It's National Nutrition Month!

The Incredible Edible Egg

What makes an egg so great anyways?

the EGG WHITE:
  • packed with quality protein
  • low in calories
the EGG YOLK
  • Has essential fatty acids including Omega 3s
  • source of Vitamins A, B and D as well as essential minerals.

TAKE HOME MESSAGE: eat the WHOLE EGG to get the most nutrition!

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Recipe of the Month

Protein-Packed Egg Salad
yields: 6 servings

 


Ingredients: 

6 large eggs
1/4 nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1/2 tsp grated lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 small onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp chopped dill



Directions:

  1. Place eggs in a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, cover and let sit for 11 minutes. Run under cold water to cool, then peel and chop eggs.
  2. While eggs are cooking, whisk together Greek yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the eggs and mix to combine. Fold in onion and dill. Sprinkle with additional dill before serving. Serve with whole-wheat crackers or bread.

Nutrient Analysis
Serving Size: 1/6 recipe



Calories: 86; Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 212mg; Sodium: 264mg; Carbohydrate: 2g; Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 7g; Vitamin A: 6%; Vitamin C: 3%; Calcium: 5%; Iron: 4%

 


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“Plum-Nana” Oatmeal Bread

Ingredients:

2 cups whole-wheat flour

1 cup quick cooking oats

1/3 cup light brown sugar

2 ½ teaspoons baking powder

¾ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 banana, ripe

1 cup nonfat milk

2 teaspoons lemon juice

1 ½ cups unpeeled chopped plums

¼ cup Greek yogurt

½ cup unsweetened applesauce

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Mist 9x5 bread pan with cooking spray
  3. Mix together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  4. In a separate bowl, mash banana then add and mix together milk, lemon juice, plums, yogurt, and apple sauce
  5. Combine the two mixtures and stir until moist
  6. Place the batter into the prepared bread pan and bake 45-50 minutes
  7. Bread is done when a toothpick is inserted into the center of the bread and comes out clean

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 218, Total Fat: 1g, Dietary Fiber: 4g, Protein: 5g