Need a breakfast that feels like a splurge yet that gives you the nutrients you need so that you can power right through this hump day? Look no further than this mouth-watering breakfast sandwich. The smoked salmon (Yes,-that’s code for indulgent lox!) has omega-3 fatty acids, the egg whites are packed with plenty of protein, and the whole wheat English muffin is a healthy carbohydrate choice. This all makes for the perfect combination of energy-fueling foods to help you power through your day.
Egg and Salmon Sandwich
1/2 teaspoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon(s) finely chopped red onion
2 large egg whites, beaten
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 teaspoon(s) capers, rinsed and chopped (optional)
1 ounce(s) smoked salmon
1 slice(s) tomato
1 whole-wheat English muffin, split and toasted
- Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until it begins to soften, about 1 minute. Add egg whites, salt and capers (if using) and cook, stirring constantly, until whites are set, about 30 seconds.
- To make the sandwich, layer the egg whites, smoked salmon and tomato on English muffin.
Nutrition Info- Calories: 214, Total Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 19g
You also might want to add some berries on the side of this meal to give you some extra antioxidants and energy! Enjoy!