This quinoa egg bake recipe is the perfect mix of protein and healthy carbs to jump start your day! The egg and quinoa recipe is great for meal prepping because you can make it on a Sunday, pop it in the refrigerator, and enjoy it throughout the week.
Healthy Breakfast Recipes Ingredients:
½ cup uncooked quinoa
1 ½ cup egg whites or 8 large eggs
3 cloves of chopped garlic
1 tsp of thyme
2 cups of chopped baby spinach
1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup of milk
½ cup cottage cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Preparation: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
Whisk egg, thyme, garlic, milk, cottage cheese, and quinoa, salt and pepper together. Then gently fold in spinach.
Pour mixture into an 8X8 baking dish sprayed with a non-stick cooking spray and cover with foil, bake for 45 minutes. Remove cover and sprinkle cheese on top, continue baking for another 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is golden on top.
The healthy breakfast recipe makes 6 servings. The nutritional information is for 1 serving.
Total Fat 1.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Total Carbohydrate 13.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Protein 21.3 g