Healthy Snack Recipes

15 Nourishing Mediterranean Diet Snacks for Heart Health

15 Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet Snacks

The Mediterranean Diet is known for its heart-healthy benefits, and these 15 snacks are a great way to get the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet while satisfying your cravings. All of these snacks are easy to make and require minimal ingredients.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups of cooked quinoa
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– 1/2 cup of feta cheese
– 1/2 cup of olives
– 1/2 cup of sun-dried tomatoes
– 1/2 cup of roasted red peppers
– 1/2 cup of artichoke hearts
– 1/2 cup of hummus
– 1/2 cup of roasted almonds
– 1/2 cup of roasted walnuts
– 1/2 cup of roasted pumpkin seeds
– 1/2 cup of dried apricots
– 1/2 cup of dried figs
– 1/2 cup of dried dates
– 1/2 cup of raisins

Instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Spread the quinoa on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
3. Bake the quinoa for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Remove the quinoa from the oven and let cool.
5. In a medium bowl, combine the feta cheese, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, hummus, almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, apricots, figs, dates, and raisins.
6. Mix the ingredients together until evenly combined.
7. Serve the quinoa with the Mediterranean snack mix.

Nutritional Information:

– Calories: 590
– Fat: 28g
– Carbohydrates: 73g
– Protein: 17g
– Fiber: 11g

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