Eggs-traordinary California Avocado Breakfast Muffins

Video | June 2017

Eggs-traordinary California Avocado Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large avocado, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 1.5 c. fresh baby spinach leaves, washed and roughly chopped
  • 3/4 tsp chipotle seasoning
  • 8 whole eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp feta cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray a mini muffin nonstick pan thoroughly with cooking spray. (Be sure to get into each muffin section, otherwise the eggs will stick.)
  3. Combine vegetables with seasonings in a medium bowl.
  4. Spoon 1 to 2 tsp of vegetables into each muffin cup.
  5. Beat eggs and milk together in a separate bowl.
  6. Pour egg mixture over the vegetables.
  7. Sprinkle each egg with cheese.
  8. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until eggs spring back and forth.

Optional seasonings:

  • Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime seasoning
  • Cumin
  • Dill
  • Smoked paprika

Why this recipe is great for athletes:

This is a quick, make-ahead, high-quality protein breakfast!

It's a quick grab, heat, and go morning pick-me-up!

Eggs are great protein source to fuel workouts, and the vegetables add fiber and potassium.

Avocadoes are a great source of heart healthy fat to keep hunger at bay. They also are a great source of vitamin B6. B-vitamins help the body convert food to energy, which is particularly important for athletes as they train; their bodies need to access that energy easily.