Salmon and Creamy Turmeric Veggies

by November 2, 2018

Salmon and Turmeric Veggies #keto #paleo

Keto vegetables enveloped in a rich, creamy, dairy-free, keto sauce. Topped with grilled salmon. A quick and easy keto meal the whole family will love.

Eating Style:

Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Keto, Nut-free, Paleo, Soy-free

Prep Time:




  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) coconut oil or avocado oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon (15 grams) minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon (15 grams) fresh turmeric
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) unsweetened full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup (59ml) water
  • Zest from 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) lime juice
  • 3 cups (226 grams) broccoli, steamed
  • 3 cups (226 grams) cauliflower, steamed
  • Grey sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Four 6-ounce wild Alaskan salmon filets
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or cast iron pan. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, and turmeric. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until golden, about 8 minutes. Add the coconut milk, water, lime zest, and lime juice to the mixture and bring to a simmer.
  2. Stir in the vegetables and season with salt and pepper. Cover and remove from the heat.
  3. Preheat a grill pan. Rub the salmon with salt and pepper. Grill with the skin side touching the pan over medium-heat for 5 minutes. Turn and grill until cooked through.
  4. Transfer salmon and vegetables to a serving plate and dig in.


Fresh Turmeric: you could swap for powdered turmeric.


Nutrition Information Per Serving



Calories from Fat:


Total Fat:

28.3 g

Saturated Fat:

16.7 g


75 mg


119 mg


12.9 g

Dietary Fiber:

4.5 g

Net Carbs:

8.4 g


4.6 g


37 g

Hi! I'm Leanne (RHN FBCS)

a Functional Medicine Practitioner, host of the Healthful Pursuit Podcast, and best-selling author of The Keto Diet & Keto for Women. I want to live in a world where every woman has access to knowledge to better her health.

Read more about me...

Weekly Meal Plans