14 New Orleans Fitness Meals and Recipes

June 18, 2009

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Here are 14 New Orleans Fitness Meals and Recipes you can use to stay fit and healthy this summer!

Perfect Honey-Glazed New Orleans Salmon

Talk about an easy way to prepare a delicious salmon dinner; this main dish only takes 20 minutes from start to finish. Salmon is a wonderful source of omega 3 fatty acids.
Servings: 2

Here’s what you need…

1 (8oz) sockeye salmon fillet, cut into 2 pieces
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon ketchup
Heat oven to 450. Line cookie sheet with foil; spray foil with non-stick spray. Place salmon on sheet.
In small bowl, combine honey and ketchup; blend well. Spread mixture over salmon.
Bake at 450 for 12 to 18 minutes or until thickest part of the fish flakes easily with fork.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 220 calories, 11g fat, 4g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, and 26g protein.

Sunny Day in New Orleans Grilled Chicken

Serve this delicious grilled chicken at your next barbecue. The honey-mustard glaze has a wonderful tangy flavor. Remember to add healthy side dishes for a summer meal that will satisfy without weighing you down.
Servings: 6

Here’s what you need…

4 Tablespoons honey
4 Tablespoons spicy mustard
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Pre-heat your grill. If using coals, heat until the coals turn gray and there are no longer strong flames, 35-45 minutes.
Combine honey, mustard, lemon peel, soy sauce and garlic. Mix well. Reserve a few tablespoons of the sauce. Add chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for 40 minutes.
Cook the chicken 5 to 6 minutes per side. Brush with the reserved sauce, and continue cooking for an additional 3 to 4 minutes per side, until chicken registers 170 degrees F on a meat thermometer.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 183 calories, 2g fat, 13g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, and 28g protein.

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