Calories: 1049kcal (or 643kcal)
Macros: 69g Protein, 104g Carb & 43g Fat
Such a fulfilling yet healthy dinner. Serving a seared salmon fillet encrusted with seasoning over a bed of fluffy and buttery Sweet Potato Mash, then topped with a little creamy parsley sauce – WINNER! Perfectly balanced with sautéed mushrooms and some crispy Asparagus cooked in Avocado Oil. Absolutely no absence of flavour, yet not a processed ingredient in sight. Moreover, if you dial the Sweet Potato volume down a little, you’d get a balanced plate in terms of macros. Drop to a single fillet of Salmon, 250g of Sweet Potato and 10g of Butter and save 406 calories.
- Salmon Fillets (skin removed) – 2x Fillets / 200g
- Lemon & Dill Fish Seasoning – generous coating across Salmon
- Sweet Potato – 430g
- Grass-fed Butter – 15g
- Mushrooms – 8x medium
- Asparagus – 10x spears
- Avocado Oil – 1x teaspoon
- Chives – sprinkle
- Seat Salt – dash
- Black Pepper – dash
- Creamy Parsley Sauce (with milk) – 1/5 serving
Salmon is a great source of protein, that is rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids (great for the brain), high in Vitamin B, good source of potassium and loaded in Selenium. All combined give a host of benefits ranging from cardiovascular, improved mood and cognition, Joint protection and eye benefits. Sweet Potato offers a nice hit of vitamin A, C, Copper, K & B6, plus has a lower blood sugar response than white potato. Mushrooms and Asparagus are prebiotics for the microbiome due to their fibre content — augmenting the growth of beneficial bacteria such as Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium. Asparagus also contains folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that can enhance the transport of blood sugar into your cells.
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