Omega-3 Rich Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Quinoa

Omega-3 Rich Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Quinoa

Best to: Treat yourself to this heart-healthy and brain-boosting meal featuring omega-3-rich salmon, fibre-filled quinoa, and antioxidant-packed Brussels sprouts. This well-rounded dish is perfect for busy women accountants who want to prioritize their health without compromising taste.


  • 4 (6 oz) salmon fillets, skin on
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. Place salmon fillets on one side of the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with one tablespoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place Brussels sprouts on the other side of the baking sheet, drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes until salmon is cooked through and Brussels sprouts are tender and slightly caramelized.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine quinoa, water, and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and stir in chopped parsley.
  4. Whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, and extra virgin olive oil in a small bowl to create a dressing.
  5. To serve, divide the quinoa among four plates, and top each with a salmon fillet and a portion of roasted Brussels sprouts. Drizzle the dressing over the salmon and vegetables.


 Enjoy this nutrient-rich, satisfying meal that supports your overall well-being!

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