Saturday, October 18, 2014

Grilled Salmon, Grilled Asparagus,Corn-On-The-Cob, With Herb Butter, And Vietnamese Style Bananas


A grill and fresh herbs can help make a good recipe even better.
Did you know that salmon is one of the most nutritious types of fish?
Did you know that asparagus are packed with antioxidants, and ranks at the top of the pack for fruits and vegetables that have the ability to fight free radicals. It can also help our brain fight cognitive decline. Enough said about that!
Corn has taken a bad wrap of late, it isn't the corn that is bad it is the type of topping you choose.
Herbs offer health benefits and are easy to grow right from the backyard garden,  plant boxes,  pots, or simply your windowsill.
Eating bananas can help lower the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, and improve heart health.

Grilled Salmon For Two

2 (6 oz) pieces center-cut salmon filet
 1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon fresh savory
1 teaspoon minced rosemary
1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
1 teaspoon pepper
 Preheat grill for five minutes on medium heat
Place salmon in a glass dish and marinate salmon in lime juice and herbs
Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes
Brush salmon with olive oil
Use a fish grill rack to cook salmon
flip the grill rack  after cooking on each side for 4 minutes

Grilled Asparagus  For Two

 1/2 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
1 teaspoon fresh rosemary
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
 Preheat grill on high heat
Brush olive oil and lemon juice on asparagus
Add spices
Grill in a vegetable basket for 4 minutes , until sear marks appear

Grilled Corn-On-The-Cob, With Herb Butter

2 ears of corn
Herb butter
Prepare the grill on high heat
Place corn in their husk in microwave for 2 minutes
Remove husk and silk from corn
Brush corn with herb butter and place on grill
Cook until seared then move to unheated side of grill for ten extra minutes
Use a cooking tool and remove the corn to a plate

 Herb Butter

1/4 cup of unsalted butter(softened)
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon fresh parsley, minced
1/2 teaspoon cilantro
Add all the ingredients to the softened butter

Vietnamese Style Bananas Dessert
1 banana
1/2 cup Almond milk
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup nuts (your choice)
Slice banana into a pretty dish
Add milk and top with other ingredients

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