Smoked Salmon on Smoked Salmon on Zucchini Pancakes

Smoked salmon is a calorie light but nutrient dense source of protein. Instead of serving it on a carb-tastic bagel, we’re putting it on top of gluten-free zucchini pancakes that are flavored by fresh dill and bound together with coconut flour and the almighty egg. You’re going to get an A+ in your daily healthy fat intake from this meal; salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and avocado is loaded with good monounsaturated fats.

Until February 24 at Whole Foods Market…

Changing Seas Cold Smoked Salmon 8 oz. packages are on sale for $9.99 (reg. $12.99/lb)

Serves: 4 (12 pancakes) | Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

¼ cup coconut flour

6 eggs

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

½ cup fresh dill, chopped

¼ tsp. sea salt

¼ tsp. ground pepper

4 cups shredded zucchini, as much liquid squeezed out as possible

¼ cup coconut oil

8 oz. of smoked salmon

2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed

Instructions

Beat the eggs, garlic powder, salt and pepper together. Stir in the dill. Add the zucchini to combine.

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-low heat with the coconut oil coating the pan.

Spoon the mixture into the pan into 4 inch cakes. Allow them to cook through on one side for 4 minutes before flipping to finish the other side for 3-4 minutes. When the cakes are golden brown and cooked through, remove them from the pan and start on the next batch.

Once all are cooked, top each one with a little mashed avocado and smoked salmon.

Can be served hot or cold.

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Allison is the Metro Healthy Eating Specialist for the Bethesda, Friendship Heights, and Tenleytown Whole Foods Market locations. She loves to help customers find their healthy eating balance. She offers a plethora of free services including, one on one consultations, store tours and events, food and recipe advice, and coaching on how to make healthy choices. Email her at allison.godfrey@wholefoods.com to ask any questions, plan an event, or to set up a consultation.

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