- Posted October 21, 2013 by
Healthy Fish Recipes
You are what you eat. Sometimes what we eat soon reflects on our bodies, either the outer appearance or our general state of health and well-being. Probably that is one of the reasons why a lot of people are going healthy with their diet, opting to remove what’s bad for them and replacing with what is good. The thought of going healthy to some might mean having everything steamed, colorless, or bland, but when you get into meal planning, you will find that there are delicious and healthy meals and combinations that are easy to do and also easy to love.
Fish in general is a very healthy kind of food. Mediterranean diets are very healthy due to the fact that they maximize their vast coastline with their resources. They are high in omega-3 fatty acids which are essential for a healthy heart and lowering bad cholesterol. Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, and this is in fact higher if the species is purchased from Alaska, where it is wild instead of cultivated in fish farms. They are also rich in vitamin D and protein. Tuna is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. In many diets, these are some staple fish listed in the meal plans. It is best to get them fresh, usually the first thing in the morning, noting all characteristics.
In cooking, the healthiest ways to cook fish are steamed fish recipes, as steaming does not leach out the essential nutrients or incorporate more fatty substances into the meat. If steamed anything gets to be too boring, appetizing dishes like Bass back cooked in juniper and almond is a more flavorful option that you can do the next time fresh bass is caught in the next fishing trip. If something light, healthy, and with a lot of variety is the choice, then antipasto di mare is a hearty salad which combines greens with sole, shrimp, and other seafood like oysters, prawns, crayfish, clams, and mussels. Lemon and pure cold-pressed olive oil are used both as garnishing and dressing, making it a very simple and light dish for lunch or dinner.
These healthy food recipes help those who are very conscious with their health and diet to still stick to their meal plan by providing them with appetizing recipes that are easy to do as well as easy to love. Diets do not have to be perpetually just eating tasteless and colorless food. Eating healthy means choosing the right ingredients and combinations and cooking them in ways that are healthy and flavorful.