Healthy Recipes

Wild Salmon Salad

The omega-3 fatty acids salmon contains affect energy levels indirectly by improving brain function and reducing inflammation.

Wild Salmon Salad
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Ingredients: 

1 7.5-ounce can wild salmon
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
1/4 cup diced carrot
1/4 cup diced celery
2 scallions, sliced into thin rings
2 tablespoons minced herbs, such as basil, parsley, or cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

Directions: 

1. Using the back of a fork, mix the salmon well.

2. Add the lemon or lime juice, carrot, celery, scallions, and herbs; mix thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Serve on a bed of greens, or use as a filling for a sandwich topped with sliced tomato, avocado, and sprouts.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 173 calories, 34% fat (7 g; 1.7 g saturated), 15% carbs (7 g), 51% protein (22 g), 2 g fiber, 262 mg calcium, 1.4 mg iron, 616 mg sodium.