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Sheet Pan Coconut Curry Salmon with Brussels Sprouts

1 pound fresh or frozen skinless wild caught salmon fillets
½ cup canned unsweetened coconut milk
2 tablespoons jarred red curry paste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 ½ pounds fresh Brussels sprouts
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
¾ teaspoon coarse salt, divided
¼ + 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
1/3 cup unsweetened large flaked coconut, toasted
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
Finely shredded peel of 1 lemon (about 2 teaspoons)
1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
Lemon wedges (optional)

Place salmon in a medium bowl. In a small bowl whisk together coconut milk, curry paste, and lemon juice. Pour over salmon. Gently turn salmon so all is coated with the curry mixture. Cover; marinate in the refrigerator.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425°F. Wash and trim Brussels sprouts, removing any discolored outer leaves. Cut any large sprouts in half. In a large bowl toss sprouts with oil, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Line a half sheet pan with parchment paper. Arrange Brussels sprouts in a single layer on one side of the lined pan.
Roast Brussels sprouts, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until lightly browned and almost tender. Stir sprouts. Remove salmon fillets from marinade. Arrange salmon in pan next to Brussels sprouts. Roast, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork. Sprinkle salmon with remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
In a small bowl combine coconut, chives, and lemon peel. Transfer sprouts and salmon to a serving platter. Sprinkle with coconut mixture and the sesame seeds just before serving. Serve with lemon wedges for squeezing over, if desired.

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Workout of The Day: January 22nd

Medicine Ball Workout: 20 reps per move, repeat each circuit 3 times. Round 1: Squat and press Russian twists Mountain climbers Round 2: Lunge and twist Crunches Jumping jack and overhead press Round 3: Single leg deadlift (right) Single leg deadlift (left) Toe touches

Grilled Pesto Pork Chops with Asparagus

Ingredients: 4 (about 1-inch thick each) bone-in pork chops 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, divided 1 teaspoon black pepper, divided 1 bunch asparagus, woody bottoms removed 1 cup cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 cup pesto, store bought or homemade 4 medium bamboo skewers, soaked for 20 minutes in warm water,Continue Reading

Workout of The Day: January 19th

Firefighter Workout: Level 1: 3 sets , Level 2: 5 sets 20 jumping jacks 10 wide grip push ups 20 box step-ups 20 box jumps 20 box lifts 40 high knees

Workout of The Day: January 18th

Cardio and Core Workout: Level 1: 3 sets, Level 2: 5 sets High knees, 1:00 minute 20 sit-ups 20 russian twists Jumping jacks, 1:00 minute 20 leg raises 20 flutter kicks Burpees, 1:00 minute 20 oblique crunches, each side

Workout of The Day: January 17th

Track Workout: Jog 4 laps (1 mile) 50 pushups, 50 sit ups Jog 3 laps (.75 mile) 40 mountain climbers, 40 crunches Jog 2 laps (.50 mile) 30 squats, 30 bicycle crunches Jog 1 lap (.25 mile) 20 burpees, 20 russian twists

Workout of The Day: January 16th

Burpee Workout: Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes: 5 burpees 10 air squats 4 burpees 15 sit ups 3 burpees 10 push ups 2 burpees :60 second plank

Workout of The Day: January 15th

HIIT Stairs Workout: Using a set of stairs at home, outside or at the gym perform each exercise as instructed. Stair runs 1:00 minute Stair squats, 15 on each side Decline pushups, 15 Double stair runs, 1:00 minute Split squats, 15 Tricep dips, 15 Stair jumps, 10 Incline pushups, 15 Repeat 3 times!

Mexican-Style Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients: 3 cups Cauliflower Florets (stems removed and washed) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion (finely chopped) 3-4 Garlic Cloves (minced) 1 jalapeno (finely chopped) 2 medium Tomatoes (finely chopped) 3/4 cup diced Bell Peppers 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder 1/2 teaspoon Paprika Powder (or red chilli powder) 1 tablespoon chopped Cilantro Salt to tasteContinue Reading

Matcha Green Tea Chia Pudding

Ingredients: 5 tbsp Chia Seeds 1 tsp Organic Matcha Powder 3 packets Natural Sweetener (stevia, Truvia, etc.) 2 cups Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk ½ tsp Vanilla Extract 15 drops Almond Extract Directions: In a shaker cup, add all of the ingredients. Cover with the cap and shake. Pour evenly into jars, seal tightly, and refrigerateContinue Reading