Egg Enthusiasts are credentialed health, nutrition and fitness professionals, who love eggs, and are interested in communicating compelling and accurate nutrition information. Some of the content below was developed in partnership with the Egg Nutrition Center.

Easy Microwave Ramen with Eggs: Dinner Eggs are Here!

by: Cara Harbstreet, RD

Did you know you can make an entire homemade ramen noodle recipe in your microwave? Game changer! This easy microwave ramen bowl with eggs is a simple way to enjoy the flavor and nutrition of eggs for dinner. Be sure to check out the other featured dinner egg recipes, too!

Baby-Approved Banana Egg Pancake

by: Anne Mauney, MPH, RD

When we were first starting to introduce Riese to solids, scrambled eggs were one of the first foods that I tried. They are such perfect baby food – packed with nutrition, fast and easy to prepare, and nice and soft but firm enough for your little one to pick up. Oh – and not messy. ;)

FIRST 1000 DAYS NUTRITION

by: Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD

In addition to being delicious and versatile, whole eggs provide nutrients beneficial to mom and baby such as high-quality protein and 13 essential vitamins and minerals including choline, iron and lutein.

Pork Chops with Eggs and Basil Butter

by: Tawnie Kroll, RDN

Pork Chops and Eggs and Basil Butter makes for a satisfying dinner and showcases eggs in a different way (other than just at breakfast!) These pork chops are treated with a basil herb butter resulting in a savory dinner that only improves by a topping of eggs (fried, soft boiled, or poached).

Vietnamese grilled pork salad

by: Maggie Moon, MS, RD

Not quite a no-cook meal, but this was a low-cook effort for tonight's dinner for sure.

Apple and White Cheddar Omelet

by: Anne Mauney, MPH, RD

Can’t decide between sweet and savory? Have both with this apple and white cheddar omelet, which makes an especially great post-workout refuel!

Sheet Pan Egg Nourish Bowl

by: Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD

What has been making it on the plate at least once a week at dinner time over here? Dinner eggs, of course! My favorite way as of late? This sheet pan egg bowl.

Less Waste, More Taste: Why This Dietitian Always Eats the Yolks

by: Cara Harbstreet, RD

Imagine coming home from your routine grocery shopping trip. You walk through the door, drop the bags on the counter, and start unloading items to put away in the pantry, fridge or freezer. Now imagine you left half your purchases in the bag and instead of stocking them away, you put that bag in the trash bin to get rolled out to the sidewalk. Seems crazy wasteful, right? Well, that’s basically what happens when you only use half your eggs!

VEGGIE FRITTATA

by: Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RD

One of my favorite ways to use up random veggies is by making a frittata. You get a week of pre-made breakfast and you get to reduce food waste!

Put An Egg On It

by: Tawnie Kroll, RDN

These days, people are topping just about anything with eggs – salads, pizzas…you name it! The recent trend to “put an egg on it,” not only has tasty culinary implications by adding variety to everyday fare, but it also provides nutritional benefits as well.

Baby’s First Pancakes

by: Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD

Breakfast is hands down my favorite meal. I look forward to pancakes on the weekends and reach for eggs after exercise no matter what meal of the day it is. A dietitian friend who is aware of my love for pancakes even sent Cooper a pancake onesie knowing how excited I would be when we could share that meal together. Surely, eggs and pancakes were both bound to be some of the first foods I introduced Cooper to, and now two months later, his egg-based “Coopercakes” are regularly on his plate!

Eating This Food Could Support Your Brain Health

by: Mary Ellen Phipps, MPH, RDN, LD

Eating this food could support your brain health… plus a Sweet & Savory Brain Boosting Breakfast Bowl recipe

Nutrition for Athletes

by: Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD

As a former athlete who works with everyone from active kids and moms to collegiate and professional athletes, I understand the importance of foods that are not only nutritious, but also convenient. That’s why eggs are a food that I not only recommend, but include in my own diet often, too!

