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7 Easy Egg Recipes for Delicious, Protein-Rich Meals

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Eggs really are all they’re cracked up to be (cholesterol and all)—and these easy egg recipes are all you need to reap their benefits.

First, they’re an excellent source of protein for both meat eaters and vegetarians. (Don’t worry vegans: See here, instead.) Eggs also contain important nutrients that can be difficult to include in your diet.

Choline, for example, is a cousin to the B vitamins and is needed to make a neurotransmitter that’s key to learning and memory. Studies also show it can help protect against cognitive decline and dementia and that people who eat more have lower anxiety levels. The bad news: the vast majority of Americans don’t get enough in their diet. The eggcellent news: Egg yolks are the most concentrated source you can find.

Eggs are also rich in B12, a nutrient that is important for immunity and energy. A deficiency can lead to feeling tired and weak 24-7 (and you definitely don’t have time for that).

Ready to scramble, poach, and hard boil your way to better health? Start by incorporating these seven easy egg recipes into your routine for any meal throughout the day.

7 Easy Egg Recipes

easy egg recipes

Veggie and Cheddar Mini Quiches

The only thing better than delicious quiches at brunch? Delicious mini egg muffins at brunch!

Salmon and Feta Omelet with Asparagus

Salmon and asparagus go together like spaghetti and meatballs.

Breakfast Burrito

Forget the calorie bombs of takeout burritos. Make this one at home and fill it with veggies in a whole wheat tortilla.

easy egg recipes

Leftovers Frittata

There’s nothing better than a recipe that allows for flexibility, uses leftovers, is easy to make and tastes amazing!

Turkey Sausage Patty and Eggs

Aromatic herbs and spices in this dish add a ton of flavor and are also filled with phytonutrients and trace minerals. Some promote good digestion; some are anti-inflammatory; some are even linked to cancer prevention.

easy egg recipes

Deviled Egg Salad Cups

This recipe steals inspiration from both deviled eggs and egg salad, and then ups the vegetable profile by adding scallions and radishes and wrapping it all up in fresh lettuce.

Green Vegetable Omelet

One nutrition rule of thumb we love is to get some form of green vegetable in at every meal. An omelet is a perfect way to pack veggies into your morning.

 

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