25 Best Mediterranean Diet Breakfast RecipesRecipes
If you’re following the Mediterranean diet, you know you should be loading your plate with good-for-you ingredients, from side dishes like roasted root vegetables and farro salad to dinners like salmon, spinach, and chickpeas. But what about breakfast? Fruit, dairy, and whole grains play a big role in the diet, so there’s actually a lot of tasty (and satiating) breakfast options to choose from. Here are 25 Mediterranean diet breakfast recipes to inspire you.
Jan 22, 2024
15 Easy Desserts You Can Enjoy on the Mediterranean DietRecipes
The Mediterranean diet is all about moderation, which means dessert is hardly out of the question. Ingredients such as fresh fruit, olive oil, and yogurt are staples when it comes to sweets, resulting in desserts that are light, fresh, and full of flavor. Like so much of Mediterranean cooking, desserts are rarely complicated, often coming together in one bowl with just a few ingredients. Here are 15 of our favorite Mediterranean dessert recipes.
Jan 16, 2024
50+ Essential Mediterranean Diet RecipesRecipes
Colorful, feel-good recipes to love.
Nov 16, 2023
10 Easy Mediterranean Diet Dinners to Make in Your Instant PotRecipes
We make these every week.
Nov 15, 2023
How To Make BaklavaRecipes
Baklava is one of those desserts that has a reputation for difficulty, but is actually surprisingly easy to make.
Jun 27, 2023
Pasta al Limone Is the Easy Italian Pasta You'll Want to Make Every NightRecipes
The sauce is silky, creamy, and tangy.
Jun 26, 2023
You Need to Know About “Slinky” Red PeppersRecipes
"And those in the know now ask in advance if I’ll be making 'the peppers.'"
Jun 21, 2023
Cheesy Tomato Chorizo Orzo SkilletRecipes
Put this one on repeat.
Jun 12, 2023
What Is A Meze?Skills
Last week I made a list of small bite meals around the worldA meze is a big part of the dining experience in Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Arab countries When served with alcohol like anise-flavored liqueurs such as arak or, ouzo, raki (alcohol made from grape pomace,) or wine, a meze is a main meal. Without alcohol, this is called muqabbilat in Arabic and means “starters,” or appetizers.
Sep 28, 2022
This Israeli Couscous Salad Is a Mediterranean Diet DreamRecipes
It's lunch, dinner, and even side dish material.
Sep 10, 2022
Spinach and Feta FrittataRecipes
Nothing fancy — just straight-up delicious.
Sep 7, 2022
These Greek Lemon Potatoes Have a Secret Ingredient
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And it makes them truly life-changing.
Sep 6, 2022
The Easy Mediterranean Salad That Won't Leave You HungryRecipes
Make it at the start of the week and dig into it for days.
Aug 25, 2022
5 Ways to Use Pomegranate MolassesSkills
Pomegranate molasses has become one of my favorite ingredients, but it’s a tricky one for many people. Perhaps you, like our assistant editor Ariel, bought a bottle to make one recipe, such as muhammara, and now you’re wondering what else to do with it. Ariel has been after me for months to write down a list of more ideas for pomegranate molasses.
Aug 19, 2022
Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Easy Mediterranean Diet Meals
Power Hour Meal Prep
Curious about the Mediterranean diet? Here's a week's worth of meals to get you going.
Aug 11, 2022
Stuffed Eggplant with Sausage and Peppers Is the Ultimate Late-Summer SupperRecipes
A double dose of seasonal veggies.
Aug 8, 2022
A Week of Vegetarian Mediterranean Diet Dinners
Next Week's Meal Plan
These veggie-heavy dinners are a natural fit for summer.
Jul 12, 2022
The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Pesto This SummerRecipes
It creates a creamy, rich sauce that's also vegan and dairy-free.
Jul 11, 2022
Peperonata Is a Versatile Summer StandbyRecipes
This saucy Italian mix of ultra-tender bell peppers, garlic, and herbs has endless uses.
Jun 19, 2022
This Colorful Sheet Pan Dinner Is Lazy Summer Cooking at Its BestRecipes
Summer squash, cherry tomatoes, and halloumi are front and center.
