Written by: Anna Pashkova, MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-EP / Reviewed by: Julie Andrews, MS, RDN, CD, FAND
Eggs are an incredible and super versatile food to have on hand. Not only are they delicious, but they’re filled with nutrients and antioxidants like protein, vitamin D, choline, selenium, iron, and carotenoids among others that are all important for human health.
While they’re most commonly used for breakfast, they can also be great for snacks, appetizers, lunches, and dinners and can easily be added to salads. For this post, we’ve rounded up a dozen healthy egg recipes that feature eggs as on the main ingredients.
Healthy Egg Recipes
These grown-up deviled eggs aren’t reserved for just the holidays. Made with whole grain mustard and horseradish, they pack a flavorful punch and take a classic recipe to a whole new level of good. You can even layer on a few toppings like bacon, chives, freshly cracked black pepper and more. Perfect for a healthy appetizer, snack or side option!
Staying on the theme of “grown-up” recipes, these egg salad sandwiches are elevated with greens, bacon, whole grain mustard, sourdough bread and made with wedges of boiled eggs. It’s a super simple, nutritious and delicious recipe that can be made ahead of time for easy lunches and snacks. You can even enjoy it without the bread or on top of crackers instead!
A super satisfying and filling recipe for quiche filled with veggies like spinach and asparagus and has added sausage for extra protein. It’s made with an all-butter flaky crust that can be made with whole wheat flour and topped with Gruyere cheese for extra deliciousness. This is the perfect breakfast, brunch or dinner option that can be made ahead of time, too.
5 More Ideas for Healthy Egg Recipes
More Healthy Egg Recipes
Here are four more healthy ideas for egg recipes that are great for any meal (not just breakfast!):