From the author of the popular The Mediterranean Prescription, 125 family-friendly recipes made with the most delicious and healthiest food on Earth. To help his patients improve their health, Dr. Angelo Acquista began? prescribing? them recipes for nutritious and flavorful home-cooked meals prepared with ingredients key to the Mediterranean diet. Now, he makes his prescription for health available to everyone. Combining his medical expertise and Sicilian roots, The Mediterranean Family Table contains 125 easy, wholesome, and delicious recipes the entire family will love. Dr. Acquista outlines the guiding principles of the Mediterranean diet and teaches readers to feed their loved ones the Mediterranean way, by preparing simple, healthy meals. From purees that will tempt the taste buds of bambinos?and serve as easy sides for the rest of the family?to recipes tailored to meet the special nutritional needs of children and seniors (highlighted by icons for easy reference), each recipe has been carefully selected by Dr. Acquista and is based on his own experiences growing up in Sicily and cooking for his family today. The Mediterranean Family Table contains a wealth of helpful information and sidebars that teach you how to make healthier eating choices, including substitution charts and suggested good habits to instill in kids now that will last them a lifetime; items to stock in the fridge and pantry; and advice on buying, storing, prepping and cooking the ingredients key to the Mediterranean diet. Woven throughout are anecdotes from Acquista?s family?s history going back generations growing up on the Mediterranean Sea, as well as the story of how he has learned to incorporate this way of life into his own busy, land-locked, modern family. Buon appetito!