Appetite for Health

Appetite for Health: Mediterranean Salmon

Omega-3 fatty acids play an essential part in healthy brain function and may help risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis. The body can’t produce them, however, which is why health experts such as the physicians at the TriHealth Neuroscience Institute recommend healthy dietary options such as plants, nut oils and fish. Salmon, in particular, is high is omega-3 fatty acids.

In this segment of Appetite for Health, the registered dietitians from the TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion share an easy and delicious way to prepare Mediterranean salmon.  

2 cups spinach
3 filets of salmon
1/4-1/3 cup pesto
1/4 cup pine nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Use a baking dish, put spinach at the bottom of your pan. Place salmon filets on top, add drizzle of pesto and sprinkle of pine nuts
  3. Bake for 20 minutes or until fish easily flakes
  4. Serve with a side of roasted veggies or asparagus
Tags Appetite for Health , Nutrition and Eating

Last Updated: April 05, 2018