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5 EGG-CELLENT RECIPES YOU CAN ENJOY ANYTIME

Hope you’re egg-cited to get cracking on some fun new recipes! These recipes are quickly going to become staples in your repertoire for any time of day!



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Eggs

Eggs aren’t just delicious. They’re also extremely nutritious, providing us with important nutrients like iron, zinc, and choline.

The updated Canada’s Food Guide recommends filling your plate proportionately with 1/2 vegetables, and fruits, 1/4 whole grains and 1/4 protein foods. Two eggs contain 13 grams of high-quality protein, perfect for the ‘protein foods’ portion of your plate.



To switch things up, I thought it would be fun to reach out to my fellow #EggAdvocates and pull together our favourite egg recipes! From a super hearty and healthy hash to a veggie-loaded frittata, to a time-saving, freezer-friendly egg sandwich recipe: you’ll want to whip up these recipes ASAP.

The best part, you can enjoy these recipes anytime!  So whether you make these recipes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner you can feel good about the fact that you’re whipping up something super tasty and nutrient dense. Without further ado, let’s get into it.

5 EGG-CELLENT RECIPES YOU CAN ENJOY ANYTIME


1. “SWEET POTATO HASH WITH RED PEPPER & KALE” c/o Walder Wellness


Photo c/o Walder Wellness


This is a super hearty and healthy recipe that incorporates a plethora of veggies, some yummy fats from the avocado, and protein from the eggs. Studies actually show that our bodies better absorb nutrients from veggies when eggs are eaten with them, and the high-quality protein in eggs helps to keep a healthy immune system!

It’s no surprise to me that Carrie Walder is a Registered Dietitian, as she clearly knows how to balance a meal! Grab this yummy recipe by clicking here or visit her website at WalderWellness.com.


2. “LOADED VEGGIE FRITTATA SQUARES” c/o Kels In Wonderland


Photo c/o Kels In Wonderland.

Busy mama Kels, claims she’s no food blogger though she’s totally fooling us, this recipe has us drooling big time. Keeping it real, and approachable, Kels loves a good recipe that’s easy and practical for her busy lifestyle. I mean who doesn’t relate to that? Loaded with protein, and fibre this veggie frittata is such a great way to sneak in some MAJOR nutrients whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. And it’s kid approved. What’s not to love??

Grab the recipe here, or visit her website at Kels In Wonderland.


3. FREEZER FRIENDLY BREAKFAST EGG SANDWICHES c/o Carmy – Run. Eat. Travel


Photo c/o Carmyy

This recipe is BRIL-LI-ANT I honestly wish I’d thought it, but for reals I CANNOT wait to make these! What a time saver. Also I LOVE breakfast sandwiches, they are one of my favorite things to eat, and making them at home would save you so much time and money compared to take out. Also you get to control what ingredients goes into them. This recipe is a WIN.

Grab her recipe by clicking here, or by visiting her website at carmyy.com.


4. INDIVIDUAL SPINACH FRITTATA RECIPE + VIDEO


Whether you’re preparing a meal for one, trying to exercise portion control, have food sensitivities or have picky eaters on your hands, this individual frittata is so versatile, making it your new way to keep everyone happy! I love this recipe because you basically mix up the ingredients and let the oven do all the work. Make sure you have fun with it! Get your kids involved in the process to make their own breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Grab the recipe here.


5. EGG SALAD QUINOA BOWL


I shared this post on my Instagram (@shortpresents) and it’s such a staple in my diet – I eat it almost once a week. All you need is some cooked quinoa, 2 boiled eggs, and basically whatever greens or veggies you have in your fridge. This protein-packed meal is an ideal choice for my flexitarian and vegetarian friends too! There are no rules, anything can go on top of the protein-packed eggs and quinoa. In this case I added in roasted chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, sliced almonds and pumpkin seeds. Have fun with it, and see what combinations you come up with.

Hope you enjoyed today’s post, and special shout out to my guests today and their contributions to this post.

 



For more Egg nutrition facts, or if you’re looking to perfect your egg cooking skills, pop over to Eggs.ca  to learn how to make the perfect eggs (any style).


xx

Kayla

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