Skip the drive-thru egg muffins and make these healthy, freezer friendly, Cheesy Zucchini Quinoa Egg Muffins! Full of protein and carbs they’re the perfect way to start the day!
Hi Everyone, Danae from Recipe Runner. Today I’m back and I’m sharing a breakfast recipe that’s not only easy to make, but you can freeze them so you have something on hand for busy mornings or when you don’t want to cook. Cheesy Zucchini Quinoa Egg Muffins, I’m basically obsessed with them right now!
I typically make myself an omelet every morning during the week. However, when the weekend rolls around, I get a little…a lot more lazy. I can’t even be bothered to scramble an egg after my long run, but obviously I need to do some serious calorie replacement. These Cheesy Zucchini Quinoa Egg Muffins are the solution to my laziness issues and they are a delicious solution at that!
I love the pop of texture and the added protein and carbs that the quinoa gives the egg muffins. It acts a bit like a thickener in the muffin, making them a little sturdier and better able to hold their shape unlike a frittata. They do shrink some when they come out of the oven, but they won’t look like pancakes.
I chose to use zucchini in these quinoa egg muffins because I have a garden exploding with it right now. It’s also a vegetable that is readily available year-round. Kids don’t seem to mind shredded zucchini in most dishes because it doesn’t really have a flavor. While I didn’t have a kid to test the muffins out on, my bet is that since there is a good amount of cheese in them, they’ll probably like them. For an adult I would probably suggest having two for breakfast, kids might only need one. These Cheesy Zucchini Quinoa Muffins are an easy, healthy and freezer friendly breakfast or snack you can feel good about eating….unlike that greasy Egg McMuffin from the drive-thru down the street. Have an egg-celent day!
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