Recipe: Lemon and Herb Roasted Salmon with Quinoa and Asparagus.


April is National Stress Awareness Month

It’s a time to focus on our mental and physical well-being. And what better way to combat stress than with a healthy, delicious, easy meal?

(Don’t forget to take a look at our last post about mindful eating)

What is Mindful Eating

Certainly, this Lemon and Herb Roasted Salmon with Quinoa and Asparagus recipe is the perfect combination of nutritious ingredients and mouth-watering flavours, making it a great addition to your stress-reducing diet.

Not only delicious, but healthy:

The omega-3 fatty acids in salmon have been linked to reducing stress and anxiety levels, while quinoa is a complex carbohydrate that can help stabilize blood sugar levels and improve mood. Asparagus is also a great source of folate, which can improve mental clarity and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and roasted


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the salmon fillets on the baking sheet and top with sliced lemon.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, chopped thyme, chopped rosemary, afterwards, the olive oil.
  • Spoon the mixture over the salmon fillets, making sure they are evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Roast the salmon in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  • While the salmon is cooking, prepare the quinoa according to package instructions.
  • Trim the asparagus and place it on a separate baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Roast the asparagus in the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until it is tender and lightly browned.
  • Once everything is cooked, serve the salmon with the cooked quinoa and roasted asparagus.

And it’s ready:

This Lemon and Herb Roasted Salmon with Quinoa and Asparagus recipe is not only delicious, but it’s also a great way to take care of your mental and physical health.

Make it a part of your stress-reducing diet this National Stress Awareness Month and beyond.

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