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Eggs-traordinary California Avocado Breakfast Muffins

Total time:

20 min

Prep time:

n/a

Cook time:

20 min

Eggs-traordinary California Avocado Breakfast Muffins

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These egg breakfast muffins are a delicious, satisfying breakfast option. Make a batch on the weekend and enjoy throughout the week.

Ingredients

Serves: 5

3/4 cup grape tomatoes, chopped
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, chopped
1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and diced
As needed Salt, to taste
As needed Pepper, to taste
1/4 tsp. chipotle seasoning (optional)
2 large eggs
1/2 cup egg whites
1 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

(Yields: 15 Mini Muffins)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a standard-sized non-stick mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine tomatoes, spinach, avocado, salt, pepper and optional chipotle seasoning.
  4. Spoon two tablespoons of vegetable and avocado mixture into each mini muffin cup.
  5. Beat eggs and egg whites together in a separate bowl.
  6. Pour eggs over the vegetables until about a little more than three-quarters full.
  7. Sprinkle egg muffin mixture with cheese.
  8. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until eggs spring back to the touch.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces.

Copyright © 2014, Bonnie Taub-Dix

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 90; Total Fat 7 g (Sat 1.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 4 g); Cholesterol 75 mg; Sodium 140 mg; Potassium 270 mg; Total Carbohydrates 4 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Total Sugars <1 g; Protein 4 g; Vitamin A 863 IU; Vitamin C 8 mg; Calcium 34 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 17 IU; Folate 50 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.06 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 11%; Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Bonnie Taub-Dix is a registered dietitian and the award-winning author of, “Read It Before You Eat It (Plume),” and owner of BTD Nutrition Consultants, LLC. She is a motivational speaker, freelance journalist and media spokesperson whose messages are laced with her passion as a foodie, her wit and wisdom, and her realistic guidance without gimmicks. Bonnie has conducted thousands of interviews for all forms of media including television and radio shows and print and online sources such as CNN, “CBS Early Show,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “TODAY,” “Anderson Cooper 360,” “Martha Stewart Radio,” “The New York Times” and “The Washington Post,” as well as a variety of national magazines. She is an advisor to global corporations, food companies, and media outlets devising wellness programs, creating media/social media campaigns, and conducting workshops for health professionals and consumers. As a nutrition consultant to The Cartoon Network, she is involved in issues regarding programming and advertising to children. She is a health & wellness blogger for “US News & World Report” and “Everyday Health” and her stories appear in national magazines and newspapers online and in print. Bonnie was the recipient The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics’ 2012 Media Excellence Award. She is married and has three sons…all foodies! She can be found at BetterThanDieting.com and on Instagram at @eatsmartbd.

Bonnie is a registered dietitian nutritionist for the California Avocado Commission. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog are part of their partnership with our organization..

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