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Pack a punch with omega-3 fatty acids and nutritious protein!

Keep the skin on – it is delicious crisped up and contains the highest concentration of omega-3 in a fish. Alternatively, swap the salmon with any other fresh fish you have available locally.

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 150g salmon fillet
  • 70g pumpkin, rind removed
  • 35g (½ cup) green beans, trimmed
  • ½ tbsp duck fat or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 25g feta


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/392°F.
  2. Slice the pumpkin into wedges and bake with coconut oil or duck fat for 20 minutes until tender.
  3. Heat butter in a large pan over medium heat.
  4. Cook the beans and salmon together in the butter.
  5. Turn the salmon after 4 minutes and cook for further four minutes on the other side. Remove the pumpkin from the oven.
  6. Serve with the salmon and beans, with crumbled feta over the vegetables.

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