Egg Muffins

   Happy New Year to everyone! These egg muffins are a great way to start your new year off right. They're healthy, packed with protein and very delicious!

   I'm joining the bandwagon, as I do every January 1st, and vowing to lose a few pounds gained over the holidays. Another vow is to eat breakfast every morning. (Yep, I have been known to skip it, and turn into a big mean hungry grouch by 11 a.m) Plus, I know that eating breakfast is so important for a fast metabolism and will prevent over-eating later in the day.

   These egg muffins can be made with any type of veggies and meat you would like. Of course, you can add a little cheese too. I skipped out on the cheese this time, but think I'll definitely add some the next time.

Egg Muffins

8 large eggs
2 Tablespoons milk
1 cup diced Ham
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
1/4 cup Red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (optional)

DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with non-stick spray.

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and milk until just combined. Stir in ham, chives, bell pepper and cheese. Divide the egg mixture evenly to each 12 muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes or until egg is set.

Let cool 5 minutes, then using a knife, loosen up the edges of each muffin and carefully remove. Serve and enjoy ♥

Makes 12 egg muffins. Serves 3-4


Kari Lindsay said...

These yummy egg muffins are perfect to serve to a brunch crowd!

Library Danielle said...

You can also freeze them for when you don't have time to make breakfast. They aren't as good as fresh, but they're better than pop-tarts.

Marisha said...

They look de-lish like always Holly! I was wondering about freezing, I'll give it a try.

The Better Baker said...

Oh I love these things...thanks for reminding me of them. I'm 'on the wagon' along with you....only I have more than 'just a few' lbs. to lose...they all come off the same...one at a time huh? Happy 2013 to you and yours!

Beau Pace said...

That looks absolutely delicious!

Happy New Year!!!

Amanda said...

I love egg muffins and will definitely be giving this recipe a try! Our recipe has heavy cream in them, so these are probably healthier :)