404 Maple Pepper Salmon

Maple Pepper Salmon

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You can never get enough Omega-3 fatty acids and there is no more delicious way than to cook up some wild caught salmon! Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for our health but we cannot make them in our bodies so we have to get them from the foods we eat. Omega-3s are important for numerous normal bodily functions such as blood clotting and building new cell membranes in the brain. We can also see a lot of benefits from eating enough Omega-3 fatty acids such as softer hair, nails, and clearer skin. Getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids can also mean a more supported immune system and better overall health. Try out this recipe that only has five ingredients and is super simple but still very tasty.

Here is a list of good sources of Omega-3 fatty acids:

  • anchovies
  • bluefish
  • herring
  • mackerel
  • salmon (wild has more omega-3s than farmed)
  • sardines
  • sturgeon
  • lake trout
  • tuna

This recipe was inspired by my amazing acrobatics instructor, Melissa Basch who always pushes me past my limits. Thank you for being you and for sharing your delicious recipe!

Maple Pepper Salmon
Recipe Type: Fish
Author: Amanda
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Ingredients
  • 1lb Wild Caught Salmon
  • 2 tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Aminos
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Cracked Black Pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine maple syrup, coconut aminos, garlic powder, and black peppers in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Place fish skin side down then drizzle the maple syrup mixture evenly over all pieces.
  4. Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Turn broiler on and flip fish over and broil for 2-3 minutes. I like the skin kind of crispy so I always broil it. This part is optional.