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Best Mediterranean Diet Snacks

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By Robert J. Matthews

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1- Nuts and Dried Fruits

Nuts are very good for you because they have a lot of fiber, protein, healthy fat, and omega-3 fatty acids. 

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A couple of figs, dates, or a small handful of raisins can be added for extra energy and nutrition when you need something sweet.

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2- Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are classic Mediterranean diet snacks because they taste great and are good for you in many ways, like having vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.

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People like to snack on a banana. But a little citrus fruit or a bunch of berries are great for a bright and happy snack.

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3-Legumes like Beans and Chickpeas

They can help you feel full longer because they are high in plant-based protein and fiber and low in fat.

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And if you eat like the people in the Mediterranean do, you probably eat a lot of beans and pulses. But if you are really hungry, they are also great as a snack.

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4- Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt has a lot of calcium and vitamin B-12 and not as much sugar.  

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It will also keep you full longer because it has a lot of protein.

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