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Breakfast, Recipes, Sandwiches

Consume Yourself: Protein-Packed Egg & Cheese Sandwich

Egg And Cheese Sandwich

 

All our lives, we’ve been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well, it’s true. A protein-filled breakfast will help to keep you fuller longer and give you enough energy to breeze through the morning.

Kerri and I like to start the day with homemade Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches. Our recipe is simple, quick and contains enough protein (25 grams) to keep us satisfied until lunchtime.

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

– 3 Eggs

– A splash of Milk

– 4 slices of Food for Life 7 Sprouted Grains Bread

– 1 cup of fresh Spinach

– 2 oz. Sharp Cheddar Cheese (about 8 rectangular slices)

– Olive Oil Cooking Spray

**This recipe makes 2 sandwiches.

 

LET’S BEGIN:

Gather ingredients.

Ingredients

 

Add eggs and a splash of milk together in a small bowl.

Eggs And Milk

 

Whisk together.

Whisk Together

 

Break up spinach with your hands and also add to bowl.

Add Spinach

 

Stir spinach into the egg mixture.

Stir In Spinach

 

Spray frying pan with cooking spray and place burner on medium heat.

Spray Frying Pan

 

Add egg mixture.

Add Egg Mixture

 

Leave in pan until the bottom starts to cook.

Cooking Egg

 

Flip the egg, omelette-style, forming a circular shape.

Flipping Egg

 

Once the egg is completely cooked, cut in half with spatula.

Break Up Cooked Egg

 

Arrange the bread slices on baking tray.

Bread On Tray

 

Place the egg onto two of the bread slices.

Egg On Bread

 

Then add the cheese slices on top of the egg.

Add Cheese

 

Place in oven (or toaster oven) on 350 degrees for about 5-10 minutes, until cheese is melted and bread is toasted.

Cook In OvenCooked Sandwich

 

Assemble and enjoy!

Assembled Sandwich

 

For extra protein, you can always add your favorite breakfast meat to the sandwich. We prefer Morningstar Farms Original Sausage Patties on ours.

If you’re not usually a breakfast eater, hopefully this recipe will inspire you to become one!

– Jessica

 

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