Mediterranean-Inspired Lunch Recipes That Promote Heart Health

By.  Robert j. Maatthews

Fresh mint, snap peas, radishes, and oranges make this salad very bright. 

Salad with Lima Beans

Cut the snap peas into long, thin strips to make pretty pieces.

The beautiful green color in this healthy smoothie bowl comes from matcha powder and spinach.

Green Smoothie Bowl

If you don't have spinach, you could use kale or another dark leafy green instead.

The tastes in this quick lunch idea go well together. 

Muffin Sandwich

The tuna salad is spicy from the Sriracha and mayonnaise mix, and the bright flavor comes from the quick-pickled cucumbers. 

Avocado, tart preserved grapefruit, and fresh grapefruit segments come together to make a complicated salsa that goes well with fish.

Preserved Grapefruit Salsa

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