Maple Mustard Salmon

Maple Mustard Salmon

Ingredients 3 tablespoons whole-grain or Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon sugar free maple syrup 4 4-ounce skinless center-cut wild-caught salmon fillets Preparation 1.Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray. 2.Combine mustard and maple syrup in a small bowl. 3.Place salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. 4.Spread the mustard mixture evenly on the salmon. 5.Roast until just cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes. […]

Ellipse Fitness Holiday Pork Roast

Holiday Cranberry-Apricot Pork Roast with Potatoes Ingredients 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (3 lbs) 4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 can (14 oz.) whole-berry cranberry sauce 1 can (15 oz.) apricot halves, drained 1 medium onion, quartered ½ cup chopped dried apricots 1 Tbsp. sugar ½ tsp. ground mustard ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper Directions 1. Cut roast in half. Place potatoes in a slow cooker. Add the pork […]

Ellipse Holiday Salad

Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Ingredients 1 lb. mixed baby greens (16 cups) ¾ cup pomegranate seeds 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. minced shallot or red onion 1 tsp. grated lemon zest Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions 1. Toss together greens and pomegranate seeds in a large bowl. 2. Whisk together oil, lemon juice, shallot, zest […]

Fitness Tip of the Week: TRX Lower Body Mountain Climber

Planks on a stable surface are an awesome exercise for core, hip and shoulder strength however planks on the TRX are even more challenging and effective as the core works harder to stabilize the body.  Now let’s take the intensity up a notch and create more movement by adding a lower body mountain climber.  This new move will multiply the abdominal workout while simultaneously spiking the heart rate.  With that […]