With a new study out of Spain putting the Mediterranean Diet in the spotlight, health-conscious mamas are likely intrigued by the myriad health benefits that the way of eating has to offer. Embracing the Mediterranean style puts a focus on fish, nuts, seeds, olive oil, whole grains, fruits, and veggies, and has been found to lower your risk of heart disease by some 30 percent.
The beauty of the Mediterranean approach is that you can incorporate elements of it into your family's dining routine without going to extreme measures. While we'd never advocate putting healthy tots on a full-blown diet, what mom doesn't want to get her kids to eat more fruits, veggies, and whole grains? Here, six family-friendly recipes that would be right at home on a Mediterranean table. To your health!