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Citrus features prominently in the coastal regions of Croatia, especially during the warm summer months. Bright and zesty orange and grapefruit balance perfectly with salty, creamy feta, and crispy quinoa adds texture and protein to the dish. Citrus fruits offer a multitude of health benefits. Vitamin C acts as a powerful antioxidant protecting the body from free-radicals, and flavonoids can…

You’ve worked hard all year, scrimped and saved, and booked the perfect vacation for a week or two of rest and relaxation. As you walk up the beach path with visions of a wide-open, pristine shoreline…reality sets in: Thousands of tourists just like you jockeying for a few inches of precious space in the crowded sand. There has to be…

Croatian Tomato and Peach

Summers in Croatia bring ample sunshine and plentiful produce perfect for light and healthy cooking. This easy and quick no-cook recipe is perfect for hot summer days, and packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Tomatoes are an excellent source of lycopene, which helps protect your skin from the sun, and peaches supply vitamin C and fiber. Tofu acts as a…

MostSerenePlacesAroundTheWorld

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can undeniably cause stress. And that stress can have a negative effect on your health. You know this, right? But I bet you still don’t take enough time to get away from it all and relax. So we’re here to help. If you feel like you need to get away, there are a…

croatian tomato tart

Summertime in Croatia offers long sun-soaked days, balmy temperatures, and a bounty of fresh colorful produce. Tomatoes in particular shine, boasting sweet and mellow flavors, bright colors, and ample health benefits. Lycopene, the tomato’s health claim to fame, helps protect against cancer and cell decay, protects the functions of the heart, and gives the skin a healthy glow. Cooking tomatoes…

If you are planning your next international trip, it will likely be a 2012 event. In anticipation, National Geographic Traveler magazine has tapped twenty destinations as Best of the World 2012. There’s something for everyone, and they all hold promise for improving mind, body and spirit for those who make the trip. You can visit the picture gallery online to…

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