The World's Healthiest Foods are health-promoting foods that can change your life.

How to Eat Healthier in 2018

Try our exciting new WHFoods Meal Plan.

The George Mateljan Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation with no commercial interests or
advertising. Our mission is to help you eat and cook the healthiest way for optimal health.
WHFoods 7-Day Meal Plan - Day 1

Get a "taste" of our 7-Day Meal Plan recipes by trying these two exciting new recipes featured on Day 1!

Greek Broccoli with Feta Cheese and Kalamata Olives

"Quick Steaming" is a great way to prepare broccoli for wonderful taste and texture. Add olives and feta cheese for a Greek twist to this easy-to-prepare, nutrient-rich veggie dish.

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cups broccoli
  • 1/2 medium red onion, sliced
  • 3/4 TBS feta cheese
  • 2 Kalamata olives, chopped
  • Serve with 1 TBS Mediterranean Dressing
Directions:
  1. Fill bottom of steamer with 2 inches of water.
  2. Slice red onion and let sit 5 minutes.
  3. Separate broccoli florets with small stems from the large, thick stem. Slice florets into 4-6 pieces. Slice small stems into ¼ inch pieces. (You can also do this step in the food processor, using the s-blade). Let sliced broccoli sit for 5 minutes before steaming
  4. Place sliced onion in the bottom of the steamer first, then add broccoli stems and florets.
  5. Cover with tight-fitting lid and steam for 4 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a bowl. Toss Broccoli and onions with olives, cheese, and Mediterranean Dressing while it is still hot.
Note: If you wish to use the large broccoli stem, cut off the bottom 1 inch of the stem. Peel the tough skin off the stem. Chop stem into 1/8 inch pieces. Steam for 2 minutes before adding onions and broccoli.

Serves 1

Research shows that fat-soluble vitamins and carotenoids found in foods, such as Broccoli, may be better absorbed when consumed with fatcontaining foods like extra virgin olive oil. Dressing helps tenderize Broccoli. 5-10 minutes after it is dressed you will find it will have become more tender.

Turmeric Glazed Salmon

A sprinkle of turmeric adds extra flavor, nutrition, and anti-inflammatory properties to this already nutrient-rich salmon dish.

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz fresh, wild caught salmon
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice (optional)
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • pinch red chili flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp orange zest (use organic orange)
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TBS fresh cilantro, chopped
Directions:
  1. To Quick-Broil salmon, preheat broiler and place an all stainless steel skillet (be sure the handle is also stainless steel) or cast iron pan under the heat for about 10 minutes to get it very hot.
  2. Rub salmon with lime juice, garlic, chili flakes (if using), and salt and pepper. (You can Quick Broil with the skin on; it just takes a minute or two longer. The skin will peel right off after cooking.)
  3. Using a hot pad, pull pan away from heat and place salmon on hot pan, skin side down. Return to broiler. Keep in mind that it is cooking rapidly on both sides so it will be done very quickly, usually in 3-5 minutes depending on thickness. Test with a fork for doneness. It will flake easily when it is cooked. Salmon is best when it is still pink inside.
  4. While salmon is cooking, place orange juice, orange zest, and ground turmeric in a small sauce pan and simmer over medium heat, until reduced by half .
  5. Remove from heat and stir in olive oil and cilantro. Top salmon with this mixture.
Serves 1

Send this page to a friend...

rss


Newsletter SignUp

Your Email:

Find Out What Foods You Should Eat This Week

Also find out about the recipe, nutrient and hot topic of the week on our home page.

 

Everything you want to know about healthy eating and cooking from our new book.
2nd Edition
Order this Incredible 2nd Edition at the same low price of $39.95 and also get 2 FREE gifts valued at $51.95. Read more


Healthy Eating
Healthy Cooking
Nutrients from Food
Website Articles
Community
Privacy Policy and Visitor Agreement
References
For education only, consult a healthcare practitioner for any health problems.

We're Number 1
in the World!

35 million visitors per year.
The World's Healthiest Foods website is a leading source of information and expertise on the Healthiest Way of Eating and Cooking. It's one of the most visited websites on the internet when it comes to "Healthiest Foods" and "Healthiest Recipes" and comes up #1 on a Google search for these phrases.

Over 100 Quick &
Easy Recipes

Our Recipe Assistant will help you find the recipe that suits your personal needs. The majority of recipes we offer can be both prepared and cooked in 20 minutes or less from start to finish; a whole meal can be prepared in 30 minutes. A number of them can also be prepared ahead of time and enjoyed later.

World's Healthiest
Foods
is expanded

What's in our new book:
  • 180 more pages
  • Smart Menu
  • Nutrient-Rich Cooking
  • 300 New Recipes
  • New Nutrient Articles and Profiles
  • New Photos and Design
privacy policy and visitor agreement | who we are | site map | what's new
For education only, consult a healthcare practitioner for any health problems.
© 2001-2018 The George Mateljan Foundation, All Rights Reserved