With 100 recipes and practical advice, this is the only guide you'll need to get started on the authentic Mediterranean diet!
Featuring a perfect balance of vegetables, grains, fruit, generous portions of olive oil, and occasional servings of meat and fish, the authentic Mediterranean diet is not only healthy, it's delicious! But how do you get started on this incredible time-tested, scientifically proven diet? The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Beginners is the only resource you'll need, with 100 recipes and expert advice from Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Elena Paravantes.
Here's what you'll find in this comprehensive guide:
•100 simple, tried-and-tested, healthy and delicious recipes, made with fresh, wholesome ingredients, and each with detailed nutrition information •An easy-to-follow 14-day meal plan to get you started, with comprehensive shopping and food lists, and tips for creating your own menus •Detailed guidance on how to shop for the right ingredients, how to cook the Mediterranean way, and how to stick with the diet for life •Practical insight and tips for adopting a Mediterranean lifestyle that will improve not just your health, but your overall wellbeing
About the Author
Elena Paravantes, RDN is the creator of olivetomato.com, the top online resource for the authentic Mediterranean diet. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist, writer, consultant, and lecturer with over 20 years of professional experience both in the United States and Greece. An award-winning expert on the Greek Mediterranean diet, her interviews and articles have appeared in publications and websites including U.S. News and World Report, CNN, Prevention, Men's Health, Women's Health, Shape, Fitness, Parade, Salon, Today's Dietitian, Food & Nutrition, and NPR. She is the past food and nutrition editor of the Greek editions of Men's Health and Prevention magazines. Elena is frequently invited to speak about issues related to the Mediterranean diet at international and national conferences, and has collaborated with a number of institutions including Yale University, Loyola University, The University of Missouri, Louisiana State University, American College of Greece, and American University of Madaba in Jordan.