Benefits of salmon: Salmon contains polyunsaturated fats. These fats inclue omega-3 and omega-6 fats. Omega-3 fats are important for proper brain and immune system functioning. Additionally, omega-3 fats aid in brain, nerve, and vision development in young children. Omega-6 fattys acids are also extremely important to our health. Omega-6’s promote immune health, blood clotting, and regulating our genes.
Simple, easy, and tasty glaze:
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tbsp molasses
1. Mix the three ingredients together.
2. Brush onto salmon before cooking.
3. Bake salmon in the oven at 425F for ~10 minutes (until fish flakes easily).
This glaze will be enough to coat 2 fillets.
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