Breakfast Muffins

  • 10MINS
  • 20MINS
  • 256KCAL

These versatile, slimming-friendly Breakfast Muffins will get your day off to a great start – perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories256
  • Carbs11g
  • Protein25g
  • Fat12g
  • Saturates4g
  • Sugars5g

Breakfast Muffins - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

These Breakfast Muffins will keep you full for hours. You can also chill these and keep them in the fridge to munch on, or save them for lunch!

If you’re looking for some more breakfast ideas, we’ve got loads of tasty offerings!

What diets is this Breakfast Muffins recipe suitable for?

This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free!

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly are these Breakfast Muffins?

  • You need to count 5 Points per portion of this Breakfast Muffins recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Breakfast Muffins recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Breakfast Muffins recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

You can put anything you fancy in them too – why not have any experiment. Just make sure you check the nutritional values of any ingredients you add.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Breakfast Muffins?

Definitely not! You’ll probably be able to make these muffins with things you already have in your fridge and cupboards.

You can easily adapt them to suit your tastes – add peppers, cheese, spring onion, broccoli – whatever you fancy! Just remember to check the nutritional values of anything you add.

How many calories are in these Breakfast Muffins?

There are 256 calories in each portion of our slimming friendly Breakfast Muffins. This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category.

This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Pre-heat the oven to 200°C.

Step 2

Spray 9 muffin trays with low calorie cooking spray.

Step 3

Beat together the eggs and cottage cheese.

Step 4

Lightly fry the bacon, grated courgette, mushrooms, red onion and spinach in a pan with a couple of sprays of low calorie cooking spray

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Step 5

Mix this with the egg mixture and pour into the prepared muffin trays.

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Step 6

Cook at 200°C for about 20 minutes.

Breakfast Muffins - Pinch of Nom Slimming RecipesWhat should you should serve with Breakfast Muffins?

You can make these into any sort of meal you like but they’re work with the suggestions below. Either eat them on their own, or for brunch, as part of a cooked breakfast, or even take cold on a picnic!

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How do you know when these Breakfast Muffins are cooked?

You should cook this recipe until the muffins are golden on top and just cooked in the centre.

This should take approx 20 minutes in the oven.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Breakfast Muffins in the fridge?

Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.

If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of these Breakfast Muffins in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Breakfast Muffins?

These Breakfast Muffins are best made from fresh. You can freeze them, but it can affect the texture of the egg.

How do I reheat Breakfast Muffins?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Breakfast Muffins

These versatile, slimming-friendly Breakfast Muffins will get your day off to a great start – perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    20 MINS
  • KCals 256
  • Carbs 11G
WW Points
  • 5 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 6 Eggs
  • 100 g Very Low Fat Cottage Cheese with Chives
  • 3 Bacon Medallions diced
  • 1/2 Courgettes grated
  • 2 Large Mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1 Red Onion finely chopped
  • Handful Spinach
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray

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Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C
  2. Spray 9 muffin trays with low calorie cooking spray
  3. Beat together the eggs and cottage cheese
  4. Lightly fry the bacon, grated courgette, mushrooms, red onion and spinach in a pan with a couple of sprays of low calorie cooking spray
  5. Mix this with the egg mixture and pour into the prepared muffin trays
  6. Cook at 200°C for about 20 minutes

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Danielle JuddSunday 27th January 2019

Can you reheat these

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Nicole GraleySaturday 5th January 2019

These sound delicious but I don’t really like courgette, any suggestions what I could substitute it with? Thanks

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KarenSaturday 25th August 2018

Could you freeze these please?

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