A Mediterranean style of eating is based on traditional foods of the 21 countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. It abounds in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seafood, poultry, fermented dairy foods like yogurt and cheese, nuts, legumes and fats such as olive oil, ghee, olives or avocado. Whether originating in Greece, Italy, Spain, Israel, Morocco or Egypt, there are a tremendous variety of foods to try and enjoy. Join us as we explore the history of dairy foods in the Mediterranean, including an intriguing body of research exploring the nutrition and health benefits of dairy foods as part of Mediterranean eating styles. To conclude, registered dietitian and cookbook author Toby Amidor, MS, RD will bring to life the flavors of the Mediterranean with powerful pairings of dairy and plant-based foods.