Posted on November 28th, 2013 by CarolHarrison, RD
Eggs provide the lasting energy serious Black Friday shoppers need to make it through their bargain-hunting day.
Before you head out the door with list in hand, get the power of hunger-curbing protein working for you with these 5 quick breakfast ideas: Read more...
- Two soft-cooked eggs, slice of whole-grain toast with cheese, apple slices sprinkled with cinnamon.
- Delicious Veggie and Cheese Muffin Frittata – perfect to grab & go!
- Egg salad tucked into a whole-grain wrap, handful of grapes
- Sunny-side up egg, slice of toast, frozen berries and walnuts stirred into Greek yogurt
Posted on November 25th, 2013 by CarolHarrison, RD
Devilled eggs are back in style and with new flavor twists on this quick and easy-to-make appetizer, you’ll want to bring them to your next pot luck this festive season.
Unleash your culinary creativity. While mayonnaise and mustard is a great stand-by combo to mix in with the egg yolks, how about adding crab meat, smoked salmon, olives or jalapenos.
I love that you can make devilled eggs ahead of time. In fact, you can hard-cook eggs and they’ll keep for a week in the fridge (leave the shell on). Impress your guests without spending a bundle. Eggs are always one of the best buys in the grocery store, another plus, especially this time of the year! Read more...
Posted on November 4th, 2013 by CarolHarrison, RD
I grew up eating eggs fried, scrambled, poached or made into a delicious western sandwich. Quiche would have been a pretty fancy dish for my immigrant Irish mom to make. Maybe that’s why when I hear strata or frittata I have this momentary brain freeze and I have to stop and think, which one is made with the bread again?
I’m guessing I may not be the only one. So, for all of us who are too afraid to ask what the heck is the difference between a strata and a frittata, here it is. And for you culinary wizards, skip ahead to the recipes. Read more...
Posted on October 28th, 2013 by admin
Hallowe’en can be a frantic, flurry of frightful fun and I have to say I love it all. There’s dinner to make, kids to squeeze into costumes ready to burst from the coats we insist they wear underneath, reminders to keep safe, and Jack-o-lanterns to light.
It may be tempting to order-in, but why do that when you can make a quick and delicious meal with eggs? If you’ve got eggs, you’ve got options. Here are six easy ideas you can pull off even on a busy Hallowe’en night. Enjoy! Read more...
Posted on October 15th, 2013 by CarolHarrison, RD
Wholesome and delicious. While that captures my honest to goodness love of everything eggs, I can easily come up with a dozen reasons to enjoy eggs: Read more...
- Eggs taste terrific and can be enjoyed so many ways. With eggs in the fridge, I know I can whip up different meals or snacks.
- Eggs provide an excellent source of hunger –curbing protein. Eating a hard-cooked egg mid-afternoon really helps me to feel satisfied until dinner.
- Eggs are nutrient-rich. How many other foods pack 14 nutrients into just 70 calories! With eggs, I can load up on nutrients without loading up on calories.
Posted on October 7th, 2013 by CarolHarrison, RD
All of the 14 nutrients in eggs are vital for good health but do you know why? Here’s a drill down on three of them. Expect to be surprised!
Superstar nutrient: Protein
Many of us may not be getting enough protein at breakfast.
New research is showing that from kids right on up to seniors, we need more protein than previously thought. And the meal that gets most short changed for protein is breakfast.
Protein is needed to build and maintain muscle. Did you know that as adults age they loss muscle? Read more...
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