Sweden has it figured out. My week in Stockholm was incredible. I thoroughly enjoyed exploring the clean city, tasting the insane food, and their relaxed way of life.
It’s no wonder that Scandinavia is one of the happiest places on earth. Why wouldn’t they be? The quality of life is incredible. The cities and the countryside are beautifully maintained and so clean.
And the food. Oh, the food. I ate my weight in herring, salmon, and crisp bread during my four days in Stockholm, and I still couldn’t get enough.
After a quick visit to Whole Foods, I picked up a packet of GG crackers, some fresh smoked salmon, and dill cream cheese. All three of these things have been making up my favorite breakfast to date. Satisfying, healthy, and incredibly delicious. This smoked salmon GG tartine is my take on the traditional Danish smørrebrød. And it’s much easier than flying to Europe to eat the real deal.
Side note, if you happen to be in Stockholm, you can get the best smørrebrød that is available at the Östermalm’s Food Hall.
I make this for breakfast at least three times a week (usually after one of my Instagram workout sessions with my trainer Benjamin). It’s also made for an excellent lunch or a late night snack when I’m starving, but can’t possibly eat another plate of microwave nachos, which is rare, but it does happen.
I adore this meal. I think you will too.
- 2 GG crisp breads
- 1 tablespoon goat cheese, softened
- 1/2 teaspoon dill, chopped
- 2 pieces of smoked salmon
- Mix dill and goat cheese. Set aside.
- Slice smoked salmon in 1/4 inch strips.
- Spread a thin layer of dill goat cheese on each cracker.
- Layer salmon in a herringbone pattern (or however you’d like) on each cracker.