Chef Diane Kochilas
traces her family back to the Greek island of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea. Clearly, she's no stranger to the Mediterranean diet
, which is rich in fish, vegetables, beans, and olive oil and has long been been touted for its heart-healthy benefits
. In her new cookbook, Ikaria,
Kochilas shares a few of her favorite traditional Greek recipes. These yummy dishes are heart-healthy, energizing, and straight from wise old γιαγια’s kitchen. (We know they'll work just as well in your kitchen, too.) OPA!