Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut with Coconut. That is a mouth full but, here’s why. This recipe combination is loaded with rich nutrients, high-quality protein and health promoting “good” fats that provide a vast array of health benefits.
Halibut is amazingly high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids providing an extensive range of heart health benefits like it helps lower total cholesterol and improves the ratio of good cholesterol (HDL), helps keep blood from clotting and preventing heart attacks, lowers homocysteine and triglycerides and reduces inflammation.
Halibut includes a significant amount of essential nutrients required by the body such as selenium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and B vitamins. These nutrients have many health-promoting benefits which help with digestion, diabetes, brain health, mood, depression, stress, immunity and may even help promote weight loss.
Macadamia nuts are not just delicious but are also one of the most nutritious foods around. Macadamia nuts are amazing little nutrient-filled powerhouses that come from the macadamia tree. They have significant health-boosting effects due to their antioxidants-rich content. Macadamia nuts are high in vitamins A, B, iron, manganese, and folate, as well as minerals and protein.
Yes, coconut oil is high in natural saturated fats. However, this type of fat helps to increase the good cholesterol (known as HDL) in your body and lowers the bad cholesterol (LDL). Having higher HDL levels helps to promote heart health and lower the risk of heart disease. Coconut oil also has a wide array of health benefits such as immune boosting, antimicrobial properties to fight infections, and supports hormonal function. Coconut oil can also boost fat burning which is ideal for weight loss and provide your brain with quick energy. There are many uses of coconut oil not only internally but externally as well for healthy hair and skin.
Serve this delicious halibut with a baked sweet potato along with a rainbow salad and steamed vegetables.
Enjoy the halibut out of it!