I don't know about you guys, but sometimes figuring out what to have for breakfast is HARD. It depends on the mood that I'm in, and it also depends on what I have in my fridge and pantry. For a little while pre-COVID, I found myself going to Starbucks and eating their egg bites as part of my breakfast. They are so delicious and high in protein, so were a perfect breakfast on-the-go. But part of me thought "I can definitely make these at home for 1/10 of the cost"... So then I got to work on finding an easy breakfast recipe that is perfect for meal prepping, AND tastes similar to the Starbucks eggs. Now I should note that the Starbucks egg bites are cooked "sous vide", so these aren't EXACTLY the same (I am not fancy enough to cook sous vide). But these are close enough ;)
So VOILA! Here is my delicious egg bite recipe! They’re perfect for a quick and easy breakfast when you're working from home, and also on the way out the door to the office. I love making these on a Sunday afternoon and enjoying them throughout the week. And if you have kids, I promise they will love them as well because they are quick and delicious. And don't limit these to breakfast! They can also be a great protein addition to your lunch.
I used veggies & cheese for this recipe, but it is so easy to customize with whatever ingredients you like! Think about your favorite omelet recipe and apply to these bites... Here are some ideas for what to add:
Cooked, diced sweet potatoes
A variety of cheeses: mozzarella, feta, cheddar, blue cheese, parmesan, etc.
In addition to protein, these egg bites have SO many other nutrients. Depending on what you add, this recipe is source of vitamin C, A, B6, and potassium from the veggies, small source of iron from the spinach. The cheese offers protein, healthy fats, and calcium, to name a few!
The only thing missing from this recipe would be carbohydrates, so try to pair these egg bites with some good complex carbohydrates so that you have some energy, and stay full until your next meal or snack. Here are some examples of good carbohydrates to have with these egg bites:
A couple of slices of whole grain toast (ex. Silver Hills)
Whole wheat bagel
Whole wheat English muffin
Bowl of oatmeal