Think of one food that makes for healthy eating and living, if it is incorporated into one’s diet well. At a loss? Eggs! They are packed with vitamins, protein and healthy fats. Also, they do not have tons of calories, but are very filling, which is a win in our book.
Eggs are an important addition to many healthy diets, but you may be struggling with how to incorporate them into what you already eat. Feeling stuck? No worries, check out these protein-packed egg-cellent recipes that show you how to eat them for any meal of the day.
Recipe 1: Breakfast Egg MuffinsRead More »
Recipe 2: Spanish-Style Scrambled Eggs
Kick things up with cured pork loin, scrambled eggs, potatoes and piquillo peppers and smoky paprika. Not for the faint of heart, the Spanish pork loin can be substituted with Serrano ham. Enjoy this cheesy, savory dish and never look at breakfast the same way again.
Recipe 3: Silly Breakfast Toast Faces
This recipe helps expose kids to new vegetables, like radishes, peppers and olives. Since they are formed to make faces, your little ones will not be able to help themselves from trying some. Make some scrambled eggs and toast, and then use hummus or savory cream cheese to affix faces to the bread. Take a picture before these get devoured. Chances are high that they will ask for this for many breakfasts to come.
Recipe 1: Spanish Tortilla
Spanish Tortilla, also known as Spanish Omelet, may sound shockingly simple, but it is delicious. Commonly eaten for breakfast, lunch or as a snack, Spanish Tortilla is best at room temperature, not when it is hot, so keep that in mind when mixing this up. Olive oil, black pepper, onions, potatoes and eggs are all you need to get a taste of Spain in your kitchen. Add ham or more veggies for a twist.
Recipe 2: Literally the Best Egg Salad
Think egg salad should be left to diners and older people to enjoy? Think again! This creamy, simple variety is elevated with some dill and onion. Celery also works. Spread it on sandwiches, toasts, salads or crackers. Delicious!
Recipe 3: Avocado Deviled Eggs
Lime juice, cilantro, garlic and avocado top eggs off in a colorful green fashion. A nice addition to any picnic spread, include crostini and plenty of sliced vegetables on the platter to help things come together. Pack the wine and cheese and hit the meadow when the weather warms.
Recipe 1: Roasted Asparagus with Hollandaise
Egg, pepper, lemon and butter make one of the creamiest sauces imaginable. Pour over seasoned and olive oil coated asparagus for an elegant side dish. Salmon, anyone?
Recipe 2: Basic Frittata
Sour cream, salt, Parmesan cheese, eggs, and plenty of cooked vegetables take eggs to the next level. Hearty and thick, this works well when a large meal is in order. Customize with whatever vegetables you happen to have in the fridge.
Eggs, tomatoes, white beans and more make this African pan dinner unique. Enjoy alone, on bread or as a topping for salads. Bell peppers and feta cheese top off this skillet. Naan or French bread are our top picks for serving this with, but most could work.
Get egg-cited to enjoy these egg-filled recipes. They are delicious and well worth the effort needed to make them; all you need is a little inspiration.
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