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Smoked Salmon Frittata and Staying in Shape While On A Cruise

Smoked salmon frittata is a delicious baked egg dish, perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner! Inspired by a smoked salmon quiche, this smoked salmon frittata with goat cheese and dill is lighter, and so easy to make! Easy salmon recipes like this one are always family favorites.

Inspired by a smoked salmon quiche, this smoked salmon frittata with goat cheese and dill is lighter and so easy to make!

Disclosure: This Smoked Salmon Frittata recipe post was inspired by and created in partnership with Princess Cruises.

Working out with a friend makes exercising so much more enjoyable, at least for me it does. I don’t normally have the opportunity to work out with friends (although, the trainers at my gym are my friends so I guess I do work out with friends every day). Recently when I was cruising with my dear friend Heidi, we made a promise to each other that we would get up every morning and get some exercise in. I was so happy to have someone on the same page as me, as well as someone who would make sure I got out of bed and got moving, even when I didn’t really want to.

Smoked Salmon Frittata and Staying In Shape While On A Cruise

The running deck was the perfect place to start our mornings. It wasn’t overly crowded, but there were a few walkers, runners and coffee drinkers enjoying the fresh morning air and peaceful ocean view.

Princess Cruise Ship

The running deck was my peronal favorite place to exercise, but there was also a fitness center on the ship packed with machines, classes and free weights. Something for everyone!

Before leaving for our cruise, Heidi found us a quick workout that we ended up doing each day, along with our 2-3 mile run. She happened to find it on Cat Cora’s website. I’ve mentioned Cat Cora was also on our cruise and we got to meet her during several events on the trip. The workout is from Cat’s trainer, Jenny Schatzle, and she calls it “10 minutes on the go”. It is the perfect travel workout!

I don’t know about you, but getting in a good sweat session while traveling can feel even better than it does at home! #makesroomforfoodandwine (because let’s be real, it was all about the food and wine on our cruise!)

Cruise Workout Collage

So this was funny…of course I had to tell Cat we were doing her workout every morning. She loved it and told me her trainer would be over the top happy when she told her. In fact, she ended up pulling out her phone and asking me to send her trainer Jenny a quick video saying hello and telling her about our cruise workouts myself.

Cat Cora

People, Iron Chef Cat Cora pulled out her phone and took a video of me to send to her trainer. (Insert red faced, big eyed emoticon right here.) So yea, that kind of made my day.

After every workout, we hit breakfast red faced and feeling good. I’ve already told you about my favorite breakfast that I helped myself to every morning while cruising with Princess.

Today’s Smoked Salmon Frittata recipe is inspired by a Smoked Salmon Quiche I had one morning as well.

I love quiche and have a hard time not ordering it when out for breakfast. I don’t really make quiche at home, but I do make plenty of frittatas so it was easy enough to pull together this version of something I enjoyed while on my trip. When I’m traveling, I am always inspired by the food I eat. I love coming home to make my own (usually lighter) versions.

Inspired by a smoked salmon quiche, this smoked salmon frittata with goat cheese and dill is lighter and so easy to make!

I made this Smoked Salmon Frittata with Goat Cheese and Dill over the weekend and my daughter LOVED it. My husband, son and I did too, enjoying it as our lunch. It really comes together simply, as all frittatas do – perfect for lazy weekend brunching or a quick weeknight dinner paired up with a light arugula salad.

Inspired by a smoked salmon quiche, this smoked salmon frittata with goat cheese and dill is lighter and so easy to make!

No excuses – make this smoked salmon frittata recipe, and get in a couple of 10 minute on-the-go workouts this week.

With the Thanksgiving feast approaching we will all be in need both!

Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving everyone!

Inspired by a smoked salmon quiche, this smoked salmon frittata with goat cheese and dill is lighter and so easy to make!

Print Recipe

Smoked Salmon Frittata

Yield: serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 oz smoked salmon
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • coarse salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2 oz goat cheese, crumbled

Directions:

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a 10 inch nonstick skillet.
  3. Add 4 oz sliced salmon (broken into pieces) into skillet. Whisk 6 eggs with milk well until light and frothy. Gently add the eggs into the skillet and let set, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Season egg mixture with dill, salt and pepper. Sprinkle crumbled goat cheese evenly over top of frittata, then carefully place under broiler. Let cook under broiler 4-6 minutes until eggs are set and fluffy and slightly browned.
  5. Take out of oven, let cook slighlty then slice into 4 even trianges to serve.

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Inspired by a smoked salmon quiche, this smoked salmon frittata with goat cheese and dill is lighter and so easy to make!

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33 Responses to “Smoked Salmon Frittata and Staying in Shape While On A Cruise”

  1. Shashi at RunninSrilankan posted November 23, 2015 at 9:47 am

    You are definitely right a good sweat session when you are on a cruise definitely helps #makesroomforfoodandwine! 🙂 
    So cool you got to meet Cat Cora – and even more cool that she took a video of you, you rockstar!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 23, 2015 at 2:02 pm

      I was so thankful my friend got me up every day!! 🙂

  2. Amy @Very Culinary posted November 23, 2015 at 10:44 am

    I run every morning, but I don’t know if I’d have it in me to do while on vacation. I applaud you guys! And I want this frittata so badly!!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 23, 2015 at 2:03 pm

      Oh it’s hard for sure, if I was with my family (aka stay in bed as long as possible) I’m not sure if I would have had the motivation to get up. My friend made it so much more fun! Thank you! 🙂

  3. Cookin Canuck posted November 23, 2015 at 11:31 am

    Good for you guys to exercise every morning on the cruise.  It really is easier when you have a friend sweating alongside you.  This smoked salmon is frittata would be such a great thing to make when we have family here during the holidays!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 23, 2015 at 2:04 pm

      So much easier – it was good for both of us, and great catching up time too. Thanks Dara!

