Good old Pizza goes Keto and becomes healthy
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Good old Pizza goes Keto and becomes healthy

Italian & Greek connection An Italian saying, una faccia, una razza (Greek: “μια φάτσα μια ράτσα“), is quite often used in Greece to express the perception of close cultural affinities between Greeks and Italians. From ancient times, when our ancestors made colonies all over the Mediterranean, Greek culture has been interlaced with the people of…

Mediterranean Keto, The golden Φ of nutrition
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Mediterranean Keto, The golden Φ of nutrition

Mediterranean diet became extremely popular in the past two decades. Many scientific studies have shown that this might be the healthiest diet in the world! It was conceived from the traditional eating patterns of Mediterranean countries, such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Croatia, and southern France. It’s based mainly on seafood, olive oil, goat and sheep…

Keto Crepes with a Greek twist
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Keto Crepes with a Greek twist

Anybody who ever tried good old thin crepes – loved them! The charm is irresistible. Before I continue this pro-European article, I must tell you, the language of modern Greece has been influenced by French much more than by English. We use their words for all car parts, machines, lifts, makeup, clothes… Greek women avoid our original word…

Public lectures as the fight against carb domination

Public lectures as the fight against carb domination

Greek goes public Recently, I have been giving public lectures on Keto, LCHF and generally low carb lifestyle. I believe that this is a brave approach to children and young athletes nutrition. Now, before you jump to any conclusions, I have to point out that I am not promoting Keto diet to children! I am…

Kagiana: The Keto Spartan Recipe
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Kagiana: The Keto Spartan Recipe

The most beloved Greek omelete Greek cuisine uses tomatoes wherever possible. Not only for famous Greek salads, Moussaka and cooked meals but also in simple meals like Kagiana. This dish can be enjoyed at any time of day. Many will be surprised that it remains equally delicious and consistent even when it’s chilled for a few hours in…

Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?
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Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?

The “orangish” country Even though orange is not a Mediterranean fruit originally, (we got it from China) in the past century it became the symbol of southern European countries. Many Mediterranean recipes are including orange juice, orange peel, orange bloom water or even orange seeds. In Greece, they can be seen at every step! A…

Saganaki Cheese the Olympian food
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Saganaki Cheese the Olympian food

The mythological value of cheese Who doesn’t love cheese? Greek Gods did! They most certainly still love it. Many myths tell us about the mystery and adoration of cheese. For example, in Lithuanian mythology, Giant called Džiugas married a human woman, and made the legendary cheese to celebrate their unusual love. Džiugas taught humans the art of making…

Keto Melomakarona – a dream of Greek Christmas cookies
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Keto Melomakarona – a dream of Greek Christmas cookies

Keto Melomakarona sounds like a dream because these honey-infused cookies are the biggest symbol of Greek Christmas. The tradition most probably dates back to the times when ancient Greeks celebrated the Winter solstice. They used to prepare honey cookies and honey bread to celebrate this biggest event that marked the longest winter night. Honey was the…

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