Salmon is perhaps the most incredible fish in many ways. Although born in fresh water, salmon spend a good portion of their lives navigating the open sea, only to swim back hundreds of miles to return to their birthplace in order to spawn. There’s a reason why these intelligent, intuitive fish are considered a “brain food.”
- Combine leftover cold salmon with greens and vegetables for a delicious salad. Or place between two pieces whole-wheat bread, garnish with mustard, and enjoy an easy-to-make yet exceptionally delicious sandwich.
- For a twist on scrambled eggs, combine eggs with lox (smoked salmon) and onions, a classic New York delicatessen breakfast favorite.
- Combine 1/2 pound silken tofu and 1/2 pound baked or smoked salmon in a blender with 2 TB lemon juice, 1/2 cup chopped scallions, and 1/3 cup parsley or dill to create a delicious dip. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve baked salmon over whole-wheat pasta. Top with a sauce made of 4 TB olive oil, 1/4 cup fresh chopped dill weed, 1/4 lemon peel, 1/2 cup sliced scallions, and black pepper to taste.
- For a healthy appetizer, serve smoked salmon on a platter with onions, capers, lemon wedges, and mini rye bread slices.