Roasted Salmon with Apple Fennel Salad over Garlicky Kale & A $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

January is here and with that comes new goals, resolutions, and tons of healthy eating/detoxing from the holidays! Are you in the same boat? I’m doing a combination of a candida detox/whole30/21dsd! Basically, low/no sugar, real whole foods (no paleo baked goods), and lower carb. I’ve heard from many of you that you’re doing similar programs, and whether you’ve started one or are just trying to start off the new year on the right note, this post is for you!

I made you possibly my new all-time favorite dinner. This Roasted Salmon dish is the perfect light & healthy dinner option that’s packed with your favorite winter flavors! Paired with sautéed garlicky kale and topped with an apple fennel salad, it’s easy enough for a weeknight dinner and elegant enough to impress your weekend guests!

Roasted Salmon with Apple Fennel Salad

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But first… I’ve teamed up with the ladies for another month on great eats. This month focusing on detox-friendly food to nourish and kick-start your 2015. Please welcome Brittany from Eating Bird Food to the group!

Detox Your New YearAll that, plus… Enter to win a  $125 Amazon gift card to support you in your effort to eat healthy in 2015.

Brittany from Eating Bird Food made you superfood energy balls that have a base of oats and almond butter and are studded with a blend of superfood berries including goji berries, inca berries and mulberries. They’re a healthy on-the-go snack option with enough sweetness to satisfy a sugar craving.

Find the recipe here.superfood energy balls

Taylor from Food Faith Fitness made you a protein and super-food packed smoothie bowl that is made extra creamy with Greek yogurt and avocado. It’s swirled with cashew cream for the perfect nutty note.

Find the recipe here.
Smoothie bowl

Kelly from Nosh and Nourish made you the most gorgeous juice ever! A large pile of vegetables and fruits becomes one nutrient-loaded glass of juice. This Super Yellow Juice is overflowing with vitamin C from the bell peppers and rutabega and is great at aiding in digestion and boosting your immunity!

Find the recipe here.


Davida from The Healthy Maven made you a healthy and nutritious Detox Vegetable Soup. It’s made with eight different vegetables and is ready in under 40 minutes for a hearty and veggie-packed meal.

Find the recipe here.


Lee from Fit Foodie Finds made you Paleo Fried Rice using cauliflower in place of rice and tons of veggies for a healthy, quick, 30-minute meal that’s vegetarian and delicious.

Find the recipe here.


Now, for the salmon dish that is perfect for your weeknight meal or your classy dinner party! Packed with nutrients, easy to prepare, Whole30-approved, deliciousness! You’ll leave the table beyond satisfied and wanting more, promise!

Roasted Salmon Kale Apple Fennel Salad

I’ve been topping the apple fennel salad on all of my leafy green salads lately, too!

Roasted Salmon Kale Apple Fennel Salad

Roasted Salmon with Apple Fennel Salad over Garlicky Kale & detox recipes
Serves 3
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
  1. 1 lb. wild salmon
  2. 3 cups kale
  3. 1 head garlic*
  4. 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  5. 1/2 tsp pink sea salt
Apple Fennel Salad
  1. 1 organic apple, peeled, cored, sliced or shaved
  2. 1 fennel bulb, sliced or shaved
  3. 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  4. 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  1. Roast garlic: I use this method, preheat oven to 400, cut off the top, place face up and drizzle with olive oil, cover with tin foil and roast for 30 minutes or until soft**
  2. Lightly rub salmon with olive oil and sea salt, set aside
  3. In a bowl combine shaved or sliced apple and fennel, pomegranate seeds, and apple cider vinegar- toss and set aside
  4. Massage kale with olive oil
  5. In a skillet heat 1/2 tbsp olive oil and garlic
  6. Add in massaged kale and sauté until wilted, sprinkle with sea salt as desired
  7. While cooking, place oven on broiler (high) and place salmon into the oven
  8. Broil for 7-9 minutes based on size of your fish
  9. Plate by placing kale down, salmon on top, and apple fennel salad to garnish
  1. *One head if you are roasting your garlic first, 2 cloves if you are just sautéing with garlic
  2. **You don't have to use roasted garlic, you can simply sauté your kale with garlic while cooking
Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Roasted Salmon Kale Apple Fennel SaladRoasted Salmon Kale Apple Fennel Salad

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