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5 Ways to Use Leftover Easter Eggs

By Jessie Gorges

Easter is now over, and while your children (and maybe even you) are waking up from your sugar coma with a belly ache, a nice healthy meal is the perfect thing to get you right back into the swing of things. Luckily, you probably have a whole carton of eggs left in your fridge that didn’t get hard boiled or dyed that you were planning on tossing before the expiration date hits. Before you throw them away, consider using them in one of these healthy and delicious egg recipes that will energize your family and undo some of those handfuls of jelly beans you had yesterday.

French toast: Whisk four eggs in a bowl. Mix in a teaspoon of sugar and a teaspoon of cinnamon. Add a cup of milk. Dip a slice of bread in the mixture, and cook on a sprayed skillet or griddle. Heat them on low and flip. You’ll know they’re done when both sides are golden brown. Do that 12 times, and you can serve a family of five.

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How to Perfectly Hard Boil an Egg

By Jessie Gorges

Easter isn’t far away, and nothing is more symbolic of Easter than an egg. Its symbolism is simple to understand: rebirth and the resurrection of Jesus. However, the act of boiling an egg is not.

Whether you’ll be making deviled eggs for your Easter gathering, or boiling and dying them for an egg hunt, that painstaking task is unavoidable. Not to worry, because listed below are the most precise directions to creating the perfectly egg- not too runny in the center, and no unappetizing gray ring around the yolk.

Here are four simple steps to boiling an egg, and the results will never disappoint you:

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Tasty Atkins-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

If you’re trying the Atkins Diet this year as part of your weight loss goals or New Years Resolutions, then you’re probably going to start missing carbohydrates pretty soon. As an admitted carb-addict, I could never go for more than a few hours without a tasty piece of bread or something like that, especially in the morning. Bacon and eggs for breakfast once a week sounds nice; bacon and eggs for breakfast every day of the week does not sound like such a good idea to me. Here are some different breakfast ideas that are still Atkins friendly and won’t send your blood sugar levels soaring.

Breakfast #1

Who would have thought it was possible? Pancakes and waffles without all the carbs? Score! Try these Low Carb Pancakes or Low Carb Waffles to see for yourself how tasty low-carb can be. And, of course, you’re going to want to top those pancakes and waffles off with some Low Carb Maple Syrup, aren’t you?

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Streamline Your Breakfast Routine to Start Your Day Right

Breakfast is the first thing we’re supposed to eat in the morning and the fuel that we need to power through the day. Ideally, breakfast should be a nutritious meal, but some dietitians and fitness experts tell their clients that they are better off eating anything – even a donut! – than skipping the meal entirely.

Even if you’re strapped for time in the morning, there are still ways to eat a healthy breakfast that don’t include the drive-thru.

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Five Healthy Cold Weather Breakfast Recipes

I’m not going to tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You already know, you’ve heard that one before. Breakfast is also the meal that people commonly skip, especially in the winter when cold weather and dreary skies force us to stay in bed for “just five more minutes.”

When it’s cold outdoors, jump-start your day with a warm breakfast that will help keep your belly full and your mind focused all morning.

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