Seafood High in Potassium

Author: Lisa Maloney   Potassium is well-known as an electrolyte, one of the minerals you need for your body's cells to function properly and to help regulate fluid balance. But potassium has other functions in your body too, all of them critically important. It helps regulate your heartbeat, muscle contractions and nerve signaling. It's required to help some enzymes to function, aids in bone health, reduces the risk of some cardiovascular diseases, and can lower your risk of kidney stones, too. If you're looking to increase your intake of dietary potassium, almost any seafood is a good source. Tip The [...]

2018-12-29T19:15:18-06:00December 30th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

With Prices Low, US Grocers Push Shrimp for the Holidays

Author: Christine Blank   Cheaper farmed shrimp prices are benefitting American retailers and consumers this holiday season. Prices for imported farmed shrimp have dropped significantly since the summer, and fallen an additional USD 0.30 to 0.40 (EUR 0.26 to 0.35) per pound over the last month. There are a variety of reasons for the steep drop in prices. Overproduction, heavy inventory in United States’ cold storage, rejections of imported shrimp by the U.S.A., and close competition for vannamei from other suppliers are all impacting shrimp pricing. Shrimp from India, which is the largest supplier to the United States, is especially [...]

2018-12-29T19:00:49-06:00December 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Thai-Style Steamed Fish

Author: Good Food Source: Thai-Style Steamed Fish Prep: 10 mins - 15 mins Cook: 15 mins Serves: 2 2 trout fillets (each weighing about 140g/5oz)a small knob of fresh root ginger (peeled and chopped)1 small garlic clove (chopped)1 small red chili (not bird's eye, seeded and finely chopped)grated zest and juice of 1 lime3 baby pak choi (each quartered lengthways)2 tbsp soy sauce Nestle the fish fillets side by side on a large square of foil and scatter the ginger, garlic, chilli and lime zest over them. Drizzle the lime juice on top and then scatter the pieces of [...]

2018-12-29T18:56:44-06:00December 30th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

An Illustrated Guide To Pairing Wine & Seafood

Author: Aliza Kellerman   The perfect seafood dinner can only be improved by adding a stunning ocean view in the background, and a glass of wine on the side. While there are some classic wine and fish pairings out there, we wanted to be extra thorough and make sure that no matter what kind of aquatic dish you’re enjoying, you’re sure to know the right kind of wine to pour. Like any other food, the wine pairings for fish depend on the fish’s texture, taste, and aroma. If that intimidates you, don’t worry: you don’t have to be a marine [...]

2018-12-29T19:10:21-06:00December 30th, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

New Australis Barramundi product to debut at Whole Foods

Author: Christine Blank Australis Aquaculture will debut its frozen Garlic Teriyaki Barramundi portions at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide starting in mid-January 2019. Australis, which is based in Greenfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A. and farms its barramundi in ocean pens in Vietnam, said its new sweet and savory pre-glazed frozen barramundi portions “are designed for health-conscious consumers who crave the great flavor and nutritional value of sustainable seafood, without the fuss." The portions are sold in a 12-ounce bag and retail for a suggested USD 9.99 (EUR 8.72) each. "We know our shoppers are coming to the Whole Foods Market seafood department [...]

2018-12-22T14:08:44-06:00December 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Smoked trout & potato wedges

Author: Jennifer Joyce Source: Smoked trout & potato wedges Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Serves: 4 500 g Potatoes (cubed)100 g bag baby spinachzest and juice 1 lemon140 g smoked trout fillet (flaked)1 tbsp capers1 tbsp chopped dill140 g breadcrumb (from stale bread)1 tbsp sunflower oillemon wedges and tartar sauce (to serve) Boil potatoes in salted water for 15 mins until tender. Meanwhile, tip the spinach into a large colander in the sink. Drain the potatoes over the spinach so the cooking water wilts it, then spoon the potatoes back into the pan. Mash, stirring in the lemon [...]

2018-12-22T15:02:57-06:00December 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stay Healthy: Eat More Seafood!

Author: Paul Ebeling Stay Healthy: Eat More Seafood! Whatever your preference, eating more seafood may help you stay healthy as you age, new research suggests. In a study spanning 22 years, researchers found that higher blood levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood were associated with a better chance of healthy aging. The study involved more than 2,600 US adults participating in a major study of heart health. Participants averaged 74 years of age at the start of the study. “Healthy aging” was defined as growing older with good physical and mental function and without major chronic diseases. [...]

2019-02-23T19:16:40-06:00December 23rd, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Sponsored: Bring a Taste of Tuscany to Your Holiday Dinner Table With These Amazing Wine Pairings

Author: Gary Duff Sassoregale Sangiovese When pairing with the decadent flavors of Sassoregale's Sangiovese red wine, keep in mind the rich and diverse history of the drink. Not only does Sangiovese have depth and personality, but it requires the proper companion to bring out its most vibrant aspects. Before dinner, Sangiovese is the perfect accompaniment to Tuscan prosciutto and salami as well as blue cheese, fontina, mozarella, and parmesan. So start the meal off light, with a smattering of small plates that include these items. At the dinner table, complement the wine with lusty main courses such as roasted beef, [...]

2018-12-22T14:26:02-06:00December 23rd, 2018|Wine|0 Comments

Sautéed Salmon With Chimichurri and Potatoes

Author: Robin Bashinsky Source: Sautéed Salmon With Chimichurri and Potatoes Active Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 6 oz. salmon and about 3 1/2 oz. potatoes) 3 cups small fingerling potatoes (halved lengthwise)5 tablespoons olive oil (divided)1 teaspoon kosher salt (divided)3/4 teaspoon black pepper (divided)1/3 cup finely chopped red onion1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley3 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepperCooking spray4 6-oz. skin-on salmon fillets (such as wild Alaskan) Preheat oven to 425°F.Combine potatoes, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in [...]

2018-12-14T23:05:40-06:00December 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Americans Are Eating More Fish, But Still Not Enough

Author: Kim Painter Photo: Larry Olmsted for USA TODAY This week is all about turkey. But year round, Americans are making room on their plates for more fish and other seafood. We ate an average of 15.5 pounds of it in 2015, continuing a three-year rise, says a recent report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). But here’s the catch: That’s roughly one 4-ounce serving each week, or half the 8 ounces recommended for most adults in U.S. dietary guidelines. The American Heart Association also urges adults to eat two fish meals a week. A fish-rich diet lowers the [...]

2018-12-14T22:49:14-06:00December 16th, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments