If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then this is a great meal to give your day the best start! Yummy salmon and scrambled eggs for breakfast provide tons of nutrients and will easily keep you going until lunch time. Nutritious and delicious at the same time!
Salmon and Scrambled Eggs for a Healthy Breakfast
Serving a side of salmon for breakfast is a great way to start the day. Whether you make the salmon fresh, or serve leftover salmon, it goes really well with fluffy scrambled eggs.
We make this salmon with a little orange juice and rosemary. The taste is light and gentle making it perfect for a clean and delicious breakfast. See our printable list of clean eating foods.
- Salmon is often considered one of the healthiest foods you can include in your diet due to its numerous health benefits.
Salmon and Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast - Start your Day with Clean and Healthy Eating.
- 1 lb. fresh salmon
- salt & pepper
- 1/2 tablespoon grape seed oil
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Using about half of the oil, lightly grease just the bottom of a 2 qt. casserole dish.
Lay salmon skin side down in the dish.
Pour orange juice over top of salmon.
Brush the remaining oil on top of the salmon.
Sprinkle salmon lightly with salt & pepper and then with the rosemary.
Bake in the oven uncovered for 10-15 minutes.
Why We Love Salmon and Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast
We always start off our day with eggs because eggs are a powerhouse of nutrients. You can read more about healthy eggs here Eggs are The Perfect Food. Eggs combined with cooked salmon is not only nutritious, its super-delicious! Salmon has lots of heart-healthy omega-3s, is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and is an awesome source of protein. It is much healthier than any other breakfast protein such a pork sausage or bacon.
How to Make Quick and Delicious Scrambled Eggs to Go With The Salmon:
- 3 fresh organic eggs – How to Choose Eggs
- 3 tablespoons of milk
- salt & pepper
SREP 1. To make quick scrambled eggs, crack three fresh eggs into a medium bowl and add 3 tablespoons milk or cream. Lightly salt and pepper egg mixture. Gently whisk eggs using a fork until eggs are blended with the milk.
STEP 2. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter into a medium skillet. When butter is melted and skillet is hot, pour egg mixture into skillet. Let eggs sit in skillet for about 30 seconds and then start pushing the eggs around using a spatula. Do this until the eggs are fluffy and cooked all the way through.
Can You Use Canned Salmon instead of Fresh?
Yes, you can make delicious canned salmon patties or try mixing some cooked canned salmon right in with your scrambled eggs.