Packing six grams of protein and 11 percent of a day’s worth of vitamin D, the incredible, edible egg is worth cracking into each day. Whether you like it scrambled, deviled, poached, or baked, the brunch staple is one of the most versatile foods. From plantain pancakes to green eggs and ham, break a yolk and prepare to get whisked away with these delicious egg recipes.
10 Easy Egg Recipes to Transform Your Breakfast
The traditional recipe calls for mayonnaise, but our lightened up version swaps in nonfat Greek yogurt to keep the protein content high and saturated fat low. These little devils are small, but they pack filling and flavorful ingredients. A pinch of paprika adds some smokiness and heat, while vinegar and sweet pickle relish brings on the tang. Photo and recipe: Perry Santanachote / Life by Daily Burn
You can have your mac and cheese for breakfast, and eat it, too. This heavenly bowl of cheesy goodness cuts down on carbs, boosts protein and ups the calcium and vitamin D. Crumble some turkey bacon on top, and you’ve got an egg-and-cheese morning meal you won’t regret. The best part is it takes 20 minutes from start to finish, and you can make it ahead. Photo and recipe: Perry Santanachote / Life by Daily Burn
This storybook dish comes to life with our healthy Dr. Seuss-inspired recipe. Simply blend spinach, eggs, egg whites and cheese together to prepare the muffin batter. Then, in a nonstick skillet, sauté onions, low-sodium cooked ham, bell peppers and potatoes until they’re crispy. Together, they make a satisfying breakfast that is sure to impress kids and adults alike. Photo and recipe: Perry Santanachote / Life by Daily Burn