A collection of 15 easy egg recipes. These budget-friendly meals are perfect whether you’re cooking for a family or living alone. Eggs can be your go-to ingredient.
Did you know eggs are a great, nutrient dense food for kids, pregnant women and families? Here are 15 ways to feed your family with eggs!
If I had to select one food that offers excellent nutrition for families while being incredibly versatile, budget-friendly, and delicious, it would unquestionably be the humble egg! With our easy egg recipes, you will discover the many ways eggs can be cooked.
Eggs are not only a nutritious food but also extremely adaptable. In our house, frittatas and quiches are favorites because they work for virtually any meal and are straightforward to serve when entertaining.
An interesting fact is that eggs are among the richest sources of a nutrient called choline, which plays a crucial role during pregnancy and promotes healthy brain development in babies. Unless you’re fond of cooking chicken or beef livers, our easy egg recipes provide a simple way to get enough choline in your diet!
Do we need more reasons to incorporate eggs into our weekly meal plan? Here are my top 15 easy egg recipes to feed a family with eggs.
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For babies and toddlers, eggs are an excellent first food as they are packed with nutrients that contribute to healthy growth and brain development.
Wondering when you should start giving eggs to your baby? Australian guidelines recommend introducing whole cooked eggs into your child’s diet at around 6 months. Introducing eggs early helps children develop a tolerance to eggs and may reduce the chance of developing an allergy.
The best way to start introducing eggs is with small amounts of well-cooked eggs, such as 1/4 teaspoon mixed in with usual foods. Once introduced, continue to include eggs regularly (at least twice a week, as part of a balanced diet, to maintain tolerance.
For lots more tips on eggs as a first food, check out the Australian Eggs guide to first foods here.
HARD BOILED EGGS
Having a container of boiled eggs in the fridge is a fantastic go-to for snacks on the run, to add to a salad or mash with mayo on a sandwich. I often boil some eggs on a Sunday to use during the week.
PUMPKIN, FETA AND SPINACH SAVOURY MUFFINS
When I think of a muffin, I usually think of the sweet variety, however, these Pumpkin, Feta and Spinach savoury muffins are a great lunchtime hunger buster which are filled with vegetables and can be served with a side of salad.
air fryer mini egg and mince parcels
On those weekends when the kids have friends over, these Air Fryer Mini Egg and Mince Parcels are a fun and tasty lunch to fill everyone up! They are also great in lunchboxes served cold.
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Chicken Fried rice with sliced egg omelette
Make your fried rice a main meal by adding chicken breast. This Chicken Fried Rice with Sliced Egg Omelette is a wonderfully delicious recipe packed with nutrition.