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3 Microwaveable Breakfast Mugs You Can Eat on the Go

Mornings always seem to be hectic, whether you are trying to make it to work or school on time — but that doesn't mean you have to skip out on the most important meal of the day. These microwaveable mug breakfasts make it easy to dine on the go. They only take a matter of minutes to assemble (and zap!) yet look shockingly gourmet.

Avocado Omelet in a Mug

From Brandi Milloy, POPSUGAR Food

Avocado Omelet in a Mug

Ingredients

  1. 2 eggs
    Salt and black pepper
    2 tablespoons cheddar cheese, shredded
    1 tablespoon salsa of your choice
    1/2 avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. Into a mug, whisk together 2 eggs. Add salt and pepper, and stir in cheese.
  2. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until eggs are set.
  3. Top with sliced avocado and salsa, and serve immediately.

Fully Loaded Breakfast-Mug Potatoes

From Nicole Iizuka, POPSUGAR Food

Notes

To cook bacon in the microwave: Place a paper towel on a plate and lay bacon on top. Place another paper towel on top and microwave for 4 to 6 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

Fully Loaded Breakfast-Mug Potatoes

Ingredients

  1. 4-5 red potatoes, washed and quartered
    1/4 cup water
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    2 slices cooked bacon
    1 tablespoon cheddar cheese, shredded
    1 tablespoon sour cream
    1 teaspoon green onion, diced

Directions

  1. Into a large mug, add potatoes and water and microwave on high for 6 to 8 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender. Drain the water, add salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and stir to coat. Crumble bacon on top of potatoes.
  2. Microwave on high for 30 seconds, or until cheese melts.
  3. Top with a dollop of sour cream, cheddar cheese, and diced green onions.

French Toast in a Mug

From Nicole Iizuka, POPSUGAR Food

French Toast in a Mug

Ingredients

  1. 1 large egg
    1/2 cup milk
    1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 1/2 cups cinnamon raisin bread, cut into cubes
    2 tablespoons maple syrup, for garnish, optional
    Powdered sugar, for garnish, optional
    Butter, for garnish, optional

Directions

  1. Into a mug, whisk together egg, milk, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Add the bread cubes and coat them in the egg mixture using a fork.
  2. Microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Top with maple syrup, powdered sugar, or butter.

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