Mediterranean diet shopping list

The Mediterranean Diet, as I’m sure you’re well aware, is chockfull of delicious, healthy foods.

If you are new to this way of eating and desire a common, easy-to-follow Mediterranean diet shopping list of foods to buy and have on hand in your kitchen and pantry, here you go…

Mediterranean Diet Shopping List

Protein

  • chicken breast
  • turkey breast
  • lean ground turkey
  • beans and legumes
  • wild salmon
  • tuna
  • beans
  • eggs
  • lean ground beef
  • top round steak
  • swordfish
  • crab
  • shrimp
  • buffalo
  • lamb
  • haddock
  • lentil beans
  • green peas
  • lobster

Carbohydrates

  • gluten-free bread
  • apples
  • brown rice
  • strawberries
  • sweet potato
  • quinoa
  • barley
  • millet
  • gluten-free cereal
  • oatmeal
  • corn
  • wild rice
  • melon
  • banana
  • yam
  • gluten-free pasta
  • winter squash
  • amaranth

Vegetables

  • onion
  • cucumber
  • tomato
  • asparagus
  • cabbage
  • zucchini
  • peas
  • broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • spinach
  • celery
  • green peppers
  • green beans
  • lettuce
  • carrots
  • mushrooms
  • artichoke
  • cauliflower

Fats

  • cold-pressed olive oil
  • cold-pressed flaxseed oil
  • almond butter
  • nuts

Condiments

  • coconut milk
  • almond milk
  • rice milk
  • light dressings – balsamic vinegar, vinaigrettes, lemon juice
  • tomato sauces
  • stevia
  • raw honey
  • raw sugar

Beverages

  • water (flavored with lemon or lime juice)
  • herbal teas

Now, naturally this list isn’t exhaustive and depending on who you ask, the items may vary – some may say “add this” and “don’t and that”.

But this list came from a booklet that was written by a company that manufactures weight loss and health & wellness products that are heavily based on the Mediterranean diet and ancient Mediterranean herbal recipes.

So, this Mediterranean diet shopping list is a great starting point for you!



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