Wake up with three, dorm-approved breakfasts

Eggs are a classic breakfast staple. They provide a source of protein needed for developing and maintaining muscle to get you moving in the morning and also leave you feeling fuller, longer throughout the day. Below are two easy ways to prepare this simple yet nutritious breakfast item.

Microwave Hard Boiled Eggs

Ingredients:
2-3 medium eggs
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:
Take a large, microwave-safe bowl with a lid and fill it with warm water. Sprinkle a pinch of salt in to the water. Then place eggs into the bowl with water and secure the lid. Heat for 15 minutes then let stand for 4. Run eggs under cold water and enjoy.
Or
Microwave the bowl with water and salt for 5 minutes. Gently place eggs in bowl with water and heat for 4 more minutes.

Tip: Use just enough water to cover the eggs.
Tip: Only cook 2 or 3 at a time.

Microwave Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients:
2 medium eggs
Splash of milk

Instructions:
Crack two eggs in a mug. Add a splash of milk if desired to make eggs fluffier. Beat to combine. Microwave for 2 minutes on high, stirring halfway.

Desire something a little sweeter to start off your morning? This french toast recipe for one is sure to be a breakfast that makes waking up worth it.

French Toast

Ingredients:
1 piece buttered bread
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
2 tablespoons syrup
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
A pinch of salt
1 tablespoon of chocolate chips

Instructions:
In microwavable mug, mix together egg, milk, syrup, cinnamon, and salt until all combined. Cut buttered bread into square, bit-sized pieces. Add bread pieces to mug and gently press them into mug so they are all submerged in liquid mixture. Add chocolate chips to mug and stir a little to incorporate them into mixture as well. Microwave for a total of 2 minutes pausing every 30 seconds. Let cool for 1-2 minutes.

 

Lydia Bacon

Staff Writer

Author: macoll14

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