Eat more fish for a better night’s sleep. Most fish—and especially salmon, halibut and tuna—boast vitamin B6, which is needed to make melatonin (a sleep-inducing hormone triggered by darkness).
Serves 4 Cook Time 20 minutes
1 1/4 lb center-cut salmon fillets, cut into 4 portions
1/4 tsp salt, or to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1/4 C reduced-fat sour cream
2 Tbsp stone-ground mustard
2 tsp lemon juice
- Preheat broiler. Line a broiler pan or baking sheet with foil, then coat it with cooking spray
- Place salmon pieces, skin-side down, on the prepared pan. Season with salt and pepper. Combine sour cream, mustard and lemon juice in a small bowl. Spread evenly over the salmon.
- Broil the salmon 5 inches from the heat source until it is opaque in the center, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.
Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program, Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.
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