Benefits of Greek Foods & Herbs

Throughout the pandemic we have all struggled to find the ingredients, herbs and general goods that make our meals that much tastier. Nonetheless, The Greek Deli has remained opened for its customers to make sure they are able to source the best of Greece has to offer. As commonly known, Greek foods have a variety of healthy benefits, attributed to improved health, well-being and increase in energy levels.

There are a number of Greek foods that are regularly referenced along side a healthy diet and balanced lifestyle. So lets have a look at some of these foods that are commonly used by nutritionist, health gurus and chef worldwide to which we are able to offer via our website.

So let’s have a look at 4 of the most well known goods that also have a positive impact on your health.

  • Greek Honey

Greek Honey is second to none. It has a distinctive, sensational aroma, a rich taste and a long stay after taste.  Very much appreciated by the experts! It’s rich texture and bright orange color is a sign of it’s antimicrobial properties

Feel free to explore our many options here.

  • Dried Figs

Dried figs are naturally high in fiber boasting up to 3 grams of fiber per ounce, which is great for keeping you feeling fuller for longer. They can also be enjoyed as part of a healthy lifestyle as they have no fat and low in calories. A small handful of dried figs contains a good source of calcium and magnesium, keeping your bones healthy and offers many other health benefits.

  • Currants

These small sweet dried berries, also know as Black Corinth grapes or Zante currants are a great healthy snack alternative. Their naturally low sugar content allows you to enjoy these without spiking your sugar levels.

  • Oregano

Oregano is definitely a staple herb that you should have stocked in your cupboards. It’s strong flavour brings warmth and subtle sweetness to your cooked dishes. The antibacterial properties of Oregano makes it great at fighting off bad bacteria in the gut and can help with reducing inflammation.

Feel free to click here to have a look at our many Herbs options available on our website.  here for you to enjoy.

We are happy to be able to provide a few of the items above with the best being our 2 Fig Jams and Sweets which you can find on the links below.

Our Fig option here, is a spoon sweets that is freshly cooked in sugar & water with a touch of fresh lemon juice or spices. The best way to enjoy them is as a topping on Greek strained yogurt or vanilla/chocolate ice-cream. Also why don’t you try them instead of jam on a buttered slice of fresh bread!

Our Home-made fig jam, called Retseli made in Naoussa. Exceptional quality, unforgettable taste. Simply heavenly with cheese! Feel free to click here to order it.

The Greek Deli, is happy to have been able to distribute our goods and unique Greek products throughout the pandemic, ensuring our customers do not run out of stock. We have also maximised our efforts so our deliveries are swift and provided in a safe and hygienic manner. For more information on what our company is doing to ensure the quality of your products and follow Government guidelines, feel free to email us at [email protected]!

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