Oven Baked Salmon

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Oven Baked Salmon


  • 1 lb wild salmon, cut into 4 fillets
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  • Place salmon fillets in a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk honey, lemon zest, garlic, thyme, pepper and salt. Then mix in lemon juice.
  • Pour sauce over salmon fillets; coat evenly.
  • Place salmon on prepared baking sheet. Add remaining sauce on fillets.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until salmon is fully cooked.


Salmon is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation. It is a great source of protein, which allows your muscle to recover and build. Salmon is also an excellent source of several B vitamins, which are needed for energy production, controlling inflammation and protecting heart and brain health. Consuming salmon may help you control your weight by reducing appetite, boosting metabolic rate, increasing insulin sensitivity and decreasing body fat : )

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