Delicious Avocado 🥑Toast

by: Olivia Deleon, MS, RD, LDN

It’s super easy to make, tasty, and can be packed with nutrients! My go to combo is 1 slice of naan bread topped with avocado mash (1/2 avocado + sea salt and pepper + 1/4 tsp lemon juice 🍋 + 1/2 Tbsp chopped green onion) and a poached egg (#teamrunnyyolk 🍳). Want to switch up your toast routine? Add some bell pepper, tomatoes 🍅, radishes, or even try a fruit and cheese combo! The options are endless!

Braised egg shakshuka

by: Mallory Ubbelohde, RDN

Eggs for dinner!! 🙌🏼 Love including eggs for dinner at least once/week. They're quick, convenient, satisfying, and delicious (IMO!). And you know what else is convenient for a weeknight meal!? One pan meals!

Butternut Squash, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese Strata

by: Anne Mauney, MPH, RD

This savory and satisfying Butternut Squash, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese Strata is a protein-packed and delicious make-ahead breakfast. Prep over the weekend and enjoy all week, or serve to guests at a brunch party!

EGGWICH

by: Weichen Yan @peachonomics

How cute are these eggwiches? They are easy to make and can be layered with your favorite ingredients: greens, tomato slices, pickles, cheese, and even flavorful spreads…the options are limitless! Serve these as a fun appetizer at a summer barbeque or pack them for a picnic in the park.

NUTRITIOUS COMFORT FOOD

by: Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN

This time of year, I crave classic comfort foods and hearty, rich dishes to satisfy body and soul. Many of these dishes are not especially nutrient-rich, but with a few upgrades, you can enjoy crave-worthy winter fare with more nutrition in each bite.

Wild Rice Grain Bowl

by: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

Whether you call them Grain Bowls, Nourish Bowls, Buddha Bowls, or Power Bowls, build-your-own bowl meals are a fun, easy, nutritious, and versatile way to get dinner on your family’s table. The secret to bowl-meal success is to offer a variety of wholesome, flavorful ingredients and to let everyone pick and choose the ingredients that please their personal palates.

QUINOA EGG SCRAMBLE

by: Tawnie Kroll, RDN

Kick your day off right with this high-powered protein breakfast. With 20+ grams of protein, this recipe is satisfying and delicious!

RESEARCH NEWS: CHOLINE, LUTEIN, AND COGNITION

by: Maggie Moon, MS, RD

Health is not just the absence of disease, but the presence of optimal wellness. Though nutritional guidance historically focused on preventing deficiency and toxicity from nutrients, today there is a growing interest in leveraging nutrients to improve the “healthspan,” or years of life in good health.

Eating for brain health

by: Jessica Ivey, RDN - @JessicaIveyRDN

This essential nutrient is critical for good health and brain function, yet most of us aren’t getting enough. Registered Dietitian, Jessica Ivey, is here to tell us all about choline.

DEVILED EGGS

by: Weichen Yan @peachonomics

Typically made with hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, wine vinegar, and salt and pepper, deviled eggs are easy to make, versatile to many toppings, and are the ultimate party appetizer! They can even be prepared a day before (just fill them prior to serving).

INCORPORATING EGGS INTO A PLANT-BASED DIET

by: Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD

If you ask two different people to define “plant-based eating,” you will likely get two different responses. Because this term isn’t defined by any governing body, it’s up for interpretation.

Egg Salad English Muffin

by: Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT, CPT

Foods I can eat with one hand have been my go-to for the last 340 days, but who’s counting?! Case and point, this simple Egg Salad English Muffin is on repeat in the #ShawKitchen

Crack Open all Muscle Building Benefits in Eggs

by: Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD

Have you been throwing out egg yolks in favor of scrambled egg whites or egg white omelets? If so, you’ve been tossing a lot of muscle building benefits in the trash 🗑. A study conducted with resistance-trained men found eating whole eggs 🥚 after lifting weights boosted the process underlying muscle growth significantly more than consuming only egg whites.

CULINARY TECHNIQUES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF A CLIENT’S DIAGNOSIS WITHOUT SACRIFICING FLAVOR FOR DIABETES & HEART DISEASE

by: Chefs Abbie Gellman, MS, RD & Julie Harrington, RD

Change the conversation when discussing dietary protocol with clients. Instead of educating them on what they need to limit or "can't have" per diagnosis protocol, empower them with foods they CAN eat and healthy cooking techniques that can be utilized at home to prepare flavorful food.

