How to Build Customizable Grain Bowls
Pick a grain, any grain, and start building. That’s the fun of these infinitely customizable, always-delicious bowls. Mix and match the toppings, swap something out with what you’ve got on hand, give everything a little toss, and you're in business.
Party-Ready Mediterranean Appetizer Recipes
Create a sunny and bright Mediterranean spread that – oh, by the way – is also good for you.
Action Hiro: A Conversation with Hiro Landazuri
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Brain Waves: The Benefits of Practicing Meditation
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Rays of Sunshine: Salads, Three Ways
Jordanian chef Himi Hunaidi, founder of Toronto-based Levantine restaurant Madame Levant, combines the flavors and techniques of her homeland into three fresh salads.
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Tour Guide: Recipes Inspired By the Mediterranean Region
Take a delicious spin through the Mediterranean with flavors as diverse as the region itself.
Power Up: Eating for All-Day Energy
Look, we can't live without caffeine either, but make the most of your food choices and you won't need that 3 pm almond-milk latte ever again.
Bada Bing! Foodie Faves with Extra Flavor
Five pantry staples that promise to deliver extra zip and zest. Your kitchen will never be the same (in a good way).
Let the Light In: Your 1-Week Mediterranean Meal Plan
This meal plan capitalizes on the sunny flavors of the Levant, brightening your table morning, noon and night.
Fancy This: 9 Eco-Friendly Picks for Spring
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Forward Looking: 5 Things with Arnulfo Ventura
When Arnulfo Ventura came aboard Alter Eco – known for its organic, clean and green sweet snacks and chocolate – as the new CEO in January 2022, he brought with him a deep-seated belief that doing well and doing good don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Two Birds, One Stone: How to Up Your Intake of Nutrient-Dense Foods for Better Health
Concerned your diet may be lacking important nutrients that keep your body functioning at its prime? Consider adding some dynamic duos.
Get More Energy: 40 Recipes That’ll Give You the Boost You Need
Feeling sluggish or sleepy? Try these recipes, which feature nutrients that'll rev up your energy naturally.
Your Mediterranean Meal Plan Shopping List
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Himi Hunaidi’s Madame Levant Playlist
Listen to a playlist created by Himi Hunaidi, owner of Madame Levant.
Plant-Based Buckwheat Bowl
Made with a gluten-free grain, this customizable bowl is ready to enjoy in just half an hour, tops.
Customizable Farro Bowl
Featuring one fiber-rich grain, this bowl recipe will help you fuel up and get plenty of this commonly-missed nutrient.
Salmon and Freekeh Bowl
Make this bowl for lunch or dinner, and you'll get nearly all the nutrients you've been looking for.
Quick-Cooking Plant-Based Bulgur Bowl
Protein, fiber and a wealth of plants – these attributes make this bowl a powerhouse meal.
Mix & Match: DIY Flavor Toppers for Every Grain Bowl
Crunchy, crispy, target and nutrient-dense, these grain bowl toppers add the perfect oomph to your meal.
Mix & Match: DIY Sauces for Every Grain Bowl
These easy-to-make sauces are the perfect complement to your favorite grain bowl.
Get Fizzy With It: This Green Tea Rhubarb Sparkler is the Perfect Spring Sip
Tart, bubbly and chock-full of antioxidants, this is a mocktail that's made to celebrate the season.
The Ultimate Mezze Platter
Put all these recipes together for an Instagram-worthy, party-ready snacking spread.
Chile Garlic Shrimp
Quick and easy yet packed with flavor, this is a crowd-pleasing appetizer you can serve year-round.
Wild Mushroom Flatbread
This plant-based, mushroom-topped flatbread is an appetizer that's meant to be shared.
These Halloumi “Fries” with Hot Honey Dip Are Made for Snacking
Salty, crispy and chewy, these halloumi fries are sure to become a regular in your recipe lineup.
Phyllo Bruschetta Cups with Feta and Kalamata Olives
These bite-sized cups pack all of the flavor of bruschetta into a convenient, mess-free and handheld appetizer.
Deconstructed Lamb Gyros: A Greek Classic, Customized
Who says gyros have to be sandwiches? With this savory spread, you can customize and enjoy them any way you'd like.
This Grilled Branzino with Peperonata is a Meal That’s Made to Impress
This is a dish that'll wow your whole table – and offer a wealth of extra-good-for-you nutrients.
Pan Bagnat, Gone Plant-Based: Two Easy Veggie Recipes in One
You're going to want to pack this meal – either as a sandwich or a salad – for your next warm-weather picnic.
Grilled Lamb Salad with Muhammara, Herbs & Pomegranate
This stunning salad is as rich in flavor as it is in nutrients.
This Grilled Chicken Chermoula Salad is a Total Warm-Weather Treat
Uncover your grill, because this is a salad that's sure to become a staple throughout spring and summer.
This Halloumi Salad May Be Meat-Free, But It Doesn’t Skimp on Protein
This salad leans on halloumi, a semi-firm cheese with a high melting point, for a protein-rich bite.
This Lentil Kebab Salad is One Seriously Satisfying Plant-Based Meal
This craveable turmeric-tahini sauce means you’ll want to make these plant-based kebabs (yes!) again and again.
Sumac Chicken Salad with Zesty Yogurt Sauce
Bright and tangy sumac stars in this crowd-pleasing salad.
Need an Energy Pick-Me-Up? Snack on These Chocolate Goji Berry Nut Clusters
These bite-sized chocolatey clusters may be small, but they can give you the energy boost you need (and satisfy those sweets cravings!)
If You Love Tikka Masala, You’ve Got to Make These Turkey Meatballs
These sauce-covered meatballs will transform how you think about tikka masala.
Make These Mussels in Miso Ginger Broth and Get the Nutrients You Need for Extra Energy
A little miso makes this one flavor-packed, energy-boosting meal.
These Grain-Free Sweet Potato Biscuits Pair With Any and Every Meal
Flaky biscuits and an herb-infused butter come together to make one seriously nutritious (and energy-boosting) side.
Chicken Thighs with Cherry Marsala Pan Sauce: A New Twist on a Comforting Classic
If you're a fan of Chicken Marsala, you've got to try this cherry-infused version.
This Spring Greens Salad with Walnut-Coated Goat Cheese is All About Upping Your Energy
A bite of crisp greens and melty, nutty cheese plus energy-boosting nutrients in every bite? Yes, please!
This Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Looks Impressive, But It’s the Easiest Recipe Ever
No one would ever guess this chicken dinner takes just 30 minutes (and very little prep) to perfect.
Miso Cod, Made Easy: Turn to This Time-Saving Meal When You’re Too Busy to Cook
A complete, balanced meal in under 20 minutes? This recipe gets it done.
Save Time and Make These Savory Lemony Salmon & Spinach Cakes Today
Nutrient-dense and ready in under half an hour, you can make these patties any time hunger hits.
This Artichoke & Olive Pasta is the Easy Dinner Solution You’ve Been Looking For
This just might be the easiest pasta recipe you'll ever make.
Low-Carb Keto Breakfast Pizza
We’ve all eaten breakfast for dinner, but this pizza serves up dinner for breakfast – and you’re going to love every bite.