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Branzino with Charred Greens, Radish + Citrus Honey Yogurt


Serves 2

1 cup plain whole-milk or Greek  yogurt
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1-2 tablespoons of  Raw & Unfiltered Honey, sea salt to taste

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
Two 8 oz Bronzino or Snapper filets
Sea Salt + Pepper
1 watermelon radish, sliced thinly 1/2 cup basil leaves, torn
1/4 cup parsley leaves, torn

This is a delicious healthy fish recipe using organic fresh ingredients but feel free to experiment with the ingredients that are available to you. I chose a Bronzino fish, and for greens I used a variety of chard, kale and grilled peas. Other fish fillets could work perfectly well, especially thicker cuts that will grill well. If one doesn’t have a grill accessible – a grill pan on the stovetop is a good alternative.

The highlight of this dish is the creamy yogurt that goes well on anything, salad, toast and vegetables.


For the citrus honey yogurt |
Combine lemon juice, yogurt and olive oil in a bowl until blended evenly. Drizzle 1 to 2 tablespoons of honey into the mix, depending on preferred sweetness and whisk to combine. Add sea salt to taste.

For the fish |
Prepare grill to medium-high heat. Brush  filets generously with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill filets until just cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Set aside.


2-3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 bunch Rainbow Chard
1 bunch of kale

1 Tablespoon of water
1 cup of sugar snap peas Sea salt to taste

Wash and dry the chard and kale. In a large cast iron pan, heat the olive oil and the garlic over medium-high heat until aromatic, being careful not to burn the garlic.

Add about chard and kale to pan and add 1 tablespoon of water. Cook down for 3 to 5 minutes until liquid is absorbed.

Wash and dry snap peas, removing and discarding any stems. Toss in 1 tablespoon of olive oil and a pinch of sea salt. Distribute peas evenly across preheated grill. Let peas grill for 2 minutes on one side before turning and allowing them to cook a further one to two minutes. Remove from grill and set aside.

To serve, spread 1 tablespoon of citrus honey yogurt over center of the plate. Place sauteed chard over yogurt and top with Bronzino. Top with grilled snap peas and garnish with shaved watermelon radish, torn basil and parsley leaves. Add sea salt to taste.

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