Low Carb Lox!


Who doesn’t love a thick New York style bagel smothered in cream cheese, topped with velvety ribbons of perfectly smoked salmon? Add a mimosa and this girl right here is in heaven. I love a good old fashioned lox bagel!

Unfortunately for me, if I look at a bagel I will gain 10 lbs. I am not even kidding. So I had to come up with a simple way to get my lox craving in without killing my 30 carbs a day “diet”. This is so simple it hurts. Yet so GOOD!!

The best thing about recreating this meal was that 2/3 items are basically carb free. Cream cheese can have 1-2 carbs in it which is totally fine. If you want to use cream cheese, use cream cheese. There are no rules here! šŸ™‚ But I took it a step further. I used the following.

Mission Soft Taco Carb Control Wraps– link here

http://www.missionmenus.com/en/products/view/carb-balance-flour-tortilla

Trader Joe’s Pastrami Style Smoked Salmonss1

 

and 1.5 tbsp of Mascarpone cheese. Mascarpone is nice because it has 0 carbs, it’s light and just went really well.

I literally just smeared the cheese on the wrap, added 2 slices of smoked salmon and bam. Done.

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Total Net Carbs= 6.

This breakfast will be for sure on repeat. If you are low carbing it, DO THIS NOW!!

8 thoughts on “Low Carb Lox!

      1. mikedag, November 14, 2012 at 9:15 am Down the road about 7 miles from where I grew up (I grew up on Byberry Rd. which the hospital was named for). When we were kids, the joke was if you thought someone was crazy, they needed to be in Byberry. There was denteiifly an air of darkness when you went by here.

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