Mackerel with Sizzled Garlic, Ginger and Tomatoes

Mackerel with Sizzled Garlic, Ginger and Tomatoes

Mackerel with Sizzled Garlic, Ginger and TomatoesIngredients:
2 whole mackerel, cleaned (ask fishmonger)
2 tsp sunflower oil
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tsp red chilies
1 bunch of green onions sliced
1 C cherry tomatoes sliced in half
1 tsp rice vinegar
1 T soy sauce

Directions:

  1. Heat Grill on high, then grill fish for 3-5 minutes on each side. Remove.
  2. Heat Oil in sauté pan, add ginger, garlic, onions tomatoes, chilies for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Place fish on plate and cover with onion/tomato mixture.
  4. Enjoy!

Health Benefits:

  • Mackerel: is a great source of essential fatty acids, magnesium and B2 which are all critical manage inflammation caused by Lyme disease and other autoimmune disorders. These nutrients can help support cognitive functions and suppress joint pain. Serving Mackerel with the skin will increase a daily dose of EFAs.
  • Ginger: is an ancient rhizome that has been used for thousands of years to aid gastrointestinal issues. It has over 400 compounds including oleic, capric and linoleic acids which are all essential fatty acids. It contains anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols which support patients with multiple arthritis issues [Murray, 2005].
  • Tomatoes:  Consume only organic tomatoes to insure they are free from pesticides and antibiotics. Tomatoes are high in lycopene which is great for eye sight. They have been shown to have antioxidants which can improve oxygen in the blood. However, replace with spinach if on an elimination diet and nightshade vegetables are prohibited.

Ginger Peach Pork Loin

Ginger Peach Pork Loin

Ginger Peach Pork LoinIngredients:
Organic natural pork loin
¼ Cup honey
1 T chopped fresh rosemary
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp salt
1 T freshly grated ginger
¼ Cup peach preserves, organic
1 T Olive Oil
2 T Soy Sauce

Allow 4-6 hours for marinade (or overnight)

  1. Combine honey, rosemary, salt, ginger, peach preserves, oil and soy sauce.

  2. Salt pork loin before covering completely.

  3. Grill at 350o for 15-18 minutes, turn at 7 minutes.

  4. Enjoy

 

Health Benefits:

  • Pork:  is nutrient dense and a good source of B2, Riboflavin, which supports Lyme disease and autoimmune issues. However, it is critical to consume organic pork to ensure antibiotics and pesticides do not interfere with a clean diet. The B vitamins in pork help with inflammation flare-ups.

  • Garlic: is a true super food, it is anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant, anti-fungal, and antiseptic. Garlic also helps feed probiotics, which is important for their GI effectiveness.  It also helps protect cells because of it’s high antioxidant compounds.

  • Rosemary: Rosemary is know for it’s anti-inflammatory benefits.  It also stimulates the immune system, increases circulation and digestion.  Rosemary has many immune supporting nutrients like magnesium, Vitamins B2