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Idiot’s Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook

Unlock the Health Secrets of the Mediterranean!

13854919835_33d19fdbf2Touted as one of the healthiest diets in the world, for decades the Mediterranean diet has been promoted as a way to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, lose weight and boost the intake of important nutrients. Much more than a fad diet, the Mediterranean diet has been practiced along the Mediterranean Sea for thousands of years and is a lifestyle that anyone can adopt.

From popular food personality Denise Hazime, creator of DedeMed.com and recently-named Hidden Valley Sandwich Superstar, comes Idiot’s Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook (Alpha Books ISBN: 9781615644452, $18.95, April 2014). The guide is packed with over 200 delicious recipes featuring ingredients key to the Mediterranean diet, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and helps home cooks indulge in a healthy, balanced and flavorful approach to eating and living.

Idiot’s Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook includes:

  • Recipes for every meal of the day, from healthy breakfasts to satisfying desserts
  • A look at the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet
  • A glossary of terms
  • Pointers on stocking your kitchen with good-for-you ingredients
  • Information on components of the Mediterranean lifestyle, including reducing stress and increasing exercise
  • Advice on adopting the Mediterranean lifestyle as your own
  • For readers looking for a way to embrace better health without sacrificing flavor, Idiot’s Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook is an invaluable addition to the home library.

Idiot’s Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook
ISBN: 9781615644452, April 2014, $18.95
Author: Denise Hazime (Orange County, CA)

image1309121About the Author
Denise “DedeMed” Hazime (Orange County, CA) acquired a love of Mediterranean cooking at a very young age, growing up in a large Lebanese family steeped in rich culinary tradition. Exposed early on to a range of cooking techniques from her mother, Denise continues her love of cooking at her website, Dede’s Mediterranean Kitchen, where she teaches how to cook the Mediterranean way through easy instructional videos. Denise has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, on CNN, in Coast Magazine, and in many other nationwide outlets.

About the Idiot’s Guides Series
The Idiot’s Guides series is published by Alpha Books, an imprint of DK Publishing. For more than 20 years, Idiot’s Guides books have informed, entertained, and enriched tens of millions of readers worldwide. Our readers are savvy and smart, but like most people, they sometimes encounter tasks or topics that make them feel like … well, complete idiots. Idiot’s Guides authors understand that feeling and know how to take the sting out of a steep learning curve. They offer simple steps, clear information, inside tips and an occasional dollop of humor. There are more than 450 titles in 30 categories available in print and/or electronically, with new subjects and new ways to learn coming all the time. The Idiot’s Guides brand ensures consistent quality, reliability and results.

About DK Publishing
DK is the bestselling and award-winning publisher known for informing, entertaining, and educating global audiences through beautifully designed content. DK also publishes the Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides. BradyGames, Alpha Books, and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Random House. http://us.dk.com

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