Nutrition

4 healthy reasons why eggs and veggies are the best combo

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When it comes to healthy eating, nothing makes it easier than combining eggs and veggies! Not only do eggs and veggies taste great together, they also provide the perfect solution to easy and healthy snacking.

 

1. Use up your leftovers with an easy frittata

BasicFritatta 6Do you have a hard time eating up fresh veggies before they start to wilt in the fridge? Eggs can help!

Save the vegetables at the bottom of your crisper by adding them to egg dishes like omelettes and frittatas. This easy frittata recipe is perfect for adding in any extra veggies that you have on hand.

 

2. Add an egg to boost the nutrients in your veggies

MedBowl EGG5You’ve already made the healthy choice by having a salad. Why not add an egg to make it even healthier? Studies show that eating eggs, which naturally contain fats, alongside vegetables helps the body to better absorb the fat-soluble nutrients in veggies like vitamin E and lutein.

This Mediterranean Salad Bowl is filled with colourful veggies like red peppers, cherry tomatoes and broccoli. The perfectly soft boiled eggs on top allow you to maximize the benefits of all of the salad’s healthy nutrients!

 

3. Plan the perfect pack-and-go vegetarian snack

Boiled EggsLook no further than this easy pack-and-go salad for the perfect solution to healthy snacking during the week.

Hard boiled eggs pack the protein into this salad, and veggies like spinach and cherry tomatoes give a boost of fibre.

 

 

4. Become a meal prep pro with eggs and veggies

Meal PrepThe options are endlessly versatile when it comes to meal prepping eggs and veggies. Prep and store hard boiled eggs and freshly cut veggies in the fridge for an easy addition to weekday meals.

Registered Dietitian Carrie Walder breaks down 4 healthy food prep tips to supercharge your meals.

Check out our delicious recipes for more egg and veggie inspiration!