Many people try and eat healthier but they can’t find food options that are healthy, delicious, and affordable. There are all kinds of vegan food options available that are certainly healthy for you, but not everyone enjoys those dishes all that much — plus, they can get quite pricey. That’s why you should check out some of the best Mediterranean food Garden Oaks TX has to offer.

Believe it or not, this kind of food is actually extremely good for you and offers all kinds of major health benefits. Mediterranean foods are low in saturated fat, it can protect from type 2 diabetes, improve glycemic control, reduce the risk of dementia, and, according to the International Journal of Cancer, Mediterranean food actually reduces post-menopausal estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer by as much as 40%.

The average price of a Mediterranean entree in the U.S. is only about $7.48, which is cheaper than a burger and fries at some locations and is much, much healthier for you. If you and your family are sick of spending a fortune on healthy foods or continue to cave and eat unearthly fast food products, it’s time to head to some Mediterranean restaurants and enjoy some falafel, chicken kabob, lamb gyro, and all kinds of delicious hummus.

Introduction to the Mediterranean Diet

Fresh Mediterranean diet salad with feta, olives, and tomatoes

Best Mediterranean Food to Try

In addition to those tasty meals that were mentioned above, there are so many more tasty food options you can try and enjoy. Try these Mediterranean foods at our Garden Oaks or Montrose locations:

  • Dolma — The word dolma comes from a Turkish word meaning “to be stuffed.” This dish involves stuffed vegetables and is commonly found with grape leaves, bell peppers, and rice, onions, tomatoes, and a lot of olive oil.
  • Choreg — Choreg is braided sweet bread and is a very buttery treat topped with sesame seeds. The best way to enjoy this sweet bread is to eat it when it’s fresh out of the oven.
  • Baklava — Baklava is perhaps the most popular Mediterranean dessert and comes in a variety of ways. Traditionally, baklava consists of walnuts layered between phyllo dough that has been soaked with butter and homemade syrup.

If you want to check out some of the best Mediterranean food Garden Oaks TX has to offer, head on over to Aladdin Houston for your next meal! We also offer online ordering and delivery.