Baked Salmon and Mashed...Cauliflower?

On a date night a few days ago, Beau and I decided to go all out and cook a yummy (yet healthy) dinner instead of going out to a restaurant. One catch: we couldn't use chicken. After looking back at some of the old recipes, it gives the impression that we eat nothing but chicken and hummus. So to switch it up, Beau bought two gorgeous salmon fillets from Whole Foods along with the necessities for this dish...cauliflower, dill weed, lemons,... and wine. What we made was baked salmon with a lemon and dill sauce paired with rosemary and garlic mashed cauliflower (healthier than based potatoes). If you haven't tried this yet you must. It's so, so good!
- 1 pound salmon fillets

- 1/4 cup Brummel and Brown yogurt butter, melted
- 5 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- sea salt to taste
- freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350. Place salmon in greased baking dish, drizzle sauce. Cook for ~25 minutes

Mashed Cauliflower (mashed potato substitute)
- 1 head of cauliflower (steamed until soft) - add to food processor
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 3 sprigs of rosemary
- salt/pepper
- dash of white truffle oil

This salmon was pretty easy, and it really came out great! Unfortunately (yet typically), I added WAY too much garlic to the point to where it almost spicy. Oh well - they were definitely edible, but i strongly recommend sticking to the 2 cloves! Note: the total prep and cook time was only about 35 minutes so this it totally something you could make on the fly! Hope you enjoy!

Salmon Recipe courtesy of AllRecipes.com

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