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These Cheddar and Bacon Egg Bites are made with simple ingredients and are perfect for busy mornings, especially with kids! Enjoy them as they are for a low carb meal or pair with your favorite toast or fruit for something more balanced.
About This Recipe
Ready for a healthy and balanced breakfast that’s great for those grab-and-go mornings? These Bacon and Cheddar Egg Bites are made with simple ingredients and take just 5 minutes to prep! And they’re a surefire way to ensure everyone is happy.
To make these egg bites, all you have to do is add all the ingredients to a muffin tin and bake. They’re low in calories and low in carbs, and there’s so many ways to switch them up based on your nutrition needs and taste preferences!
Enjoy your egg bites as they are for a low carb breakfast or add some toast, fruit, or oats on the side to make a more balanced meal.
They’re totally delicious!!
Why You’ll Love These Cheese and Bacon Egg Bites
- Perfect for meal prep!
- An easy, healthy grab and go breakfast option.
- Packed with protein and low calorie!
- So many different flavor variations you can try!
- Super macro-friendly because you get to decide what you serve them with.
- They’re even freezer friendly!
- Egg whites – can sub with egg beaters or more eggs
- Milk – I used plain unsweetened almond. Use any kind of milk here.
- Bacon – I used Hormel Black Label Real Bacon Crumbles to keep it easy but you can most definitely make your own to throw in.
- Cheese – I used shredded cheddar cheese. Use your favorite!
- Seasoning – I used ranch seasoning mix. Pairs so well! Can sub with something else if desired.
- Salt and pepper
To make dairy-free: use dairy-free cheese and make sure your milk is dairy-free.
How To Make
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray.
Store these egg bites in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.
More Fun Combinations To Try:
- Roasted red pepper – Add roasted red pepper, feta cheese, and spinach!
- Ham & cheese – These taste so good with diced ham, tangy cheese like muenster or swiss, and green onions!
- Pepperoni pizza – So kid friendly! All you need is mozzarella and diced pepperoni pieces.
The possibilities really are endless. Try one of these variations or get creative with your own flavor variations!
Are these bacon egg bites good for meal prep?
They are THE BEST for meal prep! You can make them over the weekend and enjoy all week long until they’re gone. If you have a lot of kiddos to feed, I recommend doubling or even tripling the recipe if you want to make ahead of time for the convenience of grab and go!
Can I freeze these egg bites?
Yes! Let cool completely then store in a freezer safe. They’ll stay good for up to 3 months.
What should I serve with these bacon egg bites?
You can enjoy them on their own for a low carb meal. If you want something more balanced, pair with toast, fruit, or some oatmeal!
Can I use all eggs instead of the eggs and egg whites?
Sure! Omit the egg whites and use 10 large eggs instead.
- 3/4 cup crumbled bacon* (84g) see notes
- 3/4 cup 2% shredded cheddar cheese (84g)
- 1.5 cups egg whites (360g)
- 3 large eggs
- 2 Tbsp milk of choice (30g) just make sure it's not vanilla!
- 1 Tbsp Ranch seasoning mix
- 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
- 1/4 tsp ground pepper
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- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray.
- Add the bacon and cheese evenly amongst the muffin cavities (7g of each). Toss the mixture around some with your fingers to help evenly distribute.
- In a medium bowl whisk together egg whites, eggs, almond milk, ranch seasoning mix, salt and pepper. Fill each muffin to the top with the egg mixture, pouring over the bacon and cheese already in each tin.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes or until risen and slightly golden on top.
Let cool for 10 minutes, then remove from the tin.
Nutrition is hand-calculated and accurate. No autocalulations! However, note that values can vary based on the brands you use and if you substitute ingredients.