South Beach Diet

salmon The South Beach diet plan is one of the popular healthy diet recipes that spread through word of mouth in the year 2000. Registered dietician Marie Almon along with American heart specialist Arthur Agatston joined together to create this healthy diet recipe during the 80's. It has received numerous criticisms from Cindy Moore of Cleveland Clinic, diabetes researcher Dr. Mayer-Davis and Anheuser-Busch. They are trying to pin down the healthy diet recipes of South Beach Living.

Healthy diet recipes include salmon and other known oily fishes like lake trout. These fishes contain large amount of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 acids particularly DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) aid in preventing blood clotting. Salmon is rich in selenium. Selenium is a strong antioxidant which shields the body from free radicals causing cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Furthermore, salmon is a healthy fish since it contains B12 and B3 that are significant to mental health and digestive process. Aside from that, it lessens the risks of cardiac attacks. It is also protein-rich and has low content in cholesterol. It is preferable to eat wild salmons compared to farmed ones since the latter obtains antibiotics and some form of pesticides for breeding. South Beach diet founder Dr. Agatston suggested eating fish on a weekly basis to receive the good benefits it may bring to the body.

Salmon fillet with lime juice is considerably a healthy diet recipe for followers of South Beach living. The ingredients of the healthy diet recipe are as follows: 1 whole scaled salmon or trout, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, 1/4 cup finely chopped onion, 3 tablespoons of canola or olive oil, teaspoon of salt, 1/4 cup chopped celery, 2 tablespoons chopped whole almonds, 2 tablespoons chopped red pepper, 1 chopped onion, 1/2 cup toasted nuts, 3 sliced tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves, foil, 3 limes, 3 sliced onions, celery leaves, limes, parsley and peanuts.

The preparation of this healthy diet recipe starts by preheating the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Next is to brush with 1 tablespoon of oil the outer part of the salmon or trout. Third is to put 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper inside the fish and outer part as well. Next is to get a saucepan and pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Use medium heat then add red pepper, onion and celery. Simmer for 3 minutes and wait until all the ingredients are tender. Next is to turn off the heat and add almonds, parsley and nuts. Put the mixture of nuts inside the fish then tie the fish with a string to cover the opening. Then place the fish into the foil and place lime, tomatoes and onions on top of the fish. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper for a little flavor. Squeeze the lime over the fish and close the foil. Place the fish in the oven and cook for 30 minutes. When serving the healthy diet recipe meal, remove the fish from the foil and transfer to a plate. Then add some parsley, onions, celery leaves to add appeal. Then put nuts on top.

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