With summer finally on the way, it's time to start cooking fresh, light dishes.
Fish and seafood are the perfect main ingredients for a summery supper and a great way to top on on Omega-3.
These sea-dwelling delights vary enormously in flavour, texture and their suitability for different cuisines.
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Versatility aside, the health benefits are plentiful. Fish are typically loaded full of Omega-3 fatty acids – but don't let the word "fatty" deter you. These are the good, essential fats which give fish its reputation as "brain food".
Omega-3's are proven as powerful anti-inflammatories which help the body cure all sorts of ailments.
Particularly high in the Omega-3 stakes are mackerel, trout, salmon, sardines and anchovies. And whilst white fish might not contain as much, it's low in fat and high in protein – vital features of a healthy diet.
The perks don't stop there.
Fish is also packed with vitamins and nutrients that can lower blood pressure and help reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Nutritionists recommend that we eat at least two portions of fish per week.
Try hitting your target with these summer fish dishes:
Trout and Ginger Salad adds some zing to a healthy salad.
For an Asian twist on fish try Mackerel with Lime and Coconut Marinade with Sweet Potato Wedges.
Seafood Brochettes with White Wine Hollandaise pose a little culinary challenge for an amateur cook but the outcome is exquisite.
Combining two super-healthy ingredients, Salmon and Asparagus Stroganoff is creamy but light.