A new way to cook heart-healthy foods for seniors
Incorporate a superfood into your diet with this easy poached salmon recipe. Salmon is low in calories and saturated fat while being high in protein and the essential fatty acid, Omega-3. Omega-3 reduces bad cholesterol, which is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. It also improves good cholesterol that fights deposits in arteries. Poaching salmon is a simple and delicious way to cook healthy meals for seniors.
Serves: 2 people
- 2 pieces of salmon, 3-5 ounces each
- 3-4 slices of lemon
- 12 peppercorns
- 4 sprigs parsley or dill
- ¼ cup dry white wine such as sauvignon blanc
- Fill a medium saucepan ⅔ of the way with water.
- Add 3 slices of lemon, 12 black peppercorns, 4 sprigs parsley or dill and ¼ cup white wine.
- Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and add salmon.
- Cook for five minutes or until opaque. Do not boil or the fish will be overcooked on the outside and raw in the middle.
- You can serve this over a salad hot or cold.
This salmon recipe is terrific with a dill mayonnaise, which you can easily make by combining 2 tablespoons of olive oil mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon chopped dill and ½ teaspoon lemon juice.
If you’re looking for a healthy dessert for seniors to go along with it, try making our dark chocolate and cold brew tart recipe, here: https://homecareassistance.com/blog/dark-chocolate-cold-brew-tart-recipe