Maple Cilantro Salmon

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Considered one of the world’s healthiest foods, salmon provides an abundance of important nutrients. Salmon is an excellent source of vitamin B12, vitamin D, and selenium. It is a good source of niacin, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, phosphorus, and vitamin B6. Some other incredible health benefits are:

 

  •   Excellent source of vitamins, proteins, minerals & healthy fats
  • Helps to maintain insulin levels in your body & improving metabolism
  • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
  •   Improves memory and efficiency of brain functions
  •  Helps to prevent macular degeneration & loss of vision
  •  Reduces the risks of certain cancers
  •  Aids in maintaining healthy skin and hair

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Pure Maple syrup

1 bunch of fresh cilantro chopped (I use approximately a handful)

Juice of 1/2 lemon

3 garlic cloves minced

4 salmon filets

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F

2. Mix syrup, cilantro, lemon and garlic together in a small bowl.

3. Place salmon and syrup mixture in a zip lock bag and marinate for 1 hour or over night.

4. Place salmon on baking dish lightly covered in cooking spray and cover.

5. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 F.  Then uncover and broil for 5 minutes.

 

Enjoy!!

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