I love breakfast! It’s always been my hands down favourite meal of the day. Some days I’ve actually had breakfast for all three meals! In fact, my birthday is coming up and I think I’d rather go out for breakfast than dinner.
My favourite breakfast meal has always been the simple breakfast sandwich. I love a fried egg and bacon sandwich served on an English muffin. I can’t even imagine how many of these I ate at Tim Hortons in my pre-healthy eating days! Before I started “clean eating”- the breakfast sandwich was my go to quick meal. After I cleaned up my eating my breakfast sandwich had to lose the English muffin and I had to sandwich that egg between 2 slices of good quality toast instead (good but not the same). Why you ask? Well, have you ever looked at the ingredient list on the English muffin package? Not pretty! Check all the words I can’t pronounce:
Yuck! Do I want to know what a “diglycerides” is and what is it doing in my English muffin??? So, I’ve avoided English muffins…. until now. I found this recipe on Pinterest a few months ago and took advantage of my free time on March Break to try it out. It was fairly easy and turned out great! You will need:
You can find the directions at The Gracious Pantry (which by the way is usually the first website I visit when I’m looking for new Clean Eating recipes to try).
I didn’t have a muffin sized cookie cutter so I used a plastic cup. Next time I would use a glass that’s a bit bigger since my fried egg was quite a bit bigger than the muffin.
Here is an interesting fact about English muffins– did you know that you don’t bake them??? I had no idea that you cook them by frying them! Learn something new everyday! Ha!
We made epic Breakfast Sandwiches! Bacon just makes me happy!
Choose happy 🙂