When you adopt the Mediterranean Diet, olives become an important ingredient to use daily in many different ways—on their own as snacks and appetizers, or as important components in dips, sauces, salads, whole grain and pasta dishes, stews, and even baked goods. They’re an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, important fatty acids, natural antioxidants, and iron. There are many different kinds of olives, with varying flavors and colors. Sample them all to find your favorites.

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Explore our collection of one-page resources designed to help cooks of all abilities discover new and easy ways to use popular Mediterranean Diet ingredients, such as avocado, Greek yogurt, hummus, eggplant, and more.

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