Mediterranean Pasta Salad + Tangy Lemon Herb Vinaigrette | Easy 20-Minute Recipe

A bowl of Mediterranean pasta salad.

Perhaps one of the most popular recipes to emerge from the sun-drenched shores of the Mediterranean is the classic recipe: Mediterranean pasta salad. Bursting with vibrant colors, bold flavors, and a selection of fresh ingredients, this dish encapsulates the essence of Mediterranean cuisine in every bite.  The beauty of this recipe is in the simplicity

What to Eat on the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight

A large baked sweet potato topped with salad and a yogurt sauce.

Want to learn what to eat from the Mediterranean diet to help you lose or maintain weight? It might be easier than you think since the Mediterranean diet isn’t your typical “diet.” It’s based on the traditional dietary patterns of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea so your food options are greater. It’s more of an

How Olive Oil Can Help You Lose Weight

A small plate of anchovies sits beside some spaghetti, capers, olive oil, and basil.

There’s no doubt about the role of olive oil in a healthy diet — it’s nutritious and great at fighting diseases. But one of the intriguing aspects is its role in weight loss. Studies are newer when it comes to weight loss versus studies around health benefits and how olive oil can help prevent or

How the Mediterranean Diet Can Nourish Your Gut

a bowl of chickpeas sits next to some dried dates, cherry tomatoes, spinach leaves, lemons, herbs, and spices.

In a world obsessed with quick fixes and fad diets, there’s one “diet” that stands the test of time when it comes to promoting gut health — the Mediterranean diet. Bursting with flavor, color, and a myriad of health benefits, this age-old way of eating has been linked to improving everything from heart health to

Baked Mediterranean Rice with Dates, Apricots, and Chickpeas (Healthy, Vegan)

A large pan of Mediterranean Rice garnished with black olives and fresh parsley.

Baked Mediterranean rice with dates, apricots, and chickpeas is an easy-to-make meal that comes together in just over an hour. It’s vegan-friendly and loaded with healthy ingredients, with just 319 calories per serving. It’s also super filling, and packed full of flavor with the rice, chickpeas, and veg baked with lots of spices, dried fruit,

How to Make Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette sits beside some olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and garlic.

If you’ve ever wondered how to make balsamic vinaigrette at home, you’re in the right place. We’ll walk you through the steps to make a delicious balsamic vinaigrette from scratch with a few simple ingredients. We’ll also take a look at some great recipes to drizzle with your homemade balsamic vinaigrette.  In a snapshot: Ingredient