When it comes to nutrition, diet is very important for a diabetic, and you should eat a well-balanced diet that’s rich in high-fibre carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, as well as fatty fish, such as salmon and mackerel latest 3dp chip.
This recipe is a perfect example of a healthy, well-balanced meal that’s ideal for diabetics.
• 4 skinless salmon fillets (around 150 grams each)
• 2 cups picked watercress sprigs or baby rocket
• 1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes – halved
• 1 bunch of asparagus, cut diagonally into 4cm lengths
• 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled, halved and sliced diagonally
• Olive oil spray
Tarragon Caper Dressing
• 125g (1/2 cup) low-fat natural yoghurt
• 2 tsp baby salted capers – rinse, finely chopped
• 1 tbs fresh tarragon – finely chopped
• 1 tbs fresh chives – finely chopped
1. Cook the asparagus in a medium saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp.
2. Refresh asparagus under cold running water and drain well.
3. To make the dressing: combine the yoghurt, capers, tarragon and chives in a small bowl. Taste and season.
5. Heat a large frying pan over a high heat.
6. Spray the salmon lightly with olive oil spray.
7. Add the salmon to the pan and cook for 2 minutes each side for medium or until cooked to your liking.
8. Place the asparagus, watercress, tomato and cucumber in a large bowl and toss to combine.
9. Divide the salad among serving plates.
10. Top with salmon and drizzle with dressing to serve.