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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A perfect combination of Mediterranean ingredients for a simple, quick and flavorful salad that...
Ana Sortun
Ferda Erdinc, who owns Istanbul’s Zencefil restaurant in Crete, taught Ana how to make this...
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...
Recipe, content and photo courtesy of Mediterra.
A new twist on an old tradition, this fun salad mixes traditional salad makings with a...
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...

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