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National Diabetes Month® corresponds to the vision of the American Diabetes Association: “a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens.” Diabetes is so common, it touches almost everyone’s life.
Taking care of diabetes can help protect your health and prevent complications, such as nerve damage, kidney failure, vision problems, or amputations. An active lifestyle and a healthy diet contribute to health for everyone—and especially for someone who has diabetes or prediabetes. The Safest Choice™ wellness team supports healthy eating with diabetes as part of its Eggs: Nutrition for Life initiative.
Eggs in a healthy diet for diabetes
Eggs offer an economical and easy source of protein packed with egg nutrition. Advises the American Diabetes Association, “Best protein choices are: plant-basedRead More >
This white chocolate candy corn blondie recipe is perfect for Halloween or Thanksgiving! Safest Choice™ Pasteurized Eggs give you a safe way to whip up all your favorite treats! Unlike regular eggs, they eliminate the Salmonella risk when you bake.
Check out this recipe (created by Laura of the blog, Pies and Plots) and others in our recipe center!Read More >
Now I love my wife. She’s an absolutely stunning woman with an equally huge and caring heart.
But people. A perfectly soft cooked egg with a velvety, luscious yolk? Now that’s the epitome of beauty. It’s the Scarlett Johansson of the food world. My wife would say Bradley Cooper. Or Geoffrey Zakarian… she has a weird obsession with him. I digress.
Point is… eggs are legit. Especially on top of this epic gluten-free and paleo friendly salad.
And this isn’t your average lame side salad… some limp lettuce and bottled dressing with a few pathetic vegetables thrown in the mix. Heck no. This Bacon and Egg Brussels Sprout Salad with Sweet Potato + Avocado has some serious flavor on flavor action goingRead More >
You may remember, like I do, being told repeatedly as a child to “eat your fruits and vegetables.” Some of us might remember sitting at the dinner table until our eyes closed and we fell asleep with our face in the Brussel sprouts. Long gone are those days but the goal of getting children to eat their vegetables is still an important one.
Today only one in five US children get the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. So how do we change that? I think there might be an opportunity in the fact that snacking among children has increased dramatically over the past 30 years. Today snacks make up a quarter of kids’ daily calorie consumption, but their snack foods of choice are not the healthiestRead More >
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce our newest team member and blogger. Introducing – Katie Clay, RD, LDN! We are excited for Katie to bring her wealth of nutrition knowledge, with a creative flair that stems from her passion for food, to our retail team at Safest Choice Eggs.
Katie is a registered dietitian who has worked with many industry leaders. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Dietetics. Completing her internship at Geisinger Health System opened the door for Katie to use her talents in education that focused on wellness strategies. Having a background in menu writing and recipe analysis, Katie enjoys working on recipe development. This brings a fresh perspective to ourRead More >
I have a serious issue with the pumpkin craze starting in August. I blame Starbucks for 95% of this with the arrival of their pumpkin spice lattes before September even hits. I spent three months tending to tomato plants this summer and it’s like everyone just wants to forget about tomatoes now that they’re finally ready to be picked, give up sweet peaches, just skip right over zucchini and go straight to pumpkin. It drives me nuts and I refuse to give into it! Now that fall is here tomorrow though, I’m finally ready to do some pumpkin in a seasonally appropriate manner. So what better way than to start your morning with a big piping hot bowl of it?
I bought a container of grits recently and have become obsessed with their heartiness and just love using them as an oatmeal alternative in theRead More >
Ideally, that question sends images of fluffy pancakes, sizzling bacon, and sunny side up eggs dancing through your mind.
Unfortunately, for most of us, it only raises another question – “How much time have I got?” According to food and diet trend expert, Harry Balzer, 80% of Americans still eat breakfast at home, with 10% going out. Accounting for the final 10% are people who skip breakfast entirely. See the article on BBC >Eggs = protein at breakfast
The good news is that a quick breakfast doesn’t need to skimp on flavor or satisfaction. The best way to get both is to involve the versatile, protein-packed egg.
No wonder it remains a breakfast staple even as we have less time to eat what our mothers told us was the most important meal of theRead More >
There are no rules when it comes to smoothies — start with a base of yogurt, fruit, and/or milk, and try some of these smoothie variations! Our favorite? Add a Safest Choice™ Pasteurized Egg to boost nutrition without sacrificing safety!
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Ever wonder whether you should choose brown eggs or white eggs? Find out the difference! You may be surprised.
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Okay, really? What the heck. How is it the end of August already?!
It seems like just last week that I had that huge last day of school – first day of summer vacation teacher grin on my face. Now it’s been replaced with those dreadful back to school commercials, constantly reminding me of the impending doom that is awaiting me as summer wanes down.
Another school year.
And another school year means way less time for breakfast. But I’m determined this year to get my days started off right. Goodbye scarfing down granola bars in the car, hello quick and easy baked huevos rancheros.
My love for Mexican and southwest flavors is noRead More >