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Baked Salmon Recipe

For those having heart problems, or recovering from a heart attack, the consumption of salmon is encouraged primarily because it aids in the lowering of bad cholesterol and replacing it with good cholesterol. Salmon also helps to repair heart damage and strengthen the heart muscles. Salmon also works as a natural antidepressant and helps the brain work better while improving the memory capabilities of an individual. There is even some evidence of being able to positively affect the aging process. Salmon also helps to lower the blood sugar level which is especially beneficial to those suffering from diabetes. It also contributes to a more optimum metabolic rate. Healthy hair which is bright and shiny, good skin quality, and bright eyes are all the positive benefits of consuming salmon.

Baked Salmon Ingredients

Fresh salmon filets (allow about 1 per person)
1/3 cup orange juice
2 lemons
Garlic powder Italian seasoning
Fresh cilantro for garnishing 


Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Wash & place salmon filets skin side down into a deep rectangular baking dish
Mix 1/3 cup orange juice with the juice of one of the lemons; pour mixture over salmon fillets in baking dish
Season each salmon filet with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning to taste
Cut the second lemon in half, cut one half of lemon into slices, and place slices on top of salmon filets
(The second half of this lemon will be sliced and placed on salmon after it's done)
Bake salmon filets for 15-25 minutes depending on the thickness After baking, place filets on the serving dish and place slices from the second half of the lemon on top
Garnish filets with cilantro


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