Are you looking for something different to serve for breakfast? 2-minute microwave Breakfast Egg Mugs may just be the answer!
Because Breakfast Egg Mugs are easy to modify, they are suitable for practically any dietary need.
- Dairy-free Option: substitute milk with soy, almond, rice, coconut, or any dairy-free milk.
- Gluten-free Option: use gluten free meats and cheese.
- Low-Carb Option: use only meats, veggies, and cheese (no potatoes or hash browns).
Individual Breakfast Egg Mugs are great for a variety of reasons:
- When you need a quick morning breakfast.
- If you don’t feel like cooking a big lunch or dinner.
- When everyone is eating breakfast at different times.
- Perfect for sleepovers; older children will have fun making their very own breakfast.
- Great way to let your overnight guest personalize their own breakfast.
- You can make individual servings fit special dietary needs such as low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, paleo, etc…
- A great way to use up some leftovers because you know me, I’m always thinking of ways to use up any leftovers!!!
First of all, I suggest that you make a “creation station”where everyone can customize their very own individualized Breakfast Egg Mug. You can easily have all of the ingredients ready ahead of time. Older children will have fun choosing their favorite ingredients and making their very own breakfast without a lot of supervision. Breakfast Egg Mugs are perfect for sleepovers because the kids and their friends can make their own breakfast. You might even hear these words, “You’re the best parent ever!”
Okay, for my own personalized Breakfast Egg Mug, I used leftover gluten-free bacon and sausage patties chopped into bite-size pieces. In addition, I also chopped up fresh mushrooms, peppers, spinach, onion, and tomatoes and finished with a sprinkle of shredded cheddar cheese. Simply use whatever meats or veggies you like or have on hand.
First, start by greasing the inside of your microwavable mug. You can use spray grease or simply take a paper towel or napkin and smear some olive oil around on the inside of the mug. (*If you are GF be careful with spray grease as some brands contain flour).
When your mug is ready, add the selected ingredients. *Do not fill the mugs to the brim because the cooking process with expand the eggs and if the mug is too full it will overflow.
Place a mug, (one mug at a time), in the microwave and cook on high for 30 seconds. Stir the mixture and microwave for another 30 seconds. Stir again and cook at 15-second increments, (stirring between times), until the mixture is cooked completely through. I ended up microwaving ours for a total of 2 minutes. *Cooking times may vary due to different varieties of microwaves and different amounts and kinds of ingredients.
The picture above is my hubby’s personalized Breakfast Egg Mug after it’s cooked. Notice the extra amounts of peppered bacon and cheese? HA! Told you he likes meat and cheese! There’s also a sprinkle of some dried chopped chives on top.
Here’s to creating your own breakfast in a mug!
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