Our Balsamic Salmon Filet Recipe is simple to make plus it’s rich in flavors with a wide array of nutritional benefits! Today’s oven roasted salmon filet only needs 20 minutes to prepare along with aged balsamic vinegar, olive oil, sea salt, black pepper, fresh lemon and parsley! You won’t believe how flakey, moist, and mouth-watering this salmon filet recipe is. Even your non-fish-eater friends and family members will like it. 🙂
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Healthy benefits Balsamic Salmon Filet Recipe
• Salmon- Salmon is a flavorful, fatty fish that’s rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is a low-calorie protein source that’s also low in saturated fat. The American Heart Association recommends eating at least two, 3.5-ounce servings of fatty fish, like salmon every week. Salmon is a good source of vitamin D, which is important for healthy bones. It’s also high in B Vitamins, good source of Potassium, loaded with Selenium, and contains the Antioxidant Astaxanthin.
• Balsamic Vinegar- Balsamic vinegar contains powerful antioxidant called polyphenols which fight cell damage and boost our immune system. The antioxidant in balsamic have also the potential to protect against heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory conditions. Balsamic can help prevent anemia, fatigue, and it’s been suggested that balsamic vinegar can contribute to weight loss, low cholesterol, and even a glowing complexion.
• Olive Oil- Olive Oil is widely recognized as one of the world’s healthiest oils. In fact, people tend to live longer and healthier lives in regions where olive oil is a staple. It is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, contains large amounts of antioxidants, strong anti-inflammatory properties, may help prevent strokes, and is protective against heart disease.
• Fresh Lemon- Lemons are an excellent source of vitamin C and flavonoids, which are antioxidants. Antioxidants help remove free radicals that can damage cells from the body. These nutrients can help prevent diseases and boost health and wellbeing are some of the possible benefits of consuming lemons.
• Sea Salt- Sea Salt is mostly composed of sodium chloride, a compound that helps regulate fluid balance and blood pressure in the body. Since it’s minimally processed, it contains some minerals, including potassium, iron, and calcium.
• Parsley- Parsley is a versatile herb that provides a concentrated source of nutrients. It’s particularly rich in vitamins A, C, and K. The vitamins and beneficial plant compounds in parsley may improve bone health, protect against chronic diseases, and provide antioxidant benefits.
Enjoy our Balsamic Salmon Filet Recipe and some of our other salmon recipes!
- 1 ( 10-12 ounce) salmon filet
- 1/3 cup aged balsamic vinegar (I like the "Gold" variety from Trader Joes)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 tablespoons fresh minced parsley and lemon wedges
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Line cookie sheet with parchment paper, place salmon filet in the center of lined sheet.
- Drizzle with olive oil, 1/2 of aged balsamic vinegar, sprinkle with black pepper and sea salt.
- Bake 10 minutes then drizzle with remaining aged balsamic vinegar, followed by the fresh lemon juice.
- Bake remaining 10 minutes or until center pulls away flakey with a fork or 145 degrees F.
- Garnish with fresh parsley and lemon wedges.
- Enjoy your Balsamic Salmon Filet Recipe!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 107Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 225mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g
Miss Nichole with Fit Friday!!
Last week I told you we would be breaking down the importance of all four components of our physical health throughout the next few weeks. All four of these are pretty basic and non-surprising, and all important. This week we start with sleep.
We all know we need it, yet it is often pushed to the wayside in favor of a favorite Netflix series, pressing matters at work, a little one’s science experiment, a fun night out, etc. Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying sleep must win out all the time or that there isn’t a place for any of that. What I am saying is that we can’t let the rest of life consistently push sleep to the wayside. You need sleep!
How often are you getting your 7-8 hours of recommended sleep? I would say most nights I am in bed for around that long… unfortunately I have a toddler that still doesn’t sleep through the night, so I am getting up most nights at least once with her. Thankfully, she is getting up less and less and I have faith that her wake ups will be a thing of the past soon. I can’t wait for that day, I know my body needs sleep. Sleep is when the body and mind repair itself. Those sleeping hours allow my body, mind, and heart to get ready for what lies ahead.
Make it a goal to get your sleep most nights. Life is to be lived, so enjoy some nights out with your friends, take time after the kids go to bed to enjoy some time with your spouse, and take over the t.v. every once in a while, just don’t make it a more-often-than-not thing.
Make up some Balsamic Salmon Filet Recipe to enjoy this week!
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