Tag: eggs

Brussel Sprouts and Egg Bake or Scramble

This easy recipe can be a fast breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Make it your own by adding your favorite spices, substituting other veggies in for the brussels sprouts, or incorporating a little meat, such as turkey sausage or bacon bits. Also, this recipe can be done in a frying pan too, as a scramble.

Time: less than 30 minutes

Servings: 2

8 Ingredients

2 cups Brussels sprouts
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 eggs
Shredded cheese (optional)
Bread, for serving (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, toss sprouts with olive oil, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Place in a baking dish and roast for about 15 minutes, until browned. Turn off oven.
  • Remove dish from oven and crack eggs over roasted brussel sprouts. Place back in still-warm oven.
  • Let sit for 2 to 3 minutes, or until eggs are cooked.
  • Top with cheese and enjoy with bread, if desired.

Original recipe found on http://greatist.com/eat/recipes/brussels-sprout-and-egg-scramble. Check out other delicious, healthy recipes at Greatist.com.

Eggs Baked in Portobello Mushrooms

When I found this recipe, I was excited to try it out because it not only sounded delicious, but it was fast, cheap, and healthy. I also like it because it was versatile; you can create a unique personal stuffed mushroom each time. I added tomatoes, onions, and green peppers to mine, but there is no reason why you couldn’t add any veggie or spice that sounds good to you–get creative! I would also recommend adding sriracha as a condiment. One precaution is to find a large portobello mushroom that looks more like a bowl, rather than a flat plate, because the egg will run off.

Author: Vered DeLeeuw
Recipe type: Breakfast, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Primal/Paleo
Servings: 2
Time: ~30 minutes
  • 4 large portobello mushrooms, stem removed, wiped clean
  • Olive oil spray (make your own using a spray bottle)
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons chopped parsley for garnish
 Optional Ingredients
  • Peppers
  • Onions
  • Tomatoes
  1. Preheat broiler, setting temperature to high. Set oven rack in the middle of the oven. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Spray the mushroom caps with olive oil cooking spray on both sides. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, ⅛ teaspoon pepper and ¼ teaspoon garlic powder. Broil 5 minutes on each side, or until just tender.
  3. Remove mushrooms from oven. Switch oven from broil to bake, setting temperature to 400 degrees F.
  4. Break an egg into each mushroom. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake 15 minutes, until egg whites are cooked.
  5. Sprinkle the eggs with the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Garnish with parsley, and serve.

Originally Published: http://healthyrecipesblogs.com/2013/11/04/eggs-baked-in-portobello-mushrooms/

Got eggs? Got drugs?

In the late 1980’s a drug campaign featured an egg being scrambled in a frying pan with the slogan, “This is your brain, this is your brain on drugs; any questions?” Growing up in the 80’s, most if not all children remember seeing this commercial and would probably say today that it was effective in its message of anti-drug usage.  On the other hand, some say commercials or campaigns similar to “eggs” actually spark their curiosity and in turn provoke them to experiment to determine the accuracy of the claim. Others simply do not believe that the brain is actually being altered by drugs at all. Yesterday, a column by fellow blogger Diane Francis, discussed the boundaries of graphics used in public service advertisements. The featured ad campaign displays a cancerous tumor growing on the side of a cigarette someone was smoking. Though the image maybe disturbing, it may capture those two groups mentioned above who felt the message portrayed in the anti-drug campaign was not realistic enough. Francis, stated the Advertising Standards Authority received over 60 complaints regarding the cigarette ad, stating it was too graphic. However, how do we interpret these 60 complaints? On possible interpretation is the campaign is being noticed and getting the attention of the public; the graphics are meant to be disturbing in order to prevent initiation of behavior or quitting of the behavior because of the grotesque consequences. While frying eggs may have gotten the few of us “fraidy cats” like myself in the 80’s, we may need more commercials of people with breathing stomas to relay the severity of their bad health habits.

Image Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_cyclonebill_-_Spejl%C3%A6g.jpg

Weekly News Round-Up

Here are some things we’ve been reading this week. Got something to add? Share it in the comments.