Make Your Meals Mediterranean with Five Makeover Meals



It’s easy to transform not-so-healthy typical American meals into nutritious, great-tasting Mediterranean meals. To get you started, the California Walnut Commission and Oldways are pleased to bring you ideas for making five typical American meals more Mediterranean, using familiar foods and easy steps. Take a journey filled with good health, easy recipes, affordability, and great taste.

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Vegetables: Big on Flavor, not Salt




Oldways collaborated with McCormick Spices on a resource with ideas for how herbs and spices can make veggies taste great while reducing the need for added salt. 

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California Avocado Handling Fact Sheet

Avocado Handling Fact Sheet

California Avocado Nutrition

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These fact sheets explain how to choose, ripen, store, and handle delicious California avocados. They also provide general nutrition information about California avocados.

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What Is the Mediterranean Diet?
What Is The Mediterranean Diet?
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Packed with a number of nutrients, eggs have always been an important part of Mediterranean cuisine. They are enjoyed in tandem with fresh vegetables and fruits, whole grains, nuts, oils, seafood and meat, and fragrant spices. Discover how well the traditional foods of the Mediterranean fit into today’s tastes and lifestyles.

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Simple Ways to Prepare Seafood Bookmark
Simple Ways to Prepare Seafood Bookmark

The terrific tips on this bookmark help parents successfully make and serve seafood for their families.

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In the Seafood Lover’s Guide to Eating During Pregnancy with the National Fisheries Institute, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, and the Perinatal Nutrition Working Group, Oldways helps explain the role of seafood and the Mediterranean Diet during a healthy pregnancy.

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