Eggs

Slow-Cooker Frittata

This week at Weight Watchers we discussed the importance of getting enough lean protein into our daily diets. Protein takes longer to digest than carbohydrates; and because it wreaks less havoc on our blood sugar, we feel satisfied longer and end up munching fewer empty calories throughout the day. Sign me up for less mindless munching! Lean protein […]

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Curried Egg Salad

If you’re on a weight loss regime, egg salad is probably not on your list of acceptable foods.  The creamy sandwich filling is traditionally loaded with fatty egg yolks and mayonnaise. No wonder it’s so good. My mom made great egg salad — she used real mayonnaise (she hated the low fat stuff) and pickle relish. I often went to […]

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Broccolini and Tomato Frittata

  Broccolini, also known as baby broccoli, is a hybrid of broccoli and Chinese kale. It has long, skinny stalks and small florets and tastes similar to broccoli but with a slightly sweeter flavor. It’s becoming more widely available in most supermarkets and is worth searching out. Broccolini’s delicate flavor works well in a frittata with cherry tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. It’s easy to […]

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Poached Eggs

I wouldn’t want to go in for a cholesterol check just now, considering that I’ve been poaching eggs every which way for the last two days. We had eggs with spinach and quinoa for dinner last night, eggs on toast for breakfast this morning, and I just ate this egg atop more spinach for lunch. […]

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Spanish Tortilla

Mexican food lovers will be disappointed when they read this: a Spanish tortilla has nothing to do with maize, or corn tortillas. It’s a classic tapas (snack) in Spain, and consists of thinly sliced potatoes fried in olive oil and made into an omelette with beaten eggs. After the bottom has become browned, the tortilla […]

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