I don’t know about anybody else, but here in Ontario, August is always the hottest time of the year. Heating up the kitchen with the oven? Ain’t nobody got time fo dat.
Eggs are a huge staple over in my household. In baking, I constantly use them as the universal binder and leaven-er that they’re so awesome at (I’m sure you’ve noticed, right?). But also, eggs are one of my son’s favourite foods–and a good thing too. A single egg contains about 5% of an adult’s daily recommended intake of calcium, and while most people don’t have to worry about their calcium sources, my son’s dairy and nut allergies require to get his mostly from plants, soy, and mineral supplements. So a breakfast of scrambled eggs and spinach puts him well on his way.
For vegetarians and everyone else, in a world where meat is becoming ever more costly, the egg is an extremely protein and nutrient dense food that comes at an extremely affordable price–even when labeled free-range and organic.
The Egg Farmers of Ontario have two delicious salad recipes this summer to help you keep cool in the kitchen, too. These two egg-cellent recipes (and this is my blog and I can use eggs-traordinarily bad egg puns if I want to) toss together in a snap, keep the kitchen cool, and are eggs-actly the tasty, fast and healthy dinner you’re looking for after you’ve spent the day running around, or you need a fancy plate to impress your relatives for brunch.
Eggs. They aren’t just for breakfast.
Recipes are attached to the photos, and more delicious egg ideas can be found at the Egg Farmers of Ontario’s website.
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Egg Farmers of Ontario represents the approximately 440 egg farmers and pullet growers in Ontario. It is an independent, self-governing organization funded entirely by egg and pullet farmers. All photos property of EFO.