Eggy Breakfast Muffins

Getting ample amount of protein in for breakfast can be a bit of a struggle for a lot of people, in fact it is probably one of my most frequently asked questions ‘But what can I have other than cereal or toast?’ For me breakfast is just another meal in the day, nothing special, in fact it isn’t even the end of the world if you don’t have any (but that is a whole other matter!).

img_2145So what can you have if you are short on time but want to eat something which is full of protein and goodness? My easy peasy breakfast muffins that’s what! They are also super low calorie at under 50 calories per muffin!img_2136

These are super quick to whip up and will save for a few days in tupperware in the fridge. I like to make them on a Sunday afternoon to last me a couple of days at the beginning of busy weeks.

You can heat them up in the microwave or eat them cold! Have them for breakfast, mid morning snack or post workout. You can flavour them and fill them with whatever you like. The options are endless!

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Ingredients:
3 eggs
100g egg whites
30g sliced ham
40g red pepper
50g courgette
50g mushrooms
50g baby spinach
2 spring onions
25g low fat cheese
low calorie cooking spray
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How to:

1)Pre heat oven to 200 degrees
2)Chop vegetables and spinach into small pieces

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3)Crack 3 eggs into a bowl with the egg whites and combine

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4)Spray pan with low calorie cooking spray and add the pepper and onion, cook until soft before adding rest of the vegetables and ham
5)Spray a muffin tray with cooking spray

6)Add the cooked veg to the egg mixture, mix and season well
7)Pour the mixture evenly into the muffin tin and top with some of the grated cheese
8)Pop into the oven for 18-20mins

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9)Check muffins a fully cooked through before removing from pan and allowing to cool on a wire rack
10)Enjoy.

Nutritional information:
Per muffin:
47 calories
5.2g Protein; <1g Carbs; 2.3g Fat

I have also done a Youtube video showing you exactly how to do it which you can find and watch here.

See you next time 🙂
Love Abi xxx

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