Oldways Recipes

Do you want to follow the Mediterranean Diet? Are you trying to inspire your kids to take part in cooking and meal planning? Looking for a realistic way to plan meals and shop efficiently? Our recipe collection reflects a careful balance of health, taste, and accessibility. You’ll find a wide array of recipes, representing different cuisines and flavors for the novice kitchen dabbler to the expert cook.

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    Fresh Ingredients

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    Delicious Foods

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    Pleasures of the Table

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    Soups & Salads

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Judy Rogers
Adding bread to a salad of greens and tomatoes is popular in the Mediterranean. Here it’s...
Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby
Serve this tasty dish for lunch, or as a first course for a meal that includes a light, grilled...
Courtesy of the California Walnut Board & Commission
Here’s a fresh and delicious alternative to the more traditional basil pesto. Serve as a...
Recipe developed by Sharon Palmer, RD, author of "The Plant-Powered Diet"
This crunchy bowl has umami—the fifth taste—thanks to the savory flavors of shitake...
Recipe courtesy of The Culinary Institute of America - Photo: iStockphoto
Much lower in sodium than packaged nut mixes and rich in healthy fat, about ¼ cup of this...
An Oldways recipe, for Eat Well Enjoy Life
Encourage your kids to play with their food! Here’s a very easy way to introduce small hands...
Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Think of this recipe as a model or basic risotto recipe. You can vary it in many ways, substituting...
An Oldways recipe
This cold soup is a delicious twist on traditional gazpacho and is loaded with Vitamin A and heart-...
Photo and recipe courtesy of the California Avocado Commission. Recipe created by Liz Weiss, MS, RD and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD for the California Avocado Commission
This sandwich is bursting with fresh summer flavors thanks to the sweet basil pesto, earthy grilled...
An Oldways recipe
Hearts of Palm are a Central and South American vegetable, with a delicate flavor and consistency...

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