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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Tasty Tuna Burger

Ingredients

½ cup Homemade Mayonnaise, divided (see recipe)

1 egg white

2 4-ounce cans tuna (or salmon) in water, drained and flaked

¼ cup dry whole wheat breadcrumbs

½ cup green onions, chopped

Optional spices: ½ teaspoon curry powder, chili powder, or cumin powder

Cooking spray

4 whole wheat buns, split

4 leaves lettuce

1 tomato, cut into thin slices

½ onion, cut into thin slices


Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine ¼ cup mayonnaise, egg white, tuna, breadcrumbs, green onions, and other optional spices. Mix well. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each portion into ¼-inch-thick patties.
  2. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray to reduce sticking. Heat skillet to medium-high heat, add patties, cover, and cook 3 minutes on both sides until golden brown.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on each bun. Assemble burgers using lettuce, tomato, and onion.


Makes 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving; 1 patty with bun

Calories: 413; Fat: 16g; Saturated fat: 3g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Sodium: 772mg; Carbohydrates: 35g; Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 35g; Vitamin A: 60%; Vitamin C: 26%; Calcium: 10%; Iron: 18%