During this month of love, I often remind myself to give love back to my body. My time cooking in the kitchen is a perfect place to start. Swapping out those high-inflammatory fats for nutrient-dense, heart healthy fats is sure to do the body…and the heart…plenty of good. Try this Pecan Crusted Cajun Salmon for a simple and flavorful recipe that is sure to make your heart pitter patter with satisfaction.
Being from New Orleans, seafood was always on the menu. Salmon is perfect, not only because it is delicious, but it is also loaded with essential omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Layering it with cajun seasonings- paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cayenne, salt, and pepper– will upgrade your salmon to a trip right down Bourbon Street!
Nuts are a staple item in my freezer. They are great because they can be the perfect heart healthy snack, but I also love to incorporate them into my meals every now and then, too. For this recipe, you can use whatever nuts you have on hand, but pecans help to add the perfect hint of sweetness to the fish.
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