Food & Nutrition

Spinach Salmon Salad: A Bountiful Balance

by On Jun 4, 2014
A Bountiful Balance: Spinach Salmon Salad

Dietary nutrition expert Catherine Coccia believes the best way to construct a salad is to "incorporate a mix of vegetables, fruits, protein, whole grains and dairy."

She also mentions the importance of including at least some good fat, in the form of monounsaturated fats. It is believed by nearly all dietitians that creating a salad, or any meal, with a rainbow of colors is a good start to achieving the nutritional balance you require on a daily basis.

Many of these ingredients are some of the best nutritional foods for runners, providing a healthy range of protein, monounsaturated fats and anti-aging antioxidants.

Ingredients

  • 140 grams fresh spinach
  • ½ mandarin orange, slices separated
  • 40 grams goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ avocado, peeled and cubed
  • ½ tomato, quartered and sliced
  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • ½ apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup pecans, toasted
  • 1 salmon fillet
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinaigrette

Directions

Season salmon with pepper and salt and grill to desired completion. Combine remaining salad ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and plate. Add salmon and top with the vinaigrette.

In these stressful and uncertain times, getting updated with accurate and useful information has never been so critical. No matter how unsettled the future feels, RunSociety will remain with you, delivering high quality news for free so we can all make critical decisions about our lives and health. Together we can overcome.

What we can do to help the situation is to keep our body and immune system in peak condition. If you are allowed or able to run outdoors, please do so cautiously but not panicky. Join our free online race to motivate you and pay tribute to our frontline heroes.

We work with our partners to bring insight, meaningful and the latest news, information and updates in the world of running to you in record-breaking fashion.

Location
Singapore
No. of Posts
487
Join the Discussion