Top Affordable Mediterranean Diet Foods

A lot of Americans aren't getting enough of certain nutrients, like fiber, vitamins, and minerals like potassium, magnesium, and iron. 

1. Beans

Beans are a great way to get these. Beans are also a very filling plant-based food because they are high in protein and fiber. 

Nuts with peanut butter are a great source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats.

2. Peanut Butter

This mix helps you feel full longer after a meal. They are good for you because they have unsaturated fats, which are recommended in the Mediterranean diet.

There are lots of good things about beans. First, cooked lentils are very healthy.

3. Lentils

Our five-star Mango-Ginger Smoothie recipe is a great way to use them in drinks.

What's not to like about the simple potato? The Mediterranean diet encourages eating more veggies.

4. Potatoes

Potatoes are a very healthy and inexpensive vegetable, though they aren't the most colorful. 

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