Main Dishes

Roasted Trout with Braeburn Apples and Pepita Pesto

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Surrounded by freshly chopped apples and squash, this roasted trout recipe captures the flavours of early fall perfectly. Drizzle with pepita pesto and set out to serve.

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2 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil
4 Braeburn apples, cubed
2 cups 1/2-in. cubes pumpkin or butternut sqaush
1/4 tsp herbs de Provence
6 skin-on rainbow trout fillets, about 125 g each
1/4 tsp salt

PESTO
1 cup fresh parsley
1 small garlic clove
1/4 cup toasted pepitas
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp lemon zest
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/8 tsp salt
POSITION racks in upper and lower thirds of oven. Preheat to 450F. Coat a baking sheet with 1 tbsp oil. Toss apples and pumpkin with herbes de Provence and another 1 tbsp oil on prepared sheet. Bake in lower third of oven until fork-tender, 20 to 25 min. LINE a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment or foil. Arrange fish in 1 layer, skin-side down, on parchment. Brush with 2 tsp oil and season with 1/4 tsp salt and fresh pepper. Roast fish in top third of oven until just cooked through, 7 to 8 min. Remove and tent with foil. WHIRL parsley with garlic, pepitas, parmesan, 3 tbsp olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and 1/8 tsp salt with a hand blender until puréed. SPOON a portion of apple mixture in the middle of each plate and lay a trout fillet on top. Top with pesto. Prep Tip: Toast pepitas in a dry frying pan over medium heat until lightly golden, 10 to 12 min. Cool completely.
Nutritions

Calories
367

Sodium
375mg
15% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
22g
45% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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