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MILWAUKEE -- Did you know that February is American Hearth Month?  Meijer Dietitian and healthy adviser,  Maribel Alchin, joins FOX6 WakeUp with some heart healthy meals.

Mediterranean Pan-Roasted Salmon
Serves 4

1 tsp. McCormick Dried Basil Grinder*
1 tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. McCormick Dried Oregano Grinder*
½ tsp. McCormick Rosemary, crushed
½ tsp. sea salt
4 salmon fillets, skin on (4 oz. each)
1 tbsp. olive oil
Lemon wedges

1. Mix seasonings in medium bowl. Sprinkle 2 tsp. over salmon.
2. Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Place salmon, skin side up, in skillet. Cook 5 minutes.
3. Turn salmon fillets. Cook 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges.

Source: McCormick

Nutrition facts per serving: 195 calories, 11g fat, 1g saturated fat, 62mg cholesterol, 345mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 23g protein

*Note: McCormick herb grinders are made with gently dried, larger cut leaves that lock in natural oils. As the bottle is twisted, these oils are released to deliver a fresher flavor and aroma.

Serve with quinoa and Baby Spinach, Avocado & Blood Orange Salad

Baby Spinach, Avocado & Blood Orange Salad
Serves 4

4 cups Earthbound Farm Organic Baby Spinach
2 firm but ripe avocado, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
2 blood oranges, peeled, segmented, and seeded
salt to taste
pepper to taste

1. Divide baby spinach between four plates. Top with avocado slices and blood orange segments and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Information (per serving):148 calories, 10g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 373mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 2g protein

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