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Low-Carb Green Eggs with Smoked Salmon

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Don't let a busy morning stop you from having a delicious breakfast. If you're hungry but barely have 10 minutes, make these simple low-carb green eggs and salmon in just 5 minutes!

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Allergy information for Low-Carb Green Eggs with Smoked Salmon

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Nut free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Coconut free
✔  Beef free

Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs2.6 grams
Protein41.4 grams
Fat51.8 grams
Calories654 kcal
Calories from carbs 2%, protein 26%, fat 72%
Total carbs5.6 gramsFiber3 gramsSugars1.3 gramsSaturated fat17.8 gramsSodium1,805 mg(78% RDA)Magnesium146 mg(37% RDA)Potassium1,386 mg(69% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 1 serving)

  • 100 g frozen spinach, thawed and drained (3.5 oz)
  • 1 tbsp ghee, lard or duck fat (15 ml)
  • 3 large eggs
  • sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 slices smoked salmon (85 g/ 3 oz)
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives or spring onion
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (15 ml)


  1. Squeeze out all the excess water from the spinach. (You should end up with just about 43 g/ 1.5 oz drained spinach per serving.) Low-Carb Green Eggs with Smoked Salmon
  2. In a bowl, lightly beat the eggs with salt and pepper until just combined. Chop the drained spinach and set aside. Low-Carb Green Eggs with Smoked Salmon
  3. Pour in the eggs and swirl the pan to coat the bottom. Using a wooden spoon or a rubber spatula, gently push the edges into the middle of the pan. The uncooked runny eggs should spill out and coat the base of the pan.
  4. After just about a minute, add the chopped spinach. Cook until the eggs are just set, and then remove from heat. Low-Carb Green Eggs with Smoked Salmon
  5. To serve, place the eggs on a plate and add the smoked salmon. Sprinkle with chives and drizzle with olive oil. Serve immediately. Low-Carb Green Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Spinach, frozen
1.3 g3.6 g0.6 g29 kcal
0 g0 g15 g136 kcal
Egg, whole, fresh, raw (free-range or organic eggs)
1.1 g18.8 g14.3 g215 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pepper, black, spices
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Salmon, wild, smoked
0 g18.8 g8.4 g153 kcal
Chives, fresh
0.1 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g13.5 g119 kcal
Total per serving
2.6 g41.4 g51.8 g654 kcal

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Martina Slajerova
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Martina Slajerova

I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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