Dr Oz: Ayurvedic Diet Secrets & Fat-Blasting Salmon Recipe

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Dr Oz: Ayurvedic Diet Secrets & Fat-Blasting Salmon Recipe

By on May 11, 2012

Dr Oz: Fat-Blasting Salmon Recipe

Did you know fats can help you lose weight? (Yup, you read that correctly!) So in addition to the Ayurvedic Diet Secrets like the Ayurvedic Massages and Ayurvedic Recipes, Dr Oz revealed which 5 superfats (olives, canola oil, avacado, pistachio, and salmon) can actually make you skinny by putting your body into fat burning mode. He challenged Chef, Franklin Becker, to make a healthy, yummy dish using all of the healthy fats. Could he do it? He came up with an incredible delicious Fat-Blasting Salmon Recipe. Chef Becker says to add these fats to your diet over the next 5 days and watch the pounds melt away.

Dr Oz: Ayurvedic Diet Secrets

Olives

Olives help you build lean body mass to help burn fat. Olives also help fill you up so you eat less. (They’re also not bad in martini’s, but that’s a different show!)

Canola Oil

Canola oil has the lowest saturated fat content of all the oils (7%). It contains half the saturated fats of olive oil. It has no flavor so it won’t mask the taste of your food but will still give you health benefits.

Avocado

Avocado has a creamy texture, like butter, but it contains less sat fat. Many use avocado to replace mayonnaise in sandwiches. 1 Cup of avocado is proven to contain 40% of your daily fiber. It also helps keep you satiated.

Pistachio

If you really want to lose weight, look to pistachios. They contain linoleic acid, which helps to keep your metabolism revved.

Dr Oz Fat-Blasting Salmon Recipe

Dr Oz offered up a Fat-Blasting Salmon Recipe, that is one of many great Ayurvedic Diet Secrets in my book!

Salmon

Doctor Oz has talked about salmon since the beginning of his show. Salmon contains healthy fats and omega 3 s to help fight belly fat. Plus, it’s affordable.

Pistachio-Dusted Salmon with Avocado and Black Olive Oil Recipe

Finally, we get to see the fat-blasting salmon recipe in action.

Ingredients

18 oz wild salmon
2 Tbsp canola oil
2 cloves garlic. sliced
4 sprigs thyme
1 lemon (cut in half)
Salt (to taste)
4 Tbsp white wine (preferably sauvignon blanc)
4 Tbsp water
6 Tbsp finely chopped pistachios
1 tsp piment de espelette
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp red pepper flake (used to kick it up a notch)
1 diced red bell pepper
1 onion, diced
2 diced avocados
2 garlic, minced
1 diced yellow squash
1 diced Japanese eggplant
½ C chopped fresh tomatoes
1tsp. fresh thyme, picked
1 Tbsp chives
1 Tbsp thai basil
1 Tbsp parsley
Salt and pepper (to taste)
½ C pitted black nicoise olives
4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F
Season salmon with salt and flax oil (Did you see how Chef Becker salted that puppy up. Uh, I thought this was supposed to be healthy?!)
Place salmon on baking sheet
Top with sliced garlic, wine and thyme
Bake until done (7 minutes)
Sauté the vegetables (add them in order in a hot pan)
Sauté till all vegetables are tender but remain intact
Add herbs and serve
Take black olives and olive oil and process in a blender till smooth and black

Dr Oz tasted the dish and the verdict was—drum roll, please—it was delicious! This fat-blasting salmon recipe only contains 460 calories, so dig in!

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