean diet book, this brand new e-book of 25 delicious new recipes based on the 7 Sicilian Superfoods that promote weight loss and good health for life.

Modern Mediterranean

Author: Melia Marden
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613124678
Size: 69.45 MB
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Melia Marden grew up in New York and Greece, where she enjoyed great seasonal food and a family that loved to entertain. As executive chef at New York City’s hotspot, The Smile, she develops an ever-changing seasonal menu rooted in Mediterranean flavor that has been raved about by Frank Bruni and is loved by celebrities. Now, in Marden’s first book, she presents 125 easy Mediterranean-inspired recipes for the home cook. From Minted Snap Peas to Watermelon Salad to Summer Steak Sliced Over Corn to Almond Cream with Honey, these are recipes calling for fresh ingredients and bold flavor but requiring no special techniques or equipment. Including 100 photos, this is a gorgeous, unique package that will charm and inspire home cooks everywhere. Praise for Modern Mediterranean: “Modern Mediterranean is a stylish, no-nonsense guide to creating some rather choice staples. . . . The Smile regulars will find a few familiar meals amid the pages, as well as memories of Marden’s fond experiences with certain dishes, how she amended them and made them her signature, and old photographs of her families sprinkled among the recipes.” —Interview “This book, by Melia Marden—the executive chef of the trendy Bond Street restaurant the Smile, and daughter of the artists Brice and Helen—is a new favorite of mine. Modern Mediterranean is one of those cookbooks that makes you lust after everything within it.” —The New Yorker “An intimate, easy-to-follow guide.” —W.com “It’s a culinary scrapbook of Marden’s favorite recipes.”—Nowness.com “When Modern Mediterranean landed on our desk, we were just as enamored by the bright, happy colors and gorgeous photographs of chef Melia Marden’s stylish recipes and eclectic home as we were by her fairy-tale backstory.” —Metro

Let Them Eat Vegan

Author: Dreena Burton
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong
ISBN: 0738215619
Size: 79.78 MB
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Presents two hundred whole-foods-based recipes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients and emphasize gluten-free options, natural sweeteners, raw foods, beans, and greens to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen

Author: Donna Klein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440674094
Size: 44.25 MB
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After years of research, scientists declared that the Mediterranean diet was the best one for overall good health-and the exciting news was that it tasted great, too. With recipes for everything from nutritious appetizers to dairy-free desserts, this unique Mediterranean vegan cookbook is ideal for vegetarians, those with a lactose intolerance, and anyone who wants to make gloriously delicious dishes without meat, eggs, or dairy. Dishes include: * Sicilian Eggplant Relish * Catalan Grilled Vegetables with Almond Sauce * Classic Italian Minestrone * Moroccan Fresh Tomato Salad * Black Olive Bread * Zucchini-Lemon Couscous * Greek Currant Cake * Braised Pears in Red Wine * and more

Easy Mediterranean

Author: Sue Quinn
Publisher: Murdoch Books
ISBN: 9781743367469
Size: 67.25 MB
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The traditional Mediterranean way of eating is widely recognized as the healthiest approach to food in the world. Eating Mediterranean means filling your shopping cart with yogurt, cheese, olive oil, fruit, leafy greens, seafood, and whole grains, and enjoying these foods with friends and family. In Easy Mediterranean, Sue Quinn adopts this way of eating with 100 light, bright, and delicious Mediterranean-influenced dishes that are easy to prepare and share. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert are all here with recipes like: -Figs, creamed feta, and lavender honey on toast -Chunky fennel and radish tzatziki -Flatbreads with zucchini blossoms and ricotta -Koftas with sour cherries and tahini -Warming wheat grain and pomegranate soup -Peach shaved asparagus and lardo salad -Sticky chicken with ouzo, olives and charred lemon -Spaghetti with red witlof, bacon and garlic crumbs; -Raspberry focaccia -Peach and rosemary galette with almond crust Easy Mediterranean is a book that takes you away from the diet fads and encourages you to indulge in the relaxed pleasure of enjoying good food with friends and family.

Weeknights With Giada

Author: Giada De Laurentiis
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 030795322X
Size: 11.18 MB
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Giada De Laurentiis is one of America’s most-loved culinary stars, adored for her Food Network hit shows and her New York Times bestselling cookbooks alike, both of which feature her fresh, flavorful Italian recipes. For the first time, Giada tackles weeknight cooking, sharing her favorite tips and go-to dishes—all in her vibrant signature style—to get a delicious meal on the table in a flash. After a full day, Giada, like most parents, wants nothing more than to sit down for a home-cooked dinner with her husband, Todd, and their daughter, Jade. Weeknights with Giada rises to the challenge, delivering soups, sandwiches, pizzas, pastas, and meat and fish dishes that come together quickly as stand-alone main courses—most in half an hour or less: Rustic Vegetable and Polenta Soup, a hearty soul-warming one-pot dish, cooks in under twenty minutes; Lemony White Bean, Tuna, and Arugula Salad is a great meal that’s quickly assembled from pantry and fridge essentials; Spicy Linguini with Clams and Mussels is a fifteen-minute-or-less spectacular pasta; and you can’t beat Grilled Sirloin Steaks with Pepper and Caper Salsa, which are also ready in just fifteen minutes. From inventive breakfast-for-dinner dishes and meatless Monday vegetarian recipes—both weekly traditions in Giada’s house—to picnic sandwiches and hearty salad recipes for reinventing leftovers, Weeknights with Giada reveals every secret in her repertoire. Even the desserts are quick to mix and bake, should a craving—or a last-minute school bake sale—strike. Here is Giada at her most inventive—and at her most laid-back. Flavor, freshness, and fun take center stage while cooking times, pots dirtied, and stress are kept to a minimum. With gorgeous color photographs and intimate home snapshots of Giada and her family, Weeknights with Giada is a welcome handbook of fantastic recipes and surefire Monday-to-Friday strategies for every home cook. From the Hardcover edition.

Mediterranean Cooking

Author: Pamela Clark
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781454911883
Size: 18.15 MB
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Collects recipes for both traditional and contemporary Mediterranean dishes, including vegetable dips, mezze, salads, tagines, kebabs, and roasts.