Category Archives: Mediterranean food

Mediterranean Macrobiotic Tofu

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A delicious macrobiotic summer plate to nourish the body and assure the appropriate vitamin and mineral intake, with a taste of the Mediterranean. Enjoy!

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Flowery Macrobiotic Menu

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Sprout your energy with this new Flowery Menu!

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In Veggies We Trust!

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Today our Mediterranean Macrobiotic Chef Holly Vernon prepares Polenta with Brussel Sprouts in Dijon Mustard Sauce and spicy Black Beans.

Enjoy it!!

Macrobiotic Mediterranean cuisine (where the palate commands!) is a unique, perfectly balanced way of life through nutrition. The word itself Macro Bios means long life in Greek.

Hollystic Hideaway presents a rare selections of recipes that nurture and strenghten our whole being: physical, mental and above all energetic. Learn the importance of how to prepare these special dishes that will motivate not only yourself, but all those around you.

Give Thanks!

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GiveThanksCatering for a full , rich meal that will leave every cell in your body happy!

Fix for yourself, your friends and family a delicious healthy and tasty dinner…  even the Turkey will thank you!!

Throw it out there with this menu :


Stuffed seitan with whole wheat bread, sage, chives  and cold pressed olive oil.

-Velvet mashed potatoes with soy milk and goat cheese.

– Delicious gravy , mixed vegetables with traditional herbs.

– Flourless, eggless, milk free pumpkin pie.

Call today at (619) 717 7511 HollysticHideaway@gmail.com

Recipe of the week

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Thank you dear friends!

Half of you voted for Gnocchi alla napoletana, the other half for Ravioli alla sorrentina. So what delicacy where our Mediterranean chefs preparing last week?

The Romantic Cities of Naples and Sorrento are very close in Italy, both facing the blue Mediterranean Sea. Therefore, the correct answer is Ravioli alla sorrentina!

Let’s fix it together, here’s the recipe

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Guess and win a recipe

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Vote and send your answer to hollystichideaway@gmail.com, you may win the recipe!

Mediterranean food is our patrimony

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Mediterranean foodThe Mediterranean cuisine is a human patrimony, inscribed since 2010 in the Unesco Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It constitutes a set of skills, knowledge, practices and traditions ranging from the landscape to the table, including the crops, harvesting, fishing, conservation, processing, preparation and, particularly, consumption of food. The Mediterranean diet is characterized by a nutritional model that has remained constant over time and space, consisting mainly of olive oil, cereals, fresh or dried fruit and vegetables, a very moderate amount of fish, dairy and meat, and many condiments and spices, all accompanied by wine or infusions, always respecting beliefs of each community. However, the Mediterranean diet (from the Greek diaita, or way of life) encompasses more than just food. It promotes social interaction, since communal meals are the cornerstone of social customs and festive events. It has given rise to a considerable body of knowledge, songs, maxims, tales and legends. The system is rooted in respect for the territory and biodiversity, and ensures the conservation and development of traditional activities and crafts linked to fishing and farming in the Mediterranean communities which Soria in Spain, Koroni in Greece, Cilento in Italy and Chefchaouen in Morocco are examples. Women play a particularly vital role in the transmission of expertise, as well as knowledge of rituals, traditional gestures and celebrations, and the safeguarding of techniques.

The Macrobiotic Mediterranean Cuisine offered by Hollystic Hideaway joins the beauty of tasty flavors with the healthiest way of preparing a meal, to enhance life’s beautiful opportunities of awareness.