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4 Simple Cooking Challenges Kids & Families Can Complete At Home

Get ideas for easy, family-friendly recipes that use simple ingredients to take everyday meals from ordinary to extraordinary and find educational activities parents can use to help supplement at-home learning. 1. Teach kids a simple cooking skill, like making the perfect scrambled or hard-boiled eggs. Anyone can cook, and now is a great time for…

Unscramble Egg Carton Labels: What All Those Terms Really Mean

Egg carton labels can be confusing – from free-range to organic to hormone-free – what do those terms even mean? Be a confident and informed shopper by knowing how to read egg labels. USDA Certified Organic Organic eggs are produced by hens housed and fed according to the established United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)…

4 Heart-Healthy Egg Recipes

Another reason to “heart” eggs? They’re part of a heart-healthy diet. What is that? It’s a healthy eating pattern that includes nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat or fat-free dairy, and lean protein sources. Nutrient-rich eggs are a perfect addition to an overall heart-healthy diet. The science on dietary cholesterol and eggs…

6 Whole30-Approved Creative Meal Ideas

Trying out the Whole30, or considering trying it? Chances are you will eat a lot of eggs while following the eating program, which encourages 30 days of clean eating, consuming only Whole30-approved ingredients (think: meats, seafood, veggies, and eggs). Because eggs are so versatile and nutritious, they’re included in many Whole30 recipes. Eggs are always…

24 Easy Dinner Recipes

Recipes designed with kids in mind, made for busy nights, created by the EGGsperts.

24 Holiday Recipes

Whether you’re looking for Thanksgiving desserts, Christmas desserts, or Christmas dinner ideas, we’ve got you covered with 24 of our best holiday recipes.

5 Key Health Benefits of Eggs

Find out why eggs are something to celebrate this World Egg Day!

Back to School Breakfast Ideas

Back to school is just around the corner–and it’s getting close to meal prep time! These delicious breakfast recipes will make your early mornings productive, quick, and delightfully satisfying.     Breakfast Casserole Recipe:   This ham & egg casserole recipe can be prepared on Sunday to make it easier to quickly make throughout the…

Meet the Dinner Egg

The biggest thing since breakfast eggs.

A Dozen Reasons to Celebrate Egg Month!

May is National Egg Month, and we know of at least a dozen good reasons to celebrate eggs!

Your 2019 Easter Hub

Welcome to your 2019 Easter Hub: every egg tip and idea you need in one place to make for the best Easter gathering on the block!

The Hard Boiled Egg Diet

Learn about the Hard Boiled Egg Diet:
What it is, how it works, and whether it will work for you!

Top 5 Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

Treat yourself or your sweetie this Valentine’s Day! The age-old saying is true: the best way to reach anyone’s heart is through their stomach! Whether you are celebrating your partner, kids, friends, or even yourself this Valentine’s Day, we have put together a few sweet dessert recipes that you or yours are sure to love….

25 Recipes from the EGGSperts: Appetizers, Brunch, and Desserts

The EGGsperts from some of the nation’s top egg farming states have come together to dish on their favorite recipes representing their home state. This cookbook features 25 delicious egg recipes, including appetizers, brunch and desserts, that are sure to impress guests at any holiday or everyday gathering. See if you can find our 4…

Fueling Fitness with Protein

This year, your 2020 fitness goals can be met with one simple ingredient: eggs. From helping your body through workouts to keeping your heart strong–all at an affordable price–this hub of hints, recipes, and resources is the tool you’ve been looking for to fuel your new year.   FITNESS “Eating 20-30 grams of protein sources…

A Christmas Carton

Introducing the story of Pegg, through a speggtacular spin on the classic “A Christmas Carol.”

Deviled Eggs History: From Rome to Your Home

For National Deviled Egg Day, we’re taking it back to Ancient Rome…. where serving deviled eggs was often referred to as “ab ova usque ad mala.”   Ancient Rome The deviled egg we know today can be traced back to ancient Rome, where boiled eggs were seasoned with spicy sauces and served as the starter…

5 Sweet n’ Spooky Pumpkin Recipes

Fall in love with these pumpkin recipes that are perfectly spiced and everything nice.

