Mediterranean Diet Friendly Foods for Healthy Aging for Kids

Inspired by Umbria's healthy spring salad scafata, this simple and beautiful vegetable salad uses favas, escarole, and peas.

Warm Fava Bean & Escarole Salad  

In this healthy carbonara, "spiralized" sweet potato noodles replace pasta. For fiber, flavor, and crunch, kale works, but spinach, chard, or collards would too.

Sweet Potato Carbonara with Kale 

Chicken thighs, Brussels sprouts, cherry tomatoes, and packaged gnocchi are roasted on a sheet pan for a quick and healthy dinner.

Sheet-Pan Mediterranean Chicken, Brussels Sprouts & Gnocchi 

Thirty minutes is all that is required to prepare this warm, flaked tuna and lemon pasta recipe.

Farfalle with Tuna, Lemon, and Fennel 

The sweet-and-savory fig-goat cheese combination will please the palate. If dried figs are unavailable, use dried apricots.

Fig & Goat Cheese Salad 

The hasselback method cooks chicken faster and delivers a burst of flavorful gooey filling with each bite.

Hasselback Caprese Chicken 

Instead of potatoes, this healthy frittata uses low-carb cauliflower, inspired by Spanish tortillas. A simple breakfast-for-dinner or brunch with kale.

Cauliflower & Kale Frittata Cauliflower & Kale Frittata 

This juicy chicken dinner's flavors of lemon and garlic are wonderfully complemented by fresh pesto.

Lemon-Garlic Chicken Penne with Pesto and Spinach 

Creamy tortellini and vegetable pasta are a hit. Replace fresh vegetables with frozen chopped ones to speed it up. 

Tortellini Primavera 

Salty feta, briny olives, and earthy beets make this vegetarian spinach dinner salad Greek. 2 cups rinsed canned white beans will work, but we prefer fresh-cooked ones.

Spinach Salad with Beets, Beans & Feta 

Best Mediterranean Diet Inspired Homemade Energy Bars 

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