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Lemon Vinaigrette Salmon


Lemon Vinaigrette Salmon


Ingredients:For the Lemon Vinaigrette:

– 2 tbsp good quality olive oil
– Juice of 4 limes
– 3 garlic cloves, crushedFor the Salmon:
– Salmon fillets
– 1/2 tsp green goddess spice
– 1/2 tsp salmon rub spice (Trader Joe’s)
– 1 tsp maple syrup
– 1 tsp Dijon mustard
– 1 tsp soy sauce
– 1 tbsp olive oil (for frying)Optional sides:
– Quinoa
– Roasted red onions and peppers


1. Marinating the Salmon
– In a shallow dish, mix together olive oil, lime juice, and crushed garlic cloves.
– Place the salmon fillets in the marinade, ensuring they are evenly coated.
– Allow the salmon to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

2. Preparing the Salmon
– Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
– Sprinkle green goddess spice and salmon rub spice over the marinated salmon fillets.
– In a small bowl, mix together maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and soy sauce.
– Drizzle the maple syrup mixture over the salmon fillets, ensuring they are evenly coated.

3. Cooking the Salmon:
– Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Ensure the oil is hot but not smoking.
– Carefully place the seasoned salmon fillets into the hot pan, skin-side down.
– Sear the salmon on each side for about 5-7 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked to your desired doneness.
– Transfer the seared salmon fillets to a baking dish and finish cooking them in the preheated oven for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until cooked through.

4. Serving:
– Once cooked, remove the salmon from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
– Serve the lemon vinaigrette salmon hot, alongside optional sides like quinoa and roasted red onions and peppers.
– Enjoy your delicious meal!

Gila Glassberg, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, holding an inclusive variety of foods

Gila Glassberg is a Master's level registered dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. As a teenager, she was faced with constant diet talk, body shaming and obsessive guilt around food. She struggled with disordered eating. This is what propelled her into the field of nutrition. She uses a non-diet, weight-neutral approach called Intuitive Eating. She helps growth oriented women break out of chronic dieting, and regain clarity into what is really important to them.

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