High protein, low fat breakfast meal prep idea my whole family will love!
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Green Chili Egg Casserole

I hope your new year is off to a great start! Whatever your goals are this year, I sincerely hope you reach them. I haven’t yet written down my goals for the year, but it’s on my to-do list right after I finish this new Green Chili Egg Casserole recipe post!  Although I don’t write all my goals and ideas down, I know putting pen to paper and visualizing goals really helps keep them within reach.

Now, because getting in shape and losing weight is such a popular resolution, I’d like to give you a tip. Lets pretend I can only give you one, to help you in the new year…Here its goes. No matter what your diet consists of, Whole30 for January, macros with us, clean eating, keto, etc., make meal preparation a priority.  I guarantee you, if you make heathy food for yourself and family, and keep it readily available in the fridge, you’ll not only look better, but you’ll feel better.  If you want to create healthier habits this year, meal prep is a great place to start.High protein, low fat breakfast meal prep idea my whole family will love!

With all that said, one of the hardest, yet most important meals of the day, for people to meal prep for is breakfast. It can quickly get boring eating scrambled eggs or oatmeal everyday. I love this new breakfast recipe because it’s easy to make and it’s easy to throw in the microwave in the morning before work.  I love having something ready for me in the fridge to just grab and go with, especially because I’m always rushing my kids out the door in the morning.High protein, low fat breakfast meal prep idea my whole family will love!

You know my all time favorite breakfast is overnight oats, but I sometimes like to change things up and this does not disappoint. I was inspired once again at a work potluck last month to create this dish.  I admittedly don’t love eggs, but dress them up enough, and add one of my favorite ingredients(green chilis!), and I actually enjoy them quite a bit.  Not to mention, eggs are an amazing source of protein!

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High protein, low fat breakfast meal prep idea my whole family will love!

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I tried to keep this dish low in fat without sacrificing any deliciousness, and I think I succeeded.  By all means, if you don’t mind a little extra fat, go with full fat cheese and even add a few extra ounces! This is really great topped with a little avocado and a side of fresh tomatoes. I hope you enjoy this dish as much as we have been in our household. Recipe coming at ya!

High protein, low fat breakfast meal prep idea my whole family will love!

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4 Comments

  • Reply Karen August 22, 2020 at 9:06 am

    I have made this several times and we really enjoy it. I make a half batch since there are just two of us. I also tried putting it over frozen hash browns which is delicious too. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

    • Reply Krista Pool August 22, 2020 at 5:14 pm

      I’m so glad to hear you love it! Hash browns are a great idea.

  • Reply Maren September 3, 2020 at 7:08 am

    I’m so excited to try this recipe, but I can’t find fat free shredded cheese at any of the grocery stores near me! I’ve had to use reduced fat instead. How does this impact the nutritional information? Do you have any other suggestions or alternatives? Thank you so much!

    • Reply Krista Pool September 10, 2020 at 11:10 am

      Hi! Sorry the fat free is sometimes hard to find. I usually get it at my local Walmart. Using the reduced fat will increase your fat grams per serving by around 5g. So I suggest just doing a quick add to your diary in MFP and adding 5g fat to your meal. Or just leave an extra 5g in your day.

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