10 Healthy Ways to Get on the Egg Muffins Trend

10 Healthy Ways to Get on the New Egg Muffins Trend

Never heard of egg muffins? Time to crawl out of your shell and try this downright delicious (and healthy!) breakfast option. Did we mention they’re a cinch to make? Just combine scrambled eggs, veggies and cheese in muffin tins, then slide them in the oven to bake. In 20 minutes you’ll have a tray of perfectly portioned bites, great for on-the-go types. So ditch that calorie bomb bagel — and make one of these nine healthy egg muffin recipes instead. You’ll never be eggs-asperated by boring breakfasts again.

10 Egg Muffins Your Taste Buds Will Love

Quinoa Feta and Corn Egg Muffins

1. Quinoa, Feta and Corn Muffins
Get ready to jive with chives: These savory egg muffins get a pop of color and flavor from the snipped herb. Thanks to quinoa flakes and corn, they’ll also deliver a mega boost of protein and carbs that will keep you full all morning long. Photo and Recipe: Emily / Fuss Free Cooking

Green Eggs and Ham

2. Green Eggs and Ham with Home Fries
Now here’s a complete breakfast that’s got color and creativity! Pair spinach-fortified egg muffins with crispy potato hash for a whole 38 grams of protein. Have it with a glass of orange juice, have it while reading Dr. Seuss! Photo and Recipe: Perry Santanachote / Life by DailyBurn

 Protein Frittatas Egg Muffins

3. Protein Frittatas
Fuel up post-workout with these fortified frittatas. They’ve got an eggs-troadinary amount of protein, thanks to cottage cheese and pork sausage. Add mushrooms and kale to amp up the vitamin K, iron and antioxidants and you’ve got yourself a well-rounded meal in a muffin. Photo and Recipe: Alexa / Simple Roots Wellness

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Prosciutto Mini Frittata Egg Muffins

4. Prosciutto Mini Frittata Muffins
Committed to the Paleo Diet — but need a break from the breakfast bacon? Line muffin tins with prosciutto, then pour in this caveman-approved egg batter from Michelle Tam, author of Nom Nom Paleo, Food for Humans, a New York Times bestselling cookbook. Pro tip: Make sure you’ve got coconut flour and coconut milk on hand in advance of prepping this dish. Photo and Recipe: Michelle Tam / Nom Nom Paleo

Muffin Cup Souffles Egg Muffins
5. Muffin Cup Soufflés
Grated ginger provides a hit of spice in this inventive take on the classic bacon and egg muffin. One pointer: Sprinkle the bacon and scallion mixture after you’ve filled your muffin tins with the whipped eggs so each cup gets an equal amount of topping. Photo and Recipe: Kendra Montgomery / Full Fork Ahead

Basil and Sausage Egg Muffins
6. Sausage Mini Frittatas
No coconut or almond flours in your pantry? No problem, since this Paleo-friendly recipe keeps it simple with eggs, tomatoes, scallions and sausage. Fresh basil brightens the overall flavor. Photo and Recipe: The Primalist

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Turkey Bacon Breakfast Egg Muffins

7. Turkey Wrapped Potato Breakfast Muffins
These fully loaded muffins have what you need to get revved up for the day: Potatoes, zucchini, bell peppers and heart-healthy turkey bacon. Delivering essential iron and vitamin C, the roasted potatoes will add prep time but the taste makes it worth the wait! Photo and recipe: Kevin Curry / Fit Men Cook

Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Quinoa Egg Muffins

8. Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Quinoa Egg Muffins
Use up your leftovers from last night’s dinner in this Mediterranean-flavored recipe. Quinoa delivers complex carbs; spinach and chia seeds pump up the protein count. Lactose-intolerant or looking to slim it down? Nix the feta cheese. Photo and Recipe: Olena / ifoodreal

Spinach and Bacon Egg Muffins

9. Spinach and Bacon Egg Muffins
Bite into this recipe and you’ll find hidden layers of hearty spinach and salty bacon. Buried treasure! Be sure to crisp the bacon in the oven before adding the veggies and egg filling. Photo and Recipe: Ciara / My Fussy Eater

Taco Egg Muffins
10. Taco Egg Muffins
Let’s taco ‘bout these beautiful breakfast muffins! Topped with Greek yogurt and a slice of avocado, they’ll give your breakfast a fun Tex Mex twist. Plus, taco meat and beans will keep your hunger at bay with a hearty dose of protein and fiber. Photo and Recipe: Jocelyn / Inside BruCrew Life

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