Perfectly baked salmon paired with delicious Sweet Potato and Spinach Mash makes this a true power lunch! The crust for this salmon is a combination of finely chopped roasted almonds and sesame seeds. It adds a wealth of flavour and texture to this already delicious dish. A perfect pre-sport meal as well!
Salmon is rich in protein and omega 3 fatty acids, while play an important role in heart health and the sweet potato and spinach provide a host of vitamins and phytonutrients! Salmon is an extremely nutritious food, credited with everything from extending a person's lifespan to preventing heart attacks and cancer! Not only does salmon possess one of the highest omega-3 contents, it is also packed with tons of other vitamins and minerals like Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Selenium and Potassium.
Almonds are among the world's best sources of vitamin E as well as helping to lower cholesterol levels. While cholesterol reduction is the most celebrated health benefit of almonds, there are many other vital health benefits of almonds' nutrition. Almonds are low in saturated fatty acids, rich in unsaturated fatty acids, contains filling fibre, unique and protective phytosterol antioxidants, as well as plant protein.
Sweet potatoes are nutritious, high in fibre, very filling and have a delicious sweet taste as well as being rich in an antioxidant called beta-carotene, which is very effective at raising blood levels of vitamin A helping to maintain healthy skin, nails and hair.
Give this one a try - it's one of our favourites at Gourmet Fuel HQ!
Carrots (34%), Sweet Potato (29%), Salmon Fillet (25%), Spinach (4%), Sesame Seeds (2%), Almonds (2%), Thyme (1%), Olive Oil (1%), Salt, Black Pepper, Cumin, Coriander Seeds, Lemon (Juice/Zest)
Tree Nuts, Sesame, Fish
Keep refrigerated under 5 degrees Celsius at all times and consume by the date shown. Suitable for freezing before use by date shown. Consume within 3 months from date of freezing.
Gently pierce film once. Heat in a microwave (900w) for 3-4 mins or until piping hot. Use extreme caution when hot.
Preheat oven at 150 degrees celsius (Fan Assisted) or Gas Mark 3. Do not pierce film. Place in centre of oven for 15 - 20 mins or until piping hot. Use extreme caution when hot.
High Mono Saturated FatReplacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. Oleic acid is an unsaturated fat.
High in Omega3 FattyacidOmega 3 fatty acids contributes to the maintenance of normal vision and brain function and contribute to the normal function of the heart.
High in ProteinProtein contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and muscle mass. Protein contributes to a growth in muscle mass.
Source of PotassiumPotassium contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system. Potassium also contributes to normal muscle function and the maintenance of normal blood pressure.
Source of ChlorideChloride contributes to normal digestion by production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Source of SodiumSodium contributes to the balancing of fluids in the body. Needed for muscle contractions and helps send nerve impulses.
Source of PhosphorusPhosphorus contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. Phosphorus contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.
Source of ThiamineThiamine contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal functioning of the nervous system and heart.
Source of NiacinNiacin contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal functioning of the nervous system and reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Source of Pantothenic AcidPantothenic acid contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and normal mental performance.
Source of Vitamin B12Vitamin B12 contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal funcitoning of the nervous system and homocysteine metabolism. Vitamin B12 contributes to the normal function of the immune system, normal red blood cell formation and reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Source of Vitamin DVitamin D contributes to normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus and the maintenance of normal bones, teeth and muscle function and to the normal function of the immune system.
Source of Vitamin EVitamin E contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Source of Vitamin KVitamin K contributes to normal blood clotting and the maintenance of normal bones.