Mini Broccoli Cheddar Frittatas

It’s safe to say that we don’t always have time to make a nice breakfast in the morning. Whenever I have even fifteen minutes to spare I love to make a big omelet or bowl of oatmeal, but there are days when there’s just not enough time. But you can’t skip breakfast – you just can’t. Whenever I skip breakfast one of two things happens:

  1. I get a caffeine high and feel jittery within an hour, making me not-so-pleasant to be around.(Because even when I miss breakfast I NEVER skip coffee).
  2. I get extrememly hungry and can’t focus until I get my hands on the closest 3,000 snacks in the vicinity, making me no-so-pleasant to be around.

So in an effort to make sure I’m always pleasant to be around, I like to have breakfast options on hand. Whether it be preparing overnight oats the night before or chopping veggies ahead of time so I can scramble them up with eggs in a matter of minutes, I’m always thinking ahead to the first meal of the day. Well, all meals, actually, but that’s besides the point…

If you’re looking for a quick grab-and-go breakfast that isn’t a granola bar, look no further. Plus, they’re almost too easy to make. So no excuses, people.

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Mini Broccoli Cheddar Frittatas

(Makes 12 mini frittatas)

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 cups cooked broccoli, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt/pepper to taste

Combine all the ingredients and pour into a muffin tin (use cooking spray so they don’t stick). Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-22 minutes. Leave in the muffin tin to cool. They will continue to cook once they’re out of the oven so don’t worry if they’re not golden on top. That usually means they’ve been overcooked (think about it – who eats a golden brown omelet?)

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Terrible photography aside, these are great 🙂 Enjoy!

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30 comments

  1. These sound so good and are a great way to switch up breakfast! I tend to eat the same things over and over again, and I eventually get sick of it and would rather just skip breakfast instead of eating the same thing again. But then I have the same problem as you I get SO hungry and eat everything in sight. I’ll keep these in mind next time I want something different for breakfast!

    1. I’m the same way–I’ve been eating pepper/cheese egg sandwiches for months now. But thank goodness I haven’t gotten sick of eggs yet. An oatmeal obsession is up next…I always crave that in the fall.

  2. okay, i gotta admit, i have made these little egg creations in the past and it was TERRIBLE! what on earth could i have done wrong? eggs? boom. broccoli? boom. cheese? boom. it should have been so simple but those little hockey pucks were mutant green and gnarly!! that was about two years ago and i have literally been too scared to take another stab at it all this time… however your picture makes them look safe and delicious, so maybe i should try again. wish me luck….

    1. Here’s my tip: do NOT overcook them! People tend to want them to be hard so they know the eggs are cooked but then you heat them up in the microwave the next day and you’ve got hockey pucks. I cooked them until they were JUST solid and then let them rest in the pan (still cooking a little) as they cooled.

  3. These look so good and cheesy! I seriously don’t understand how people skip breakfast. I don’t think I’ve ever skipped a meal in my entire life. I have I eat within an hour or it will not be a good morning for anyone around me 🙂

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