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Healthy Mediterranean Recipes for Your Family

When you think of Mediterranean food, do you think of hummus and pitas? Although I love hummus and pitas, the Mediterranean diet consists of much more than just that. In fact, you can start a Mediterranean diet with these 20 healthy Mediterranean Recipes for your family to enjoy!

The Mediterranean diet is rich in lean proteins, fresh fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, healthy fats, and unprocessed grains. It shies away from dairy and red meats. So, if you are looking for a healthier diet with lots of variety and an easy way to make it, you need to check out these easy Mediterranean recipes!

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20 Healthy Mediterranean Recipes for Your Family

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Whole Chicken - A Cedar Spoon
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Slow Cooker Mediterranean Whole Chicken - A Cedar Spoon

Who does like tender, juicy chicken?! This Mediterranean chicken is just that with mouthwatering Mediterranean flavors your whole family will love. Don't be surprised if all you have left are the bones.

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One Pot Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta {with Lactose-Free Cream Sauce}
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One Pot Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta {with Lactose-Free Cream Sauce}

If I could eat shrimp at every meal, I would. But, mixing shrimp with Mediterranean ingredients, pasta, and a creamy roasted red pepper sauce makes this my go-to recipe.

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Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe • Unicorns in the Kitchen
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Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe • Unicorns in the Kitchen

I love brown rice because it's a nutritious side dish that can be served with almost anything. However, I hate babysitting it. With this recipe, I pop it in the Instant Pot and it's done in about 5-minutes.

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Instant Pot Lebanese Green Beans
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Instant Pot Lebanese Green Beans

Lebanese Green Beans are spiced green beans that combine tomatoes, green beans, cinnamon, and cumin for a healthy twist on green bean casserole. They cook in less than 20-minutes.

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Easy, Delicious Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers!
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Easy, Delicious Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers!

I love stuffed peppers, but these stuffed peppers are both flavorful and healthy. Peppers are stuffed with grape tomatoes, white rice, olives, and creamy feta cheese instead of red meat and rice.

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Easy Instant Pot Lentil Soup Recipe [Video] • Unicorns in the Kitchen
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Easy Instant Pot Lentil Soup Recipe [Video] • Unicorns in the Kitchen

Have you ever heard soup is good for the soul? Well, this soup is good for your whole body, too. Lentils are a good source of iron, fiber, and vitamin Bs. Couple that with Mediterranean seasoning and you have something that is both healthy and scrumptious.

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Healthy 30-Minute Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken Recipe
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Healthy 30-Minute Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Who says dinner has to take an eternity to make. Whip up this delicious Moroccan Chicken in 30-minutes! Full of lean protein and whole grains, you are getting healthy and delicious.

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One-Pot Mediterranean Pasta With Mackerel
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One-Pot Mediterranean Pasta With Mackerel

Cook everything all in one pot! This easy Mediterranean Pasta with chunks of mackerel is a heart-healthy dinner option packed with Omega-3s. Cook it up in 20-minutes!

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Crock Pot Mediterranean Chicken Recipe Low Carb Keto
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Crock Pot Mediterranean Chicken Recipe Low Carb Keto

Dump this Mediterranean Chicken Recipe into your Instant Pot and forget about it. With tender and juicy chicken seasoned with garlic, lemon, fresh spinach, and feta cheese, this is a dish you just can't resist.

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Easy Instant Pot Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
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Easy Instant Pot Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Do you want something that is quick and easy for lunch? This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is ready to be served in 2-minutes.

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Instant Pot Turkey Chili
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Instant Pot Turkey Chili

As football season approaches, give your guests something that's both nutritious and delicious. This Instant Pot Turkey Chili is packed with lean protein, veggies, and Mediterranian flavor.

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Instant Pot Mediterranean Pasta Chicken
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Instant Pot Mediterranean Pasta Chicken

Looking for an easy weeknight recipe? This Mediterranean Pasta Chicken dinner is ready in almost an hour with no work.

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Instant Pot Mediterranean Potato Salad | Garden in the Kitchen
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Instant Pot Mediterranean Potato Salad | Garden in the Kitchen

Every cookout needs a delicious side dish to go with it. With olives, fresh feta cheese, and capers coated with avocado oil mayo this Mediterranean style potato salad is delicious and nutritious.

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One-Pot Mediterranean Turkey Sausage and Rice
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One-Pot Mediterranean Turkey Sausage and Rice

This one-pot 30-minute rice and veggie recipe is one that your whole family will love! Top with feta cheese, tomatoes, and chopped herbs for a burst of flavor.

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Cook your dried chickpeas in the Instant Pot for a scrumptious salad bursting with Mediterranean flavors, tomatoes, and cucumbers. This dish can be served as a side or even a main course.

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Instant Pot Mediterranean Beef recipe- Amee's Savory Dish
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Instant Pot Mediterranean Beef recipe- Amee's Savory Dish

Eating beef occasionally is fine on the Mediterranean diet. I recommend using mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes to give you a low-carb and nutrient-packed dinner.

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Instant Pot Fish Stew (Stovetop and Slow Cooker Optional)
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Instant Pot Fish Stew (Stovetop and Slow Cooker Optional)

Eating more fish is one of the best health goals you can have. This fish stew only takes 20-minutes to make from start to finish!

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Instant Pot Vegetable Mac and Cheese
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Instant Pot Vegetable Mac and Cheese

To keep this Mediterranean, you will want to use pasta with whole grains. Whole grains mixed with your favorite veggies creates calcium, protein-rich meal the whole family will love!

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Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Rice Bowl (21 Day Fix & Weight Watchers!)
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Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Rice Bowl (21 Day Fix & Weight Watchers!)

Not only is this a Mediterranean delight, but it works with those who are on Weight Watchers, too! Made with Bell peppers, artichoke hearts, and rice, you are in for a burst of flavor.

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Mediterranean Cucumber Salad
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Mediterranean Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a refreshing summer salad that gives you more than just lettuce? This Mediterranean salad is delicious and nutritious.

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