12 Irresistible Diet-Friendly Mediterranean Snacks

These delicious snacks will help fill you up in a healthy way (27 Photos)

Cleveland Clinic Wellness Editors on Jun 18, 2012 at 4:29PM

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12 Irresistible Diet-Friendly Mediterranean Snacks

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Crunchy chickpeas

Did you know that making simple changes to the way you eat could help you live longer and make those years far more vibrant and enjoyable? Eating foods that are good for you may be easier than you think! Fill your kitchen with these Mediterranean-inspired snacks that will fill you up and keep you looking and feeling great. Start with this satisfyingly crunchy and salty snack without reaching for a bag of chips: 

Make your own spiced, roasted chickpeas. Chickpeas and olive oil are staples of the Mediterranean diet; the beans are rich in fiber, and olive oil delivers heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. (And even your favorite picky eater will love them.)

Discover the top 5 health benefits of eating Mediterranean

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