10 Superfoods Diet: 4 Dinner Ideas

The 10 Superfoods Diet was created by Dr. Nicholas Perricone and focuses upon 10 specific foods that Perricone states will benefit the brain, beauty and health.  By following the 10 Superfoods Diet, Perricone believes that a person will appear younger and become a healthier individual. To achieve this, dieters must cut out refined sugars, saturated fats, processed foods and high glycemic carbohydrates from their eating regimen. Below are several dinner ideas that incorporate numerous ingredients that are listed on Perricone’s Superfoods list, and focus on all-natural ingredients. After each meal, make sure to drink at least 8 oz of water.

1. Trout with Broccoli and Fruit

  • 6-8 oz trout fillet
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon peel, grated
  • 1 tbsp basil, thyme, parsley and rosemary
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup broccoli, steamed
  • ¼ cup mixed berries
  • 8 oz water

Combine olive oil, chopped herbs, lemon peel, garlic and lemon juice into a saucepan. Over medium heat, whisk until blended. Brush both sides of trout with above herb mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Grill fish for 2 minutes and flip, grill for an additional 2 minutes or until fish flakes when forked. Drill remaining herb mixture over fish. 

Serve fish with a side of steamed broccoli, fresh mixed berries and a glass of water.

2. Grilled Salmon with Asparagus

  • 4 to 6 oz salmon
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup asparagus, broccoli or spinach
  • 4 oz cantaloupe
  • 8 oz water
  • Lemon juice

Prepare this quick and easy dinner by grilling or baking the salmon. Steam the asparagus or other vegetable. Serve the salmon upon the bed of lettuce seasoned with lemon juice and 1 tbsp olive oil. Vegetables can be seasoned with olive oil.  Enjoy with a side of cantaloupe and a glass of water.

3. Baked Chicken with Salad

  • 4 to 6 oz boneless, skinless chicken
  • Spice or seasoning of your choice (recommended cumin or miso)
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • Lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz water

Season the chicken with cumin or miso and grill or bake until done.  Serve with a side salad topped with lemon juice and olive oil. Enjoy with a glass of water.

4. Broiled Salmon with Salad

  • 4 to 6 oz salmon
  • Organic powdered dressing mix
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp onion, chopped
  • ¼ bell pepper, chopped
  • Lemon juice
  • 6 oz unsweetened yogurt
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 8 oz water

Take a non-cheese based dressing mix, such as Italian powder dressing and season the salmon with this mixture. Broil until done. Serve with a salad composed of romaine lettuce, tomatoes, onion and bell pepper. Top the salad with lemon juice. Serve with a side of yogurt mixed with blueberries and a glass of water.

Incorporate these meal ideas into the 10 Superfoods Diet, and you will begin to see healthier skin and have more energy in no time!

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