HOW TO HELP SELECTIVE CHILDREN LEARN TO LOVE EGGS

by: Jennifer Anderson, MSPH, RD

Have a picky eater? Kids who are selective, often have a hard time getting what they need to be healthy. That’s why I help moms and dads teach their kids to like foods like eggs. Eggs are one food that I highly recommend to parents of small children.

FUEL YOUR BRAIN WITH NUTRIENT-RICH EGGS

by: Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN

With increased concern about brain diseases, researchers in the growing field of neuronutrition are examining how foods affect the health of our brains and scientists working on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are evaluating how nutrition impacts neurocognitive health throughout the lifespan. Eggs are a key part of this research because they contain choline and lutein, two nutrients that are important for brain development, memory and learning.

COBB SALAD WRAP

by: Weichen Yan @peachonomics

Cobb salad is possibly one of the most American salads. Its recipe usually calls for lettuce, tomato, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, grilled chicken, blue cheese and vinaigrette. You can find it on the menus of casual cafes as well as upscale eateries, as its components can range from basic, simple ingredients found in regular supermarkets, to fancier ones (for example replacing bacon with pancetta and lettuce with endives). You can also make it into a sandwich, pita pocket or wrap – like this delicious and simple Cobb Salad Wrap recipe.

WHY EGGS ARE THE PERFECT RECOVERY FOOD

by: Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD

Eggs have a unique nutrition profile that is great for athletes of all ages. While they make a nice addition to any meal of the day, the nutrients in eggs can help with recovery after exercise. Just as stretching and cooling down is important after a workout, recovery nutrition is vital for repairing worn down muscle and revitalizing energy stores. But it’s not just the protein in eggs that make them a recovery food.

Summertime Entertaining Ideas that will Delight Your Guests

by: Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD

If you are thirsty for new ideas, I’m sharing a few new twists on Summertime entertaining.

Vegetarian Lentils with Egg Toast Recipe

by: Amy Gorin, MS, RDN

Love a good eggs-in-a-basket recipe? How about lentils for breakfast? Whip up this vegetarian lentils with egg toast recipe, a deliciously fueling eggs-and-lentils combo.

Korean Bibimbap

by: Maggie Moon, MS, RD

Trendy, hot, and hearty, bibimbap can be a medley of surprisingly good-for-you comfort foods that come together in one nutritionally-balanced bowl of a meal. It brings me special joy to share a delicious recipe that is part of my culture and can help boost brain health.

THE IMPORTANCE OF EGGS IN A BALANCED DIET FOR MATERNAL & INFANT HEALTH

by: Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT, CPT

It’s no secret, I’m a sucker for bringing you the facts (not fads) when it comes to the latest research surrounding nutrition and health. And, with recent research demonizing eggs (particularly the yolk) yet again, it’s important we take a step back and look at the decades of research available on egg consumption and just why they’re a good choice for total health, particularly maternal health (and the health of your baby-to-be).

Vegetarian Hot Pot

by: Christy Brissette MS RD

Everything is better when you #putaneggonit! 🥚 🍳 My Vegetarian Hot Pot is loaded with veggies and has 2 large eggs per serving for 12 grams of high-quality protein.

WHAT “PREDOMINANTLY PLANT-BASED” MEANS TO ME

by: Whitney English, RDN

People often ask about my “predominantly” plant-based nutrition philosophy. “Does that mean you’re vegan? Vegetarian? Do you eat chicken?” Predominantly means just that – mainly, mostly, primarily. Some days I eat vegan, some days I may include animal products, but overall I eat plant-based.

PERFECT Hard Boiled and Soft Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot

by: Chef Julie Harrington, RD

Do you have an Instant Pot and don’t know where to start? I am still getting the hang of it, but I’ve mastered how to make PERFECT hard-boiled and soft-boiled eggs in the Instant Pot.

A Roundup of 28 Eggs-for-Dinner Recipes

by: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

When you’re having “one of those days” and you’re at a loss for what to serve your family for dinner, turn to eggs. Yup. Eggs for Dinner can be the answer to your meal planning woes.

