Eggs aren’t just a breakfast food! They make tasty dishes and are a fantastic source of riboflavins, vitamin B12, phosphorus, selenium and high-quality protein. The nutrients in eggs can help with weight management, eye health and healthy brain function.
Not only are eggs a great breakfast food, they are also convenient and easy to take with you. Do you think eggs are boring or that the only way to eat them is hard-boiled or fried? Think again! Here are some fantastic eggcellent recipes for you to try. Do you have a favorite egg recipe? Share it with other bariatric and weight loss surgery patients on our Facebook page!
20 Quick and Easy Ways to Cook Eggs
Get creative with these savory entrees, brunch dishes, desserts and even cocktails.
Poached Egg with Roasted Tomato
Done right and paired with cerry tomatoes, fresh thyme and an English muffin, these poached eggs will be a tasty start to your morning.
Artichoke-Scrambled Eggs Benedict
These scrambled eggs are anything but a boring breakfast food. Roasted artichoke bottoms stand in for English muffins, making this dish an elegant and healthy supper. You can even substitute the pancetta for roasted mushrooms as a vegetarian option.
Mediterranean-Style Poached Eggs
A savory mixture of artichoke hearts, tomatoes, bell pepper and onion creates a delicious bed for your gently cooked eggs. Serve on toast and you have a filling, healthy meal.
Kale, Veggie Sausage and Egg
Here’s a quick, easy breakfast or lunch dish that’s loaded with greens. Kale, garlic egg and olive oil make this a meal that will kickstart your metabolism and leave you feeling satisfied.
Avocado Egg Recipe
Creamy yet crunchy, this colorful egg salad is a great solution for leftover hard-boiled eggs. This recipe uses avocados, fresh radishes and lemon zest – yum!
Baked Asparagus with Fried Egg and Dill
Pair a bit of dill, olive oil, a spritz of fresh lemon and grape tomatoes with asparagus and top with a fried egg and you have a quick, flavorful dish.