February 4, 2015

As a follow up to yesterday's post, here is a great recipe loaded with omega-3's: Heart-Healthy Baked Salmon.

 

Makes 4 servings

 

Ingredients 


 

* 4 (4-ounce) certified wild-caught salmon fillets, such as wild Alaskan. (I sometimes use one 2 to 3-pound salmon fillet, all one long piece, instead.) 

* 3 TBSP extra-virgin olive oil 

* 1/3 cup Braggs liquid aminos (A healthy, low-sodium alternative to soy sauce.) 

* Juice of one lemon 

* 2 TBSP sesame seeds (white, black or a mixture)

 

Directions 

 

Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 9x13 baking pan with...

February 2, 2015

There are many foods that support heart health, but one of the nutrients that is most important to maintaining healthy cardiovascular function is Omega-3 fatty acids. An excellent source of Omega-3s is fish – fish is low in saturated fat and is high in Omega-3s.

 

According to the Harvard School of Public Health, eating two grams of Omega-3 fatty acids from fish each week "reduces the risk of dying from heart disease by 36 percent." Aim for two servings of cold-water, fatty fish each week, such as salmon, halibut, and lake-trout. Smalle...

June 2, 2014

 

Looking for a new summertime fish recipe? Try this tasty grilled entree.

 

Charred Mahi with Shiitake-Caulflower Topping

 

To prepare fish: marinate mahi-mahi fillets for one hour in mixture of lemon juice and olive oil. Season with pepper. Cook for 30 seconds each side on high heat on barbeque grill to char the surface. Reduce heat to low and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes. It is important not to overcook fish, as this makes the meat tough and destroys flavor. Fish is done cooking when the flesh turns opaque and begins to flake eas...

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