No other breakfast says “get up and go” like eggs! Providing an unmatched protein value (6 grams of protein in just one) eggs are a great choice for a healthy breakfast.
Whether you’re looking for a wholesome, energy boosting breakfast to send the kids off to school with or a healthy start to the weekend for the whole family, here’s a recipe that will keep them going strong through the entire morning.
Here’s how to make Egg Frittata Muffins
1/3 cup finely chopped sweet or green onion
2/3 cup chopped low-sodium ham
1/3 cup shredded cheese
4 large egg whites
2 large eggs
optional: 2 Tbsp diced chives
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
Add onion and sauté 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add ham, sauté for 3 minutes. Remove from heat, cool mixture for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl, stir with a whisk.
Add ham mixture, stirring with a whisk.
Spoon mixture into a 12-cup regular size OR 24-miniature muffin cup pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake for 20 minutes or until fully cooked.
Meal Prep Tip: These can be cooked ahead of time in big batches and frozen for quick-reheat on a later day.
Starting your morning with a breakfast high in protein, like this one, can make a huge difference in the rest of your day, giving you lasting energy.
Here are 5 reasons to include the protein powerhouse in your breakfast dishes.
Benefits of Eggs
Keeps you feeling full longer
Helps you stay energized
Builds muscle strength
Repairs muscle tissue
Prevents muscle loss in older adults
They don’t call it the incredible, edible egg for nothing! ;)