• March is National Nutrition Month

    Posted on March 7, 2014 by in Uncategorized

     

    March is here and it’s National Nutrition Month! This years theme is ” Enjoy the taste of eating right!”

    I hope you enjoy the following recipes and that they encourage you to begin or continue your journey to eating right!

    The following recipes are full of anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties.

     

    Pasta with Asparagus

    1 pound rigatoni pasta cooked according to directions

    1 pound asparagus, trim ends and cut into thirds

    Extra virgin olive oil

    1/2 cup grated parmesean cheese

    Sauté asparagus in pan with a small amount of olive oil approximately 2 minutes or until bright green. Add cooked pasta and desired amount of olive oil and heat to desired temperature. Add parmesan cheese and toss.

     

     

    Salmon Pomodoro

    4 salmon fillets- 4- 6 ounces each. Remove skin id desired.

    8 plum tomatoes, chopped

    1/2 cup italian breadcrumbs

    1/2 cup fresh parsley, torn into small pieces

    4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

    pepper, to taste

     

    Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

    In a small bowl, mix breadcrumbs and parsely with 2 teaspoons of olive oil and set aside. In a pan, add olive oil. When hot, add fish and sear 2 minutes on each side. Lower heat and add tomatoes. Simmer approximately 10 minutes. Spread breadcrumb  mixture on top of each filet and bake 15 minutes.

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