Mini Veggie Frittatas

Meal Prep Mini Veggie Frittatas
All weekend long I’ve been working on my new meal prep series with a focus on simplicity and ease. These Mini Veggie Frittatas made meal prep this week so easy! I can’t wait to try out different varieties… the options are endless.

Mini Veggie Frittatas Meal Prep

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees and mix all your ingredients in a medium bowl, adding salt and pepper.

Mini Veggie Frittatas Meal Prep

You could EASILY double the recipe to fill the whole muffin tin. Or you can do like I did and make a different kind of meal prep freezer breakfast. You cannot see here, but I will be showing you that one right after this! ๐Ÿ™‚

Mini Veggie Frittatas Meal Prep

Next, place the muffin tin in the oven for about 22-25 minutes, remove and let cool completely if you’re putting them away. Or, let them cool enough to handle and eat. The mini veggie frittatas should pop right out!

Mini Veggie Frittatas Meal Prep

Now, depending on how many you made and which days you want to eat these or how many people they are for, you can put them in the fridge or the freezer. I left mine in the fridge up to 3 days. 1 serving is 2 frittatas, so if you made 6 for 1 person and plan to eat them 3 days in a row, you can leave them in the fridge. Another way you could divide them is say you made 6, but plan on eating them every other day throughout the week to keep some variety, place some in the fridge and some in the freezer.

Mini Veggie Frittatas Meal Prep

Finally, wrap them individually and place in a ziploc bag or tupperware. I microwaved them turning every 30 seconds until they were no longer cold! ๐Ÿ™‚

Meal Prep Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato NEsts

See what’s in the OTHER half of that muffin tin!ย 

 

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Mini Veggie Frittatas
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Servings
frittatas
Ingredients
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Servings
frittatas
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and mix all your ingredients in a medium bowl, adding salt and pepper. Spray your muffin tin and equally pour the mixture into 6 of the cups. Place the muffin tin in the oven for about 22-25 minutes, remove and let cool.
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Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato Nests

Meal Prep Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato NEsts

My main objective: Think smarter, not harder. Everything I’ve been producing has the same goal of, “how can I make cooking healthy easier?” These bacon, egg, sweet potato nests fit all of my wants and desires! Furthermore, they can be frozen for meal prep. These bacon, egg, sweet potato nest will be on week one of my meal prep series along side my mini veggies frittatas. I tried to keep it simple, but still have some variety.

Shredded Sweet Potatoes

First things first, you’re going to start cooking 6 pieces of bacon in a pan on low heat, but we don’t want it fully cooked and crispy. You want it to be partially done so it’s still soft because you’re going to use it as the ‘walls’ of your nest.

Meal Prep Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato NEsts

While the bacon is cooking, peel your sweet potato and use a cheese grater or a food processor to shred it up. Place the shredded sweet potato on paper towels to press out some of the moisture.

Meal Prep Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato NEsts

I used a 1/4 cup sized measuring cup to scoop the sweet potato into the muffin tin. Then used my fingers to press it down tight to the bottom. Divide it evenly between 6 muffin tins. You could easily double this whole recipe and make a full muffin tin worth, 12, or do like I did and use the other 6 spots for another recipe: Mini Veggies Frittatas. I don’t like to get bored throughout the week!

Meal Prep Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato NEsts

Finally, crack an egg in each muffin cup and top with salt and pepper. Cook for 22-25 minutes and let cool a little before taking them out of the muffin tin.

Mini Veggie Frittatas Meal Prep

To freeze them, wrap individually in foil and place in ziploc baggies! Microwave to reheat. I tried at 30 second intervals, rotating in between.

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Bacon, Egg, Sweet Potato Nests
Course Breakfast
Servings
Nests
Ingredients
Course Breakfast
Servings
Nests
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cook 6 pieces of bacon HALF WAY, on the stove on low heat and preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Peel and shred half of a sweet potato and lay it out on paper towels to soak up the moisture. Press on top with paper towels as well. Spray cooking spray on 6 muffin tins and make the bacon into a circle and place into the muffin tins, next divide up the shredded sweet potato and press into the bottom with your fingers. Finally, crack an egg into each nest and top with salt and pepper. Cook in the oven for 22-25 minutes.
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Complete Crockpot Steak Dinner

CrockpotSteakDinner
If you haven’t noticed yet, I love my crockpot. Plus, this first week of meal prep focuses on all crock pot dinners! I found this Complete Crockpot Steak Dinner recipe over at Stock Piling Moms .com and just changed up the sides a little bit! They used potatoes and corn on the cob, while I stuck with my favorites; sweet potato and asparagus! As always, this recipe sticks to my goal of making cooking as easy as possible. So here’s another preview of what’s coming on next weeks meal plan!

Complete Crockpot Steak Dinner Sweet Potato Asparagus

This recipe is perfect for a date night at home and serves two! Season your steak very well with salt and pepper on both sides and place into the crockpot.

Complete Crockpot Steak Dinner Sweet Potato Asparagus

We shared 1 sweet potato because it seems like we can never finish when we eat a full potato and a full steak! Place a piece of foil on top of the steak then place the sweet potato and layer with more foil on top.

Complete Crockpot Steak Dinner Sweet Potato Asparagus

Finally, lay down the asparagus and place little cubes of butter on top. Top with salt, pepper and garlic. Cook on low for about 5-6 hours. That’s it! I did top my sweet potato with a little cinnamon.

Complete Crockpot Steak Dinner Sweet Potato Asparagus

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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Crockpot
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people
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Crockpot
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Kale Pizza Crust with Veggies

Kale Crust Pizza vegetarian

Have you ever had a kale pizza crust? Well I hadn’t either, until I found this kale pizza crust recipe on Pinterest by Carine over at Sweet As Honey while I was looking for paleo and vegetarian motivation. I have been working hard to adapt this recipe to reduce the carbs and up the protein a little bit more by lightening up the cheese and panko.ย I also went with some protein packed veggies: bell pepper, mushrooms and spinach.ย Needless to say, we have had a lot of kale pizza crust this week! I also made my own pizza sauce and it is included in the nutritional information at the bottom. Use your own if you’d like.. you’re the boss!ย  (more…)

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