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Month: September 2017

Recipe: roast salmon & broccoli with chile-caper vinaigrette

I love “tray-bakes” for dinner, as everything is roasted in one-pan, making for much faster clean-up.  One of my favourites is this Roast Salmon and Broccoli with Chile-Caper Vinaigrette from Bon Appétit.

Roast Salmon & Broccoli with Chile-Caper Vinaigrette

Salmon is an excellent source of protein (about 30 grams in a five ounce serving) and it is chock-full of beneficial essential fatty acids (EFAs), particularly omega-3.  EFAs can speed up metabolism, support the effectiveness of insulin in controlling blood sugar, are anti-inflammatory and help power the production of hormones.  Fish is also high in vitamin B12, essential for brain health.

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Get strong in the gym and slim in the kitchen (you can’t out-exercise a bad diet)!

Raise your hand if you want to lose a few extra pounds and have more energy.

Isn’t that what we all want?  And we think we can do it by hitting the gym a few days a week, don’t we?  Certainly, exercise is excellent for weight loss.  It boosts caloric expenditure and increases lean muscle mass which is more metabolically active and burns more calories, even at rest, than fat.

But you can’t out-exercise a bad diet.


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