Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches - just 259 calories per sandwich and packed with protein and multi-grain goodness.

 

 

Breakfast sandwiches are a favorite in our house and these healthy freezer breakfast sandwiches really hit the spot. I start with Thomas’ Light Multi-Grain English Muffins, then add naturally lean Canadian bacon, ultra thin sliced cheese and a whole egg. This breakfast sandwich is hearty and filling and a great way to start a busy morning.

 

Freezer Breakfast Sandwich English Muffins

 

We love these light multi grain english muffins from Thomas’, especially for breakfast sandwiches. They are a good source of fiber and protein and have less than a gram of sugar. My family really loves the hearty flavor of a multi grain english muffin.

 

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

 

I love this technique from Damn Delicious for cooking eggs for breakfast sandwiches, so I adapted the technique for the ones we usually make. It’s really easy and they fit perfectly on a breakfast sandwich. I love that they just slide out, like a little egg muffin!

 

Start with a large oven-safe ramekin. Spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Then crack an egg into each ramekin.

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

 

Lightly beat the egg with a fork and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

 

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

 

Bake the eggs at 350 degrees just until set about 12-14 minutes. They will continue cooking as they cool. If freezing the breakfast sandwiches, let all the ingredients cool completely before assembling.

 

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Assemble the breakfast sandwiches. If serving right away, I prefer the cheese slice on top of the egg. If preparing for freezing, assemble breakfast sandwich with the cheese slice as the first layer. That way the cheese won’t slide off the egg when reheating.

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

 

Protein packed multi-grain goodness, perfect for a busy morning.

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches - just 259 calories per sandwich and packed with protein and multi-grain goodness.

 

Nutrition Information calculated from myfitnesspal.com for one breakfast sandwich

Calories | 259 

Carbs | 26 

Fat | 10 

Protein | 22 

Sodium | 723 

Sugar | 1

 

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches - just 259 calories per sandwich and packed with protein and multi-grain goodness.

 

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Serving Size: 1

Calories per serving: 259

Fat per serving: 10

Ingredients

  • 6 Thomas' Light Multi-Grain English Muffins
  • 6 eggs
  • 12 slices of Canadian bacon
  • 6 slices of ultra thin sliced cheese
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray oven safe ramekin with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Crack egg into each ramekin.
  4. Beat each egg gently with a fork and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Place ramekins onto a baking sheet and bake eggs for 12-14 minutes or until set.
  6. While eggs are baking, toast english muffins and gently warm slices of Canadian bacon in a non stick pan. Skip this step if freezing breakfast sandwiches.
  7. Once eggs are cooked, assemble breakfast sandwiches.

Notes

Freezing and Reheating Breakfast Sandwiches:

If freezing, assemble breakfast sandwich by placing cheese on top of first slice of english muffin, then Canadian bacon, then egg, then top with remaining english muffin. That way cheese won't slide off of egg when reheating. Freeze breakfast sandwiches for up to one month tightly wrapped in plastic wrap. To reheat, remove plastic wrap and wrap breakfast sandwich in paper towel. Heat for about two minutes in microwave, or until breakfast sandwich is heated through.

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To store breakfast sandwiches in the freezer, wrap individually tightly in plastic wrap and keep sandwiches in a gallon sized freezer baggie. These will be great in the freezer for at least four weeks. After that, they would still be safe to eat for at least 3 months, but you may see a change in quality.

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches - just 259 calories per sandwich and packed with protein and multi-grain goodness.

 

I’m excited to partner with Thomas’ to bring you this recipe today. All opinions in this post are my own.

 

 

Healthy Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches - just 259 calories per sandwich and packed with protein and multi-grain goodness.

 

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Comments

  1. Baking the eggs in the ramekin is BRILLIANT! I have such a soft spot for English muffins, and I love the idea of having one of these healthy breakfasts on hand at all times. No more hangry! My husband thanks you :)

  2. I love that the eggs are done all at once in ramekins. I need to do this. I have three boys that are taller than me now. Why haven’t I thought of this?!

  3. Oh that looks oh so good!!

  4. I need these in my life! Breakfast is so hard and having something easy and tasty would be so very, very good for me!

  5. Thanks for your healthy recipes. I have 4 kids and it’s hard to prepare breakfast for all of them. Your recipe list help me alot

  6. You know, I’ve pulled a few recipes from your blog to make for my family. My husband loves them. The enchilada pasta is the house favorite. I’m so excited to try these breakfast sandwiches. You’re amazing. Thank you for posting these!!!

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