Quick & Easy Egg Muffin Cup Recipe

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Paleo egg muffins cups Recipe

These delicious egg muffins are Paleo, clean eating, Atkins diet friendly, gluten free and Ketogenic diet friendly. Perfect to lose weight! I'm always looking for quick healthy snacks idea that I can have on the go. When you get in shape for the summer and want to lose weight and burn fat, the fastest way to get results fast is to cut the carbohydrates. I like this recipe because it is extremely convenient. Eggs is the perfect superfood on a diet! It will keep you full and each egg contains only 70 calories. I also made this recipe with nitrate free turkey, which is healthier than ham and has less calories.

Ingredients for 6 Paleo Egg Muffins Cups :


  • Paleo Egg Muffin Cups IngredientsEggs (6)
  • Nitrate Free Shaved Turkey (6 slices)
  • Sliced Spinach (½ cup)
  • Red Pepper (3 tablespoons)
  • Mozzarella Cheese  Light
  • Fresh Basil (optional)
  • Red Onion (2 table spoons, finely chopped)
  • Salt & Pepper


Directions :



1. Preheat the oven to 350˚;


2. Slice the spinach, red onion, red pepper and basil and grate the mozzarella cheese.

Egg muffin cup preparation3. Spray a nonstick muffin tin with olive oil spray ;


4. Gently drape the piece of turkey in one of the muffin cups so that it rests on the bottom and the sides of the tin to make a larger cup. 


5. Carefully crack an egg and pour it into the turkey cup.


6. Add a little bit of sliced red onion, spinach, red pepper and cheese on top of the egg.


7. Add some fresh basil and grind a bit of fresh pepper and salt onto the egg.


8. Put the muffin tin in the oven and bake until eggs are set and the whites are opaque, about 10 minutes for a runny yolk and closer to 15 minutes for a harder one. Keep in mind that the egg muffins will cook for a bit longer when you take it out of the oven.

egg muffin cups


9. Enjoy!

Nutritional Value :

Each Egg Muffin Cup Contains :


  • 95 calories 
  • 6g of fat
  • 9g of protein 
  • 2g of carbs
  • 200 mg of sodium

This egg recipe is low carbohydrates, high in protein and low in calories. It's paleo diet friendly, clean eating, atkin diet friendly, gluten free and ketogenic diet friendly. Perfect to lose weight!

See my article about how to count calories to lose fat : Here.

Bring these egg muffins in your purse everywhere you go and start to lose weight in no time!

Paleo Egg Muffin Cups


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Author: Myriam

Fitness passionate, civil engineer and now blogger. After losing 45 pounds in a year and maintaining for a few years, I decided to create my website to share my nutrition tips and workouts to help other people achieve their fitness goals and maintain it.

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  1. I dunno if you are aware, but that’s not a red pepper. That’s a red onion. I hope you actually calculated this correctly.

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    • Oh I forgot to include it in the ingredients 🙂 There’s a bit of both. Thanks Sabrina.

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  2. Enjoyed this :3 Works pretty well with bacon rounds too!!

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  3. is there a printer friendly version of this?

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