Savory Oatmeal with Fried Egg

by: Chefs Abbie Gellman, MS, RD & Julie Harrington, RD

This is our delicious savory oatmeal with steel cut oats, sauteed vegetables and a fried egg

Sweet Potato Toast with Avocado and Egg

by: Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN

If you’re looking to eat healthier or lose weight this year, then starting the day off right with a high-quality protein breakfast really is a great place to start.

5 FACTS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT EGGS

by: Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD

Sure, you likely know that eggs are an affordable high-quality protein and a nutritious addition to your breakfast routine. But there are a few other little-known facts about eggs that may surprise you. In honor of National Egg Month, test your egg-spertise and see how many of these unexpected facts are news to you.

Kimchi ramen bowl topped with a soft-boiled egg

by: Weichen Yan @peachonomics

Whipped up a kimchi ramen bowl topped with a soft-boiled egg! Mixing the yolk into the ramen makes a creamy, delicious sauce.

WHOLE EGGS UNIQUELY SUPPORT MUSCLE HEALTH

by: Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD

Healthy strong muscles are important throughout the lifespan. Resistance training and sufficient dietary protein help support muscle maintenance and strength. Research has shown the importance of both the total amount of protein consumed each day as well as the amount of protein per meal. However, emerging research is showing other factors within food, besides protein, influence the synthesis of new proteins in muscle.

Egg Taco Breakfast Muffins

by: Tawnie Kroll, RDN

Egg Taco Breakfast Muffins are a great protein packed breakfast and are perfect for meal prep. These nutritious breakfast muffins also make eating eggs fun and hassle free because they include everything you’d want in a breakfast taco, but in just a few bites!

NUTRIENTS IN EGGS IMPORTANT FOR BRAIN HEALTH

by: Maggie Moon, MS, RD

There is a growing interest in “neuronutrition,” which examines how foods affect brain health. In fact, brain health claims have increased 36 percent on food products globally over the past five years. A common question consumers ask is whether eggs fit into a healthy diet for a healthy brain. The short answer is yes; the full answer begins with choline and lutein, two important nutrients for brain health. Eggs are one of the few foods that supply both.

EGGS FOR MATERNAL & INFANT HEALTH

by: Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT, CPT

Eggs are a nutritious choice that offer important nutrients for maternal health like high-quality protein, choline, and iodine. And in fact, many key nutrients, like vitamin D and the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, are found in the yolk. With many people tossing that beautiful yellow goodness, it’s time to remind moms about the importance of eating the WHOLE EGG for their health and their baby’s health too!

Kimchi Rice topped with egg

by: Christy Brissette MS RD

Here's a super easy dinner idea for those hectic weeknights: Kimchi Rice topped with egg! 🍳🥚

BABY-FRIENDLY EGG VEGGIE PANCAKES

by: Min Kwon, MS, RDN

Nutritious and easy to make, these baby-friendly egg veggie pancakes made with whatever veggies you have on hand are the perfect breakfast/snack for babies and toddlers!

Country Veggie Breakfast Skillet

by: Andrea Mathis MA, RDN, LD

For this Spring Brunch, I decided to make a hearty Country Veggie Breakfast Skillet, topped with sunny-side up eggs. I love incorporating eggs in my brunch recipes because they are delicious and provide a great source of high-quality protein! Most people don’t know this, but eggs have some really amazing health benefits.

Eggs – 6 ways!

by: Mia Syn, MS, RD

For 70 calories & about 15 cents apiece, one large egg 🥚 has varying amounts of 13 vitamins and minerals, including high-quality protein and the under-consumed nutrient choline which plays an active role in several metabolic processes, muscle & brain health. Note - most of the vitamins & minerals are located within the egg YOLK. 💛 What's your favorite way to enjoy eggs?

DIET MYTHBUSTERS PART 1: FOOD AND NUTRITION MYTHS THAT NEVER DIE

by: Rachael Hartley, RD, LD

I’ll be sharing a mythbusting post, covering topics like fad diets, carbohydrates, women’s health and today’s topic – those nutrition myths that just won’t die! I hope this series helps you feel more confident in feeding yourself, and helps you think a little more critically next time someone tries to tell you that you shouldn’t eat something.

