Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  154
  • Protein  12 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  230 mg
  • Sodium  88 mg
  • Potassium  200 mg
  • Phosphorus  154 mg
  • Calcium  37 mg
  • Fiber  0.5 g

Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins are the perfect choice for an easy, high protein breakfast on the road. DaVita renal dietitian Christine serves these yummy muffins to her patients as well as her own family.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Christine from New Jersey.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1 muffin


  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons liquid nondairy creamer
  • 1 cup red, yellow, and orange bell peppers, finely diced
  • 1 cup onion, finely diced


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F and spray a regular size muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl combine pork, garlic powder, onion powder and Mrs. Dash seasoning to make sausage.
  3. In a nonstick skillet cook sausage crumbles until done; drain.
  4. Beat eggs together with the non-dairy creamer.
  5. Add the sausage crumbles and vegetables; mix.
  6. Pour into prepared muffin tins and bake for 18 to 22 minutes.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


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Egg Muffins

Saz6289 says:


Made 12 instead of 8. Found them quite flavorful and satisfying. This will be a great easy meal for my mom when she's alone. She has limited use of her hands so the microwave is her only option. I will make this again.

Feb. 18, 2013, 7:41 PM - Inappropriate review?

Egg Muffins

mikewc83 says:


The egg muffins were easy to make and were a nice change of pace for breakfast. I fixed eight muffins as directed. Then I froze the ones I wasn't going to use for a couple of days. I thawed them out then drained the moisture that was excess. I enjoyed them plain and topped with hot sauce. Very good change of pace.

Jan. 05, 2013, 7:03 PM - Inappropriate review?

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