Smoked Salmon Breakfast Sandwich

Have you ever eaten something so good you forget about everything else in life besides the next delicious bite? Not sure if that’s a healthy reaction to food but I swear Trader Joe’s is sneaking drugs into their “pastrami style” smoked salmon. I didn’t have high expectations for this salmon because my impulse purchases at Trader Joe’s tend to be hit or miss, but this was definitely a hit. I basically ate the whole pack with a loaf of bread and a glass of pinot noir for dinner and immediately went from sad med student–>high on smoked salmon.

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The next morning, I realized had one piece of this magic left and decided to make it into a breakfast sandwich. Toasted half of an everything bagel, spread on whipped chive cream cheese, layered on thinly sliced red onion, then a scrambled egg (made with a tablespoon of water so it stays light), and smoked salmon on top with some extra chives on top for good luck and fresh breath.
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Probably not the healthiest breakfast choice but that’s why I kept it an open faced sandwich-for healthy balance. Also sometimes I eat hippie things like kale and hemp seeds and coconut oil so I can feel better about the amount of carbs that go into my body 🙂

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