Bacon and Egg Muffins

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Bacon is for many, one of the most popular breakfast foods. And these little bacon and egg muffins are an excellent way to start the day. The best thing about these bacon and egg muffins (besides the taste) is that they can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge for days. Making bacon and egg muffins is a great way to make sure that your family is fed a nutrient-dense food even when you don't have a lot of time. Bacon and egg muffins are an easy recipe to whip up, and they store well in the fridge for up to a week. You can make a batch of these bacon and egg muffins at the beginning of the week for an easy, grab and go breakfast meal and snacks. These muffins are loaded with protein and are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner and post-work out snacks. The egg recipe is simple to make. This recipe serves 12 and uses ten pastured eggs and some delicious local bacon. You can cut the recipe in half if you want to make a smaller batch. The recipe also has a bit of spinach to get some greens in. This is a breakfast idea that you can grab on your way out the door, they travel well. For vegetarian diets, you could leave out the bacon, or you can opt for some vegetarian sausages or bacon to add in. Recipe variations for this bacon and egg muffin recipe include using breakfast sausages, along with adding some smoked paprika and cayenne pepper. You can also add some Italian spices.

This bacon and egg muffin recipe is a gluten free recipe, grain free and paleo friendly. Some of the ingredients for this bacon and egg muffin recipe include ten eggs, coconut oil, spinach, bacon chopped into small pieces, along with some fresh herbs such as chopped basil, cilantro or parsley. If you have silicone liners that work great, or you can use unbleached muffin liners. It's a good idea to lightly oil the silicone liners. Spinach along with other leafy green vegetables is a rich source of iron. The spinach in this bacon and egg muffin recipe is a good way to get some added nutrition into your day. Spinach has lots of Vitamin A, and Vitamin C, with lesser amounts of protein, calcium, and iron. The eggs in this easy to make recipe are an excellent source of protein, calcium, iron, and vitamin A.

This bacon and egg muffin recipe uses pastured eggs. If you are wondering which eggs are best, you will have several options. Some people say that the best choice for eggs is pastured eggs which come from a local farmer. Pastured eggs are also called real eggs. The chickens that lay these eggs are happy chickens, as they live their entire lives outdoors, in the pasture, picking through cow dung, while eating bugs and grass, and basking in the sun. The feed for these chicken may or may not be supplemented. If you cannot get pastured eggs, there are also free range eggs and organic egg options.

This bacon and egg muffin recipe can be found on the Savory Lotus site. On the site, you will find other gluten free recipes, healthy living, essential oils, safe skincare, and so much more. On the site, you will find easy to prepare recipe ideas that are made with real food ingredients. The recipes on the site are gluten and grain free, and paleo friendly. The site believes that good health starts with nourishing foods and that healthy living doesn’t have to be complicated. **

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