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Excellent Eggs

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Put Those Eggs to Good Use

Your backyard chickens are doing a great job! They’re laying eggs like crazy, and your refrigerator—if not your kitchen counter—is starting to fill up with egg cartons. That is a good problem to have, but what are you going to do with all those eggs? 

The obvious solution is to eat them. As food products go, you really cannot beat eggs. At only 70 calories, one large egg has 13 essential vitamins and minerals and high quality protein. Egg whites contain some of that protein, riboflavin, and selenium, but the majority of nutritive value of an egg is in the yolk. 

So, you’ve made deviled eggs and are already eating eggs for breakfast in a variety of ways. How many different ways are there to eat an egg? The good news is that eggs can be incorporated into any meal of the day, and we have found some of the best egg recipes out there. Happy cooking! 

 

Breakfast

Kick off your morning with a breakfast containing eggs, and get your day off to an egg-cellent start! 

Mini Breakfast Pizzas

 

Omelette in a Mug

 

Egg Scramble Italian Sausage

 

Brunch

Hosting brunch with friends? Don’t forget to include eggs on the menu! Eggs are a brunch staple, and your pals will be begging for these recipes.

Benedict Strata

 

Broccoli Cheese Frittata

 

Huevos Rancheros

 

Lunch

Who says eggs are only a breakfast food? These recipes take lunch to the next level—by adding eggs.

Egg Salad Sandwich

 

Avgolemono (Greek Lemon Egg Soup)

 

Skillet Souffle

 

Hors d’oeuvres

If you are having a party, why not make some great appetizers that include eggs? We found some tasty conversation starters.

Pickled Eggs & Beets

 

Mexican Street Corn

 

Frittata Breakfast Sandwiches

 

Dinner 

Breakfast for dinner is an old standby, but if you are looking for something new and different for dinner, eggs make a delicious addition!

Huevos Divorciados

 

Easy Egg Casserole

 

Moroccan Eggs in a Basket

 

Desserts 

As any good baker knows, eggs are essential for creating delectable desserts. Fire up the oven and get baking!

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

 

Daredevil’s Impossible Cake

 

Tres Leches Cake

 

For Kids

Eggs are great for kids’ growing bodies and minds. The protein helps keep them full until snack time or the next meal and gives them nutrition they need without having to worry about extra calories.

Veggie & Cheddar Crustless Quiche

 

Baked French Toast

 

Veggie Egg Pops

 

Your backyard flock is a great source of this nutritional wonder that is perfect for any snack, meal, or time of day. For information on raising chickens, subscribe to Chicken Whisperer Magazine

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