The best high protein egg recipes that are easy and delicious. By using egg whites and cottage cheese, these recipes are high in protein, and lower in saturated fat. They’re also incredibly easy and simple to make, and are perfect for meal prep breakfasts, or brunch bites.
Highly customizable and using simple ingredients, these high protein egg recipes will suit any taste and preference! And yes, eggs are good for you! But if you are concerned about cholesterol, you can easily swap in egg whites for these recipes.
Great for feeding a crowd – Egg Casseroles
High protein eggs and asparagus casserole is a great egg bake that is easy and delicious! 180 calories and 15 grams of protein per serving. I often eat 2 squares with a nice bowl of fruit, to make a filling, balanced and high protein breakfast.
This cottage cheese egg bake is loaded with fresh veggies and herbs that give it a Mediterranean flair! 185 calories and 17 grams of protein per serving.
Your favorite high protein egg recipes – Baked Egg Bites
The ONLY egg white bites recipe base you need! These make the best copycat egg white bites with roasted red pepper and spinach. Light, fluffy and so tasty, the secret is in a low and slow bake, and the silicone muffin mold. 170 calories and 16 grams of protein for 2 egg bites.
If you’d prefer a little bacon in your egg bites, try these bacon and gruyere cheese egg bites. They’re not only lower in calories than the coffee shop kind, but they’re also a fraction of the cost! 187 calories and 20 grams of protein for 2 egg bites.
Last but not least in terms of egg bites, are these delicious kale and mushroom egg bites that are perfect if you’re trying to increase your veggies! 168calories and 16 grams of protein for 2 egg bites.
A little more decadent – Quiches
These quiche recipes are a bit more decadent, in that they are higher in fat content and therefore calories. But I still prefer these to sugary sweet pastries, and they offer a wonderfully delicious option for brunch.
Ham and asparagus quiche is the perfect meal prep recipe. It’s wonderful for breakfast or lunch, and is as delicious as it is filling and nutritious! 24 grams of protein per serving.
Broccoli and bacon quiche is a classic combination, and so lovely for brunch or a special holiday. It’s quick and easy to make, and uses simple ingredients you probably already have on hand! 13 grams of protein per serving.
Whichever high protein egg recipes you choose from above, you can’t go wrong! These are all reader tested and approved. They are also really affordable and great for feeding a family or a small group.
If you give any of them a try, please let me know!
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