Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 6

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I believe one of the greatest challenges American’s have with adopting a more Mediterranean type of eating pattern is cutting back on red meat and poultry.  The traditional Mediterranean way of eating is abundant in fish (at least two meals per week), and more limited in red meat and poultry.  This likely had more to […]

Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 2

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Eat More Veggies – Lots of Them (and especially the leafy greens)! In order to reap the health rewards of a Mediterranean diet, you need to EAT MORE VEGGIES!  I get it, we’ve all heard that before, but in order to really transform your current diet to one that better mirrors a Mediterranean one, meat […]

Kimchi Fried Rice

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I have been obsessed with the food truck Roti Rolls for some time now.  When I heard that they opened up a sister restaurant adjacent to Big John’s on East Bay street I couldn’t wait to go!  I recently stayed downtown with my best friend who was visiting from Chicago, and we hit up The […]

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

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I am eagerly awaiting for my garden to produce some beautiful green, yellow and red bell peppers.   Since I only planted in mid-March, however, it’s gonna take a while.  Now, I am all about purchasing locally grown vegetables – and luckily here in Charleston farmer’s markets have once again begun for the year and […]

Meatless Monday: Broccoli & Shells

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A well-stocked pantry can help you on days when time is not on your side – and eating out is not an option.  Keeping ingredients on hand to whip up a dish like Broccoli & Shells below can happen in under thirty minutes when you stock the right ingredients.  For example, I always keep an […]