For the past couple of years, we have tried to live GMO free. _ Not easy when you consider that most of the yellow corn, rice, sugar beets, canola, cotton, and soy beans, as well as the majority of the Hawaiian Papaya, and some Zucchini grown in the USA are Genetically Modified. – Ya just gotta love Monsanto –
Europe has banned GMO imports for several years and French scientists have proven that long term ingestion of GMO products does cause a huge increase In tumors in lab rats. Russia has banned GMO imports from USA following the French study was made known.
Recently, we have also decided to go gluten free, for health reasons, which means no wheat or gluten grain products – no pasta, bread, crackers or cereals etc. While it has helped from a health perspective, it’s definitely hard on the budget. The recipe below feeds two hungry adults for 3 meals, while providing good quality protein, and lots of Omega 3 fatty acids and it’s easy on the wallet.
The quote below is from a Livestrong.com article on Mackerel.
“Mackerel fish contains the omega fatty acids EPA, DHA and ALA, all of which are good for brain growth and protection. In fact, the omega-3 fatty acids found in mackerel can actually help to reduce a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.”
1 Can Double Q Salmon (wild caught and processed in the USA)
1 Can Mackerel
4 stalks Celery finely chopped
½ small onion finely chopped
2 Cups Potato Flakes (add more as needed)
1 Tbls Brown Mustard
1 Tbls Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp hot sauce
Drain fish and remove skin and bones.Mix all ingredients well.Form into patties and drop into hot skillet (use your own oil of choice) Sauté until golden brown on both sides