5 Fun Egg Recipes For Kids Who Dislike Egg!
1. Single Skillet Egg and Chickpea Meal
This dish is a healthy one skillet meal which is wholesome and filling. A bowl of this in the morning is an excellent protein booster.
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan/skillet. Add 1 cup spinach and 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas along with a little salt, to the pan and cook for 3 minutes approximately. Make a hole in the center of the skillet and crack 1 egg inside of it. Cook for about 3 to 5 more minutes or until egg is as “runny” as you like it. Season with desired salt and pepper and Cajun seasoning (don’t overdo the salt because you have already added it before) and serve with toast.
You could also add a little Cajun or any desired spices to the spinach and chickpeas in addition to adding it to the egg.
2. Individual Egg Casserole
This delicious egg recipe is a perfect all day meal! Full of flavor it is healthy and filling. A creative way to enjoy whole eggs in a single serving, all to yourself. This dish also makes a wholesome snack or lunch box idea.
Preheat oven to 175°Celsius. Whisk 2 whole eggs in a mixing bowl. Add the chopped vegetables – 1/8 cup onion, 1/8 cup broccoli, 1/8 cup spinach, 1/8 cup zucchini along with salt, pepper and other spices if any. Stir well. Lightly grease a single-serving ramekin or muffin cup with coconut oil. (1 teaspoon approximately)
Pour egg mixture into the baking dish and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm.
3. Oatmeal Egg Scramble
This oatmeal egg makes a power packed breakfast for kids and adults alike and is extremely easy to prepare.
Heat oil in pan, and add 1 cup cooked oatmeal to it. Add any fruits of your choice (bananas, strawberries, apples, pears etc.) and stir well. Into this add 2 beaten eggs and gently scramble till eggs are fully cooked.
4. Potato Cup Frittata
This dish is a fun way to serve eggs to toddlers. It makes a great snack box option and a perfect appetizer to serve at kids parties.
Preheat oven to 190 Degree Celsius.
Peel and grate 2 large Potatoes. Rinse shredded potato and squeeze or strain to remove excess water. Toss shredded potato with 1 tablespoon all purpose flour, 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil and enough pepper and salt. Add other seasonings or shredded cheese to suit your taste.
Grease a muffin pan with oil/butter. Place the potato mixture and gently press down into the cup. Bake the cups in a preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes until you get lightly browned crunchy cups. Be careful not to burn them.
While the cups are baking, sauté 1/4 cup each of chopped onion, jalapeno and red bell peppers in 1 teaspoon oil. Cook until just soft. Allow to cool slightly before adding to eggs.
Whisk 6 to 7 eggs well and add the sautéed vegetables, 1/4 cup cream, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, chopped coriander, desired amount of chopped green chilies and 1/2 cup crumbled or shredded cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Take the potato cups from the oven and distribute egg mixture. Return to the oven and continue baking until eggs are set 10 to 15 minutes.
You can add literally anything to this dish. Tomatoes, grated veggies, all sorts of spices etc.
5. One Minute Eggs
This dish is extremely easy to prepare and tastes so good.
Beat 1 egg in bowl and add a little milk, cheese (optional), pepper, salt, grated veggies (optional), freshly chopped coriander, parsley, dill or any herb of your choice. Pour this mixture into a microwave-safe mug/cup and heat in the microwave for 1 minute. Check to see if it has been cooked, if not, cook for a few more seconds in the microwave.
Eggs are an excellent source of protein and Vitamin D for kids.
Here are 10 amazing benefits of eggs:
• Complete Protein
• Eggs Contain Lutein And Zeaxanthin
• Eggs Contain Choline
• Eggs Contain Omega-3s
• Eggs Are Replete With Vitamin D
• Help In Healthy Hair And Nails
• Complete Balance Of Fats
• Have Minimal Cholesterol
• Contain B12 Vitamin
• Contain Folic Acid
A lot of children these days don’t like eggs. (not because they are allergic, they simply dislike the taste of it) They dislike the powdery and gooey texture of hard boiled egg yolks. My daughter was like that till a year ago but now loves her eggs. Though she enjoys eggs she only likes them when cooked in certain ways. Here are 5 fun, delicious and easy egg recipes to make for your kids so they will never say no to it ever again! Enjoy!