Welcome to Mediterranean Diet Month sponsored by Oldways a fantastic nonprofit organization that promote good health through eating traditional diets.
|Founder of Oldways Dr. K Dun Gifford|
“K. Dun Gifford founded non-profit Oldways in 1990 to promote healthy eating and drinking, with programs that help consumers improve their food and drink choices, encourage traditional sustainable food choices, and promote enjoyment of the pleasures of the table.”
I have personally come to believe that there is no better diet than the Mediterranean diet. You get to eat everything in moderation. You don’t have to think about compensating for possible nutritional deficiencies that can arise from eating diets that eliminate entire food groups.
The Mediterranean diet is good for the planet because consumption of meat is low, and grains and vegetable consumption is high.. plus you get to drink wine. What more can you ask for from a diet... Oh, yes, it is simple to cook. Fresh whole foods, minimal seasoning and preparation. Sounds like a winner to me.
I greatly encourage you to go to the Oldways Website. It is full of information that can deepen your awareness of eating the Mediterranean way. Along with a guide to understanding the Mediterranean diet’s pyramid. Cooking tips, shopping lists... so much useful information.
Click here to visit Oldways Mediterranean Diet Month
Weekly Menu Plan:
Sunday: Leftovers and a special dessert: Coupetade
Tuesday: Taco Pie with Salad
Boiled Baby Potatoes
Friday: Chicken Florentine Soup
Saturday: Red Lentil Curry with Naan