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Longing for a Mediterranean Summer Escape

Longing for a Mediterranean Summer Escape

It’s hard not to get a little nostalgic at this time of the year – it’s cold and wet here in Australia and when photos of my beloved friends and relatives living it up in warmth in the Northern Hemisphere, in particular when Greece and Italy pop up, I can’t help but want to jump on a plane and join them.

The Mediterranean Diet: Plant-based with a little meat on the side!

The Mediterranean Diet: Plant-based with a little meat on the side!

Quite possibly many people have grown up with meat being the foundation of their meals and just a little bit of greenery on the side.

For some it may have been bangers with mash and maybe a serve of beans or peas; for others it could have been roast lamb, lots of potatoes and a little broccoli. And as I write this, I can hear my son in laws cheering for the concept of consuming lots of meat morning, noon and night!