  4. JulieD posted November 23, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Totally going to use the workout routine for my next cruise! And I love this…turning a quiche into a frittata is such a great idea!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 23, 2015 at 2:05 pm

      I’m going to use it next time I’m staying in a hotel and don’t feel like using their gym. I’m too lazy to make quiche at home, though I love it! Thanks Julie 🙂

  5. TidyMom posted November 23, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    Next time we need to cruise together…..so you can keep me inline 😉  Love the frittata!!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 23, 2015 at 2:05 pm

      That sounds like a good plan to me! 🙂

  6. Kristen posted November 23, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    Funny to read this as I’m writing about the best ways to relax (aka be lazy) on a cruise 😉
    I loved that Cat Cora videoed you!! You inspire me!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 23, 2015 at 2:07 pm

      That made me laugh Kristen, I think relaxing is definitely the priority 😉 You know I was trembling and ridiculously giggling through my words during that video!

  7. Melanie @ Nutritious Eats posted November 23, 2015 at 5:14 pm

    So much fun! Can you invite me next time, k thanks! I love that Cat Cora pulled out the camera on you. What a fun memory! And your frittata looks perfect. My kind of food. 

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 24, 2015 at 6:14 am

      It was really fun, and the camera caught me off guard 🙂 Thanks Melanie!

  8. Liz posted November 23, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    Oh, my gosh, what a fun time, Aggie!!! SO neat that you got to meet Cat Cora 🙂 And this frittata? You’ve combined my two favorite ingredients to up my protein–eggs and salmon. THIS will happen at my house soon!!!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 24, 2015 at 6:15 am

      I love smoked salmon and eggs together, hope you try it soon! Happy Thanksgiving Liz!

  9. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles posted November 23, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    After just recently cruising for the first time (on the Ruby Princess, same as your trip!), I think that working out should be a requirement to cruising. All that food! Your trip and exercise routine look perfect. And so does this smoked salmon frittata! 

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 24, 2015 at 6:15 am

      Total requirement! I think you can enjoy all. the. food. even more!

  10. Jessica @ Nutritioulicious posted November 23, 2015 at 10:52 pm

    Looks like it was a great trip! And that frittata looks divine – I love anything with goat cheese and my kids love smoked salmon. Gotta make this! 

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 24, 2015 at 6:16 am

      Thanks Jessica! love that your kids love smoked salmon, my daughter asks for it all the time!

  11. Sandy @ RE posted November 24, 2015 at 6:51 am

    LOVE that you made a frittata. Great idea! You always inspire me with your exercise! It does make traveling (and eating) so much more enjoyable though! Been LOVING your cruise posts, Aggie!

  12. Julie M. posted November 24, 2015 at 7:11 am

    It looks like it was truly an amazing experience.  I can’t function without my daily exercise so I love how you were able to fit it in!  Cat Cora?!  Lucky girl!  Female chefs are always such an inspiration to me; I would have loved to met her!  This frittata is perfect.  Smoked salmon is one of my all time favorites. Have a great holiday Aggie!

  13. Joanne (Inspired Taste) posted November 24, 2015 at 10:35 am

    This looks so delicious. We love making frittatas for an easy dinner and adore this one with that goat cheese and salmon! I love your tips for staying in shape while on a cruise, too! I should get better with working out when traveling and will keep your tips in mind for encouragement 🙂

  14. naomi posted November 24, 2015 at 11:16 am

    This looks so good. My family would love this!

  15. Drumles Den Haag posted November 24, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    Respect for doing your daily exercises on a cruise. Also that frittata looks delicious! I love smoked salmon. On a bagel, in a pasta, in a frittata or just right out of the pack 😛

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 25, 2015 at 9:16 am

      Thanks so much!

  16. Jenny Flake posted November 25, 2015 at 8:04 am

    So dreamy and delicious!!  Want this fab Frittata!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 25, 2015 at 9:15 am

      Thanks Jenny!

  17. Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips posted November 25, 2015 at 8:18 am

    So awesome that you were able to get in your workouts to enjoy all of the amazing cruise food even more. Love this frittata. Mmm, goat cheese!

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 25, 2015 at 9:15 am

      I enjoyed the food even more!! Worth it! 😉

  18. Liz @ The Lemon Bowl posted November 25, 2015 at 8:57 am

    I was so impressed with you and Heidi during our cruise!!! You ladies kicked booty!!! Ps: I miss you. I want this frittata and I want to dance to DJ Romeo with you.

    • Aggies Kitchen posted November 25, 2015 at 9:14 am

      I think the whole time change thing helped a bit too 🙂 DJ ROMEO! Thanks girl! I miss you – happy Thanksgiving!!

  19. Meghan @ Cake 'n Knife posted November 25, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    I’ve been wondering what I would cook for breakfast on Thanksgiving and I’m so glad I found this! It’s light and fresh, plus there’s goat cheese so it’s a BIG win in my book.

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