Recipes for weight loss on the Mediterranean diet

Greek omelet

1/2 cup dried oats should be combined with 1 cup skim milk or unsweetened vanilla almond milk. 

Mezze plate with hummus

Fruit, almonds, and hummus on a mezze dish. Make a Mezze platter with one small whole grain bun or half a large pita, one cup grapes.

Mediterranean salad jar

Layer sliced cucumber, diced tomato, chopped celery, black olives, chopped artichoke hearts, white beans, feta cheese, chopped romaine.

Lentil soup and veggies

Replace one apple, pear, orange, grapefruit, banana, or cup of berries with one cup of grapes.

Chicken and spinach wrap

Place 4 ounces of grilled chicken breast, sliced red onion, diced tomato, 1 to 2 teaspoons of red wine vinaigrette.

Tuna salad sandwich

Use this recipe to make an open-faced tuna salad sandwich at home, or get a similar one at a deli. 

Quinoa chickpea tabbouleh

Use this recipe to make a tasty salad in the Mediterranean style.

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