Citrus Mahi Mahi with Cilantro Lime Cole Slaw

photo credit: farmfoodieandfitness.comSometimes you just want something that tastes fresh and zesty, especially after this crazy frigid winter we’ve had. I can’t wait till the weather finally breaks for good! I’m ready for warm days and cool nights, trips to the farmers market for spring veggies, and the fishing boats will finally start running in again with loads of fresh fish. (Hence my husband is obsessed with fishing so that part may not be the best thing for me!) 🙂

I also have a small addiction to slaws! My biggest cravings are always for something crunchy. People laugh at me when I tell them this, but my go to at 8:30 every night is not chocolate or something sweet. It’s always Kale Slaw or I’ll make up a batch of whatever I can mix with cabbage. Something about those crunchy, zingy, and earthy flavors, I can’t seem to get enough of!

So here’s my recipe for Citrus Mahi Mahi with Cilantro Lime Cole Slaw and I topped it off with some fresh mashed avocado. These started off as tacos, then I thought the tacos shells would ruin the freshness! I don’t usually eat tomatoes in the winter because they’re out of season, but I had a couple left over from cooking meals for some of my clients. So I through them in there and I think a little more of the acid made the slaw that much better! Let me know whatcha think! Here’s to hoping spring is really right around the corner.

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 oz of Mahi Mahi (preferably fresh but frozen is ok too)
  • 3 tablespoons of good olive oil
  • 5 drops doTerra lime essential oil or juice of 1 1/2 limes
  • 1/2 head purple cabbage-shredded
  • 1/2 head green cabbage-shredded
  • 2 carrots- peeled and shredded
  • small handful roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 shallot-chopped
  • 6-7 cherry tomatoes- sliced
  • 1 avocado (ripe)
  • Sea Salt
  • Fresh ground pepper

In a medium saute pan, add a little olive oil, add Mahi, 2 drops of lime oil or 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice. Season with salt and pepper and cook thoroughly. In a separate bowl, add cabbage, carrots, shallots, tomatoes, cilantro, 2-4 drops of lime oil, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix well. Slice open avocado, remove pit, mash into a small bowl. On a plate, place slaw, top with Mahi, then add a spoonful of fresh avocado! Soooo good!

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Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

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