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Five Hot Breakfast Recipes for Cold Mornings >

On 02.21.2015 by Chantel Arsenault

February is hot breakfast month but with the record breaking cold temperatures across the country I doubt anyone needs a national food month to want to start their day with something warm and hearty. It's getting closer to the end of winter (hopefully!), so if you’re like me you might need some new hot breakfast ideas for inspiration. Below, I’ve rounded up of five hot and delicious breakfasts from the Safest Choice Eggs’ recipe center. It's been cold here in Chicago for awhile now so I’ve been making these recipes a lot lately. Buttermilk Pancakes Pancakes have always been a favorite of mine. Especially on a lazy weekend morning when it’s cold outside and I all I want to do is stay home in my pj's. Fresh buttermilk is the secret Read More >

Two Eggs a Day – End of Week One >

On 01.28.2011 by Jay Berglind

Sunday through Wednesday went pretty well. Meals were good and what little snacking I did involved fruit and nuts. My portions at dinner are good, but are starting to fall below Fred Flintstone levels... EXCEPT a couple of chocolate truffles at work late in the day Tuesday. Dense, rich, complex. Truly, evilly, spectacular. I’ll post the name of the manufacturer if you aren’t good. There’s an unopened box in our office; let’s see how long I last. Here’s the scale Wednesday morning. Sorry for the resolution – it was 4 am and the house was dark and I am not so good with my camera phone. Six pounds down. Not bad for a holiday week; admittedly still working to burn off the effects of the Read More >

Mangia Italiano….Perfect Parsley Pasta! >

On 01.21.2011 by Vanessa Nunley

We’re pleased to share a post from More is More Mom, Vanessa Nunley. As the More is More Mom®, I’m all about….more Italian, family style, dinners! To quote the prolific Billy Joel, “A bottle of red, a bottle of white, it all depends upon your appetite. I’ll take you any time you want, to our Italian Restaurant….” Well, I hope you’re hungry, because my family’s favorite Italian Restaurant is our very own kitchen! Why go out for dinner when we can make the Perfect Parsley Pasta at home? Open a bottle of Chianti and enjoy……. Tuscany served as inspiration for my family get together. I love it when I have the opportunity to treat my family well by making a special meal and setting a Read More >

Two Safe Eggs a Day – Day Three >

On 01.21.2011 by Jay Berglind

New Year’s Eve and I hosted a party for about 20 people. I love to taste as I cook and because I was making a lot of tasty things, I knew I needed some help. First thing in the morning, I took a Safest Choice egg and whipped it with a fork into some kefir. I was in the kitchen cooking all morning but didn’t feel hungry and didn’t snack. Early afternoon I was so busy I just had another pasteurized egg mini shake. And I never snacked. I had a single, regular human size portion of most of what I cooked (Food porn section: Top sirloin in a mushroom reduction, garlic feta mashed potatoes, artichoke and sun dried tomato salad, tortelloni quick fried in Read More >

Two Safe Eggs a Day – Day Two >

On 01.21.2011 by Jay Berglind

I forgot to mention that I will be posting my weight on a weekly basis. Monitoring your weight daily leads to an unseemly metabolic fixation, if you know what I mean. Exactly one day into the program, I backslid a little. A few of us from work went out for a sort of New Year’s Eve Eve Event, since we were off the next day. I limited it to two Guinness stouts, which I justify by Guinness being lower in carbs than other beers. And an Irish car bomb which I cannot justify, rationalize, defend nor explain. Nick’s idea. Bad Nick. Otherwise, stayed on the program: in the morning whipped a raw egg into kefir (sort of a white trash protein shake) in the morning, hard boiled Read More >

Celebrate National Strawberry Ice Cream Day >

On 01.15.2011 by Chantel Arsenault

There is nothing like homemade ice cream, so even though it is freezing in the Chicagoland area, Safest Choice™ celebrated Strawberry Ice Cream Day by trying this Strawberry Ice Cream like Ben and Jerry's recipe found on Since most homemade ice cream recipes call for eggs, and many of those don't cook the eggs, it's a good idea to use Safest Choice™ pasteurized shell eggs. I followed the recipe exactly, even using a Donvier ice cream maker. If you have the time I recommend letting the strawberries sit longer than an hour so you have more strawberry syurp. If you do so, the amount of milk added may need to be reduced. Enjoy your own bowl of strawberry ice cream today too!

Breakfast Pizza for National Pizza Week >

On 01.13.2011 by Chantel Arsenault

This week, the second week in January 2011 is National Pizza Week. Having pizza week in January makes sense because three out of the top 10 weeks of pizza consumption occur this month. With more pizza being consumed Super Bowl week than any other week of the year. I have been interested in trying eggs on my pizza for awhile now. Since I have yet to find a restaurant near my Chicago neighborhood that makes a version of Pizza alla Bismark I did some searching online for a recipe. Smitten Kitchen's breakfast pizza was my inspiration. As my pictures show my recipe varied and due to the lack of a stand mixer my crust was a bit more rustic, but still delicious. Smitten Kitchen's recipe Read More >

New Store Locations >

On 10.06.2010 by Chantel Arsenault

Our eggs have always been popular when it comes to foodservice. Many hospitals, long-term care facilities, college and universities, hotels, and restaurant chains are aware of the risk associated with serving large quantities of people unpasteurized eggs. Now – after the largest egg recall in American history –  more everyday consumers are aware of the risk of salmonella in eggs and want to make the safest choice when grocery shopping. Because of this increase in demand Safest Choice has been able to get into a number of new stores throughout the country. This wouldn’t have happened without the help of interested consumers. Thank you to everyone who has continued to buy our eggs, or signed petitions, or asked their grocer directly to carry us. This support Read More >

Safest Choice Eggs Promotes Food Safety Awareness >

On 09.28.2010 by Chantel Arsenault

As the end of September, National Food Safety Awareness Month, approaches the Safest Choice™ team wanted to recap an event we held to promote food safety and our pasteurized eggs.  The event was planned before the nationwide 2010 egg recall, but it did make the timing to promote food safety fitting. In the wake of the massive egg recall and salmonella outbreak, food safety has moved to the forefront of many consumers’ purchase decisions. To rally support during this time of heightened food safety awareness, Safest Choice™ hit the streets to spread the word about the  availability of safe eggs in Chicago supermarkets and beyond. The Safest Choice™ team visited high-traffic areas in Chicago on Friday September 10, 2010 distributing coupons, product literature and giveaway items to inform Read More >