Healthy Mediterranean Meals!!

Everyone is always looking for healthy recipes right?? Well here is your chance to make a few tasty yet healthy recipes.

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Mediterranean Grab & Go Snack Wrap

  • 2 tortillas (whole wheat)
  • 3 tablespoons of fat free tzatziki or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 1 bunch of basil- minced
  • 1 garlic- minced
  • 1 cucumber- sliced
  • 1/2 cup of spinach
  • 1 lemon

Directions:

  1. Place tortilla on a cutting board, and add a dollop of the yogurt.
  2. Add in tomato slices, cucumber, garlic, and a bunch of spinach.
  3. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the wrap and add sea salt and ground pepper.
  4. Roll the wrap up and enjoy.

 

How about a healthy black lentil soup?

Black Lentil Soup-

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 medium onions, sliced and halved
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp of sea salt
  • 6 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 medium beets, roots peeled and grated
  • 2 cups of cabbage. sliced
  • 1 tsp of ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup of black lentils, soaked for about 8 hours
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

  1. Heat coconut oil in a large stock pot. Add in the onions, bay leaves, and salt.
  2. Saute the onions until softened for about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Add in the beets, cabbage, pepper, lentils. and 8 cups of water. Bring the pot to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  5. Add in the cumin and lemon juice.
  6.  Ladle the soup into soup bowls, and then garnish with fresh avocado slices and drizzle olive oil on top. 

Speaking of the yummy lentil soup above ^^, how about some Beet and Lentil Hummus?? These 2 ingredients combined are a big hit now a days. Try this recipe out below.

Beet & Lentil Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium beets, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup of black lentils, rinsed and soaked over night
  • 1 clove of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini paste
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon zest
  • seasoning- sea salt & ground pepper

Directions:

  1. Prepare the lentils by draining and soaking them. Bring lentils, beets, and 1 cup of water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Then reduce the heat to medium low and cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  3. Next add garlic to a food processor and then add in tahini, oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, and salt.
  4. Process the ingredients until creamy.
  5. Add in the lentils and beats and blend on high until smooth. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Serve with fresh vegetables. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Healthy Mediterranean Meals!!

    1. Yes the combination is amazing!! Have you tried this before? I will post pictures, and have to apologize for not prior since I am working multiple jobs. I promise to catch up with posting photos. 🙂 🙂 Thx Shanna.

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