9 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks for the Mediterranean Diet

A touch of sweetness from dates and raisins paired with the crunch and nuttiness of pistachios makes these bites perfect for on-the-go snacking or as an accompaniment on a cheese board.

Savory Date & Pistachio Bites:

This vibrant green hummus is made easily by tossing a few ingredients, including aquafaba and avocado, in the food processor, resulting in a smooth and creamy dip perfect for veggie chips, pita chips, or crudités.

Avocado Hummus: 

Healthy energy balls made with peanut butter and chocolate, delivering a mix of simple and complex carbohydrates to provide a quick energy boost whenever needed.

Peanut Butter Energy Balls: 

All the ingredients of a classic Caprese salad—tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil—layered onto skewers for a quick and easy appetizer, perfect for parties.

Caprese Skewers: 

A quick 5-minute breakfast using leftover ricotta cheese, complemented by the flavors of pistachios and peaches.

Pistachio & Peach Toast:

An easy garlic hummus recipe made by tossing a few ingredients in the food processor for a quick and flavorful dip.

Garlic Hummus: 

Savory spiced nuts flavored with rosemary and garlic, ideal for snacking, adding to a cheese board, or serving as a mini appetizer.

Rosemary-Garlic Pecans:

Reminiscent of a lemon cheesecake, this healthy breakfast parfait can be easily prepared in the morning or the night before, topped with fruit, nuts, and seeds.

Ricotta & Yogurt Parfait: 

Roasted pumpkin seeds tossed with salt and vinegar seasoning, offering a briny, crunchy treat; soaking the seeds in vinegar ensures a deep vinegary flavor after baking.

Salt & Vinegar Pumpkin Seeds: 

Eight 5-Minute Snacks With 5 Ingredients or Less