12 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the Holidays




 

Egg Dishes

Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs and Veggies (Migas) | BeachbodyBlog.com

1.Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs and Veggies (Migas)

This traditional Tex-Mex breakfast scramble with crunchy tortilla strips, onions, tomatoes, and peppers is known as migas.

For more heft, toss in some lean protein like shredded chicken.

Want a little more heat? Adding diced green chiles will really wake you up!

Try our lighter version of a traditional Tex-Mex breakfast scramble with crunchy tortilla strips, onions, tomatoes, and peppers.

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 large egg whites
  •  tsp. olive oil
  • 2 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into strips
  • ¼ medium onion, chopped
  • ¼ medium bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ medium tomato, chopped
  • ½ oz. shredded cheddar cheese (2 Tbsp.)

Instructions

  1. Combine eggs and egg whites in a medium bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add tortillas; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until crisp. Remove tortillas from pan.

  4. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.

  5. Add tomato; cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Add egg mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until eggs are almost set.

  7. Add tortillas and cheese; cook, for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.




 
Frittata with Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, and Parmesan | BeachbodyBlog.com

2. Frittata With Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, and Parmesan

This festive frittata has the colors of the season and is easy to make for your holiday morning spread.

Use this easily customizable recipe as a jumping-off point to create your own favorite frittata.

You can swap out chard for your favorite green, or substitute sweet bell peppers or sautéed mushrooms for the tomatoes. Or try beans, artichoke hearts, or sun-dried tomatoes.

Frittatas are loaded with protein and healthy vegetables and easy to make. This crowd-pleasing frittata recipe with Swiss chard will be the star of any breakfast or brunch.

Ingredients

  • 10 large egg whites (1¼ cups)
  • 6 large eggs
  • ¾ cup reduced fat (2%) milk
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • ½ tsp . ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp . olive oil
  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • 2 cups chopped Swiss chard
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , cut in half

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Combine egg whites, eggs, milk, cheese, salt (if desired), pepper (if desired), and nutmeg in a medium bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add onion and chard; cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Turn off heat. 5. Lightly coat sides of skillet with spray.
  5. Add tomatoes and egg mixture to skillet.
  6. Place skillet in oven. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until puffy and set.

Recipe Notes

Tip: You can use spinach, kale, or other greens instead of Swiss chard. You can use mixed greens for a total of 2 cups.