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Mexican Mango and White Fish Ceviche

Fresh and delicious, this Mexican ceviche will add punch to your next party. An easy no-cook, make-ahead starter, or nibble. Serve with tortilla chips, avocado, lime wedges, and salt to garnish. Recipe courtesy of All Recipes Ingredients 2 pounds white fish, cut into small cubes 4 limes, juiced ½ orange, juiced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 green chile pepper, chopped 2 mangoes, cut into cubes 5 green onions, chopped 3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Step 1: Combine white fish, lime juice, orange juice, oil, and chile pepper in a glass or ceramic bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 90 minutes. Step 2: Mix in mangoes and green onions, cover, and chill for 10...

Why essential fatty acids are important to brain health

Most commonly found in fish, essential fatty acids play an important role in brain health and are the building blocks necessary for your body to function properly.   Many experts discuss the positive impact of these fats on the cardiovascular and immune systems, but essential fatty acids impact neurocognitive health as well.   Essential Fatty Acids and Brain Health Essential Fatty Acids are vital to brain health from conception into old age. The addition of this fat in the diets of pregnant women led to higher IQ and cognitive abilities in infants. It also was found to improve the vision of newborns. But the benefits don’t apply only to pregnancy.   Essential Fatty Acids can slow cognitive decline, improve vision, and are essential to normal brain functioning at any age. A 2018...

Toxins and Fish: Safe Food Guidelines

Fish and Toxins: Safe Food Guidelines One of the healthiest food choices we can make is to eat fish. Besides a source of low-fat and high-quality protein, it is a rich source of vital nutrients such as vitamin D---a nutrient that many people are deficient in.  Fish is also rich in calcium and phosphorus, as well as other minerals such as iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.   Fatty types of fish are considered the healthiest because they are particularly good sources of vitamin D as well as omega-3 fatty acids.  Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for your body and brain to function optimally and are strongly linked to a reduced risk of many diseases.   Unfortunately, environmental pollutants such as dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) can accumulate in foods, including...

Mini Salmon Cakes

People raved about this Mini Salmon Cakes recipe at our Let's Cook: Fish event last week. So much so that we felt necessary to share it with the world. Serves 10 Ingredients: 2 Salmon Filets or 2 large cans of Salmon 1 1/2 t salt 1 1/2 t pepper One onion diced, sauteed 2/3 cup plain breadcrumbs (Almond Flour as a Vegan option) 1/3 cup light mayo (Avocado Mayo as a Vegan option) 1/4 cup Dijon mustard One egg 4 T lemon juice Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Salt & Pepper the salmon and cook in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Let fish cool down and flake it apart with a fork. Mix ingredients and scoop into 1 1/2 inch scoops or roll and place on a parchment lined sheet pan. Bake in a 400-degree oven for...