This weeks Make it Yourself Monday is all about healthy, good food! The following recipe is for a Salmon salad that is full of mega three fatty acids. In other words, the great for you stuff! It is especially good for diabetics and anyone who is trying to eat more healthfully.
You Will Need;
2 Tbsp. of walnut oil (you may substitute canola oil)
2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 small cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. salt, or to taste, but the lower the better!
ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1 can (15 oz.) pink or red Alaskan salmon (wild is best)- backbone and skin removed
1/4 cup light canola mayonnaise or other lowfat mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
4 cups baby spinach leaves
8 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
In small bowl, whisk together the first five ingredients for the
dressing and set it aside. Mix celery together with salmon, and toss it with
the mayonnaise and the lemon juice. Season it to taste with salt and pepper.
In a large bowl, toss the spinach with the dressing you made, and then top with the salmon mixture. Place the cherry tomato halves around the platter and then sprinkle the top with walnuts.
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories: 212; Protein: 18 g; Carbohydrates: 3 g;
Sodium: 594 mg; Fat 14 g
Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 2 Medium-Fat Meats, 1 Fat