No matter your to-do list for the day, a hearty breakfast is a key to staying energized and productive in the AM. We decided to create two quick sweet & savory recipes to try this summer and film the process.
REC RECIPE #1: GREEN & GOLD EGG CUPS
We know time is often a barrier to cooking breakfast, especially as a student. Egg whites are a yummy low cholesterol / high protein option that can be used as a delicious base to to be bake with veggies or other ingrediants. These green & gold favorites are going to be your new meal prep go-to for the week.
YOU WILL NEED: (makes 10-12)
- standard muffin tin
- 1/2 quart egg whites
- 1-2 cups chopped broccoli
- 1/2 yellow pepper chopped (or other veggies)
- 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- salt + pepper + siracha
Follow the recipe in 5 easy steps!
Step 1: Preheat oven to 425 degrees and butter each cup in the muffin tin.
Step 2: Chop broccoli and yellow pepper into small bits to your liking. You will be adding these in your egg cups to bake.
Step 3: Pour the egg white into each tin (about 3 quarters full) and add salt & pepper to taste.
Step 4: Add broccoli, yellow pepper, or other chopped veggies to the cups. Then, sprinkle in some mozzarella cheese (or a handful).
Step 5: Place tin in oven for 10-12 minutes to bake.
Remove from oven and enjoy! For some added heat, drizzle on some sriracha.
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REC RECIPE #2: CHEAT DAY FRENCH TOAST STICKS
Eating a balanced diet is an important element of fitness, but cheat days are here to make life a little sweeter. Our second Rec Recipe is a twist on classic french toast but in bite-sized portions. We sizzled these to perfection with brown sugar and dipped in strawberry syrup.
YOU WILL NEED:
- mixing bowl
- 5 slices brioche bread
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tbsp butter
Follow the recipe in 6 easy steps!
Step 1: Cut 5 slices brioche bread into thirds.
Step 2: Crack 3 eggs into mixing bowl.
Step 3: Add 1/4 cup milk and 1 tbsp vanilla extract into mixture.
Step 4: Coat each stick in mixture. Heat pan to med. temp.
Step 5: Add coated sticks to medium heated pan over 1 tbsp butter. Cook until golden brown and flip.
Step 6: Mix brown and white sugar and coat each stick. Drizzle syrup and enjoy.