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The Smart Mediterranean Diet


Boost your brain power, protect your memory, and balance your mood with the sunny flavors and proven benefits of the Mediterranean diet.Following the bestselling success of The 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Easy Everyday Mediterranean Diet Cook, and The Sustainable Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Serena Ball and Deanna Segrave-Daly are back with their fourth cookbook with recipes specifically formulated with your brain and mood in mind.

With recipes that provide “food for thought,” from breakfast to dessert, as well as snacks, sides, and small plates, you’ll reach for this book again and again—whether you’re cooking for two, a family dinner, or a meal for a large gathering.

The Smart Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: 101 Brain-Healthy Recipes
to Protect Your Mind and Boost Your Mood

Eating a Mediterranean diet is one of the most effective ways to protect and enhance your brain health, halt inflammation, improve symptoms of depression, and help to reduce daily stress. Research shows results in less than two months—but good nutrition only works if you want to eat the food.

That’s where The Smart Mediterranean Diet Cookbook comes in. Serena and Deanna’s smart recipes are layered with enticing Mediterranean flavors and the most potent brain-boosting ingredients. This book solves the dilemma of “what’s for dinner” while enhancing your brain and mood with every dish.

You’ll also find tools to make yummy and nutritious meals easier than ever before, including:

  • A reader-friendly quick guide to the principles of cognitive and mental-healthy eating
  • Healthy Kitchen Hacks for every recipe, including substitutions, prep tips, and timesaving suggestions
  • Adaptable recipes for gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, vegetarian, and vegan lifestyles
  • Five-day meal plans

And as in past cookbooks, the recipes have been tested by the vocal Teaspoon of Spice Facebook community, and you’ll find their actual comments/reviews featured throughout.

Enjoy recipes like these:

  • Mediterranean Sun Gold Granola
  • Chocolate-Tahini Power Shakes
  • Berry Smart Seeded Dressing Over Greens
  • Fettuccine with Prosciutto, Prunes, and Black Pepper
  • Green Falafel Fritters with Red Pepper Sauce
  • Sizzling Shrimp and Peppers with Cilantro
  • Chicken Kebabs with Grapes and Olives
  • Lebanese Spiced Cabbage Rolls with Rice
  • Moroccan Spiced Hot Chocolate
  • And many more!