Quick and Healthy Egg Recipes


It has been found that people who ate eggs for breakfast lost more weight than those who did not. They also had higher levels of energy during the day. If you have a cholesterol problem, you can opt for egg whites. Nevertheless, there are eggs that suit every persons needs, depends on the way you cook them.

Eggs are rich in protein, but they have other essential nutrients too. They are good sources of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamins B-12, riboflavin, and folacin. In addition, they have minerals like iron, phosphorus, and zinc, choline and DHA, which promote the health of the brain.

One large egg has about 80 calories and six grams of protein. If you remove the yolk, then the egg white of such an egg will have about 15 calories. So, even if you shallow fry it with some butter, the meal will be less than 100 calories. Team with some whole wheat toasts, fruit and bacon. Voila! You have the perfect breakfast of about 300 calories.

Furthermore, eggs are some the most economical sources of protein. So, you can make eggs a part of your dinner also. This is especially a good idea for people who prefer to eat a high protein and low carb dinner. Egg whites especially are filling, rich in protein and ideal for dinner.

Eggs and bacon is a healthy as well as filling meal. But make sure you are using lean bacon. While making these scrambled eggs, use whites of two eggs and the yolk from only one of them. This will reduce the amount of cholesterol in the meal without compromising on the taste. To increase the nutrient groups from your meal, add some fruit on the side of your plate. Now you are giving your body proteins as well as fiber.

Another excellent way to make eggs is to cook them with vegetables. Some vegetables go very well in your scrambled eggs and omelets. Try to use mushrooms, capsicum, tomatoes, broccoli, and spinach. All these vegetables have a very low GI and are also low on carbs, making their combination with eggs extremely healthful. Just add some olive oil, salt and pepper to these eggs for a rich flavor.


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