Salted Cinnamon Spiced Salmon and Health Benefits of Cooking with Fall Spices
5 Healing Fall Spices with Fish
Part of our love for seasonal change is due to the new smells and flavors each season brings. We’re talking healing spices today, maybe some of these spices are fall familiars, while others are newer to you. Either way, spices are MUCH more than just flavor to kick up your meals, find out why!
1. Ginger -- Improves the absorption and assimilation of nutrients in the body, soothes nausea, and is anti-inflammatory, relieving joint pain. Who wouldn't want that?
2. Cumin -- A good source of Iron and Vitamin C, it is a powerful antioxidant that plays a role in fighting cancer. It has also been found effective increasing insulin sensitivity, thus a great nutrient for diabetics!
3. Garlic -- Is an antioxidant and researchers widely believe that the organic compound in garlic- allicin, which gives garlic its aroma and flavor, acts as the world’s most powerful antioxidant. The allicin is also a powerful antibiotic, that fights infection and bacteria. Include it more this fall to prevent colds!
4. Rosemary -- Medicinally, it has been shown to support healthy digestion, healthy circulation and alleviation of joint pain. The oil is frequently used for aromatherapy, and has been shown to enhance alertness.
5. Cinnamon -- Not only good in a roll, it is an antioxidant that supports healthy blood sugar levels, good brain function and (great news for cold season) helps to prevent and fight colds! There is a history of cinnamon aiding in fighting infections and even some types of cancer.
Source :: Mountain Rose Inc and Wellness Mama
Here’s a delicious recipe you can use to make some seasonally spicy, fillets of Salmon!
- 1/2 to 1 tbsp cinnamon
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1/4 tsp each of black pepper and sea salt
- Thaw out your salmon fillets and set aside.
- Heat large skillet on medium. Add in your butter and spices.
- Make sure the butter and spices are mixed well in pan, then add your salmon fillets with skin side up so that the flesh part of the fish gets coated with butter.
- Pan fry for 8-10 minutes on medium. Serve with steamed greens and mashed cauliflower or potatoes.
Makes about 2 small fillets.
Cheers to Fall Spices and Omegas!
Lindsay and Abby
Sizzlefish Nutrition Specialist
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