the Mediterranean diet's recommended lunch fare

For a hearty lunch with a Mediterranean flair, try a chicken wrap with apples and nuts. 

Legumes high in protein and vitamins are called lentils.  

Lentil salad is a filling dish full of delicious Mediterranean ingredients that are sure to keep you full with a ton of fiber and great texture 

According to Stephanie Nelson, a registered dietitian and principal nutrition scientist at MyFitnessPal, 

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a bowl of white beans and farro—a nutty grain frequently used in Italian cuisine—makes a filling and speedy lunch. 

A dish of dates with almond filling is one of registered dietitian Marisa Moore's favorite 

sweet treats to have when adhering to the Mediterranean diet, she told Insider.  

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