Salmon and Salad Bowl

This incredibly nutrient-dense meal is from Angela Gourlay who won our Nutrient Density Challenge.  Angela said,

“This is one of my favourite go-to salads during the week for lunch or dinner. It’s fresh, satisfying and easy to prepare in advance. I like to finish off the salad with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and chopped fresh dill.”

The salmon and mussels provide a solid dose of protein, omega 3, zinc, selenium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, choline, B6, B5, B3, B2 and B1 while the greens provide magnesium, copper, calcium, K, C, A and folate to provide a highly satiating and nutrient-dense meal.


One serving of this recipe provides 378 calories, 49 g of protein, 12 g of fat and 16 g net carbs.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


  • 100 g broccoli
  • 50 g spinach
  • 50 g chard, Swiss
  • 25 g watercress
  • 50 g red bell peppers
  • 100 g salmon
  • 50 g mushrooms
  • 75 g mussels
  • 3 asparagus spears


  • Wash and slice all the vegetables and leaves into bite-size salad bits.
  • Place into sealable containers (if taking to work) or place in a bowl if eating immediately.
  • Add fresh or canned seafood.

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