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Foil Salmon And Asparagus In Garlic Butter Sauce – Easy Salmon Recipe

Prepare an incredible yet quick and easy dinner with this foil salmon and asparagus in garlic butter sauce recipe. The salmon fillets and asparagus are seasoned with salt, pepper, butter, then drizzled with garlic butter sauce. In just 20 minutes, your fabulous dinner is done!

Ingredients:

• 2 salmon fillets
• 1 lb asparagus (divided)
• salt and black pepper to taste
• 3 tbsp butter (cubed)

Sauce:

• 4 cloves garlic (minced)
• 2 tbsp lemon juice
• 2 tbsp chicken broth
• 1 tbsp sweet chili paste

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Prepare a small bowl.
Add minced garlic, lemon juice, chicken broth and sweet chili paste in the bowl.
Mix until sauce is well combined.
Set aside.

Prepare two aluminum foils.
Lay each foil on a baking tray.
Place a salmon fillet and asparagus on each foil.
Season each with salt and pepper to taste.
Place butter cubes on top of the salmon and asparagus.
Drizzle sauce over the salmon and asparagus.
Fold the foils and cinch the edges to seal.
Place inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 15 minutes.
After 10 minutes, unfold the foil to expose the salmon and asparagus.
Bake it for the last 5 minutes.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Serve it as it is or serve it with rice.
Enjoy!

Foil Salmon And Asparagus in Garlic Butter Sauce
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4-poTueZRI

My Top 3 Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes | How I Lost 40 Lbs

Prepare these low-calorie but full-of-nutrients weight loss smoothie recipes for breakfast. These smoothies are both healthy and very delicious and worthy to be added to your weight loss food list. They are quick and easy to make, ready in less than 10 minutes!

1. Blueberry Smoothie

Ingredients:

• 1 ripe banana (sliced)
• 1 avocado (sliced)
• 1 cup frozen blueberries
• 1/2 cup water
• pinch of cinnamon
• pinch of ground vanilla powder (optional)
• 1 tbsp unsweetened almond butter (optional)
• 3-4 ice cubes

Instructions:

Prepare a blender.
Add ripe banana slices, avocado slices and frozen blueberries.
Pour 1/2 cup of water.
Season with cinnamon, ground vanilla powder and unsweetened almond butter.
Add 3-4 ice cubes.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass or mason jar.
Enjoy!

2. Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients:

• 1 ripe banana (sliced)
• 1 avocado (sliced)
• 2-4 tsp raw cacao powder
• 1/2 cup water
• 1 tbsp unsweetened macadamia nut butter (optional)
• pinch of cinnamon
• pinch of ground vanilla
• 1 tsp pure maple syrup
• 3-4 ice cubes

Instructions:

Prepare a blender.
Add sliced ripe banana and sliced avocado.
Add raw cacao powder.
Pour water.
Add macadamia nut butter, cinnamon powder and ground vanilla powder.
Drizzle pure maple syrup.
Add some ice cubes.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass or mason jar.
Enjoy!

3. Banana-Yogurt Smoothie

Ingredients:

• 1 ripe banana (sliced)
• 2 cups coconut yogurt (or any yogurt)
• 1/4 cup water
• pinch of cinnamon
• pinch of ground vanilla
• 1 tbsp natural unsweetened peanut butter
• 3-4 ice cubes

Instructions:

Prepare a blender.
Add ripe banana slices and coconut yogurt.
Pour water.
Add cinnamon, ground vanilla and unsweetened peanut butter.
Add some ice cubes.
Blend until well combined and smooth.
Transfer to a glass or mason jar.
Enjoy!

My Top 3 Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes - How I Lost 40 Lbs
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2qMAkn-6K4

3 Healthy(ish) Dessert Recipes | Gluten Free + Dairy Free

Prepare these gluten-free and dairy-free dessert recipes for you and your friends this weekend! These healthy and delicious dessert recipes are easy to make. You can choose to prepare maple apple crisp, vanilla raspberry chia pudding, or chocolate almond oat bars.

1. Maple Apple Crisp

Ingredients:

• 4 cups diced apples
• 1/3 cup maple syrup
• 2 tsp ground cinnamon
• 2 tbsp cornstarch
• 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
• juice of half lemon

Topping:

• 1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned rolled oats
• 1/2 cup pecans (chopped)
• 1/2 cup almond flour
• 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
• 1/4 cup maple syrup

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add diced apples into the bowl.
Drizzle maple syrup.
Add ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and cornstarch.
Squeeze the juice of half a lemon.
Mix well to combine.
Transfer the apple mixture to a cast-iron skillet.
Spread to distribute evenly.
Set aside

Topping:

Meanwhile, prepare the topping.
Prepare another mixing bowl.
Add old-fashioned rolled oats, chopped pecans and almond flour.
Add melted coconut oil and maple syrup.
Mix well to combine.
Put the topping mixture on top of the apple mixture.
Spread evenly.

Place it inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden brown.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Serve and enjoy!

2. Vanilla Raspberry Chia Pudding

Ingredients:

• 1 cup raspberries
• 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
• 1 tbsp honey
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1/4 cup chia seeds

Instructions:

Prepare a food processor.
Put raspberries in the food processor.
Pour unsweetened almond milk.
Add honey and vanilla extract.
Blend for 30 seconds to a minute until it becomes a puree.
Once done, transfer to a container.
Add chia seeds.
Mix well to combine.
Cover the container.
Let it set for a few hours, recommended overnight.
Once set, transfer to serving bowls or cups.
Top it off with berries if you prefer.
Serve and enjoy!

3. Chocolate Almond Oat Bars

Ingredients:

• 1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned rolled oats
• 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
• 1/4 cup almond flour
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 3/4 cup smooth natural almond butter
• 1/2 cup honey
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips (vegan)
• 1 tbsp coconut oil
• 1/4 cup chopped roasted almonds (optional for garnishing)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add gluten-free old-fashioned rolled oats into the bowl.
Add shredded coconut, almond flour and salt.
Mix well to combine.
Add almond butter, honey and vanilla extract.
Mix well until thick.
Transfer to a parchment-lined baking dish.
Spread to distribute evenly.
Press down the mixture on the bottom of the dish.
Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
Once done, remove it from the oven and let it cool.

Meanwhile, prepare the chocolate topping.
Prepare a double broiler.
Add dark chocolate chips and coconut oil.
Keep on stirring until melted.
Once melted, pour on top of the baked oatmeal mix.
Spread to distribute evenly.
Sprinkle with chopped roasted almonds on top.
Put it inside the fridge for 15-20 minutes.
Once set, remove from the fridge.
Remove the oatmeal mix from the dish.
Slice into square bars.
Enjoy!

3 Healthy(ish) Dessert Recipes - Gluten Free + Dairy Free
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LwwnMk3Tuc