No. 1 : Quick Recipe

Salmon Cakes Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

  • 1 ½ to 2 LBS Salmon (or any firm fleshed fish like cod, amberjack, etc.)
  • Olive Oil Spray
  • Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 6 Green Onions, minced
  • ½ Cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • ½ Cup Chopped Toasted Walnuts
  • Juice of 1 Lemon 

Step One

Preheat the oven to 400F. Spray the salmon with the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook for about 10 – 12 minutes until cooked through. Remove and when cool, flake the fish.

Step Two

In a medium sized bowl, combine the salmon, eggs, green onions, bread crumbs, walnuts and juice. Use your hands to gently combine and form into 8 – 10 patties that are no more than ¾ to 1” thick.

Step Three

Place the cakes on a parchment lined sheet tray and slide into the oven. Cook for about 15 minutes, flip and cook for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.


  • 1 Box Power Greens, Arugula or Spinach (10 – 12 cups of greens)
  • 1 Cup Grape Tomatoes, quartered 1 Avocado Sliced
  • 1 Recipe Honey Dijon Dressing
  • ¼ Cup Sliced Green Onions, green parts only

On six plates, make a bed of the greens, sprinkle on the tomatoes and arrange a few slices of the avocado on the side of the plate. Drizzle with the dressing, add a salmon cake and garish with sliced green onions.

Honey Dijon Salad Dressing

  • ½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ¼ Cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1 TB + 1 Tsp Honey
  • Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper

Shake the ingredients together in a jar.

No. 2 : Kitchen Scoop

The salmon cakes keep in the fridge for 3 – 4 days, and in the freezer for 4 – 6 months, wrapped well. The dressing will keep in the fridge for 4 – 5 days.

No. 3 : Get Creative

Individual ramekins are a good kitchen purchase; they are inexpensive and versatile for not only this recipe but also dozens of other kitchen uses.

No. 4 : Wine FIND of the Week

Caceres Blanco Rioja
Rioja Spain
About $10.00

Think Spain’s Rioja wine is always a rich dark red? Its not! This white wine is made with the Rioja regions most important white grape – Viura. Wines made from Viura are fresh and fruity with flavors of citrus and melon and arebmost often aged in stainless steel to preserve the crisp flavors. Great with fish and vegetables dishes – perfect with spring and summer salads!

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