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9 Low-Carb Breakfast Egg Muffins Under 300 Calories

Try out these low-carb recipes at 300 calories and 15 grams of carbohydrates or less per serving.

Reinvent your morning routine with a genius kitchen hack: the muffin pan. This plus a couple of eggs and tasty ingredients are all you need for easy breakfast egg muffins. And, get this: You can freeze these pre-portioned bites, so all you have to do is thaw and pop in the microwave to reheat.

Spaghetti Squash Egg Cups

Recipe by MyFitnessPal

Spaghetti squash is a yummy way to fit veggies in for breakfast. Green onion gives these egg cups their flavor, but you can personalize this dish with your favorite spices instead. Serve with a side of sauteed spinach to increase the fiber, vitamins, and mineral content of your meal.

The recipe makes 4 servings at 2 squash cups each.

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Easy Cheesy Crustless Quiche

Recipe by MyFitnessPal

Crustless quiche is the more manageable cousin of a full-on quiche recipe. This easy version packs plenty of breakfast veggies (think: onion, bell peppers, tomatoes, spinach) and cheese into a portable egg cup.

The recipe makes 6 servings at 2 quiches each.

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Cheese-topped egg muffins

Spicy Spinach & Mushroom Egg Cups

Recipe by Jennifer Debth

Spicy and savory spinach and mushrooms are perfect in these delightful egg cups. Awaken your senses by drizzling hot sauce on top!

The recipe makes 6 servings at 2 cups each.

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Mushroom egg muffins

Mini Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups

Ditch your fork and knife, and enjoy this bite-sized meal instead! These quinoa cups combine ham, zucchini, and sharp cheddar cheese for a convenient breakfast or snack.

The recipe makes 7 servings at 4 mini cups each.

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Copper pots filled with quinoa

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Broccoli & Cheese Mini Egg Omelets

Recipe by Gina Homolka

Every bite into these mini egg omelets fills your tastebuds with cheesy broccoli goodness. Shredded cheddar and grated aged cheese give this dish its salty, nutty flair. Pair with yogurt, fruit, and a cup of coffee or tea for a nutrient-dense morning meal.

The recipe makes 4 servings of 2 omelets each.

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Cheesy broccoli egg muffin

Freezer-Friendly Vegetable Egg Cups

Recipe by Averie Sunshine

Soft, yet dense and chewy, these portable egg muffins are a great way to sneak in veggies and protein for even the pickiest eaters. Frozen peas and frozen corn provide crunch to each bite and require less prep time.

The recipe makes 6 servings at 2 cups each.

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Veggie egg muffin

Egg & Toast Cups

Recipe by MyFItnessPal

Whether you’re making a fancy brunch appetizer or a no-hassle, one-pan breakfast, egg & toast cups are a tasty option. These adorable cups are sprinkled with flavorful bacon and chives, but you can also substitute shredded cheese, sliced mushrooms, or chopped onions — the possibilities are endless! You can easily double this recipe in the same amount of time by switching to a 12-cup muffin pan.

The recipe makes 6 servings at 1 cup each.

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Egg & Bacon Mini Casseroles

Recipe by MyFitnessPal

Make a grab-and-go breakfast using egg, spinach, bacon, cheddar cheese and leftover bread. These mini casseroles bake up as complete meals that you can quickly reheat for breakfast.

The recipe makes 6 servings at 2 mini casseroles each.

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Canadian bacon and cheddar muffins

Sausage Egg Breakfast Muffins

Recipe by Vered Deleeuw

Make an egg muffin meal out of a classic breakfast combo: sausage and eggs. These meaty muffins are easy to make and easy to eat. Pop one in before a workout, after a workout, with dinner, for breakfast, or at work; these bites can be conveniently eaten anywhere, anytime.

The recipe makes 8 servings of 1 breakfast muffin each.

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Plate of sausage egg muffins

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