10 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks for the Vegetarian Mediterranean Diet

Berries:

Greek yogurt is rich in protein and probiotics, while berries are packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds.

Hummus:

Chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus, are high in fiber and contain anti-inflammatory properties.

Mixed Nuts:

Snack on a handful of mixed nuts such as almonds, walnuts, and pistachios. Nuts are rich in healthy fats, fiber, and antioxidant.

Bell Pepper:

Fill halved bell peppers with a mixture of quinoa, black beans, diced tomatoes, and spices. Bake until peppers are tender for a satisfying and anti-inflammatory.

Grain Crackers:

Spread olive tapenade, a mixture of olives, capers, garlic, and olive oil, on whole grain crackers. Olives are a staple of the Mediterranean diet.

Turmeric:

Mash ripe avocado onto whole grain toast and sprinkle with turmeric, a powerful anti-inflammatory spice.

Stuffed Dates:

Remove the pits from Medjool dates and stuff with almond or cashew butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sea salt for a sweet.

Veggie Wraps:

Fill whole wheat wraps with hummus, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, feta cheese, and a drizzle of olive oil.

Avocado Toast:

Mash ripe avocado onto whole grain toast and sprinkle with turmeric, a powerful anti-inflammatory spice. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle.

Artichoke:

Enjoy marinated artichoke hearts straight from the jar or toss them into salads for a flavorful and anti-inflammatory addition to your snack routine.

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