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Smoked Salmon and Mascarpone Cheese English Muffins : Yellow Label

Updated: Jun 3, 2020



Macronutrient Breakdown

Energy ≈ *630 kcals

Fat ≈ 30 g

Of Which Saturates ≈ 16 g

Carbohydrate ≈ 57 g

Of Which Sugars ≈ 7 g

Fibre ≈ 4 g

Protein ≈ 30 g

Non-discretionary salt ≈ 2.4 g

*747 kcals total when served with a recommended 250 mL serving of semi-skimmed milk or 717 kcals with skimmed milk equivalant.



Micronutrient Breakdown


This meal is part of our 'foundations' blog. The blog explains explains what nutrients are. and why they're so important. It demonstrates how the guidelines can be met via food and provide ideas of how to implement it all into a diet to achieve a “healthy balance”. This yellow labelled meal focuses on Vitamin D (the most common nutrient deficiency in the UK) and Calcium uptake. We recommend you accompany this breakfast with a 250 mL glass of skimmed or semi-skimmed cow’s milk, to give it an extra boost of calcium! This recipe can be consumed as one of three meals to optimise nutrient bioavailability in your body. Make one of the remaining two meals a red label recipe to focus on Iron (the second most common nutrient deficiency in the UK) uptake. Make the other a blue label recipe to cover the remaining electrolytes, antioxidants, A and B vitamins and essential minerals to ensure metabolic and physiological functions are all running smoothly. Click here to read more on the functional theory behind it.



Ingredients


2 White English Muffins

55 g of Cold Smoked Salmon

50 g of Mascarpone Cheese

Season with White Pepper to taste



Prep


  1. Slice the muffins in half.

  2. Finely slice the smoked salmon into long thin strips then chop into smaller pieces.

  3. Mash the salmon and the mascarpone cheese together using a fork.



Cook


  1. Toast the muffins according to preference.

  2. Once toasted, sandwich the salmon cheese mix equally between both halves of each muffin.

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