Start your day with this Greek Omelet. You’ll get satisfying protein from the eggs and even get some vegetables in. Just a little bit of sharp, flavorful feta cheese goes a long way in this omelet. This light breakfast clocks in at only 267 calories, so feel free to add a piece of whole-grain toast for more staying power.
Fattoush is a salad with classic Middle Eastern flavors. For this Toasted Pita & Bean Salad, we riff off the traditional elements and add beans for some protein and fiber. Fresh herbs and a dressing made with olive oil and lemon juice help punch up the flavor. This balanced meal delivers vegetables, whole grains and healthy fats to help power you through your afternoon.
Try snacking on fruits and vegetables to up your produce intake. A small handful of nuts also makes a healthy Mediterranean diet-friendly snack. For extra pizazz, try these Spiced Spanish Almonds.
Seafood is a staple of the Mediterranean diet. Here, tuna combines with artichoke hearts, olives and tomatoes for a hearty pasta dish that’s packed with veggies, lean protein and whole grains. Pour a glass of red wine to enjoy, and savor every bite as if you were in Italy!