Want vitality? Need a little weight loss here and there? Well, climb aboard the Superfoods train!
Some foods can be described as healthy, then there are those that are super healthy! Salmon can safegaurd the heart. Avocados can lower cholesterol. And berries? They are loaded with antioxidants that fight cancer! Now, that’s super!!
Superfoods can strengthen our immune systems and also prevent and combat disease, and the best part is that they are tasty!!
Check out these super recipes (turn your cape around and use as an apron)
OATS AND RASPBERRIES PANCAKES (via Ehren Litzenberger of BLD Restaurant)
Makes 12 servings
4 cups buttermilk
2 cups plain yogurt
2 sticks butter (melted)
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 Tbls. baking powder
2 Tbls. baking soda
2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups rolled oats
1 pint fresh raspberries
Whisk together eggs, buttermilk, yogurt and butter. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar and oats. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk until smooth. Fold in raspberries. Cook pancakes on a large, non-stick pan or griddle over medium heat until done.
SIMPLE BROILED SALMON (via Super FoodsRx Diet)
Makes 2 servings
2 (3-4 ounce raw) fresh salmon fillets, skinned
1 Tbls. low-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp. sesame oil
1 Tbls. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. black pepper
2 lemon wedges
Place the salmon in a shallow baking dish. Combine the soy sauce, oil, lemon juice, chives and pepper. Pour the mixture over the salmon and allow it to marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes. During the last 5 minutes of marinating, preheat the oven to 500 degrees. Place the baking dish in the oven and broil for 5-7 minutes or until the salmon is golden. When done, the salmon should flake with slight pressure from a fork. Garnish each fillet with a lemon wedge. Serve immediately.
RAW SUPER FUEL (via Richelle Melde of Naked Truth Nutrition)
Makes 1 serving
1 cup coconut milk
1/4 organic avocado
1/2 organic banana, frozen
1/4 cup organic frozen blueberries
1 Tbls. organic raw almond butter
Combine ingredients in a blender and blend to desired consistency. Yummmmm.