A cherished holiday tradition for many is a festive breakfast or brunch. And with the jam-packed event and entertaining schedule that the season brings, easy make-ahead dishes are the way to go.

These nutritious egg bites are a versatile breakfast hero: filled with nutrients from fresh veggies and protein from eggs and cheese, they're hearty enough to fuel a day of activities, and pretty enough to serve to guests. A bonus is that you can easily bake them ahead of time, store them in the refrigerator, then reheat them in the oven or microwave before serving.


  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons onion, diced
  • 1 cup cooked ham, diced (could also use cooked bacon or cooked sausage)
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh mushrooms, diced
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach, finely shredded


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add in remaining ingredients and mix together.
  3. Scoop 1/3 cup of mixture into each muffin tin. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the center of the muffin is no longer liquid.

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