September is National Breakfast Month and what better way to celebrate than with one of my favorite foods…eggs! Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. They’re loaded with high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals, good fats and various nutrients.
A large egg contains:
- Only 77 calories, with 5 grams of fat and 6 grams of protein with all 9 essential amino acids.
- Rich in iron, phosphorous, selenium and vitamins A, B12, B2 and B5 (among others).
- One egg contains 113 mg of choline, a very important nutrient for the brain.
The combination of protein and fat makes them a great breakfast option that will keep you satiated and feeling good for the day ahead.
I’m somewhat particular about the eggs I buy. If I’m not buying local, I like to pick up a carton from Whole Foods or choose one of the certified humane brands, like Pete and Gerry’s.
They’re eggs are certified humane and Grade A USDA certified organic, as well as:
- Free Range
- NO pesticides
- NO added hormones
- NO antibiotics
- NO GMOs
I love making eggs poached, soft-boiled, or baked in an avocado. So yummy!
And avocado toast, duh.
If you love eggs for lunch, come visit me at BBC — we put eggs on burgers. YUP.
How do you like your eggs? Favorite egg recipe?