These Maple Dijon Baked Salmon Skewers only call for a few ingredients and are a healthy dinner the entire family will love!
Has anyone else gotten sick yet this year? I HAVE I HAVE! And it’s literally the first time in like 3 years that I’ve even had a cold. WTFFFFFFF. Apparently I have sinus congestion, which I have never experience before. My throat hurts, I have mega sniffles, I can’t hear, I’m always tired, anddddd I get super light headed when I exercise.
Crossing my fingers this bug only lasts a few more days because It’s been almost a week and I can’t handle this i’m-always-tired-and-I-can’t-think-straight body of mine.
I’m also eager to jump back on the workout train because it’s been a rough couple of weeks 😀 I’ve been a traveling fool and that really throws off your healthy living rhythm. I’ve got 2 weeks before my next trip (We’re going to Kansas for Christmas) and I’d really love to start kicking my own ass in the gym 😀
Otay enough whining (sorry for the negativity this AM!), check out these cute little salmon skewers!
Now that it is officially the North Pole in Minnesota, I am completely devastated that we can’t use our grill. That’s all we’ve done for the past 6 months. How am I suppose to cook my perfect salmon?
I guess I will have to resort to my oven! I played off an old recipe – Lemon Salmon Kebabs – I just love how salmon looks on a stick. This time, I whipped up an easy marinade that is oh so flavorful and baked these bad boys in the oven!
I’d say the hardest part of this recipe is filleting the salmon, other than that it’s easy peasy lemon squeezy.
Also be careful not to stab yourself with the skewers when you’re pushing the veggies through. It can get a little kung-fu.
I decided to pair my salmon squares with some brussels sprouts for literally a meal on a stick. You could do any vegetable you like, but brussels are my fav! I suggest tomatoes, potatoes, onion, or peppers.
As for the quinoa…
I have a lot of friends and readers who tell me they don’t like quinoa because it doesn’t tastes like anything. Gang- all you have to do is add a little flavor and you are good to go! For this batch- I cooked the quinoa in chicken broth (KEY) instead of water, and added a little garlic powder and my favorite spice mix- Tuscan Sunset from Penzey’s, but you could sub Italian seasoning. SO GOOD and SO FLAVORFUL!
I am spending the day in the kitchen making Christmas cookies and a few up-coming client recipes! Have an awesome sauce day 😀