September 16, 2015

 

Following my previous blog post, here's a great recipe that is sure to keep your skin glowing due to it's high omega-3 content:

 

Salmon with Red and Orange Vegetables

Serves 2-3

 

Ingredients: 
• 2 King salmon (wild) fillets, washed and patted dry, skin on 
• 1/2 butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes 
• 6 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped small or minced 
• 1 red pepper, chopped 
• 1 bunch kale, chopped or torn into small pieces 
• ½ cup of vegetable stock 
• 2 to 3 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 
• 2 TBSP fresh-squeezed lemon juice 
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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...

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