EGGS IN A PLANT-BASED DIET

by: Whitney English, RDN

There is a shift towards consumers trying to follow a more plant-based eating pattern, but “plant-based” doesn’t necessarily mean only plants. The key is to focus on eating more plant-based foods, versus eating only plant foods.

Fall Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing and Boiled Eggs

by: Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN

I pack lunch for myself and my husband just about every weekday, and I’m always looking for ways to cut down on meal prep time. I love making up a big batch of hard-boiled eggs over the weekend to incorporate into our packed lunches because they can be made in advance and they’re so versatile. Sometimes I cut them up on top of a green salad, like in this Fall Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing and Boiled Eggs.

Eggs in the Instant Pot

by: Chef Julie Harrington, RD

One thing I can safely say I've mastered making in the Instant Pot is PERFECT soft-boiled and hard-boiled eggs every. single. time.

Make ahead freezer breakfast burritos

by: Alex Caspero MA, RD, RYT

Breakfast burritos! Friends, I am so excited to share this time-saving recipe with you. I’ve been making these for years and they are a life-saver on busy mornings when you need breakfast but don’t have time to put it together.

Scrambled Egg Tacos with Cilantro Lime Pumpkin Seed Drizzle

by: Liz Weiss, MS, RDN

I’ve always loved ‘eggs for dinner,’ and these nourishing, flavor-filled Scrambled Egg Tacos with Cilantro Lime Pumpkin Seed Drizzle are no exception. They’re so easy to make that even when you’re on the go and in a hurry, you can assemble them quickly. No muss, no fuss! Set out the tortillas, scrambled eggs, and a medley of toppings—avocado, green onions, cilantro, toasted pumpkin seeds—and let everyone create their own.

Sweet & Savory Brain Boosting Breakfast Bowl

by: Mary Ellen Phipps, MPH, RDN, LD

Did you know eggs are a source of two key nutrients that may play a role in brain health? Registered Dietitian Mary Ellen Phipps talks about choline and lutein, plus shares a mouthwatering breakfast bowl recipe.

Zucchini Noodles with Poached Eggs

by: Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN

Summer is about fresh and easy meals that can be made in a flash. Like Zucchini Noodles topped with Poached Eggs!

Cajun Herb Egg Salad

by: Andrea Mathis MA, RDN, LD

For our upcoming cookout, I decided to make my famous Cajun Herb Egg Salad. Egg salad is one of my favorite things to make because eggs are one of the least expensive sources of high-quality protein and you can adapt your egg salad flavor profile based on what ingredients you have on hand.

JAMMY DEVILED-ISH EGGS

by: Cami Glosz, MS, RD - @veggiesthenwine

Deviled eggs make a simple and delicious brunch dish or appetizer for a party or family gathering. While some people love the mayonnaise-egg yolk combo in traditional deviled eggs, many may prefer a lighter approach. These soft-boiled, deviled-ish eggs have just a dollop of the deviled goodness. The jammy yolk provides a creamy center, while a variety of crunchy toppings, like quick-pickled shallots and green onions, round out the textures and flavor profile.

Not-So-Classic Egg Sandwich

by: Weichen Yan @peachonomics

This Not-So-Classic Egg Sandwich combines hard boiled and soft boiled eggs, plus layers in crunchy veggies for a variety of textures and flavors in every bite.

SUMMER PICNIC PICKS

by: Kim Hoban, RDN, CDN, CPT

With summer in full swing, calendars are filling up with outdoor concert series, beach days and picnics in the park. Eggs and egg dishes might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think picnic food, but they’re actually a great option for the busy summer season, as they pack a protein punch and are super portable.

5 Reasons Why Eggs & Instant Pots Are Meant To Be

by: Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC

Summer is no time to pack away the kitchen appliances. Your Instant Pot is just as useful for summer recipes as it was for heartier cooler weather fare. From pulled pork to batches of brown rice, I am always finding new easy and fast ways to fuel a crowd of sun-drenched friends and kiddos. You will constantly find me tossing eggs in my instant pot – here are 5 of my favorite ways to prepare them.