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Broccoli, Quinoa & Cheddar Muffin Frittatas

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 149
Protein 12g
Fat 6g
Carbs 9g
Total Time

Arguably one of the most popular meal prep recipes around. It’s high in protein and VERY easy to customize to fit your tastebuds and your macronutrient goals.

Feel free to make this recipe your own by adding your favorite seasonal vegetables, swapping quinoa for brown rice or potato, adding lean turkey or sausage, and the list goes on…

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Broccoli, Quinoa & Cheddar Muffin Frittatas

Ingredients

Ingredients for 9 large muffin frittatas:

  • 6 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon 2% Greek yogurt (or skim milk)
  • 1 1/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 3/4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat cheddar
  • 4 tablespoons oat flour (optional)
  • Seasonings:
    • Spice Cave Wind seasoning (or low sodium herb seasoning)
    • 1 tablespoon habanero hot sauce (optional)
Steps
  1. Set oven to 400F.
  2. Beat together with Greek yogurt (or milk) then toss in seasonings.  Mix together.
  3. Add the quinoa, veggies and cheddar to the egg mixture and mix thoroughly together using a spatula.  Once mixed, you can add optional flour to the egg mixture in order to thicken it.
  4. Evenly divide the egg mixture among the muffin molds. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes at 400F, or until the egg mixture is fully cooked.
  5. After baking, allow the frittatas to slightly cool before removing them from the muffin molds.

Approximate macros for 1 of 9 large frittatas:

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Calories
149
Protein
12g
Fat
6g
Carbs
9g
Sodium
-
Fiber
1g
Sugar
<1g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.