Eggs are a perfect lunch time snack to take on the go wherever you are. They also have a laundry list of health benefits, they aid in reducing inflammation, they are a great source of protein, they aid in weight loss, the Lutein and Zeaxanthin nutrients protect you against Macular Degeneration. Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States, the two nutrients in eggs protect your eyes from damage caused by free radicals and sunlight exposure. Eggs are also one of the only foods rich with Vitamin D which helps aid in calcium absorption.
Here are some lunch ideas that will keep you healthy and your stomach happy.
The first is a great on the go dish, called Micro Scramble. All you’ll need is 2 eggs, milk, and shredded cheese. Just coat a microwavable coffee mug with cooking spray, add eggs, and milk then scramble. Microwave this mixture on high for 45 seconds, stir and then put back in microwave for another 30 secs. Top with cheese and enjoy!
Another egg-zellent lunch idea is to make Russian Egg Salad. Egg salad is a great addition to your everyday lunch menu because it tastes great and is very versatile. Our Russian Egg Salad incorporates a creaminess with a touch of Dijon Mustard to satisfy anyone’s palate.
Hard-boiled Eggs are such a treat for little kids. They can play with the yellow part and feel the soft texture of the whites. This is totally a mom approved lunch!