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Cheap & Easy “Simple Scrambles”

If you want next-level awesome, prepare some of the Keto Chow Savory Drop Biscuits by Amanda Balle and put your eggs on those!

Cheap and Easy “Simple Scrambles”

You may be familiar with the "Jimmy Dean Simply Scrambles," which are fantastic but rather expensive. The first time I opened one up I thought, "Hey, I can prepare this myself!" Here is our recipe that we like to use, though I typically do 3-5x as much at a time as is called for in the recipe. You can easily store these in the fridge or the freezer (and then the fridge to thaw) for later use.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Recipe Creator: Keto Chow Community Recipe
Servings: 10 bags or cups
Calories: 683.89kcal
Author: Chris


The meat and cheese mix - prep in bulk for later use.

  • 1 pound bacon ends and pieces
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 pound grated cheese

Used to actually make the cups

  • 20-30 large Eggs
  • 10 each snack size bags
  • 10 12-16 oz paper cups for hot drinks


Pre-Prep of bags

  • Cut up the bacon into smaller pieces.
  • Add the sausage. (I'm tripling the recipe in these photos FYI.)
  • Cook it all together.
  • If you're a wimp (or rather if your kids can't handle the amount of fat), you can drain the meat.
  • Let the meat cool, best to use the refrigerator so it doesn't get gross. Put about 1/2 cup of the meat mix into snack size bags
  • Add about 1/4 cup of grated cheese to each bag
  • Seal them, you can get out most of the air so they store smaller.
  • Admire your work. You can put the smaller bags into a larger bag and store it in the fridge or even the freezer.

To use the bags to make breakfast

  • Get the eggs, a large paper cup for hot liquids, a fork, and the meat mix.
  • Crack 1-3 eggs into the cup. We typically use two eggs.
  • See, eggs!
  • Add the meat and cheese mixture.
  • Stir it with a fork. Microwave (without the fork) for about 1 minute on high.
  • Stir it again. (You can use the same fork, don't be a sissy.) Microwave again for 30-60 seconds.
  • Check and see if it's done. If it's not: nuke it some more!
  • If you're feeling awesome, make some of the Keto Chow Savory Biscuits and eat your breakfast in style!
Nutrition Facts
Cheap and Easy “Simple Scrambles”
Amount Per Serving (236 g)
Calories 683.89 Calories from Fat 474
% Daily Value*
Fat 52.62g81%
Saturated Fat 21.35g133%
Trans Fat 0.45g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.91g
Monounsaturated Fat 20.33g
Cholesterol 497.28mg166%
Sodium 1529.23mg66%
Potassium 544.21mg16%
Carbohydrates 2.84g1%
Sugar 2.25g3%
Protein 47.47g95%
Vitamin A 927.78IU19%
Calcium 397.45mg40%
Iron 2.49mg14%
Sugar Alcohol 0.03g
Net Carbs 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Serving: 236g | Calories: 683.89kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.84g | Protein: 47.47g | Fat: 52.62g | Saturated Fat: 21.35g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.91g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20.33g | Trans Fat: 0.45g | Cholesterol: 497.28mg | Sodium: 1529.23mg | Potassium: 544.21mg | Sugar: 2.25g | Vitamin A: 927.78IU | Calcium: 397.45mg | Iron: 2.49mg | Sugar Alcohol: 0.03g | Net Carbs: 2g

Photos by Sarah DeYoung Photography

Photos by Photography by Lindsay

By |2019-11-15T21:02:16-07:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Keto Chow Recipes, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

The end of an era and anniversaries – all the 1.9 is mixed

This entry is part 170 of 209 in the series Ketogenic Diet

I’ve been mixing Keto Chow (and People Chow before that) since January 2015. Yesterday, 29 months later, we mixed up the final batch of Keto Chow 1.9. All the Dymatize protein is used up and the front room and “dining room” of my house are no longer storage rooms for supplies and equipment. I’m not going to lie: I was pretty gleeful going around with a vacuum cleaning up all the powder that has defined a large part of our lives for the last 2 1/2 (almost) years. It tends to settle on every surface in the house, even upstairs. I even took the computer our and blew it out with the air compressor (I think there was 50g in there!). The ironic thing is we’ve been waiting for the end of mixing to start a remodel on part of the house, specifically the aforementioned front room and dining room. Drywall work starts Monday. Guess everything will be dusty again! =)

Early next week we should start getting the remaining flavors of 2.0. They’re all mixed (and I’ve tested them to make sure we won’t repeat the problem with Vanilla) And hopefully, we’ll get the samples soon after that.

Fun story: 17 years ago I married my amazing wife. I proposed 2 1/2 weeks after we met because I waited a week, concerns about the ring and all – turns out you can propose without a ring and let her pick one later (crazy, right?). The night before we got married, my wife’s bridesmaids did a sleep-over at the apartment we were going to be living in (I was still living in my parent’s basement) and the morning of our wedding, May 6 2000, they were frantically getting ready. In the midst of all the commotion, the bacon that was cooking for their breakfast was forgotten and started to burn. There was a lot of smoke. When I saw my soon-to-be wife and embraced her for the first time on our wedding day, I said the 4 words that have come to symbolize so much in our relationship:

“You smell like bacon…”

I’ll never live that down =) Makes for a great story though, the kids think it’s funny and so does she – she just likes to rib me a bit, especially when I cook bacon and it smells like our wedding day all over again. Holy cow we looked like little kids! I do weigh less now than I did back then though =)

By |2017-05-06T07:09:57-06:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: Keto Chow, Site or Store Stuff|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments