What Is the Green Mediterranean Diet, and Should You Try It?

The following is based off of a sample menu used in the Heart study. It is largely regimented. For guidance on how to incorporate the basics of a Green Mediterranean Diet (more plants, less meat), review the below section on the pros and cons of this diet.

Day 1

Breakfast A cup of cottage cheese, and an omelet with herbs, along with a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack A cup of green tea with cinnamon

Lunch A plate of fish with olive oil, a salad with red onion and vinaigrette, and a side of green beans

Snack A small handful of almonds and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

Day 2

Breakfast A cup of yogurt, a plate of shakshuka (eggs cooked in tomato sauce), and a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack A cup of green tea with cinnamon

Lunch A chicken breast, a green salad, and a side of cauliflower

Snack A small tuna salad and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

Day 3

Breakfast A side of tuna salad, an omelet, and a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack A cup of green tea with cinnamon

Lunch A chicken breast, a green salad, and a side of broccoli

Snack A small handful of almonds and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

Day 4

Breakfast A cup of cottage cheese, and an omelet with herbs, and a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack A cup of green tea with cinnamon

Lunch Baked fish with olive oil, a green salad, and a side of cauliflower

Snack A small handful of almonds and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

Day 5

Breakfast A cup of cottage cheese, a bowl of shakshuka (eggs cooked in tomato sauce), and a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack A cup of green tea with cinnamon

Lunch Baked fish with olive oil, a green salad, and a side of green beans

Snack A serving of tuna salad and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

Day 6

Breakfast A serving of tuna salad, whole-wheat pita bread, and a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack A cup of green tea with cinnamon

Lunch A grilled chicken breast served with a green salad and broccoli

Snack A small handful of almonds and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

Day 7

Breakfast A cup of low-fat Greek yogurt, scrambled eggs, and a cup of green tea with cinnamon

Snack Green tea with cinnamon

Lunch Baked fish with olive oil, a green side salad, and roasted cauliflower

Snack A small handful of almonds and a cup of green tea

Dinner A Mankai shake blended with a small handful of walnuts, fruit, and brewed green tea

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