5 Ways to Get Out of Your Egg Rut

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March 3, 2021

By Isadora Baum

If you’ve been following along, you may have heard: We eat a lot of eggs. And while there’s nothing wrong with a simple scramble, there are plenty of other ways to put this staple to good use. Here are 5 egg ideas to get you out of your rut — or just inspire you to try something different.

1. Top your oatmeal with a fried egg.

Step off, raisins and brown sugar! It’s time to turn your oats into something sweet and savory.

Get a recipe: Sweet + Savory Egg and Oatmeal Combo Bowl from Eating Bird Food

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2. Bake eggs in avocado.

Trend alert: This dish brings avocado and eggs together. You can’t get much more au courant and Insta-worthy than that.

Get a recipe: Baked Eggs in Avocado from Damn Delicious

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3. Turn eggs into frittata “muffins.”

Love a frittata but need breakfast on the go? We’ve got you covered.

Get a recipe: Egg Muffins from Well Plated by Erin

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4. Switch up your waffle game.

Not to dis the classic sweet waffles with maple syrup, but have you considered pairing your waffles with eggs for a savory, satisfying version that’s nutrient-rich and so delicious?

Get a recipe: Savory Cheddar and Chive Waffles with a Fried Egg from The Lemon Bowl

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5. Make egg tacos.

Honestly? When in doubt, turn it into a taco.

Get a recipe: Soy Chorizo and Fried Egg Breakfast Tacos from Kitchn