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5 healthy meals to make this week: Salmon

Not sure what’s for dinner (or lunch, for that matter)? Try these salmon dishes, packed with omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. From foreign flavours to Canadian favourites, there is something to entice everyone’s taste buds

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Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

Nutrient-dense sweet potato and salmon, two of nature’s greatest superfoods, combine with zesty onion and tangy fresh dill to create a tasty and healthy lunch or dinner entrée.

 

Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

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Salmon Chowder

This heart-healthy salmon chowder recipe calls for low-fat milk-replace with higher-fat milk or cream if you prefer a richer chowder.

 

Get the recipe: Salmon Chowder

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Japanese Sushi Rolls

Japanese food tends to be low in fat, and these stylish sushi rolls are no exception. Now that the ingredients are available in grocery stores, it is easy to make them yourself. You must use sushi rice, which is sticky when cooked.

 

Get this recipe: Japanese Sushi Rolls

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Prince Edward Island Smoked Salmon with Pasta and Simple Lemon Dill Cream Cheese Sauce

Just-cooked pasta is tossed with melting cream cheese to form an incredibly smooth luxurious sauce. The smoked salmon adds extravagance balanced by other familiar flavours: dill, lemon, onion, mustard and capers.

 

Get this recipe: Prince Edward Island Smoked Salmon with Pasta and Simple Lemon Dill Cream Cheese Sauce

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Maple Baked Salmon with Chopped Almonds

Maple Baked Salmon with Chopped Almond

The delectable flavour of baked salmon marinated with sweet maple dressing and topped with almonds makes this dish taste so good it will definitely become a mealtime staple.

 

Get the recipe: Maple Baked Salmon with Chopped Almond

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Shopping List

Now that you’ve got some ideas for healthy meals, here’s the list of ingredients you’ll need to prepare them. Just print this out and take it with you to the store to make your shopping trip a breeze!

 

• Salmon fillets
• Smoked salmon
• Canned low-sodium wild salmon
• Sweet potatoes
• Dill pickle
• Fresh dill
• Cream Cheese
• Whole wheat breadcrumbs
• Sushi Rice
• Canned crushed tomatoes
• Lemon
• Rice wine vinegar
• Capers
• Potatoes
• Almonds
• Orange juice
• Maple syrup
• Onions
• Cucumber
• Sushi nori
• Wasabi
• Gari (pickled ginger)
• Penne or your favourite shaped pasta