Healthy Breakfast Egg McMuffin Sandwich

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When starting Weight Watchers, I knew that it would be important to start the day out right with some protein for breakfast. I was used to eating scrambled eggs and salsa, but I wanted to include a few whole wheat carbs for energy. Therefore, I created this little delight which is only 5 WW points!

Healthy Breakfast Egg McMuffin Sandwich: 

Whole Wheat English muffin=3 points

1 slice Weight Watcher’s brand cheese singles (low fat)=1 point

1 egg white (with salt & pepper)=0 points

5 slices deli ham=1 point

1 teaspoon light Miracle Whip=0 points

First I toast the English muffin in the toaster and get to work on frying the egg white (sprinkle with salt and pepper to flavor). Then I take 5 slices of deli ham ( I like to use the Great Value kind, because 1) its $2.50 for a package, and 2) the slices come in nice circles, perfect for this breakfast sandwich) and brown it on both sides in a stack in the same skillet as I cooked the egg white. This really adds a lot of nice flavor to the ham, and brings out the sugars. When the English muffin is done toasting, I put 1/2 Tbsp of mayo on the bottom layer, then I lay the egg white on top, then my browned ham. Then I carefully open my WW cheese single and set that on top, then I place it on a baking sheet and broil it for about 30 seconds to a minute in the oven to melt the cheese, and make it bubbly. Then I take it out and toss the top of the English muffin on the top of my sandwich & enjoy! Best 5 points you’ll have all day! (Unless you have dessert! 🙂 )

Heat greased pan on medium heat.

Heat greased pan on medium heat.

Crack egg & separate the yolk from the egg white.

Crack egg & separate the yolk from the egg white.

Add a little salt and pepper and cook the egg white.

Add a little salt and pepper and cook the egg white.

Brown 5 slices of ham in a stack in the same pan after done cooking the egg white.

Brown 5 slices of ham in a stack in the same pan after done cooking the egg white.

Browning well under way!

Browning well under way!

Put 1 tsp light Miracle Whip on the toasted whole wheat English muffins.

Put 1 tsp light Miracle Whip on the toasted whole wheat English muffin. (I like to put it on the bottom bun.)

Stack the bottom layer with the egg white, then the ham.

Stack the bottom layer with the egg white, then the ham.

Layer with Weight Watcher's cheese single (carefully removed from wrapper).

Layer with 1 Weight Watcher’s cheese single (carefully removed from wrapper).

Broil in the oven for about 30 seconds until cheese is melty.

Broil in the oven for about 30 seconds until cheese is melty. Tip: Can use foil lined pan for easy clean up.

Remove from oven and top the sandwich with the other side of the English muffin.

Remove from oven and top the sandwich with the other side of the English muffin.

Take a bite & enjoy! :)

Take a bite & enjoy! 🙂

5 WW points for 1 breakfast sandwich

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