Summer Seaside Salad Meal

OurPlate Score: 10

Whether it is summer and you are by the sea, or not, this salad meal – made the HumanaNatura way and using HumanaNatura’s OurPlate guidelines – will make you feel like you are on a seaside holiday. And not only does the salad provide a burst of summer flavors, it is especially healthy too, because of the specific fish used for the salad’s protein.  While most fish is lean and healthy, this time we have selected shellfish from low in the marine food chain – shrimp, scallops, and baby squid – to avoid the high levels of mercury and other toxins often  found in large game fish. Using these seafoods also reduces costs, since these varieties of fish are often fairly inexpensive to harvest, and freeze and travel well.

Maybe best of all, especially if you are on summer holiday, this extra delicious and healthy salad meal was made in minutes and is about as tasty as food can get. It begins with a spicy saute of the shellfish we mentioned with a good dash of turmeric, onion and garlic bits, and black pepper. While the saute is cooking, we put together a salad base and mix that included a half-plate of arugula, diced cucumber, sliced mango and avocado, and quartered grape tomatoes. These warm and cool foods were then garnished with pistachios, parsley, paprika, coriander, and black pepper. A terrific meeting of sea and shore, and a model for optimal daily eating!

Learn more about creating naturally delicious and optimally nutritious meals through OurPlate, HumanaNatura’s simple healthy eating and meal rating tool, and experience how this science-based and completely natural approach to daily meals can change the way you eat, feel, and live. Perfect your skills at making delicious and naturally healthy salad meals that follow the OurPlate guidelines via the Meals tab above, our popular article Perfect Salad Meals, or the Natural Eating section of our comprehensive Personal Health Program.

Once you have begun eating the HumanaNatura way, we hope you will begin to explore your other opportunities for new, more natural, and healthier life between meals – through HumanaNatura’s complete and naturally open-ended system for lifelong and lifewide health and fitness. Check out our overview at The Four HumanaNatura Techniques.

Tell your friends about HumanaNatura… encourage new health!

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