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If you think Spanish cuisine is all about chorizo and deep-fried croquettes, check out these super healthy recipes and discover why most experts endorse the Mediterranean diet as one of the healthiest in the world.

Beetroot salmorejo Recipe | holafoodie.com

Beetroot salmorejo

The colder the salmorejo the better. Leave it in the fridge for as long as you can. Salmorejo tastes even better if you leave it to rest in the fridge overnight!

Wild Trout Escabeche Recipe | holafoodie.com

Wild trout in escabeche

I love escabeches. I really do. Not only they’re quick and easy to cook. I also find them delicious. And since they keep perfectly well in the fridge for days, they are a terrific choice when planning your weekly tupperware menu.

Gilda recipe | holafoodie.com

Gilda

This is a pintxo which is part of the Basque identity. It is also delicious, it can be done in no time and it needs hardly any cooking skills to master it. If that wouldn’t be good enough, it’s also a great option if you happen to be on a diet.

The Canary Islands 'Mojos' | holafoodie.com

Green coriander mojo with wrinkly potatoes

The ‘Mojo de Cilantro’ is the king of the Canarian green ‘mojos’. Almost as popular as the ‘Mojo Picón’, this is a milder variety which makes it the perfect complement for any fish-based recipe.

Grilled mackerel with tomato, olives and capers tartare | holafoodie.com

Tomato tartare with grilled mackerel

Now that we’re leaving winter behind to slowly enjoy warmer temperatures, it’s the perfect time to cook those recipes combining both warm and cold ingredients. This one today is a very delicious and simple recipe that you can serve both as a starter or completely cold as a tapa.