Today’s Foodie Friday Spotlight is SALMON!! With all of it’s awesome benefits & delicious recipes salmon is the perfect protein for any dish!
Some of the benefits salmon provides is:
- Salmon is a rich source of vitamins and minerals
- Salmon is lean protein and contains omega-3 fatty acids
- Salmon can lower risk of high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, heart arrhythmia and cardiovascular disease
- Just a 3-ounce serving of salmon gives you 20% or more of the recommended daily allowance of vitamins B6 and B12, as well as niacin, which are all essential for metabolizing protein, carbohydrates and fats!
*Reference for above: Dr. Merco
Salmon can be cooked, served, and seasoned SO many different ways, no wonder it has become a powerhouse of nutrition!
Below are some recipes from our website that will leave your mouth watering:
Honey Lime Sheet Salmon – When time is of the essence and bellies are growling… SHEET PAN MEALS are a blessing! Loaded with flavor AND Omega 3’s, this colorful Salmon recipe will do just the trick during mid-week scrambles.
No baking… 5 ingredients… 5 minutes of your time… and just pure enjoyment! Whether it’s a snack or your rest day meal, you can’t go wrong with these low carb and dairy free cucumber sandwiches!
Smoked Salmon & Egg Stuffed Avocado – When Brunch is must, THIS is what it’s about! Just take 2 of the simplest ingredients, and then stuff them in a healthy vessel of fat. 20 minutes later…. you have yourself a low-carb FLAVOR BOMB!!!