breakfast

Microwave Eggs

Did you know you can cook eggs in the microwave? Yep, a total game changer! My mom made them like this when I was a kid. It’s such a simple idea- all you need is a microwave safe mug or cup, and eggs. I taught my kids how to make them and it’s such a huge help on busy school mornings! If they don’t have time to eat before we leave the house, they can just take the mug in the car with them and eat on the way to school! I’m lucky enough to have a kitchen at my office, so sometimes I’ll take a carton of eggs to work with me and keep them in the fridge. Then I just use a disposable coffee cup and whip them up anytime I want!

Microwave eggs

How to:

Crack an egg or two into a microwave safe mug. Give the eggs a quick scramble with a fork (make sure you puncture the yolk, or it might explode 😬). Cook in the microwave for about approximately 30 seconds per egg. All microwaves seem to cook a little different, so the first time you try this, you might start out with less time, then add a few seconds at  a time until the eggs are how you like them (and then remember how long it took for next time!). In my microwave, 30 seconds for 1 egg, or 60 seconds for 2 eggs is just perfect! After the eggs are cooked, season with salt & pepper if you want. My kids like to add a sprinkle of shredded cheese and salsa. You could add anything you want…some leftover ham, bacon (yeah, you’re right, I’m pretty sure there’s no such thing as leftover bacon πŸ˜†), or some cooked veggies would be great!

Snacks

Chia Bites

These little Chia Bites are great to have on-hand for a quick snack, or to throw into lunchboxes! I like to make a double batch and use them all week! We prefer natural peanut butter (the ingredient label is just peanuts and salt), but I’m sure regular peanut butter would work great too! This is a fun one to get the kids involved with- they’ll love rolling them into balls!

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Oats
  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1/4 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 2 Tbl Chia seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix together. Shape into balls and store in the fridge in an air-tight container.

Recipe fromΒ Super Healthy Kids