Tag Archives: Mediterranean diet

January 24

Spaghetti Squash with Ratatouille

by Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian™ Last fall, while on a Santa Barbara farm tour, I sampled a delicious dish that showcased the Mediterranean flavors of eggplant, tomatoes, and zucchini against a backdrop of spaghetti squash, instead of traditional pasta.  While I was driving through Gilroy on Saturday afternoon, I stopped at a produce stand […]

March 11

Guest Blog: The Mediterranean “Diet”

by Meri Raffetto, RD If you’ve thought about trying a Mediterranean style of eating now is the right time to dive in! A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine significantly links diet with a decrease in heart disease for high risk individuals. In short the study observed over 7,400 individuals who […]

June 03

Make a Mediterranean Splash!

by Sharon Palmer, RD It seems like everyone’s talking about the Mediterranean Diet—and with good cause, it’s a way of eating that’s been linked with lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, certain types of cancer, obesity, and more. And best of all this eating style adapted by the countries surrounding the […]