WeightWatchers recipe to help boost brainpower
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This is an easy lunch to make for one, or scale-up the recipe to feed a crowd. Salmon is packed with nutrients, and contains lots of omega-3 fatty acids, an essential fat which gives oily fish its reputation as ‘brain food’.
Scientists also believe that eating fish could help protect us from certain cancers, as well as chronic conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and high blood pressure.
One wholemeal pitta
Little gem lettuce
115g steamed skinless salmon filler
1tbsp 0% fat Greek yoghurt
1tbsp reduced fat mayonnaise
Half-a-teaspoon harissa paste
1. Flake the steamed salmon fillet into chunks.
2. Cut a wholemeal pitta bread in half and fill with several Little Gem lettuce leaves and the flaked salmon fillet.
3. Mix together the natural Greek yogurt, the reduced-fat mayonnaise and the half-a-teaspoon of harissa paste.
4. Spoon the harissa mayo into the pittas on top of the salmon and lettuce leaves and serve.
Smartpoints: Green – 13;
Blue – 5; Purple – 5
Salmon pittas Serves 1