How do you like your eggs?
My New Year’s resolution was to become a healthier, better me (never heard that one before right). Okay so you’re thinking hang on… it’s December? I know. However, like some of you may have done, I conveniently forgot my resolution until people started asking what I was doing THIS New Year’s Eve.
In September, I decided to make a change and have been exercising more regularly and being better about what I eat. For a serial sweet binger like me this was set to be a difficult task. I persevered and now in December, over 3 months since I started, I have something to show for it. My jeans fit better and I FEEL better too.
When I began thinking about how to change (my body thanked me for dropping my breakfast of doughnuts and chocolate) I knew I still wanted tasty food and variety. I came across breakfast smoothie recipes, soups and shakes… I need to chew to feel like I’ve eaten so liquids only are a no-go area for me.
Today I decided to get adapting, I absolutely adore mini quiche so used the same principle without the pastry and just added a few of the things I like to eat. It’s packed with protein and I found they were a good way to get my daily dose of veg in early on. There are many versions of this recipe on line but this is the one that makes me smile the most : ) by adding the onions and peppers in raw, I felt it added a bit more texture to these bundles of yum.
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Ingredients – makes 12
6 medium eggs
1 small red onion
100g raw smoked bacon
50g cheese (I used mild cheddar)
50g mushrooms (I used chestnut)
black pepper and mixed herbs to season
1. Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees
2. Finely dice your pepper, onion, bacon and mushrooms
3. In a bowl, crack your eggs and add your diced ingredients
4. Add your pepper and mixed herbs then stir
5. Spray a 12 hole muffin tray with oil
6. Carefully spoon your mixture into the cake holes and bake for 15 mins or until golden on top.
Let me know what you think x
Published by Bea's Bites Online
I'm Bea, as well as being new to the world of blogging I have been a food teacher in secondary schools for four years. I live just outside Manchester and all its foodie offerings. I'll be posting all about travel, food I enjoy, whether it's at a restaurant, a recipe I've trialled or something I have knocked up myself. I will also add a few drinks here and there because let's face it, it's got to be done!
I am lucky enough to have grown up with a variety of influences, my mum is from Zimbabwe, my dad is from Ghana and I grew up in a village in the North West, so food has always been a blend and balance of cultures for me.
From being little, food has played a large part in our family, whether it be for celebrations, commiserations or comfort. I began helping out in the kitchen from a young age and was fortunate enough to be given the reins on occasion from about the age of 11.
I love being in the kitchen and having the opportunity to create something to make others smile. Whether it be an autumnal main or a gooey dessert :) I have 3 bottomless pits I call brothers as well as a fiance and they are more than happy to try what I make and be extremely blunt so I welcome all comments : )
I am a total believer in happy eating. Food should put a smile on your face no matter if it is a weekday after work dinner or a special occasion. I love following recipes and do think it is sometimes a necessity but I also think that food should be personal and geared towards what you like and I hope this comes across in my blog.
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