Mediterranean Chicken Pita

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Homemade tzatziki elevates this recipe from basic, good sandwich to basic, great sandwich, but if you’re in a hurry, storebought will do the job.

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Warm Hummus Flatbreads

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You will love this variation on pizza any night of the week. If you’re looking for something fun and different to throw on the grill, this recipe is perfect! Cook the veggies in a cast-iron skillet and use the grill instead of the oven to toast your breads and melt the cheese.

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Mediterranean Antipasto Tuna Salad

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What’s better than tuna with mayo? This recipe: no contest. Tuna’s salty flavor is genius with beans, veggies, and capers. With ingredients this flavorful, any dressing more than a little lemon juice and olive oil would be overkill. Tip: If you want to make this ahead, keep the greens separate until right before you serve.

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels

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These pinwheels are a fantastic way to serve wraps for kids, or to create a nice appetizer at a party. If what you’re after is a simple, delicious wrap for your own lunch, just skip the slicing and tuck the wrap into a sandwich container to go.

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Colorful Veggie Slaw

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There’s nothing quite like a bright burst of color to make a plate more appealing and make veggies look enticing. This slaw is a minor variation on a cookout classic—test it in place of your old family recipe at your next summer shindig.

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Black Bean Veggie Burgers

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Vegetarian eating doesn’t have to be short on flavor, and these burgers are the proof in the pudding. They use cooked sweet potato as a binder, so plan them for the day after you’re making sweet potato and cook an extra so you can use leftovers to save time.

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Strawberry Cucumber Salad

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There’s only one word for this perfect summer salad: refreshing. Crispy, cool fruits and veggies are topped with an herbed vinaigrette that’s like a gift from the garden on a hot day.

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Zippy Zucchini Dip

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A little heat is a great way to bring flavor to simple ingredients without excessive amounts of salt. Serve this lightly cheesy dip with your favorite whole-grain crackers.

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