Breakfast Egg Muffins

These Egg Muffins are an awesome way to have a quick and healthy breakfast. You can also make these ahead of time, and plan out a few mornings worth.

They are relatively easy and quick to make and require basic ingredients like hash browns, lots of eggs, cheese, and sausage.

Enjoy!

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Breakfast Egg Muffins recipe – – – PRINT

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French Toast

French Toast a great way to change the weekly ‘pancake’ routine; and it serves as a simpler substitute. Whisk up the wet ingredients; dip the bread in; fry the bread; that’s pretty much what French Toast is–simple and good–depending on what bread you use.

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INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 6)

4 eggs

3/4 cups milk

12 pieces of thick bread

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice

2 teaspoons vanilla

 

DIRECTIONS:

Heat your griddle to 400 degrees. Spray with non-stick spray. Put all the ingredients (not including bread) into a wide bowl, and whisk until thoroughly combined.

Place pieces of bread one at a time into the bowl, and coat with the mixture on both sides. Then place bread onto heated and oiled griddle.

Let the bread sizzle until it is almost completely brown on the other side (see pic), then flip and fry on the other side. Serve hot; with syrup, and other optional toppings.

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Egg Omelettes Recipe

Omelettes make the perfect healthy breakfast, as they contain protein in the form of eggs, and nutritious fillings of your choice, wrapped inside.

Omelettes are actually not as hard to make as many think. In this post, I’ll be presenting a simple recipe and method for making omelettes.

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Ingredients: (serves 2)

4 eggs

Sprinkle of Salt

Sprinkle of Pepper

1 tablespoon water

1 tablespoon cold cubed butter (optional)

1/4 cup diced ham (optional)

1/4 cup shredded cheese

2 tablespoons diced bell-pepper (optional)

 

DIRECTIONS:

First, dice your slices of ham into thin little bits.

Then shred your cheese.

And lastly, dice the (frozen, or really cold) butter.

First, dump your eggs into a medium sized bowl. Sprinkle in the salt and pepper, and pour in the tablespoon of water.

Melt butter over medium heat on a nonstick pan.

Beat your eggs thoroughly, about 10 seconds.

Add the cubed butter to the egg mixture, and whip for another 15 seconds on high.

Pour the egg butter mixture into the heated pan, and let it spread across the pan, and cook for 10 seconds.

Then push a bit of the side of the circle towards the center, and let raw mixture fill it’s place. Use a nonstick spatula for this.

Keep going around the circumference of the egg mixture in the pan, pushing towards the center, and letting the uncooked egg slid into its place. Soon you’ll have a mostly cooked circle of egg.

Sprinkle the ham, shredded cheese, and optional bell pepper over one half of the egg circle.

Carefully fold the unfilled layer over your fillings, as shown.

Grasp the handle of the skillet, and flip the omelette out onto a plate to serve.

Serve fresh and warm.

For step by step pictures, see my original recipe post on instructables.

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Sprinkle on the filling.

Bacon-Wrapped Eggs for Breakfast

This sort of redefines the term ‘bacon and eggs for breakfast’. Each egg muffin is wrapped with one piece of bacon, and baked in muffin tins. This makes a perfect breakfast for any morning, and has countless variations.

See my original post of this recipe on instructables.

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Ingredients: (serves 8)

8 pieces raw bacon strips

8 eggs

Sprinkle of salt

Sprinkle of pepper

⅓ cup shredded cheddar cheese

 

DIRECTIONS:

Shred the cheese and set aside.

The goal is to undercook the bacon so that it is still very flexible and not crispy. Preheat oven to 375. When heated, place bacon in for about 10 minutes. Take out of oven.

When bacon is cool to touch, place them (as shown) in the muffin tins. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Crack each egg into the bacon-wrapped tins. Sprinkle over with salt and pepper and shredded cheese.

Place in preheated 400 degree oven, and bake for a little over 15 minutes, or until eggs are fully eggs are fully cooked, and bacon is crispy.

Serve warm.

 

…and, thanks to some of the comments and feedback I’ve received on my original post of this on instructables, I’ve inserted a couple ideas/variations:

1. Make an omelette variation on this: whip the egg with shredded cheese, half and half, and vegetables, or maybe some Feta, and cook it up the same way, wrapped in bacon, for a nice twist on breakfast.

2. For a more full-on variation: Add raw hash-browns to the bottom of the muffin tins, or some…pancake batter, and do everything else the same way.

3. Or you could always do a combination of those two. There are many many ways to change around this recipe.

 

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How to Make Egg Salad

Egg salad is the perfect snack, lunch, or breakfast. It can be eaten multiple ways: in sandwiches, with crackers, in wraps, or just by itself. On top of that, it is flavorful, and full of protein. And, it is very easy to make.

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INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS:

(serves 6)

10 eggs (approx. 1 week old)

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

First, take your raw eggs, and place them in a large saucepan with water filled up about two inches. Bring quickly to a boil, and then remove pan from heat, and let the eggs finish cooking in the hot water for about another 15 minutes.

For more details see: How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs, which is a recipe I found helpful, or see this helpful instructable: Easy Hard Boiled Eggs.

When eggs are almost done through their rest/cook time, create an ice-bath in a large bowl.

When eggs are done cooking, dunk them immediately into the ice bath.

From the ice bowl, pick them out to peel them.

After the eggs have been peeled, place each into a wire egg-cutter, and cut one way, then flip egg around, and cut perpendicularly to your last cut. This will make your egg nicely diced.

Once your eggs have been nicely diced, throw all of them into a large bowl.

Throw in the mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly until combined.

Now you have a nice bowl of flavorful, protein-packed egg salad. This can be put in lettuce wraps, in between two pieces of bread as a sandwich, eaten with crackers, or just consumed completely by itself.

Store in fridge when not consuming.