How many diets are cool with you eating pasta, adding olive oil to everything, and drinking an occasional glass of wine? Not many. That’s why we think the Mediterranean diet is one of the best ones out there… the food options are just too good. Since living in the Mediterranean is less realistic than going on the diet, you can keep your kitchen stocked with these 10 Mediterranean diet foods at all times. Your Mediterranean diet meals will practically make themselves.
Spices, which are used to flavor food without resorting to preservative-laden bottled sauces or too much salt, are key to the Mediterranean diet. Za’atar is great because it’s a blend of multiple spices and used in many traditional Mediterranean dishes. But don’t be afraid to really fill up your spice rack with cumin, coriander, sumac, and oregano… we could go on.