RECIPE: Egg muffins with lean turkey bacon

Try this diabetic-healthy breakfast


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  • 12 slices of lean turkey bacon
  • 20-ounces of egg whites
  • 3 small eggs
  • 2 1/2 ounce lean turkey sausage
  • 2 1/2 ounce red bell pepper
  • 2-ounces baby spinach or chopped regular spinach
  • 3-ounce yellow onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 jalapeno chili
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Coat a muffin pan or 12 muffin forms with a little cooking spray
  • Wrap a slice of bacon around the inside of each of the muffin forms and put a little spinach at the bottom of each
  • Chop onions, jalapeno and garlic finely, and saute' for a few minutes until the onions are translucent
  • Take the onion mix off the stove and divide it evenly between the 12 muffin forms, placing it on top of the spinach
  • Chop the sausage and bell pepper and add to the muffin forms
  • In a mixing bowl, combine egg whites, whole eggs, salt and pepper and whisk them together
  • Pour the egg mixture into the muffin forms so it just covers the veggies
  • Bake for 25 minutes on the middle rack

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