After a day of study, work, trying to fit in your own exercise and other commitments, preparing a healthy dinner can often seem daunting. Celebrity Personal Trainer and current Nutrition Coach student, Cameron Byrnes, shows us healthy can be easy and quick with his go to dinner after a busy day.

Australian Institute of Fitness Nutrition Expert, Shivaun Conn, says “this nutritious dinner is high in omega-3’s, protein, vitamins and minerals whilst being low in kilojoules, perfect for people looking to manage their weight and maintain good health.”

Plus, Atlantic salmon is an excellent source of high quality protein, vitamins and minerals and one of the best sources of the essential polyunsaturated fatty acid omega 3 (EPA+DHA). Omega-3 fats have been shown to reduce inflammation, be protective against heart disease, and contribute to healthy brain function.

Read on for Cam’s favourite recipe to whip up for a late night study dinner!

15 Minute Salmon & Vegies 

Ingredients

  • 100 grams Salmon Fillet
  • 1 lemon sliced, sprig rosemary, clove garlic,
  • 1 Tbls olive oil
  • 1 Bag steamed fresh veggies

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees
  • Line baking dish with Baking paper, ensure you have enough to fold over
  • Drizzle oil on base and place Salmon fillet on paper.
  • Place garlic and lemon on the fillet
  • Place rosemary sprig on top
  • Season to taste
  • Fold over the paper, leaving a little room for air
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cooked (leaving it a bit pink in the middle)
  • Remove from oven and let rest whilst you cook the steamed fresh veggies
  • Place Salmon fillet on plate and serve with your veggies

Nutritional Information

Kilojoules: 1850

Calories: 442

Omega-3 fat: 1564mg

Protein: 24.6g

Shivaun

Shivaun Conn
Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist

Published by Australian Institute of Fitness

Find out more at http://fitness.edu.au/the-fitness-zone/article/healthy-and-simple-student-dinner/

August 22nd, 2015|

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