These delicious Low Carb and Gluten Free Egg White Muffin Cups are super healthy, gluten-free, low-carb, and just 30 calories! They are easy to make and did I mention that they are super yummy?
If you’re a part of the insta-fam, then you likely already know that over the last few months I’ve been trying to make healthier choices. I’ve talked about it quite a bit on both my instagram feed, as well as on my stories!
It’s important to me to feel healthy. During the winter I kind of slipped-up on my usual healthy routines, and I noticed it in my energy.
I hate having low energy so I’ve been trying to recommit myself to a healthy lifestyle routine. I’ve been running daily, going to the gym a couple times a week, and focusing on making my diet healthier and more nutritious.
I often run in the mornings. I like to get it over with so I can go ahead with my day.
Before I workout though, I like to have a quick bite to eat. I like to have something that I can quickly heat-up and eat that won’t feel heavy before I go ahead and run. There’s nothing worse than trying to run when you are super full.
I know lots of people would recommend to just hop on the treadmill before eating breakfast, but I always find that I get lightheaded when I do this. So, I just grab something small before my workout so I can tackle my morning run without fear of fainting – yikes!
Sometimes, I’ll have a bowl of my favourite Slowcooker Banana Coconut Oatmeal, or sometimes I’ll have one of my healthy egg white muffin cups.
This healthy egg white muffins recipe have become a favourite in our household.
My husband absolutely loves these Healthy Egg White Muffin Cups. H gets up so early and leaves in such a rush each morning so these egg cups are so convenient for him to just pop into the oven for a minute and then devour before heading off to work.
Growing up, I was never really an egg person. My parents would always try to get me to eat eggs, but I just didn’t like them! To be honest though, as a kid I really didn’t like breakfast at all. I can’t imagine being like that now. I love breakfast and I never go without a healthy meal in the AM.
It wasn’t until the last few years that I’ve began enjoying eggs more. I’m still not someone who loves all styles of eggs, but I do really enjoy these egg white cups.
Starbuck’s Egg White Bites Dupe Recipe?
During the summer, I actually tried Starbuck’s egg white bites and I totally loved them. Unfortunately, it’s neither cost effective, nor efficient for me to make a trip to Starbucks each day for their egg white bites, so I decided to try to make my own.
While this may not reflect their recipe 100%, I consider this healthy recipe my at-home dupe for the Starbucks egg white bites recipe!
These egg muffins are a great healthy breakfast option. They are super flavourful, and I really love that you can make them your own by adding in different ingredients each time to whip up a batch.
Today, I made them with mushroom, arugula, parmesan and tomatoes, but I could easily add in bacon and cheddar cheese to make it more savoury and rich.
One thing I seriously love about this Low Carb and Gluten Free Healthy Egg White Muffin Cups recipe:
I love that you can easily make these beforehand so that they’re ready to eat in the AM.
Easy breakfast recipes that you can prepare a day or two beforehand are my favourite kind of recipes. I’m all about meal prep and making the week ahead easier.
All you need are a few ingredients that you love, a carton of egg whites, and a muffin tin to start making these easy and delicious egg white cups!
Healthy Egg White Muffin Cups
- 1 Carton of Egg Whites (210 Calories)
- 1 Cup of Arugula (10 Calories)
- 1/4 Cup of parmesan (108 calories)
- 1/2 Cup of cherry tomatoes (chopped) (13 calories)
- 1/2 Cup of Mushrooms (sliced) (15 calories)
- Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
- Grease Muffin Tin tray very well. These can stick to the tray so you'll want to add quite a bit of butter/oil to the tins before you add in the egg mixture.
- Chop up veggies.
- In a bowl mix your egg, arugula, parmesan, tomatoes, mushrooms, and any additional ingredients.
- Pour mixture into the muffin tray.
- Place muffin tray into the oven for 20 - 30 minutes.
- Remove from oven when the egg white muffins are cooked (they will appear slightly golden) and remove from tray.
Calories will vary based on how much you add in / or additional ingredients added.
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Serving Size:1 Egg White Muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 30 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 2mg Sodium: 43mg Carbohydrates: 1g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 1g
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