5 healthy meals to make this week: Salmon
Not sure what’s for dinner (or lunch, for that matter)? Try these salmon dishes, packed with omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. From foreign flavours to Canadian favourites, there is something to entice everyone’s taste buds
Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes
This heart-healthy salmon chowder recipe calls for low-fat milk-replace with higher-fat milk or cream if you prefer a richer chowder.
Get the recipe: Salmon Chowder
Japanese Sushi Rolls
Japanese food tends to be low in fat, and these stylish sushi rolls are no exception. Now that the ingredients are available in grocery stores, it is easy to make them yourself. You must use sushi rice, which is sticky when cooked.
Get this recipe: Japanese Sushi Rolls
Prince Edward Island Smoked Salmon with Pasta and Simple Lemon Dill Cream Cheese Sauce
Just-cooked pasta is tossed with melting cream cheese to form an incredibly smooth luxurious sauce. The smoked salmon adds extravagance balanced by other familiar flavours: dill, lemon, onion, mustard and capers.
Now that you’ve got some ideas for healthy meals, here’s the list of ingredients you’ll need to prepare them. Just print this out and take it with you to the store to make your shopping trip a breeze!
• Salmon fillets
• Smoked salmon
• Canned low-sodium wild salmon
• Sweet potatoes
• Dill pickle
• Fresh dill
• Cream Cheese
• Whole wheat breadcrumbs
• Sushi Rice
• Canned crushed tomatoes
• Rice wine vinegar
• Orange juice
• Maple syrup
• Sushi nori
• Gari (pickled ginger)
• Penne or your favourite shaped pasta