Egg recipes is a great idea and a delicious way to get the antioxidants, omega-3s, protein and amino acids you need; not to mention they are good for your heart! Even if you don’t care for the taste of eggs for breakfast, there are many different recipes you can make so you don’t even know that you are getting the egg in your diet.
Hard Boiled Eggs
Credit: Morgue FileHard boiled eggs are popular around Easter time. To make the perfect hard boiled egg you need to put your eggs in a pot of water and boil the pot on medium-high heat for exactly 21 minutes. After the 21 minutes are up, turn the burner off and set aside for them to cool down where you are able to touch them. Pull them out of the water and put them in a bowl or back in your carton to keep them cold in the fridge.
Credit: Morgue FileYou may or may have not known that eggs are used to make those delicious dumplings that are found in your soup. To make dumplings for your soup you must first break an egg into a bowl and whip it until the yolk is broke and the egg white and yolk is thoroughly mixed for this egg recipe. Next, pour in some flour, a little at a time while you are continuously stirring the egg and flour together. You will know when it is done once the mixture clumps into a ball. The next time is to get a simmering pot of chicken broth ready and spoon in a small amount of dumplings into your broth. The idea size dumpling is about nickel size when it is spooned in. As it sits in your broth, it will get larger.
Credit: Morgue FileOmelets are well known to be filling no matter what time of the day you eat them. Although omelets are mostly consumed for breakfast, this egg recipe can be enjoyed at any time of the day. You can put mushrooms, onions, peppers, cheese, ham, spinach and more into your omelet. Simply sauté the ingredients you would like to put inside your omelet and cook a scrambled egg flat without breaking it. Lay your sautéed ingredients inside and fold your omelet over.
Credit: Morgue FileThis is a great recipe for dinner and can be used for lunch as well. You will need coconut oil, potatoes, green or yellow onion, tortilla sell, sea salt, pepper and 3 eggs. First, heat some coconut oil in a pan so you can ensure your meal won’t stick to your pan. Add some cut up potatoes and onions to your pan and cook them until they are soft. Beat your 3 eggs and pour them into your pan along with your potatoes and your onions. Now, use a tortilla shell and wrap it around your mixture. Cook on low heat until the shell is brown. Serve this delicious spanish tortilla that you have made using your recipe. You will be impressed at how simple this egg recipe is to make.
Eggnog is a popular drink during the fall season and is loved by both adults and children. For this recipe you will need 5 eggs, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt, 4 cups of milk, 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and 1/4 cup of half and half. This recipe can be prepared by thoroughly mixing your 5 beaten eggs, sugar, milk and salt. Put this mixture in a pot and simmer of low heat for about 5-10 minutes. Now you can mix your half and half, vanilla and nutmeg into your pan. Once it is done you can strain your eggnog to get the chunks out of it and serve cold. Adding cinnamon or even extra nutmeg on the top right before you serve the drink is very appealing. Some people put cool whip on top of their drink as well.
Egg sandwiches are popular for lunch and can be served both warm or cold. To make this recipe all you need to do is cook up some scrambled eggs and add to the sandwich as you wish. Some people add spinach, tomatoes, cheese and ham. You can toast the bread or make your sandwich using bread right out of your fridge. Whether you like your sandwich cold or warm, it still tastes delicious.
Credit: Morgue FileYou have probably heard of egg drop soup at your local oriental restaurants. You can put eggs in any type of soup making it a delicious recipe for you to try. If you notice that your soup is very thin and you need to thicken up the broth all you need to do is crack an egg into your soup while cooking. As the broth warms up and continues to cook it will givesthe soup a thicker texture. It is also a great way to get some protein into your soup, for those who are lacking in this area.
Although the title of this recipe sounds like it would be a dessert, this recipe is very delicious as a snack or to enjoy for lunch. To make this custard egg recipe all you will need is cottage cheese, eggs and cheddar cheese. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. In the meantime mix together 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese and 2 eggs. Pour this mix into an oven safe bowl and cook for 45 minutes until it starts to brown on the top. As an option, you can add spinach for an even healthier recipe. This is a great recipe that you will likely make over and over again. If you have guests that you are serving this too they will likely be very impressed with your recipe.Credit: Morgue File
There are many health benefits to eating eggs. They can be prepared in numerous forms for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even for a snack. The quality of eggs you buy will also help determine all of the heatlh benefits. You can rest assured that organic and cage free eggs will keep you and your family safe.
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