Posts tagged ‘bacon’

August 19, 2011

Egg White Muffin Cakes

Friday mornings are similar to a Saturday or Sunday morning for me. I don’t have to be in to work until 12 so I have plenty of time do whatever I need to get done. Instead of going grocery shopping or returning some things at Target I took the time out to create myself a new breakfast.

Egg Cupcakes? That sounds disgusting. Egg Muffins? Kind of reminds me of McDonalds. How about Breakfast Muffins? Ground breaking, I know. If you can think of something more exciting feel free to let me know 😉

These are SO simple and really don’t take much time. They’ll also last you for a couple of days which is great when you are always in a rush and almost late to work (not that I would know or anything….)

Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients

  • Egg Whites
  • 2 pieces of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Salsa ( I chose chunky)
  • Pearl sized Mozzarella balls
  • Non stick Cooking spray (Olive Oil)
  • Silicone Pan
  • Fresh Ground Pepper

Directions 

  • Spray your silicone muffin pan with cooking spray and preheat your oven to 400 degrees

  • Cut up your bacon and start to fry while you prepare other ingredients

  • Fill up muffin pan about 1/2 or 2/3 of the way with egg whites. I did 1/2 but it wouldn’t hurt to do 2/3.

  • Drop 2 pearl sized mozzarella balls in each

  • Your bacon should be done now and looking like this (if you are vegetarian you would leave this out, duh)

  • Add a sprinkle of bacon to each muffin compartment evenly and add some fresh ground pepper on top. I don’t recommend adding salt because you are adding bacon and mozzarella

  • Lastly add a spoonful of salsa to each and stir well

  • Stick in oven for 28 minutes (depending on how much egg you used)

  • Let cool for however long you can stand it and then gently remove
If eggs could be cute these would be the cutest eggs ever.
Bacon, Cheese, Egg Whites and Salsa in the form of a muffin…yummmmay.
I ate two of these and wrapped the other 4 up for Adam because I know he’s going to be jealous I made these while he was hard at work. I’m so thoughtful 🙂
When you save your leftovers just wrap them individually so you can just pop them in the microwave.
I should also mention that I was impatient when the muffins were cooking and made my new favorite peanut butter sauce with an apple.
I’d say its a Happy Friday indeed.

QUESTIONS: What is your breakfast of choice when you are in a rush??

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June 15, 2011

WIAW

It’s that time of the week! What I ate (wore and did) Wednesday 🙂

This morning I woke up ready for a run… I checked the weather and it was only 55 degrees! I threw on a long sleeve shirt to keep me warm. Redskins represent!

I look way to excited for 6am! (Please excuse the mess, I’m packing)

Today wasn’t just any normal run though… Today I did something I’ve NEVER done. I hit the pavement sans iPod. My iPod was charged but I wanted to clear my mind so I tried running without entertainment. It worked! I  knocked out my 4 miles in 32 minutes. Go me 🙂 I also came home and did a 10 minute ab video On Demand. I forget what it was called but the trainer sure was handsome!

The reason I wanted to clear my mind this morning was because today marks 3 years of my Uncle Chuck passing away and I knew my morning could get rough. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer and passed away about a year later. It’s definitely been one of the hardest things my family has EVER had to deal with.

So this mornings run was for you ❤ Missing you everyday.

After my workout I had breakfast… and it wasn’t cereal for once!

I headed into work around 10:30 so the girls and I headed straight over to my Aunt’s house. My grandma wanted to plant flowers in memory of my Uncle and I didn’t want to miss it – Plus, the girls love these types of activities! My brothers, cousins, aunts and grandma all attended and ordered pizza for lunch. I however had already packed my lunch and am not one to waste food.

Definitely not as fun as pizza…But still delicious 🙂

When lunch was finished we all went out back to get our gardening on.

 

Putting the soil down and breaking it up

 

 Smile

Dig the hole

Plant the flower

Add more soil to the top

Water the plant

Voila. In between planting the girls also took some breaks to do some trampoline jumping. Someone may have jumped on someones face… But it was nothing a little ice cream couldn’t fix!

Naps were taken by the girls. I enjoyed a snack or two while catching up on blogs.

I got home around 615 and immediately ate dinner. I like to eat early!

Meh. Just so-so. You know what comes after dinner right? My favorite time of the day.

By the way – Thanks for all of your recommendations on the cookie name… I think I’ll go with Shanna’s – Breakfast Cookies!

I may have had one more after taking a picture of those two above…

But shhh…let’s keep that our secret 😉

Last but not least here are the details for my outfit today

Outfit:

  • Dress – H&M (new purchase)
  • Belt – H&M (new purchase) – close-up below
  • Necklaces – Black circle – White House Black Market – Gold Feather – Forever 21 (close-up below)
  • Bracelet – H&M (new purchase) – close-up below
  • Gold Flip Flops – Old Navy
  • Starfish Earrings – J.Crew (close-up below)
  • Watch – Michael Kors

 

QUESTIONS: Do you run with an ipod or listen to your feet hit the pavement?