Photo: Haley Barton
Fresh Salmon Scramble.
PROTEIN BOOSTING BREAKFAST
Protein at breakfast can help reduce cravings for the rest of the day. To reach the 20-30 gram mark, double up your protein sources using eggs and fresh salmon for a delicious, satisfying meal.
- 2 eggs
- 2 ounces fresh wild salmon
- 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp. chopped dill
- 1 tsp. chopped chives
- Slice of whole grain toast
- Cut salmon into large chunks.
- Place non-stick pan on medium heat and add olive oil.
- Once pan and olive oil are warm, add chopped salmon and season with salt and pepper.
- Turn the pieces of salmon gently to cook evenly on all sides.
- While salmon is cooking, crack the eggs in a small bowl and mix together with a fork.
- Once the salmon is almost done (after about 2-3 minutes), add the eggs to the pan and reduce heat to medium-low.
- Gently move spatula across bottom of pan to form large soft curds without breaking the chunks of salmon.
- Once eggs and salmon are cooked through, remove pan from heat and sprinkle dill and chives.
- Serve on whole grain toast.
Nutrition Info – per serving with toast:
- 353 calories; 30g protein; 18g carbohydrates; 18g fat; 4g fibre.
Haley Barton, MSc., is Nutritionist and Health Educator at Nutrition Savvy in Vancouver, B.C.