5 Ways to Make Back to School (Over) Easy!

Make going back to school easier this year with these simple & delicious ways to cook eggs!

5 Crazy Ways to Use Egg Shells

Get the most out of your eggs with these fun egg shell tips and tricks!

How Do You Like Your Eggs?

A simple question with so many telling answers. Find out a little about yourself with these recipes.

May The Celebrations Begin!

May is full of celebrations. Including one of the most important ones of all – Mother’s Day! Celebrate Mom with these senseggtional recipes!

Somebunny Got a New Website!

We’re Celebrating Easter this year with a brand new website. Find out what’s new!

A Dozen Ways To Cut The Fat

Get in summer shape with a 12 tips to trim the fat.

What Do Egg Terms Mean?

Organic Eggs that are labeled organic and have the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic seal on the carton were produced following the USDA National Organic Program standards. More information may be found on the website: http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop United Egg Producers Certified Eggs with the United Egg Producers (UEP) Certified seal on the carton have…

How Eggs Can Help You Get in Shape!

The incredible egg can help! Not only does a single large egg contain six grams of high-quality protein, but it’s also chock-full of amino acids, unique antioxidants, and other vitamins and minerals. Eggs are also cost-effective and versatile, making them an easy snack to help you recover from your workout.   Here are just a…

The Egg Nog Story: Medieval, Debated, and Sometimes Boozy

Egg nog, the wonderfully rich, creamy, and sometimes spiked egg and milk drink, has been a staple at holiday parties and gatherings in the United States since colonial times.   While it is widely debated, most food historians believe that modern egg nog was inspired by “posset,” a hot, milky, ale-like drink that was served…

Deviled Eggs Gone Wild: Untraditional Deviled Egg Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

Deviled eggs are a staple dish at any Thanksgiving dinner. Traditional deviled eggs are typically made using mayonnaise and mustard, resulting in a deliciously creamy and tangy taste. While deviled eggs may be a classic element to your holiday parties, they don’t have to be traditional. This year, take your deviled eggs to a new…

Feed Your Children Right

For Older Children Calories supply the energy that your child’s body needs for growth and activities. An older child of 6 to 12 grows about 2 inches and gains about 5 pounds each year. On top of the calories needed for growth, a 6- to 12-year-old child needs additional calories to fuel the daily activities….

October 13th is World Egg Day!

Why Celebrate Eggs? Since 1996, World Egg Day has recognized the versatility, nutritional value, accessibility, and affordability of eggs! Considered one of the oldest foods known to man, there are so many reasons to celebrate the incredible, edible egg! https://youtu.be/XkzET2iCN5s How do you put an egg on it? Share with us by using the #PutAnEggOnIt…

It’s a Celebración!

*Scroll down for English   Celebrado desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre, el Mes de la Herencia Hispana reconoce y celebra las historias, culturas y contribuciones de hispanos y latinos. En honor a la celebración de este mes, hemos añadido una función de Google Translate que te permite ver NCEgg.org en español. Vea…

3 Back to School Tips for Growing Minds

It’s that time of year again.   Eagerly awaited by parents and cringed at by kids, back-to-school is upon us. With the start of the new school year, it is important to help your kids develop or re-establish healthy routines, especially in the morning. Help their growing minds with these nutritious recipes and words of…

18 Summer Recipes for Any Mood

Summer is finally here, which means lots of cook outs, reunions, and family gatherings. Sometimes prepping for a crowd can be stressful. What we decide to make for such events, sometimes depends on the mood we’re in. Sometimes we may want to go above and beyond and wow the crowd. Other times we may want…

It’s National Egg Month – Let’s Get Eggucated!

National Egg month is finally upon us, and we are so eggcited about it! It’s an entire month dedicated to eggs! We thought the best way to celebrate our favorite month of the year was to “Get Eggucated!” Throughout May, we will be sharing tips about eggs, introducing NC Egg farmers, sharing new recipes every…

Goodbye Easter Bunny. Hello Eggs.

