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Recipe Review – Cashew Salmon with Apricot Couscous (Eating Well)

Posted Mar 17 2009 6:18am

How great it is to have a buddy around the house who shares my passion for healthy eating! Not only that, but she planned and prepared this fantastic meal yesterday from the latest Eating Well Magazine “ Cashew Salmon with Apricot Couscous

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She had it all prepped when I got home from work and before we got to the cooking part, the two of us strapped up the Lu-ster and head off for some exercise beforehand. I walked and she went for a run and then looped up with me later on to walk the rest of the way home. It was still chilly but a lovely night for some fresh air and some exercise. It was a 55 minute walk and my HRM calculated I burned about 260 cals. It felt great and since I hadn’t done any exercise in a while, my legs felt stiff (I miss that feeling!)

So after we got back home, Brooke fired up the stove and Voila!

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NUTRITION INFORMATION: Per serving: 571 calories; 21 g fat (4 g sat, 9 g mono); 68 mg cholesterol; 65 g carbohydrate; 34 g protein; 10 g fiber; 526 mg sodium; 776 mg potassium.
Nutrition bonus: Vitamin A (25% daily value), Potassium (22% dv), Vitamin C (20% dv), Magnesium (15% dv), excellent source of omega-3s.
3 1/2 Carbohydrate Servings
Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 fruit, 3 lean meat, 1 1/2 fat

It was absolutely delicious and compliments to the chef!

(Did I mention that it’s great having her around??? :-D)

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