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Usually, the word “diet” means restrictions and boring options. Nope, not today. Not only does the Mediterranean diet provide tons of health benefits, but there are so many things to eat (fish, chicken, nuts, veggies, whole grains and healthy fats, here we come). Make your new healthy lifestyle a breeze—prep these 17 make-ahead Mediterranean diet meals you can eat anytime.

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Roasted Chickpea Bowl with Feta, Arugula and Castelvetrano Olive Tapenade

We’re bringing back meatless lunches.

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Baked Lemon Garlic Butter Salmon with Crispy Parmesan Panko & Broccoli

Definitely adding this to our weekly recipe rotation.

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Overnight Oats

When breakfast is already made, you can stay in bed for an extra ten minutes.

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15-Minute Mediterranean Couscous with Tuna and Pepperoncini

Just toss everything together. It’s that easy.

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Orange Orzo Salad with Almonds, Feta and Olives

We have one rule in life: The more feta, the better.

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Chicken Gyro Salad with Tzatziki Sauce

Looks like lunch is covered for the next few days.

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Our favorite part is the zesty lemon-herb vinaigrette.

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Eat it by itself or serve alongside a piece of salmon.

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Cold Lemon Zoodles Recipe

Our idea of a winning lunch.

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Wild Alaska Salmon and Smashed Cucumber Grain Bowls

A healthy lunch that isn’t another boring salad.

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Seven-Ingredient Quinoa Granola

We can’t wait to sprinkle this on everything.

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Sicilian-Style Salmon with Garlic Broccoli and Tomatoes

Make it for dinner, then serve it on a bed of spinach for lunch the rest of the week.

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Superfood Quinoa Soup

Make a big batch and have it for days.

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Eight-Layer Hummus Dip

Who’s ready for a party?

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Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

Light, fresh and bright.

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Harissa Chickpea Stew with Eggplant and Millet

Store it in separate containers in the fridge, then combine when you’re ready to eat.

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Mediterranean Avocado Chicken Salad

We’re so looking forward to lunch this week.

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