[dropcap]C[/dropcap]innamon egg scramble: a bit weird, but when you’ve tried this, you want to have cinnamon eggs for breakfast e-ve-ry day. I promise. 

Why cinnamon eggs for breakfast are good

Eating eggs for breakfast is easy, eating two eggs for breakfast is healthier than eating a bagel and eating something sweet for breakfast is more appetizing than eating something savory for breakfast. Period. That’s why I love eating two cinnamon eggs for breakfast. 


How I invented cinnamon eggs

Wait, what? Cinnamon eggs? As in: eggs with cinnamon? Hell yeah, that’s exactly what I mean! Admitted: for a long time this hasn’t been the way I had my eggs at all. Instead I used to have my eggs the most conventional way you can think of: scrambled, with lot of veggies, pepper and a pinch of salt (pink Celtic sea salt if you’re wondering).

One beautiful sunny, mellow morning I got up around 7:30 AM and toddled barefoot to the kitchen to make myself breakfast. Every night, just before I go to sleep, I look forward to this moment Breakfast is the best meal of the day, if you’re asking me. Anyway, when I opened the fridge I realized there was not much to choose from, as I didn’t have time to do proper groceries the previous day. Eggs, eggs and eggs were about the only thing I could choose from. So eggs it was. Scrambled eggs. Without veggies, with salt and pepper. 

While Tove Lo’s ‘Stay High’ played through the speakers (on my bare knees: thank you for this song, hun!) I beated my eggs with almond milk and added pepper. At least, I thought took the pepper tin. Instead I took the cinnamon tin. Whoops! To my surprise that weird combination tasted just plain awesome. So, that’s how I ‘invented’ my cinnamon egg scramble.


I will serve you breakfast at bed

Cinnamon egg scramble sounds kind of weird, I know, but when you’ve tried this, you want to have cinnamon eggs for breakfast e-ve-ry day. I promise. If not, I will personally come over to your house every morning to prepare you any breakfast that you desire. I will even serve it at bed. I know I can promise that, because this is not going to be the case anyway. 


Health benefits

This cinnamon eggs recipe is perfectly Great Body & Skin-style (I should make an Instagram/Twitter hashtag for that! How about #greatbodyandskin?). With other words: it is totally model proof. Here’s why:

  • very light (only 167 kcal per portion)
  • easy and quick to prepare
  • contains all 9 essential amino acids
  • supplies choline, of which 90% of Americans are deficient of
  • contains lutein and zeaxanthin (beneficial for eyesight) 
  • contains selenium, which might be helpful in treating prostate cancer (although research on this topic is going both ways) 
  • contains vitamin D (beneficial for bone health)
  • it’s damn tasty.


Lots of cinnamon and almond milk

The recipe is kinda like classic scrambled eggs, but instead of using salt, pepper and heavy cream, I used lots of cinnamon and almond milk. 


Off you go:

A Bit Weird Easy Cinnamon Eggs Recipe
Serves 1
100% model-proof, high protein, sugar free, clean eating recipe
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Prep Time
3 min
Cook Time
2 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
3 min
Cook Time
2 min
Total Time
5 min
167 calories
3 g
372 g
10 g
16 g
3 g
136 g
342 g
1 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167
Calories from Fat 87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 372mg
Sodium 342mg
Total Carbohydrates 3g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. Pinch of fine ground sea salt (I use organic pink Celtic sea salt)
  2. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (or substitute with pumpkin spices)
  3. Dash of almond milk (substitute with any other kind of milk if desired; almond milk has a naturally sweet taste)
  4. 2 whole eggs (free range, preferably organic)
  5. 1 egg white
  6. Coconut oil to butter the skillet
  1. Combine the ingredients in a bowl and beat the eggs.
  2. Butter and heat a skillet.
  3. Turn the heat to medium and pour the egg mixture in the skillet.
  4. Bake for 2 minutes while stirring the mixture regularly.
  5. Serve with a bit extra cinnamon on top.
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Shop the ingredients

Celtic organic fine grind sea salt
Trace-mineral rich and low sodium (unlike table salt)
Shop organic Celtic sea salt at Vitaminstore (NL) or Amazon (US)
Organic extra virgin non-deodorized coconut oil
Contains healthy lauric acid. Coconut fat is directly used for energy and not stored as fat.
Shop organic extra virgin non-deodorized coconut oil at Vitaminstore (NL), Body & Fit (NL) or Amazon (US)


What’s your favorite wake-up song of the moment? How do you like your eggs in the morning?


Over auteur

Hoi! Ik ben Angela; meisje-van-30-en-nog-iets, vrouw van, mama van een dreumesjongen en een nu ECHTE #fitchick. Model, diginerd, foto- & filmhobbyist. Van origine MSc in Communicatie gespecialiseerd in gezondheidsvoorlichting.

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