Jun 13, 2022
Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Easy, Spring-Inspired Mediterranean Meals
Power Hour Meal Prep
This week's meal are colorful, vibrant, and exactly what I'm craving right now.
May 26, 2022
For One or Many: Breakfast MezeSkills
In her tricks to help grown-ups eat breakfast, Sarah Rae suggested buying and eating food that you really like. It got me thinking about my most memorable breakfasts, and the fact that they have nothing to do with the oatmeal I usually eat – or forget to eat – each morning. So, this week, I tried something different.Some of my favorite breakfasts are those spent at the family home of an Armenian friend.
May 12, 2022
How To Make Your Own Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)Recipes
I’ve always loved dolmas – they’re such a healthy and delicious finger food to take to a picnic or to add to a collection of mezedhes spread around the table. In the past, I used to just grab a plastic container of pre-made dolmas at the grocery store. One day I looked at them and realized three things; one, these are pretty expensive. Two, I could probably make my own rather easily at a much lower cost. Three, homemade ones probably taste much better.
May 11, 2022
Skip the Stirring with this Creamy Baked Barley Risotto
Mediterranean Monday
A hearty vegetarian dinner that gets an extra boost of savoriness from sun-dried tomato broth.
Apr 25, 2022
Crispy Skillet Salmon with Mustardy CabbageRecipes
A warming one-skillet dinner made for March.
Mar 21, 2022
Salmon PiccataRecipes
It's saucy, lemony perfection.
Feb 7, 2022
This Creamy Vegetable Soup Has a Smart Secret Ingredient
Mediterranean Monday
No cream necessary.
Feb 7, 2022
Smoky Brussels Sprouts FrittataRecipes
The cheesy, wholesome answer for right now.
Dec 27, 2021
Pomodoro SauceRecipes
It's the perfect pasta sauce for any night of the week.
Dec 18, 2021
Italian SeasoningRecipes
Add a shake of this to dinner every night.
Dec 10, 2021
Caramelized Mushroom GaletteRecipes
This hearty, show-stopping meatless main is great for holidays and weeknights alike.
Dec 6, 2021
The Easy Pantry Pasta You'll Make All Winter Long Recipes
It’s fast, warm, and bright, and comes together in minutes.
Nov 9, 2021
Keep Cozy with Balsamic Roasted Chicken Thighs and Squash
Mediterranean Monday
This easy sheet pan dinner is peak fall.
Oct 25, 2021
Sausages and Grapes Make an Unlikely Pair in This Peak-Fall DinnerRecipes
Pull out your trusty sheet pan.
Oct 20, 2021
These 4-Ingredient Chickpea Fries Are the French Snack Everyone Should KnowRecipes
Bonus: They're gluten-free and vegan.
Sep 16, 2021
Make This Carbonara-Inspired Corn Skillet Before Summer Is Officially Over
Mediterranean Monday
An end-of-season twist on the classic pasta.
Sep 13, 2021
This 20-Minute Tortellini Salad Is the Make-Ahead Lunch You've Been Looking For Recipes
With its bright colors, contrasting textures, and delicious flavor, this salad only gets better with time.
Aug 19, 2021
Overloaded with Zucchini? Make Butter.
Mediterranean Monday
Cook the vegetable down until it's caramelized and jammy and you have the ultimate topping for summery toasts.
Aug 16, 2021
This Pan-Fried Salmon Is Stuffed with Gooey, Cheesy Goodness Recipes
We’re breaking a culinary rule or two, but trust us: It’s worth it.
Jul 18, 2021
Antipasto Salad Is the 15-Minute, No-Cook Dinner You NeedRecipes
No two forkfuls are the same.
Jul 14, 2021
Pesto Salmon with Burst Tomatoes Proves Simple Can Be Delicious Recipes
Fast and fancy at its finest.
Jul 12, 2021
This Vibrant, Mayo-Free Potato Salad Will Whisk You Away to ItalyRecipes
It's packed with veggies and lots of fresh herbs.
Jul 7, 2021
Caprese Stuffed Peppers Are the Barely-Cook Dinner You Need This Week
Mediterranean Monday
They're bursting with the flavors and colors of early July.