  Easter celebrations have come to a close, but there are plenty of beautifully decorated eggs still lying around. Wondering what to do with all of those hard boiled eggs? Since eggs are our thing, we have put together a few traditional recipes with an “eggcelent” twist that are perfect for those left overs. Enjoy!…

Time for New Traditions

Is it your turn to host the annual family Easter celebration? Whether you’re planning for a large or small crowd, NC Egg has some new twists on traditional recipes and crafts that will make your planning easier so you can join in on the fun with all your guests. And why not create some new…

Protein And Exercise

Protein Requirements for the Physically Active It is widely recognized that athletes involved in intense physical training have increased protein requirements. The new US government guidelines for preventing adult weight gain emphasize getting at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity on most days of the week. For those who have lost weight…

Dear Breakfast Food, A Poem For You

Dear Sweet Tasty Breakfast Food, Today, we’d like to share our deep appreciation by thanking you this Valentine’s day with a poem dedicated to you!   Dear breakfast food, Oh, how we love thee, You put us in the best mood Every day of the week   No matter the style Or how sweet the…

New Study shows that more eggs equals more brain power!

We always knew eggs were good for you, but did you? Apparently, they are great for your brain! A recent Finnish Study showed that with certain cognitive tests, better performance was evident with higher egg intake, and there were no associated risks with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Now that’s something to be egg-cited about it! Check…

Eggs Belong in a weight Loss Diet

Most diets don’t work and one of the main reasons is HUNGER. When you are hungry all the time, it is hard to stick to your diet plan. When you eat foods that keep you feeling full, like EGGS, other sources of lean protein, whole grains, fruits and vegetables – these foods are chock full…

Deviled Egg Day!

Basic Deviled Eggs from (http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/basic-deviled-eggs) Ingredients 6 large eggs $ 2 tablespoons mayonnaise $ 1 1/2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 1/8 teaspoon salt Dash of pepper Garnish: paprika Preparation Place eggs in a single layer in a saucepan; add water to depth of 3 inches. Bring to a boil; cover, remove from heat, and let stand 15 minutes….

State Fair Recipe Winners

Every year, at both the Mountain State Fair and the North Carolina State Fair, the NC Egg Association holds a recipe contest. This year, here are the winners: French Riviera Breakfast Egg Bake 2016 First Place NC State Fair: Faye Smith, Fayetteville   1 small loaf French bread 6 eggs 1 ½ cups half and half…

World Egg Day

October 14, 2016 — Today is World Egg Day! World Egg Day is celebrated on the second Friday in October, and is a chance to celebrate the incredible, edible egg all around the Globe. It was first celebrated in 1996, making this year the 20th anniversary! Since then, people around the world have continued to…

Mountain State Fair Recipe Winners

Every year, at both the Mountain State Fair and the North Carolina State Fair, the NC Egg Association holds a recipe contest. This year, here are the winners: Khai Yat Sai First Place 2016 Mountain State Fair – Susie Zuerner, Arden, NC This dish hails from Thailand.  I’ve Americanized it to suit more of an American…

Back to School Nutrition Tips

With August over halfway over, it’s that time of year again–school is back in session. While summer ending can be sad, preparing for classes to start gets exciting…even if it’s a bit stressful at first. While spending you spend your time getting your chickens in a row and focusing on buying new clothes, shoes, school…

Father’s Day 2016

Father’s Day is a great day to show your dad just how much you appreciate him and all he has done for you by giving him a nice gift and a thoughtful card. Unfortunately, this is the reality– it sneaks up on you every year and you spend the last few hours the night before…

Egg Contraptions and other Egg Cooking Tools

Eggs can be prepared in so many different ways; this is nothing new to the North Carolina Egg Association and most people. But did you know there are many different tools to help you with cooking your eggs in many of these ways? Take a peek below at the Incredible Edible Egg’s list of egg…

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