This is a nutritious meal you can throw together when you don’t feel like cooking. It will be super filling with only a few calories.
The salmon provides most of the energy along with omega 3, choline, B12 and selenium. The low-fat cottage cheese will boost your calcium, B2 and B5, while the sprouts and asparagus provide heaps of vitamin A, B1, B5, C, K, folate, copper and potassium.
Add leafy greens to boost the vitamins and minerals further.
In terms of macros, one serve provides 172 calories, 18 g protein, 6 g fat, 6 g of net carbs and P: E = 2.1.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 100 g asparagus, steamed
- 20 g alfalfa sprouts
- 50 g smoked salmon
- 50 g cottage cheese (low fat)
- 1 tsp olive oil (omit if your goal is fat loss)
- Lemon wedges
- Salt and pepper
- Arrange ingredients on a plate.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste
- Drizzle olive oil (if using).