Packed with protein, full of flavor, and all the good fat you need, there are few foods more balanced and nutritious than good old eggs. Think outside of the frying pan (and outside of the first meal of the day) and add eggs into your weekly meal plan.
If you’re watching your cholesterol, forgo the yolks. If not, eat ’em up because the yolks are packed with all of the good nutrition and health benefits of eggs.
If you’re stumped on how to make your meals more egg-cellent, try one of these six tasty treats.
On a Pizza: Pack your favorite homemade pizza with veggies and bake it until it’s just about cooked. Then, throw a fried egg (or two!) on top and bake an additional few minutes until the white is cooked and yolks are runny.
Baked and Beautiful: Crack two eggs into a personal–sized oven-safe ramekin. Top with your favorite diced veggies, a dash of milk, and salt and pepper.
Asian-Inspired Rice: Stir-fry diced carrots, bell peppers, onions, and garlic. Beat two eggs and add into the hot pan. Add the egg and veggie combo into a bowl of cooked brown rice, toss, and finish with soy sauce and sesame seeds.
Salad Topper: Poach or fry and egg and add it on top of your favorite savory salad recipe for a boost of protein and flavor.
Good-for-You French Toast: Beat two eggs with a bit of cinnamon, sugar, and salt. Dip in two slices of whole wheat toast and place on a hot griddle. Flip ’em once and serve with a bowl of fresh fruit.
Protein-Packed Pasta: Toss a spiced scrambled egg into a bowl of freshly cooked whole wheat pasta for a smooth punch of flavor.
Edited by Jody Smith