The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe: The Perfect Breakfast for the Family

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Egg Bite Basics 

Feeding a toddler (and yourself) can be stressful, especially in the morning when you’re looking to get out the door. This egg bite recipe is a great addition to your weekly meal prep that the whole family can enjoy due to its customization options. 

Somedays when I’m in a hurry + hitting the road for work, I’ve been prone to run through the Starbucks drive-thru and order their Bacon Gouda egg bites, which aren’t that great for you – and are expensive. But, because it’s easy, I would do it.

Now that I’ve perfected these easy at home egg bites, my trips to Starbucks have lessened (at least, for food purposes) + our mornings with Sutton are a little less chaotic. 

A few reasons why egg bites can be a great addition to your meal prep game:

  • Convenience: Egg bites can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator or freezer. This means you have a quick and convenient breakfast or snack ready to go, which can be especially handy on busy mornings.
  • Customization: You can customize your egg bites to suit your taste. You can use different ingredients, such as various vegetables, meats, and cheeses, to keep your meals interesting.
  • Balanced Nutrition: By including a variety of ingredients in your egg bites, you can create a well-balanced meal. Eggs provide protein, while vegetables and meats can add vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
  • Reduced Food Waste: Using leftover vegetables, meats, or cheeses can help reduce food waste by incorporating ingredients that might otherwise go unused.
  • Cost-Efficiency: Making your own egg bites at home can be more cost-effective than purchasing similar items from a restaurant or store.

And if that doesn’t convince you enough, hopefully the ease of the recipe will. 

The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe: The Perfect Breakfast for the Family

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded colby jack cheese
  • Vegetables of your choice (e.g., broccoli, green peppers, onions)
  • Diced meat of your choice (e.g., bacon bits, diced ham, ground breakfast sausage)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

First things first, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

You’ll also want to grease a muffin tin or use silicone muffin cups to prevent sticking.

Chop your Vegetables

Prepare your vegetables by finely chopping them. Our go-to chopping device helps make this part go quickly + efficiently. 

Prepare the Egg Bites

In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk until well combined. Season the mixture with a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.

Next, add in the chopped vegetables & meat of your choice. I usually start with 1/4 cup of my veggie mix, and 1/4 of my protein and then add more as needed. Mix together. 

Add the cheese into the egg mixture, and mix again. 

Pour the egg mixture into each muffin cup, filling them about 2/3 full. 

Sprinkle a few additional pieces of shredded cheese on top. 

The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe: The Perfect Breakfast for the Family

Time to Bake

Place the muffin tin in the preheated oven and bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the egg bites are set and slightly golden on top.

Remove the egg bites from the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes.

Use a knife or a spatula to gently loosen the egg bites from the muffin cups.

Serve your breakfast egg bites warm, either as is or with a side of salsa or hot sauce if you like a bit of a kick.

Planning to Freeze?

Be sure to allow your cooked egg bites to cool completely before preparing to freeze them. You can freeze them in a glass container (this works best for reheating) or plastic bag. 

When re-heating from frozen, microwave in intervals for about 30-45 seconds. 

For the Family

Egg bites can be a family-friendly and toddler-friendly meal, but there are a few things to consider when serving them to young children, including toddlers:

  1. Texture: The texture of egg bites is usually soft and easy to eat, which can be suitable for toddlers who are transitioning to more solid foods. However, make sure the egg bites are not too hot to avoid any burns.
  2. Customization: One of the advantages of making your own egg bites is that you can customize them to your child’s preferences. You can include ingredients your toddler enjoys, such as mild cheese, diced vegetables (e.g., peas or carrots), and a protein source (e.g., ham or turkey).

In summary, egg bites are a versatile, customizable, and convenient meal prep option that allows you to plan and control your meals, save time, and reduce food waste. Plus, they’re delicious and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, making them a popular choice for those who are looking for efficient and healthy meal prep solutions.

 

The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe: The Perfect Breakfast for the Family

The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe: The Perfect Breakfast for the Family 

The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe

The Easiest Egg Bite Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Looking to make your mornings less chaotic? Try these easy egg bites.

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup Vegetables of your choice (e.g., broccoli, green peppers, onions)
  • 1/4 cup Diced meat of your choice (e.g., bacon bits or diced ham)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Grease a muffin tin or use silicone muffin cups to prevent sticking.
  3. Finely chop up your vegetables. If your meat is not prepared, prepare as needed. Allow to cool fully if cooking same day.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk until well combined. Season the mixture with a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Mix in 1/4 cup of vegetables, 1/4 cup of diced meat + to your mixture. Mix.
  6. Next, add in your 1/4 cup cheese. Mix.
  7. Pour the egg mixture e over the ingredients in each muffin cup, filling them about 2/3 full.
  8. Sprinkle extra shredded colby jack cheese on top of each cup.
  9. Place the muffin tin in the preheated oven and bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the egg bites are set and slightly golden on top.
  10. Remove the egg bites from the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes.
  11. Use a knife or a spatula to gently loosen the egg bites from the muffin cups.
  12. Serve your breakfast egg bites warm, either as is or with a side of salsa or hot sauce if you like a bit of a kick.

 

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