lemon brown sugar salmonWhen you have a piece of salmon that is cooked perfectly, all is right in the world!  And this quick, easy and flavorful recipe will not disappoint!  Plus, you can’t be that it’s only 276 Calories Per Serving!


2-6oz salmon fillets (408 calories)

1/2 teaspoon of salt (0 calories)

1/2 teaspoon of pepper (0 calories)

1 tablespoon of brown sugar (18 calories)

1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder (4.5 calories)

zest of 1 lemon (0 calories)

1 tablespoon of olive oil (120 calories)

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Let’s Cook!

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

2. In a bowl, combine the salt, pepper, brown sugar, garlic powder, lemon zest, and olive oil until it forms a paste. Then spread over the flesh of the salmon.

3. Roast in the oven for 12-15 minutes until the salmon has cooked through. Allow to cool slightly, then enjoy.

You’ll notice in the video, I topped my salmon with an Autumn Salad. It’s just mesclun greens, apples, dried cherries, pomegranate arils, and toasted pecans. I mixed it with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. It’s easy! It’s so easy, you don’t even need a recipe. Just grate a clove of garlic and mix it with a pinch of salt and pepper and a small spoonful of mustard. Then, add a spoonful of balsamic vinegar and mix in a few spoonfuls of good olive oil. It’s THAT simple. Then, just put the salad right over top of the cooked salmon. It couldn’t be easier!

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