Thursday Nugget

Recipe of the Week

Maple-Glazed Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts


  • 1 pound Brussels Sprouts (trimmed and halved)
  • 1 large Red Onion (cut into 1-inch wedges, stem ends left intact)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Whole-Grain Mustard
  • 1 ½ pounds Skinless Salmon Fillet (cut into 4 pieces)
  • ¾ teaspoons Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Pepper
  • Lemon Wedges (for serving)


Preheat oven to 450 °F and place the racks in the upper and lower thirds. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the brussels sprouts and onion with the oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Roast on the bottom rank, tossing once, until golden and tender (about 15 to 20 minutes). In the meantime, in a small bowl, mix together the maple syrup, mustard, and ¼ teaspoon of each salt and pepper. After the vegetables have cooked for about 12 minutes, please the salmon on a second rimmed baking sheet and brush it with the maple syrup mixture. Roast on the top rack until opaque throughout (about 6 to 8 minutes). Serve the salmon with the vegetables and lemon wedges.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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