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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

Paleo Eggs Benedict

Looking for a great paleo-friendly breakfast idea? Then you’ll enjoy this paleo-friendly twist on a breakfast classic. Our paleo eggs Benedict is satisfying and easy to make. In place of the traditional English muffin, we use sweet potato cakes. Get the recipe for paleo eggs Benedict.

Paleo-friendly recipes

For a paleo-friendly breakfast idea to satisfy your sweet tooth, try our paleo crepes with strawberry jam. Visit our recipe center for even more paleo-friendly recipes.

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Easy, Healthy Egg Recipes

Happy New Year! It’s that time when people make resolutions to eat better and work out. But busy schedules can make it difficult to stick to healthy eating and a fitness routine.

Did you know? Eggs can play a role in your healthy eating plan and fitness routine. By eating eggs in the morning, you reduce the hunger hormone, ghrelin, which makes you feel full—so you’ll eat less as the day goes on. And eating eggs after exercising helps you build muscle and may reduce soreness.

Below are three of our easy, healthy egg recipes to help you save time and keep your New Year’s resolutions on track.

1. Egg in a ring pepper

2. Everyday egg muffins 

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Eggs: A Crucial Ingredient for Gluten-Free Baking

If you are among the one in five Americans aiming to eat gluten-free, perhaps you’ve dabbled in gluten-free baking. You may already know it can be challenging to replicate the texture and pleasure of traditional baked goods when you eliminate gluten from your baking recipes.

The egg, a naturally gluten-free ingredient, can be a gluten-free lifesaver in your kitchen.

Here’s why: gluten is a protein. In the words of the American Egg Board, gluten “entraps and holds air bubbles. A leavening agent causes the gluten network to expand; the heat causes the bubbles to rise, and then the structure sets, forming a combination of expansion, elasticity and rigidity.”

Egg protein complements gluten-free flour

Depending on the variety, gluten levels in traditional wheat flours vary from pastry flour (low) to bread flour

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Halloween Egg Carton Treat Holder DIY

Halloween is an egg-cellent time to get crafty. Our Halloween egg carton treat holders are fun and easy to assemble. Best of all, your little trick-or-treater will absolutely love them!

What you’ll need:

An empty Safest Choice™ egg carton; Acrylic paint (black, white, green, red); Paint brushes; Googly eyes; Hot glue gun + glue sticks; Scissors; Assorted ribbon; Permanent marker; Candy

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On-The-Go Breakfast Shortcut Recipes

With kids heading back-to-school soon, if not already, breakfast might be on-the-go in your house. Below we have shared three of our super quick breakfast shortcut recipes to help you feed your kids something nutritious before you all head out the door for your busy day.

1. Mini Banana Pancakes

2. Quick Banana Muffins 3. Minute Soufflés

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