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Recipe: Easy and On-the-Go Egg Bites

Looking for a healthy meal prep idea? Try this easy, on-the-go egg bites recipe from our Nutrition Team.

September 23, 2019 | HF Healthy Living Team

Do you scramble out the door in the morning? Stop skipping breakfast; try this easy, on-the-go egg bites recipe. Eggs are a great source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and good fats. This nutrient-dense food can definitely form a part of a healthy meal.

Eggs are also an important source of choline and lutein. Choline is a nutrient that helps with your brain development, while lutein is known to benefit eye health. It’s known to raise your good cholesterol, which can help lower your risk of many heart diseases. Best of all, these delicious bites can be frozen and reheated for later, making them a favorite for meal prepping.

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Easy and On-the-Go Egg Bites

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 medium eggs
  • cups of full-fat cottage cheese
  • cups of shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup of your favorite cooked veggies
  • 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mince your cooked veggies and sauté with olive oil, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
  3. Scoop the sautéed veggies and divide evenly in the silicone muffin tray.
  4. Blend the eggs, cheese, and cottage cheese. Pour over the sautéed veggies in the tray.
  5. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Once cool, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

• Make sure you have a blender and a silicone muffin tray.
• For cheese, we recommend Cabot’s habanero cheddar cheese.
• You can freeze this batch or any leftovers for later.

Nutrition Facts

Egg Cups Nutrition Facts

 

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Sources
“Eggs 101,” Egg Nutrition Center. Accessed August 22, 2019.
https://www.eggnutritioncenter.org/egg-nutrition-basics/

“Top 10 Health Benefits of Eating Eggs,” Healthline. Accessed August 22, 2019.
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-proven-health-benefits-of-eggs

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