Eggs are a MyFitnessPal fan favorite for good reason: They’re high in protein, low in calories, inexpensive and versatile. Our most popular egg recipes of 2017 range from portable egg sandwiches to decadent eggs florentine and all are less than 375 calories.
1. CLOUD EGGS
Cloud eggs are whipped egg whites with a luscious yolk nestled in the middle. While they look fancy, this recipe is simple enough for any amateur cook to make. Add your own touch by topping with fresh herbs or crumbled bacon.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 97; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 192mg; Sodium: 159mg; Carbohydrate: 1g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 9g
2. VEGGIE & CHICKEN SAUSAGE MINI FRITTATAS
These bite-sized frittatas are full of protein and vegetables. Make a batch ahead of time and freeze the extras for busy mornings. Simply pop a few in the oven for a quick grab-and-go breakfast.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 279; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 284mg; Sodium: 489mg; Carbohydrate: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 24g
3. QUICK & EASY EGG SANDWICH
Slap this easy breakfast sandwich together with just four ingredients: an English muffin, egg, avocado and cheese. Make the eggs ahead of time so all you have to do in the morning is assemble, heat and go.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 369; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 241mg; Sodium: 464mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 18g
4. LOW-CARB EGGS FLORENTINE WITH ROASTED TOMATOES
Save money and skip the wait by staying home for brunch. Poached eggs and a yogurt-based Hollandaise sauce are served atop sliced, roasted tomatoes instead of English muffins for a high-protein, low-carb meal.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 354; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 10g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 586mg; Sodium: 274mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 25g
5. AVOCADO TOAST WITH SUNNY SIDE EGG
Avocado toast is here to stay so jump on the bandwagon with this five-ingredient recipe. With less than 250 calories, it has 6 grams of fiber and an abundance of healthy fats.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 229; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 186mg; Sodium: 223mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 12g
6. SKILLET CHILAQUILES WITH EGGS
Corn tortillas, squash, onions and jalapeños are simmered in salsa, then topped with eggs and a sprinkle of cheese in this one-pan breakfast. Pro tip: Use last night’s leftovers as the base for this easy recipe.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 317; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 197mg; Sodium: 665mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 12g
7. EGGS WITH AVOCADO & SWEET POTATO “TOAST”
With 9 grams of fiber and healthy polyunsaturated fats from mashed avocado, this breakfast provides at least two servings of vegetables before lunch.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 367; Total Fat: 28g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Monounsaturated Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 180mg; Sodium: 415mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 9g
8. ACORN SQUASH EGG-IN-THE-HOLE
Nutrient-rich squash replaces toast in this seasonal twist on a classic. The addition of crumbled bacon adds a smoky flavor, but a spoonful of salsa is a convenient, meat-free alternative.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 339; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 380mg; Sodium: 469mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 17g
9. ROASTED SWEET POTATOES WITH POACHED EGGS & BELL PEPPER SALSA
Kale and a colorful salsa made with bell peppers, tomatoes and onions garnish these poached egg topped sweet potatoes. Roast the sweet potatoes and prep the toppings ahead of time for quick assembly.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 358; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 185mg; Sodium: 222mg; Carbohydrate: 59g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 12g
10. ONE-PAN MEDITERRANEAN EGGS
This Mediterranean dish features softly cooked eggs in a tangy tomato sauce. Toast some pita for added crunch, or go without for a lower-carb meal.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 304; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 212mg; Sodium: 721mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 12g