Greece is famous for its pulses which represent a product of an exceptional taste and nutritional value. Nowadays, the nutritional value of legumes is recognized internationally, as they are an essential part of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.
For vegetarians and those trying to reduce intake of animal foods, beans provide a protein-rich, low-fat alternative to meat. They are loaded with antioxidants and provide a good supply of detoxifying molybdenum. They are also a good source of fiber and protein and rank low on the glycemic index. They produce alpha-amylase inhibitors which help regulate fat storage in the body. Also deliver a good supply of magnesium, a mineral with multiple health benefits.
Legumes can not only be served as a soup, but they can also be prepared in a saucepan or in the oven. Moreover, they can make wonderful refreshing salads in combination with various vegetables. Bulky and substantial, they can be eaten throughout the year in a dizzying range of fabulous recipes, as an ideal meat alternative that keeps you sated longer and tastes delicious.
Try our pure Greek pulses and offer an amazing dish to yourself and to your loved ones!!
Storage Instructions: Keep it in a cool and dry place. Soak the White Beans & Chickpeas overnight before cooking them
Our Cretan Extra virgin olive produced exclusively from the prime olive variety ‘’ Koroneiki’’. Its max acidity is 0,5%. The selective collection of the olive and the ‘’cold extraction’’ technique used with traditional mechanical means keeps and maintains the natural substances of the olive, ensuring the excellent quality of our olive oil. The olive oil from Koroni olives is delicious, with high nutritional value and improves the health condition of the human body. The distinctive flavour, aroma and rich composition of the oil, that our Koroni olives produce, is indeed very special and unique.
Our Greek Cretan Extra Virgin Olive Oil is characterized by a bursting fresh olive taste that reflects the sunny, warm climate of our homeland: Greece. A key element of the Mediterranean diet, considered one of the most beneficial foods since it is associated with longevity and prevention of diseases. Use it: in salads and marinades you as raw olive oil brings its rich sensory characteristics. In stews, by adding it 10 minutes before the end of cooking to enjoy the intense flavor and rich aroma. In brushing grilled meats, fish or vegetables, thereby enhancing their flavor. But also in frying wherein extra virgin olive oil is the only oil that withstands high temperatures and remains hygienic. You can fry up to 3 times, by using the same amount.
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Elea Creta’s products are ISO 22000, IFS and HACCP certified. They won the first prize on Germany’s Olìo Top 250 awards 2010 and have been recently awarded with London’s Great Taste Gold Award for 2012.
Honey has been used as a sweetener for centuries, but not all honeys are created equal! Bee pollen, one of nature’s most nutrient rich foods, is removed from commercial honey through ultrafiltration processes. Organic honey, however, retains the pollen which is packed with protein and amino acids, making it both delicious and filled with goodness.
Our Greek Raw Organic Forest & Thyme Honey is a rich, aromatic treat with a host of health benefits. Bee nectar offers a low glycemic index (GI), which is essential for good health and nutrition, and is a superior alternative for refined sugar due to its glucose and fructose content.
Rich in B vitamins, vitamin C, and mineral salts, organic honey has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which have proven effective in healing wounds. It is also an ergogenic aid that can boost athletic performance and help with muscle recuperation, as well as facilitate fat burning when taken with warm water.
Including organic honey in our daily diet provides us with a variety of benefits including weight control, allergies, improved immunity against conditions such as cancer and heart disease, and healthier skin when combined with milk.
All of these great qualities are lost with the removal of bee pollen, which is the case for regular honey sold commercially. Greek Raw Organic Forest & Thyme Honey originates directly from the Greek plains and mountains and retains all of these nutritional benefits. With the beautiful infusion of thyme, we have created this tasty, nutrient-packed delicacy that you can enjoy every day.
Crystallization and quality: Crystallization is a natural phenomenon not related to the quality of the honey and does not cause any changes in its' nutritional value. A crystallized honey is neither adulterated nor damaged. It can be liquidated easily if you place the jar in a bain -mari with hot water 40 ° Celsius for a few mins.
Product of Organic Farming. Certified by DIO Organization (GR-BIO-01) in accordance with EU Agriculture regulations. We won Gold Medal on the 5th International Award for the Best Organic Honey in Italy 2015 & 2010. Top product of the year for the Life Style Awards on 2012.