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About: Chantel Arsenault

Chantel Arsenault

Chantel has been with Safest Choice for two years and manages social media, digital communications and is the editor of this blog. Previous professional experience includes marketing and public relations. Chantel received a BS in Public Relations from Ball State University in 2007. She enjoys cooking, travel, being outdoors, and trying new restaurants in Chicago.

Recent Posts by Chantel Arsenault

Egg Recipes: Great Picks for Spring

It’s spring. The selection of fresh produce is booming, temperatures are climbing, and many people are freshening up their menus. What better way to celebrate than with some fresh spring recipes? Here are some great recipe picks from the Davidson’s™ recipe collection.

Egg salad recipes

Why not try an intriguing curry twist to your egg salad? This curried egg salad recipe is fresh and invigorating.

Or try a healthy twist and sneak in extra vegetables. The healthy egg salad Florentine recipe includes spinach for extra vitamins, fiber, and flavor.

Another great pairing is smoked salmon with egg salad. Try the egg salad and smoked salmon canapes recipe. It’s fast and easy!

Spring-fresh snacks

Try some fresh and healthy snacks this

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DIY Egg Carton Succulents

If you’re like many people, you love succulents. Unfortunately, succulents don’t fare very well indoors. Not anymore. Bring succulents inside with our egg carton succulents DIY! Here’s what you’ll need:

  • An empty Davidson’s Safest Choice® egg carton
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic paint (various colors)
  • Paint brushes
  • Hot glue gun + glue sticks
How to build your egg carton succulents
  1. Trim egg carton, removing tall tips between egg cups. Set aside.
  2. Cut out individual egg cups.
  3. Layer one: Select egg cup and cut four pointed petals. Cut petals off cup, creating four individual petals. Set aside.
  4. Layer two: Take another cup and cut at each corner—creating four
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Celebrating Eggs Benedict

April 16 is National Eggs Benedict Day. And it’s one of our favorite holidays because it lets Safest Choice™ Pasteurized Eggs prove their worth in the kitchen.

What’s in Eggs Benedict?

A classic Eggs Benedict recipe features simple ingredients: poached fresh eggs, Canadian bacon, toasted English muffins, and an authentic Hollandaise sauce. The four ingredients come together to create a luscious, satisfying meal.

Feeling skittish about how to poach an egg—or how to make Hollandaise sauce? Poaching an egg takes just a few minutes. Here’s a video that shows you how to make poached eggs. Lots of variations exist, too. For example, you can use an egg poacher, which sets individual egg cups into a pan of simmering water.

Variations on Eggs Benedict recipes

There are some great variations on Eggs Benedict

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Celebrate Macaron Day

March 20 is Macaron Day! Celebrate with our delicious pistachio macarons with pistachio ganache recipe. These confectionary delights are the perfect little indulgences—and completely safe when you use Davidson’s Safest Choice® Pasteurized Eggs.

Want even more macarons? Try our Parisian macarons with chocolate ganache recipe.

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Light & Healthy Baked Huevos Rancheros–A Healthy Breakfast!

Looking to jumpstart healthy eating? Why not start your day with light and healthy baked huevos rancheros—MyPlate style?

The USDA resource called MyPlate tells us that everything we eat matters. The secret to good healthy eating? “Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition,” advises the USDA.

Eggs in the MyPlate resource

The MyPlate resource shows us that fruits and vegetables should fill up half the plate. One-quarter of the plate should be protein, such as eggs. The other quarter of the plate should be grains, especially whole grains. The dairy food group sits on the side and can feature foods such as milk, soy milk, yogurt, or cheese.

Take a look at how the light & healthy baked huevos rancheros recipe fits into MyPlate:

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