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    Salmon with Mango Avocado Salsa on Quinoa + Giveaway


    The husband and I have been trying to eat better for the past few weeks. We realized that our metabolism rate has dropped significantly over the last few years. Our energy level have been pretty sluggish recently as well, so we made a conscientious effort to eat a little better. My sinuses have been very active lately, and I’m suffering from hives every single day. I’m hoping that a change of diet might do some good for the both of us.

    Therefore, I have been trying to create meals that are wholesome, and making the effort to introduce more super-food into our diet. Choosing natural sweeteners, lowering sodium, and picking good fats for the meals I make for the family. This also means that I need to create meals that will appeal to my girls as well, as they will eat what we eat. 

    The husband and I really enjoyed this meal, and could not get enough of it, especially the quinoa. The girls on the other hand needed a little bit of coaxing to finish their quinoa. However, the fish and salsa was very well received. Perhaps I should serve this up with wild rice the next time I make it for the girls. 

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    Note: The grilled chicken is paleo approved but not quinoa. Substitute with cauliflower rice for a full paleo meal. 

    Samon with Avocado Mango Salsa on Quinoa

    Servings 4



    • 1 cup quinoa
    • 1-1/2 cup vegetable stock or water

    Mango Avocado Salsa

    • 1 mango pitted & diced
    • 1 avocado pitted & diced
    • 1/2 red pepper cored & diced
    • 1/2 yellow pepper cored & diced
    • Juice of 1 lime or more to taste
    • 1 shallot diced (optional)
    • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper optional
    • Salt and black pepper to taste


    • 4 fillet of salmon 150-180g each
    • Salt and black pepper to taste
    • 2 tsp olive oil



    • Rinse quinoa and drain.
    • Place quinoa into a pot over medium heat and toast until no longer wet and smells nutty. About 5-8 minutes.
    • Pour in stock, bring to boil.
    • Reduce heat to low, cover and let the quinoa cook in a gentle simmer for 15 minutes.
    • After 15 minutes, turn off heat and allow to sit with lid on for another 5 minutes. Do not open or peek!
    • Then fluff with fork before serving.

    Mango Avocado Salsa

    • Place everything into a bowl, and gently toss to combine.
    • Season with salt, pepper, and more lime juice to your desired taste.


    • Season salmon with salt and pepper on both sides.
    • Heat oil in pan over medium heat.
    • When oil is hot, add fish skin side down and cook for 2-3 minute.
    • Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.


    If using water to cook quinoa, season with some salt to taste.

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