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Salmon

Benefits of Eating  Salmon:

– Rich in Omega 3 fatty acids which help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, etc

– High in protein

– High in B vitamins which are good for brain health and turning food into energy

– Good source of potassium

– High in selenium which is good for bone health, improving thyroid function, and it reduces the risk of cancer

Salmon

How to Cook/Use Salmon

Salmon is some of the best food you can put in your mouth.  Unlike most fish, it does not have a fishy taste but a great rich flavor.  Another great thing about salmon is the many different ways it can be prepared like steamed, grilled, sauteed, smoked, or baked.

Tuna Salmon Sandwich

Ingredients:

–  1 can of salmon

– Little bit of light mayo

Directions:

Do what you do when you make tuna except replace the tuna with canned salmon.  Mix it with some mayo!

Salmon Salad

Ingredients:

– 2 cans of salmon

– 2 tablespoons of light mayo

– 1 cup chopped celery

– Black pepper for taste

– 1 bag of salad

Directions:

In a bowl, mix together the mayo, celery, pepper, and salmon.  Add the mixture to the salad.  Healthy and protein filled lunch or dinner!

Baked Dijon Salmon

Ingredients:

– Salmon filets

– 1/4 cup of olive oil

– 3 tablespoons of Dijon mustard

– 1.5 tablespoons of honey

– 1/4 cup of chia seeds

– 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

– 4 teaspoons of parsley

Directions:

– In a bowl, mix together the olive oil, Dijon mustard, and honey.  In another bowl, mix together the chia seeds, chopped pecans, and parsley.

– Brush each piece of salmon with the oil, Dijon, and honey mixture.

– Top each filet with the chia seed, pecan, and parsley mixture.

– Bake at 400 degrees F for 12-15 minutes.  (Salmon is done when it flakes with a fork)

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