Wild salmon — not farm-raised — is one of the best #beautyfoods on the market for omega-3 fatty acids, which keeps skin super supple and hydrated. Salmon also has selenium, a mineral that protects the skin from sun exposure. In most instances, opt for wild salmon. Why? Environmental groups such as Seafood Watch have put nearly all farmed salmon on their "to avoid” list. Best in salmon: Wild Alaskan Salmon for having the lowest toxin levels.
- 1 lb red Wild Alaskan salmon | omega-3 fatty acids keeps skin supple + hydrated
- 1 cup cooked sweet potato pureed | vitamin A repairs and smoothes skin
- 2 large eggs, beaten | biotin protects against dry skin
- ½ cup almond flour | vitamin E protects from free radicals
- ½ cup fresh parsley leaves, minced | parsley reduces fine lines + wrinkles
- ½ cup leeks, very thinly sliced | gluthatione prevents + repairs damage
- 1 T Old Bay Seasoning
- Salt, hot sauce, paprika, ground black pepper, lemon juice - to taste
- 2 T ghee or grass-fed butter
- Preheat oven to 425F.
- Lightly puree fish, eggs, almond flour, parsley, leeks, seasoning in a mixing bowl. Mix well, refrigerate for 10 min.
- Add pureed sweet potato to the mixture.
- Brush parchment paper with melted ghee or butter.
- Use ⅓ cup to scoop cakes and drop onto parchment paper. Should be 2 ½ inches wide and 1 inch thick.
- Brush tops of cakes with ghee or butter.
- Bake 20 minutes.
- Serve and savor with sauce of choice!