Homemade Breakfast Sandwich

egg sandwich

I make my girls a homemade breakfast every morning. I try to include eggs or some sort of protein in each one so they can stay fuller longer. My girls are starving by time their lunch period rolls around if they just have a bowl of cereal or a Pop Tart. And thanks to Michelle Obama’s lunch program, read: starvation diet, they are starving after lunch. I feel that if I give them a good breakfast, I am at least helping to keep their energy sustained a little bit better!

Everything I make takes 15 minutes or less. Trust me, when I first decided I was going to make a full breakfast each morning, my main concern was I wouldn’t have TIME! But once I started making the breakfasts, I realized it really didn’t take much time at all! And it’s so worth it!

Today I made them a homemade breakfast sandwich. Think of it as the McHome McMuffin.

I scrambled 3 eggs & put them in a hot pan to make them into omelet consistency.
During this time I had Pillsbury Flakey Biscuits baking in the oven @350 for 15 min.
While the eggs were cooking, I put 2 Jimmy Dean microwave sausage patties in the micro for 1 min.

When everything was done cooking, I cut the biscuits in 1/2, topped the bottom portion with the egg, put on some cheese, took the sausage patty & cut it in 1/2 & placed that on top & then covered it all with the top 1/2 of the biscuit.

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They were yummy & bigger than a McMuffin. I can’t say it was exactly healthier since I used pre-made sausage & biscuits, but remember, I need these to be FAST & easy!

And they were! The girls loved them, so SCORE one for mom! đŸ™‚
sjb

 

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Eat Clean Egg Muffins

I have an 8th grader that is doing summer weight lifting, basketball and volleyball camps, practicing her shooting at home and plays on a Wed. night basketball league. Oh, and swims in her down time! Our normal breakfasts of Captain Crunch and lunches of Hot Pockets are not going to cut it anymore!

I went on a search for recipes that are more healthy, full of protein and most important, easy to make AND eat! I found http://www.heandsheeatclean.com. They have a bunch of yummy looking recipies that were just what I was looking for.

Today I made the Eat Clean Muffins. I will post the recipe below, or you can follow the link above for even more great recipes. My daughter is at weights right now, so I quick made up a batch for her to eat when she gets home. It should provide her the protein & green veggies she needs to fuel up for her basketball practice @ 2pm!

I thought I’d blog about it today because I know there are lots of parents like me that want their kids to start eating healthier, but they need it to be fast and easy for both us! I have ordered an Eat Clean cookbook so I can make even more healthy meals and snacks for my family! Very excited about it and I plan to share what I like and what I don’t here on my blog! I hope you come back and share your recipies, ideas tips and tricks too!

This is just part one of a happier, healthier me! More to come, so stay tuned!

Love ya kids!

Simplysjb

Eat Clean Egg Muffins

Ingredients:

Olive Oil Spray (Pure Olive Oil)

4 scallions (or green onions)

minced 2 carrots, shredded

1/2 red bell pepper, minced

1/2 zucchini, shredded

14 egg whites

4 whole eggs

1/2 tsp basil

1/4 tsp oregano

Dash of sea salt and pepper
Directions: 1.  Preheat oven to 375 degreesF. Coat a 12-muffin tin with a small amount of olive oil spray to prevent sticking. 2. Combine vegetables in a big bowl. Fill each muffin tin 2/3 full with vegetables.

3. Whisk eggs and seasonings in a large mixing bowl. 4. Use a 1/3-measuring cup for the egg mixture and pour slowly into each muffin tin. Egg mixture should fill tin the rest of the way. Bake for 30 minutes or until muffins have risen and are slightly browned. Serve.

The site says they keep in the fridge for up to one week. You can also freeze them. But I am betting they will be gone within the day in this household!