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Mediterranean Meal Madness

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Israeli falafel plate

I’m pretty sure I’m on a never-ending Mediterranean food kick, and my obsession is likely here to stay. I was always a fan, but my tastebuds were reawakened on my recent trip to Israel and Greece. It’s just so hard to beat the vibrant colors of fresh vegetables, the glossy sheen of olive oil coating the curves and edges of freshly cut produce and seafood delights, and the purity and authenticity of earthy treasures, whether from land and sea. While Mediterranean food in the States is tasty, the food along my travels is hard to forget or replicate. The hummus is just a little bit creamier, the fish tastes fresher, and even the cucumbers are crunchier. To prove that my obsession is an obsession, here’s a snapshot of my recent 6-ingredient homemade Mediterranean salads.I’ve added mango and sun dried tomatoes, when on-hand to vary it up. Freshly ground pepper is my new favorite salad ingredient – it just takes the flavors up a notch. I have been missing out – until Greece! (more…)

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