Copycat Egg Bites
December 31, 2018
One of the most common questions I get asked is “What’s a simple high-protein breakfast I can eat on-the-go?” I get it—mornings are hectic, and it’s all too easy to grab a high-carb and highly processed breakfast option like a bagel, muffin or bowl of cereal. Unfortunately, these breakfast options will only spike your blood sugar and set you up for a carb and sugar craving roller-coaster the rest of the day. Plus, if you want to fuel your health and fitness goals, protein is an essential part of your breakfast, which your bagel is lacking.
That’s why I created these high-protein copycat egg bites for when I am on-the-go. I discovered these extremely delicious egg bites at the nation’s most popular coffee shop (can you guess which one I am talking about?). Those egg bites were costing me five dollars a pop and weren’t made from the highest-quality ingredients, so I re-created my own healthier version. These egg bites are perfect for meal prepping, ensuring you have a grab-and-go breakfast each morning of the week. They’re not only high in protein and made from 100% whole-food ingredients, but they only take minutes to prep!
*Calories: 200 | * Carbs: 7g | *Fat: 10g | *Protein: 19g
- – 12 eggs or 14 egg whites
- – 1 cup cottage cheese
- – 1 teaspoon salt
- – 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- – 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- – 3 cups diced red peppers
- – 5 cups spinach, minced
- – 10 muffin liners
- – 10-cup muffin pan
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add eggs or egg whites, cottage cheese, salt, pepper and garlic powder to a high-speed blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Transfer egg mixture to a mixing bowl and manually stir in peppers and spinach. Add cups to muffin pan and pour ¼ cup of mixture into each.
Check egg bites after 20 minutes and continue until cooked all the way through. Allow to cool for 2 to 3 minutes before enjoying.
*Serving size: 3 egg bites