If you’re craving Mediterranean flavors, try one of these healthy options.
A healthy Greek diet is generally low in saturated fats and includes nutrient-rich fruits, veggies, olive oil, nuts and fish, and little-to-no red meat. Research has shown that Greek diets, also known as Mediterranean diets, also promote good cholesterol, lower bad cholesterol and are generally good for the heart. When you’re ready to get your Greek on, try one of these great recipe ideas.
This reduced-fat Greek-style pita stars roasted turkey breast with cucumber, pepperoncini, feta cheese and kalamata olives.
This tart is best served warm.
Fresh green beans combine with tomatoes in this savory, summery side.
This chilled olive sauce can be used with almost any main dish—from chicken to fish to tofu.
To get the most nutrition out of your salad bowl, think dark leafy greens, like spinach.
Think spanakopita but without all the work.