Including natural forms of Omega-3 in your diet can help keep inflammation low, reduce risk of heart disease as well as increase HDL good cholesterol among other health benefits.
It is a great idea to start by including these fatty acids in your diet 2 x per week. This may include foods such as chia seeds, flaxseeds (linseeds) hemp and sunflower seeds seaweed and kidney beans.
Salmon in particular is a great source of protein and healthy omega-3 fats essential for brain, nerve and eye development, heart health and reducing inflammation.
Miso is a thick paste made from fermented soybean, it is a great source of various B vitamins and folic acid as well as being great for gut health. Enjoy this healthy and delicious recipe for dinner and is also great for leftover lunch the next day.x
Miso Glazed Salmon & Broccoli Mash
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I N G R E D I E N T S
4 salmon fillets
1 tablespoon organic miso (fermented soybean paste)
1 tablespoon rice malt syrup
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
4 tablespoons hot water
4 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into small cubes
1 medium head of broccoli
2 tablespoons butter
Himalayan salt & pepper
M E T H O D
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a tray with baking paper.
2. Whisk miso, rice malt syrup, ginger, half the coconut oil & hot water together and coat the salmon into the mixture. Marinate for 30 minutes.
3. Dice sweet potato into small 1 cm cubes, coat in remaining coconut oil & season with salt and pepper.
4. Add sweet potato and salmon fillets (skin side down) onto a tray and bake for 15-20 minutes or until cooked to your liking.
5. Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil on the stove.
6. Steam broccoli florets for 4-5 minutes or until softened.
7. Drain broccoli and mash with butter and season with salt to taste.