Tag: eggs

Breakfast of the Month: Poached Eggs with Asparagus and Leeks

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, May 27, 2014

Handsome fresh spears of asparagus are now in markets everywhere, promising effortless meals that sum up spring perfectly. This simple braise of leeks and asparagus is exactly that: an easy-to-assemble bowl of spring flavors. The addition of a poached egg completes the meal, enveloping the vegetables in a creamy yolk. You’ll want to get outRead more

Egg Labels Made Easier

by in Robin's Healthy Take, October 27, 2013

    There are so many egg varieties at the market these days, it’s easy to crack under pressure if you don’t know what labels mean. That said, no matter what the carton says or the type of eggs you buy, the most important thing to remember is this: The better the hens eat, theRead more

Nutrition News: Is Eating Egg Yolks as Bad as Smoking?

by in Food News, September 5, 2012

By now you’ve probably heard the rumor that eating egg yolks is as bad for your heart as smoking. We just had to weigh in on this!

The Top 5 Foodborne Illnesses, and How To Avoid Them

by in Food News, Food Safety, May 13, 2011

I’ve been teaching and preaching about food safety for over 12 years and am glad to see more focus put on this issue. These days the food supply is brimming with food bugs – luckily, we can do something about it. A newly released study from the University of Florida found that the top 14 food microorganisms kill more than 1,300 people each year and cost over 14 million dollars in healthcare costs. Let’s stop these bad boys from making us sick (and costing us a fortune)— read up on the top 5 and what you can do to stop them.

Healthy Recipe Essentials: Frittata

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, May 4, 2011

Make an extra special egg dish for breakfast or brunch that kids and adults will love. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll have a ball experimenting with all kinds of flavor combinations. First, let’s walk through the basics.

Holiday Egg Traditions

by in Easter, Healthy Holidays, April 21, 2011

While the egg is certainly a high-protein breakfast staple, this versatile ingredient is also a fixture in many traditional holiday meals. We polled our Healthy Eats experts to find out all about their favorites.