Salmon, mushrooms, spinach and bell peppers

This simple and sumptuous dinner combines a number of the most nutrient-dense foods.  The salmon provides plenty of omega 3 fatty acids, protein, a range of B vitamins as well as copper and selenium.  The bell peppers provide a great boost of vitamin C, while the spinach boosts the magnesium and potassium. It’s also super tasty!    


One serving of this recipe provides 400 calories, 44 g of protein, 22 g of fat and 4 g of net carbs.


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


Salmon 160g
Pepper, Red 30g
Spinach 75g
Mushrooms 50g


The salmon shown here is baked with lemon in the oven and the mushrooms fried with a little bit of butter.  Feel free to add your favourite vegetables and have a larger piece of salmon if you require more energy.  


  • Monica Kendall

Suitable for

  • nutrient-dense maintenance
  • maximum nutrient density
  • bodybuilders
  • blood sugar and fat loss
  • blood sugar and diabetes
  • athlete & bulking


The ranking of this recipe for each goal is shown below (click the link to see the highest-ranking recipes for each goal).

nutrient density100%
lean bulking/bodybuilder99%
fat loss98%
blood sugar & fat loss99%
blood sugar/diabetes 96%
ketogenic 67%