Red, White & Blue Salad With Salmon

Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing:
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp raw honey
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp poppy seeds
Salt to taste

In a bowl, combine all ingredients and whisk until combined. Set aside.

Salad:
5-6 oz salmon filet
2 cups mixed greens
1/3 cup sliced strawberries
1/4 cup blueberries
1/4 cup sliced red onions
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 oz fat-free feta or goat cheese
Olive oil cooking spray
Kosher salt
Onion powder
Garlic powder
Sweet smoked paprika
Dried parsley flakes
Cracked black pepper

Preheat oven to 375F. Spray the salmon with olive oil cooking spray and season to taste with: kosher salt, onion powder, garlic powder, sweet smoked paprika, dried parsley, and cracked black pepper. Cook the salmon skin-side down for about 12-15 minutes (depending on the thickness). Spray the salmon again with olive oil cooking spray halfway during the cooking process.

Place the mixed greens into a bowl. Top with strawberries, blueberries, and red onions. Place the cooked salmon on top with sprinkle the walnuts and cheese. Drizzle with lemon poppy seed dressing.

 

 

Almetria Turner is a wellness coach, food and fitness blogger, marathoner, RRCA certified running coach, author, and motivational speaker. She’s been featured on The Today Show, Women’s Running Magazine, Redbook Magazine, TBN, Yahoo Health, The Huffington Post, and others for her 177 pound natural weight loss. Her two E-books are “How to Shop and Eat Healthy on a Budget” and “Embrace Life: Lifestyle and Wellness Planner. 365 Days of Inspiration, Forecasting and Fitness.”

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