Jul 5, 2021
Pesto Tuna Salad Is the No-Cook Summer Dinner You've Been Looking For
Mediterranean Monday
A pantry-friendly recipe inspired by the Mediterranean.
Jun 30, 2021
This Ultra-Rich Chocolate Olive Oil Cake Comes Straight from Your PantryRecipes
A one-bowl affair that hardly needs an occasion.
Jun 29, 2021
Salmon in Crazy Water Is the Easy Italian Recipe Everyone Needs to KnowRecipes
It's totally foolproof and utterly delicious.
Jun 29, 2021
Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Vegetarian Mediterranean Diet Meals In Just 2 Hours
Power Hour Meal Prep
This week's meal prep plan will set you up with a week of wholesome Mediterranean Diet-inspired vegetarian breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.
Jun 28, 2021
Olive Oil-Braised Chickpeas Are Easy and Hands-Off — But Taste So Luxurious
Most Wanted
You'll turn to this technique all winter long.
Jun 28, 2021
A Week of Summery Mediterranean Diet Dinners
Next Week's Meal Plan
This week is filled with fresh and breezy summertime favorites.
Jun 26, 2021
It Took Years to Find It, but This Is My Absolute Favorite Lentil Soup
Mediterranean Monday
Topped with crispy kale chips and lemony yogurt, it's the ultimate way to usher in soup season.
Jun 25, 2021
Forget Cheese and Crackers: This 3-Ingredient Flatbread Is the Best Snack I KnowRecipes
It's showered with Pecorino cheese and freshly ground black pepper for cacio e pepe vibes.
Jun 21, 2021
This Cheesy Spinach Frittata Will Never Let You DownRecipes
It's an anytime-of-day win.
Jun 15, 2021
This Best-Ever Caprese Sandwich Will Be an Instant Summer Favorite Recipes
Perfect for lunch at the beach or an easy dinner at home.
Jun 9, 2021
The 15-Minute No-Cook Dinner I Make All Summer Long Recipes
It's packed with SO many good things.
Jun 4, 2021
Fire Up Your Grill for This Easy Mediterranean-Inspired MenuRecipes
Jet set in your own backyard.
May 10, 2021
These Pillowy Lemon Ricotta Dumplings Are the Best Thing I've Made All Spring
Mediterranean Monday
Roasted asparagus and garlicky pea pesto turn them into the perfect May dinner.
May 18, 2021
The Only Pasta Salad You Need This SummerRecipes
Memorize this formula and make it on repeat.
May 12, 2021
5 Must-Make Mediterranean Dinners from The Mediterranean Dish
Next Week's Meal Plan
Feel-good meals the whole family will love.
Apr 16, 2021
Fresh Dill Is the Star of This Springtime Salmon Recipes
A fast and fancy dinner made for any night of the week.
Apr 22, 2021
Caprese Sheet Pan Gnocchi Is the Best, Easiest Answer to "What's for Dinner"Recipes
It's ready in a flash and only dirties one dish.
Apr 23, 2021
Creamy Chicken Roll-Ups Are the Retro Dinner You'll LoveRecipes
These are a HUGE hit at my house.
Apr 20, 2021
This Creamy Tomato Risotto with Meatballs Is Like Grown-Up SpaghettiOsRecipes
It's everything you love about the childhood favorite, transformed into a luxurious dinner.
Apr 16, 2021
This 15-Minute Tortellini Dinner is Loaded with Cheese, Salami, and VeggiesRecipes
It takes cues from the best Italian antipasto.
Apr 14, 2021
This Extra-Gooey Spinach and Feta Grilled Cheese Is Inspired by Spanakopita Recipes
It's loaded with garlicky spinach, fresh herbs, caramelized lemon, and two kinds of cheese.
Apr 9, 2021
One-Pot Spinach Artichoke Orzo Is Creamy, Lemony, and Made for Spring
Mediterranean Monday
Give orzo the risotto treatment.
Apr 5, 2021
Crispy Skillet Ravioli with Garlic-Butter Mushrooms Is as Good as It Sounds Recipes
Pan-fried ravioli is our new dinner obsession.
Mar 11, 2021