chipotle salmon, blueberry & corn chop salad

Life is pretty full & I’ve not posted in yonks. Here I am though, somewhat frazzled & frayed but making a very quick appearance nonetheless. And it’s blueberry season & I had to share with you a gorgeous chipotle salmon, blueberry & corn salad I made a few weeks ago. Reminiscent of Tex-Mex flavors, this…  [Read More]

salmon & black bean salad with creamy citrus dressing

In the past, I’ve never been a big salmon fan, unless it was smoked. The tide is turning & I’ve been enjoying more fresh salmon cooked a variety of ways, grilled being my fave. Salmon is good for us, we all know that. And while it’s higher in calories than other fish, it’s health properties far…  [Read More]

mustard maple salad with beetkraut

This week I’ve lost 3.8 kilos. For the metrically challenged, that’s just over 8 pounds. And I’ve eaten really well doing it. Here’s one of my recipes from this week’s kick-ass, lose weight menu – mustard maple salad with beetkraut. It goes like this: Fresh salmon is brushed with a little maple syrup & hot mustard then…  [Read More]

blackened salmon with orange butter

Enter blackened salmon with orange marmalade & toasted almond butter.  I made my own Cajun seasoning simply mixing a few spices – pepper, crushed dried red chilies, paprika & garlic powder together. Then added some herbs – dried oregano & fresh thyme. I think thyme is an underutilized herb that can be added to almost anything:  Roasted…  [Read More]

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