Greek and Mediterranean Recipes, Cocktails and Nutrition

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Greek Mountain Tea: Sideritis Scardica Health Benefits, Recipes

Greek Mountain Tea: Sideritis Scardica Health Benefits, Recipes

Sideritis tea, which is also known as Greek mountain tea or ironwort, can be found in every Greek household. The Greeks reach for it when they feel the onset of a cold, when they are struggling with digestive issues, or when they need something to […]

Tomato Nutrition Facts: Health Benefits and How Good for you is it?

Tomato Nutrition Facts: Health Benefits and How Good for you is it?

The tomato is a staple food in many of the world’s popular cuisines, from Greek to Mexican and countless countries in between. It forms the basis for a host of sauces and is great both cooked and raw. But just how healthy is it? What are […]

Cheese Nutrition Facts

Cheese Nutrition Facts

No matter where you go, you’ll see cheese on a plate. Both the more commonly recognized and the artisanal cheese can be found in restaurants and specialty shops around the world, and in restaurants in every country. In the Americas, you’ll see cheddar, Colby and […]

Turkey vs Chicken: Which is Better?

Turkey vs Chicken: Which is Better?

Turkey vs chicken: how do they compare? They’re both cheap (cheep?) meats, and both are known to be lean. But is one better than the other for cooking, or is one nutritionally better? Don’t get your feathers ruffled in the chicken vs turkey debate. There’s […]

Healthy Fruits to Eat (Superfood Fruits)

Healthy Fruits to Eat (Superfood Fruits)

Food fads come and food fads go. Remember the Atkins Diet? We were encouraged to subsist on bacon and steak, but later learned that creator Dr. Atkins had a history of heart attacks and congestive heart failure. How about the cabbage soup diet? Followers lost […]

Herbs and Their Uses: Cooking and Nutrition Tips

Herbs and Their Uses: Cooking and Nutrition Tips

Technically speaking, even the most inexperienced cook can throw something in a pan, add a little salt, garlic and pepper, and be rewarded with something edible. But the best cooks have experimented with a wide variety of herbs and spices, and (sometimes through trial and […]

1 Egg Nutrition (Small, Medium, Large + Duck and Quail)

1 Egg Nutrition (Small, Medium, Large + Duck and Quail)

Everywhere you look, eggs are there! They’re in our baked goods and in mayonnaise. You can find eggs in pasta and even in marshmallows. What would we do without eggs? Eggs have long been known as one of the most nutritionally sound foods. They’re packed […]