22 Ways to Eat Like A Greek Islander
Eat more olives
Greek cooking wouldn't be Greek cooking without olives: These tiny fruits add an explosion of flavor to any dish, or can be enjoyed as a snack all by themselves.
In addition to their heart-healthy fat, olives (and olive oil, the main cooking oil in Mediterranean countries) are a good source of iron and vitamin E. Plus, an Italian study found that women whose diets included a lot of olive oil had a 30% lower risk of ovarian cancer.
Try this recipe: Braised Chicken Thighs with Artichokes and Greek Olives
Next: Dip into homemade hummus
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