Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Healthy Breakfast Sandwich with Salmon, Rucola and Spinach

A healthy breakfast refuels your body, give your body the energy it needs and having healthy breakfasts are the healthy ways to kick start your day.

This healthy breakfast is easy to assemble.  The vegetables can be washed a head of time and place in the fridge so that they're ready to go in the morning.  Rocket(Rucola) and baby spinach are used in this sandwich, but you can replaced them with other greens as well.  Don't fancy salmon?  Then substitute them with low fat lean ham! 

A hand's full of rocket
A hand's full of baby spinach
4 slices multi grains bread, toasted
4 slices smoked salmon, sliced into smaller strips
4 slices low fat cheese of your choice
1 large tomato, halved and sliced
1 lemon
Freshly ground multi colour pepper
1 tbsp good quality extra virgin olive oil
Serves 2

1.  In a medium bowl, place the rocket, spinach, tomato and salmon inside.  Squeeze half or 2/3 of the juice over, add in olive oil, sprinkle with pepper and mix them lightly with the hand.

2.  Place the bread on a serving plate.  Lay a piece of cheese on each bread.  Then arrange the mixed salad on top of the bread.  Your healthy breakfast is ready to serve!

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