5 Daily Wild Mediterranean Rituals For Optimal Digestive Health

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5 Daily Wild Mediterranean Rituals For Optimal Digestive Health

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Greek Zucchini Pie

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Greeks love zucchinis…  From braising to boiling, it’s one of the most beloved vegetables of Hellenic cuisine. Honestly, I prefer kolokithopita (zucchini pie in Greek) over spinach pie, otherwise known as spanikopita.  The texture of zucchini mixed with the Arborio rice is a match made in Greek heaven, although the rice is technically an Italian varietal …

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Wild Summer Loaf with Tomatoes

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My love for summer tomatoes runs deep.   There’s something about juicy and sweet tomato fruit that embraces our desire to use seasonal ingredients for absolute taste. This loaf is not only palette pleaser, you can pair it for breakfast with a sunny side up egg; a snack with a chunk of feta and olives; or with …

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Stella’s Wild Greek Salad with Grilled Peaches

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You know what I love more than anything?  A damn good Greek salad.   And August serves us with the perfect time to play with summer ingredients that give the traditional salad some extra pizzazz. So…have you ever tried grilled peaches with feta? One luscious bite after another fills your palette with an earthy taste, combined with …

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Sweet Potato Noodles with Ragu

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Carbohydrates get a bad rap. Plant-based sources of carbs–like vegetables and roots–provide nutrients that supply the good bacteria in our gut, which ultimatley helps you digest food and nutrients more beneficially. In Wild Mediterranean, I recommend a plant-to-protein ratio of 6:1 to supercharge your microbiome.  That means the palm of your hand is one serving. Use …

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Sea and Land Arugula Salad

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The immense benefits sea vegetables have to offer in your diet extend to prebiotics for gut health, and vital minerals like iodine for the immune system and thyroid.  I try to include this nutrient powerhouse as often as I can in recipes. And in Wild Mediterranean I promote the SEA-tox plan, rich in nutrients from the …

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