An Egg On It

>> Wednesday, July 1, 2015

I was reading this article on NPR the other day about how to get better nutrition by pairing certain foods. Definitely a fascinating concept, especially with my current quest for cleaner eating habits. One of the combinations particularly piqued my interest, possibly because I’m addicted to eggs. But if you combine eggs and greens, you’re in for a treat.

Here’s the deal: "adding eggs to salads makes it easier to absorb the carotenoids in the raw vegetables.” They even did a study where one group of people ate plain salad and the other group added eggs. The egg group’s absorption of the good stuff was a whopping 3.8-fold higher on average.

We already know all the absolutely incredible nutrition that are in eggs alone.

So, why not?


Soft Boiled Eggs for Breakfast (above)
Avocado Egg Salad
Rustic, Egg-Topped Pizza
5 Ways to Eat Hardboiled Eggs
Easy Egg Bake for One
Scrambled Egg Bites
Laughing Cow Deviled Eggs
Guacamole Deviled Eggs
Mayo-Free Egg Salad

Other great food combinations include black beans + peppers (vitamin C foods), hummus and whole wheat bread, and turmeric + black pepper. Here’s the whole article for more information. Pretty neat, don’t you think?

What’s your favorite way to combine eggs + greens?

Mine: Eggs florentine!

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