Top 10 benefits of a Meditteranean diet

Anyone who follows my blog regularly knows that I am a huge proponent of eating a Mediterranean diet – I’ve even written a book about it: All Sorts of Healthy Dishes. Traditionally a Mediterranean diet consists of large quantities of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, fish and olive oil (one of my personal favourites) while limiting your intake of red meat. While eating the Mediterranean way is certainly delicious, there are also many proven Mediterranean diet benefits that come along with this lifestyle. Read on to see why you should make the change to eating the Mediterranean way. 

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Everything you ever needed to know about olive oil

Oh, olive oil! Pressed from the humble olive, this oil is hands down one of my favourite things to use in the kitchen and is a staple of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Today, olive oil has become a staple for many homes and kitchens and an essential ingredient many dishes can’t do without. It’s been known for its health benefits and the rich taste it brings to food. Not everyone is an olive oil expert and so for those who aren’t well-versed in the nitty-gritty, I’ve put together a handy guide for everything you ever needed to know about olive oil.

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