Eggs are basically going to be your best friend during the Whole Life Challenge. If you don’t like eggs… well, you’re just going to have to figure out how to like them. And if you’re not participating in the Challenge, stick with me anyway because eggs are a great addition to anyone’s diet.
Eggs are an almost-perfect meal in a tiny little package. They are easy to cook and are a great source of protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins E, A and B12 and folic acid.
Frittata is a real-food version of a pantry-meal. It takes no planning if you have a well stocked freezer and a dozen eggs. It’s delicious, nutritious, and you can really put in whatever you have handy. It works for dinner (nice paired with an easy green salad), or is a great lunch, brunch or breakfast. (I’m actually snacking on leftover frittata as I type this.) And it’s especially good with mimosas, right CrossFit Woodbridge Ladies?! Read the rest of this entry »
This week has NOT gone as planned. I mean, they never do, but this week is really off. It’s Thursday, and I haven’t done a meal plan at all this week (usually done on Sunday nights), AND I haven’t been to the grocery store this week (good thing we don’t get much there anymore). So, we’ve been living out of our pantry and freezer, and I’ve been coming up with meals as I go. Last night we had a family favorite that you should always have at the ready for days when things don’t go as planned: Quiche! Read the rest of this entry »
The Infamous Egg Recall
On December 11, 2010, The Washington Post reported on the oversights that led to the recent Salmonella outbreak which sickened 1900 and led to largest recall of eggs in our nation’s history. Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s take a look at what you’re getting when you purchase eggs by looking at what the label might say, and what it means (or, in most cases, doesn’t mean). Read the rest of this entry »
I was asked how to perfectly boil and peel an egg. Of course, this is a long answer.
I’ll start with the time tested method used by most cooks. The goal is to gently cook your egg, so as to avoid cracked shells, tough whites or stinky, funky-colored yolks. Read the rest of this entry »