GREEN SPROUTED SALAD WITH OVEN BAKED SALMON

GREEN SPROUTED SALAD WITH OVEN BAKED SALMON

This mouth-watering salad is so easy to prepare, filling and nourishing. The sprouts are so flavourful and add more texture to the salad.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 salmon fillet
  • 2 handfuls of watercress, thick stems removed
  • ¼ cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 handful of broccoli sprouts
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ fresh lemon
  • Pinch of basil
  • Pinch of Himalayan sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Season salmon with a pinch of basil and Himalayan sea salt and bake in the oven for 12 minutes.
  • Place the cucumber and watercress in a large plate
  • Add the broccoli sprouts to the top
  • Drizzle on the extra virgin olive oil and freshly squeezed lemon
  • Serve with the oven baked salmon and enjoy!
Spiralised Courgette and Kale Stir fry with Organic Grass-fed Chicken

Spiralised Courgette and Kale Stir fry with Organic Grass-fed Chicken

This super-healthy stirfry is so tasty and full of flavour. It is packed with nutrients important for optimal health.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 small organic, grass-fed chicken thigh, seasoned, boiled and baked in the oven
  • 2 medium sized courgettes, spiralised using a spiraliser
  • 2 handfuls of kale, roughly chopped
  • 2 small fresh turmeric, grated
  • Thumb-sized piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped, leave to stand for a few minutes before use
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • Pinch Himalayan sea salt, to taste (if needed)
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • Homemade chicken stock

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat up skillet, when hot, add the coconut oil
  • When coconut oil has melted, add red onions, garlic, turmeric, ginger, black pepper and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  • Add homemade chicken stock, stirfry for a further 5 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Add courgette and kale stirfry for a further 7 minutes, stirring occasionally and it is ready to be served
  • Serve stirfry with oven baked chicken and enjoy!
Delicious Salad Diet Plan

Delicious Salad Diet Plan

Did you know that adding a salad every day to your diet has plenty of health benefits? Did you also know that it is one of the easiest ways to include servings of vegetables and fruits?

Perhaps too often salad is seen as a bit bland, just something for picnics and summer days, or ‘diet food’ courtesy of sheer lack of calories. But there is so much more to it than that and you will do yourself a great benefit by adopting a salad diet plan.

Vegetables and fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre, antioxidants and other nutrients that can help to protect you from sickness and disease.

A research published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health found that people who eat seven or more portions of vegetables and fruit a day have a 42% lower risk of dying from any cause, compared to those who eat less than one portion.

It also found that they enjoy a 31% lower risk of heart disease and a 25% lower risk of cancer.

Fascinatingly the study also brought to light that vegetables had a larger protective effect than fruits. That might surprise quite a few people. So, your focus should be on consuming more vegetables and a smaller amount of fruit.

A salad is a great idea for meals at any time but it is particularly convenient for lunch, won’t be heavy in your stomach and won’t trigger any mid-afternoon energy crashes.

So here is a delicious salad diet plan for you to tuck into and benefit from.

Start with a green base: choose Romaine lettuce (not iceberg lettuce) or any mixed salad leaves. Next add any 4 or 5 of these vegetables: red or white cabbage, red onions, carrots, cucumber, bell peppers, broccoli, tomatoes, celery, peas, beetroot or radish (choose fresh organic vegetables).

Next add any of these protein: sardines, salmon, turkey, mackerel, chicken, beans, chickpeas or eggs.

Now add one of these healthy fats: olives, avocado, shredded coconut, raw nuts, seeds or egg yolks.

Next add any of these fresh herbs: parsley, coriander, thyme, mint, rosemary or basil.

And now add your dressing. Prepare your own dressing, mix a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil with freshly squeezed lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, add 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Stir till well blended and pour over the salad and enjoy the delicious salad!

The Bottom Line – A delicious salad is easy to prepare and enjoyable to eat. It is a good way to add more raw organic food with lots of colour and flavour to your diet. There is so much variety and, crucially, salad is packed with nutritional benefits.

Keep yourself strong and healthy by including a delicious salad diet plan into your everyday diet.

Vegetable & Prawn Stir Fry

Vegetable & Prawn Stir Fry

VEGETABLE & PRAWNS STIR-FRY

INGREDIENTS

  • 240g Wild Prawns, Frozen Raw
  • 1 brown onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Handful of spinach
  • Handful of kale
  • ½ head broccoli, separated into florets
  • ½ green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch asparagus, end trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Himalayan sea salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Start by heating a skillet or wok over medium heat until surface is hot
  • Heat the coconut oil in the skillet over medium heat
  • Add the onions, fresh turmeric, ginger, garlic and black pepper and stirfry for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Next add the prawns, stir fry for a further 5 – 7 minutes, stirring occasionally till prawns are cooked with an orange colour. Add salt to taste.
  • Next add the vegetables, stirfry for a further 5 -7minutes, stirring constantly so the vegetables cook but don’t burn.
  • It is now ready to be served. Enjoy!

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