Eggs: A powerful Protein!
We all know how important protein is towards building muscle. One of the best ways to get cheap protein is by eating eggs. check out a few ways to prepare eggs in this article.
The incredible edible egg. It is a great source of protein and nutrients. It is inexpensive and easy to prepare. The egg is used in many different recipes and is commonplace in most cultures. It is s staple among breakfast foods.
Hard Boiled Eggs
Eggs are much more than a breakfast food. It is a great protein source for bodybuilders. It is such a potent source that many bodybuilders used to drink eggs raw. Due to health scares in recent years the trend has moved to eating fully cooked eggs. Hard-boiled eggs are common, and they make a great way to get in plenty of protein, anywhere. Even convenience stores and grocery stores have started adding hard boiled eggs and deviled eggs to their deli coolers. They make a great snack on the run.
But, what if you don’t want plain, hard-boiled eggs or you want a change? There are a multitude of options for preparing eggs. Pickling those hard-boiled eggs will add a tangy twist. This can be done in just vinegar, or vinegar with various spices in it. Deviled eggs add a little more flavor by adding spices (and anything else you want) to the yolk. Hard-boiled eggs are often added to salads also, increasing the overall protein content of the salad. These eggs can be chopped or mashed up, and mixed with mayonnaise, to make egg salad. This can be used in sandwiches or, after adding some spices to it, eaten without the bread.
Fried and Scrbambled Eggs
Fried eggs, using a cooking spray, offer another option. Scrambling the eggs makes for a quick fix. Vegetables and cheese can be added to the scrambled eggs for additional flavor and color. Omelets are another great option for preparing the eggs. An omelet with cheese, ham, and mushrooms will provide tons of protein and flavor. Poached eggs on whole oat bread also offers a change.
Eggs can be cooked in a frying pan, on a griddle, in the oven, or even in the microwave. Eggs can be cracked into a cup or bowl and thrown in the microwave. A great way to make a perfectly round cooked egg for a breakfast sandwich is to spray the inside of a coffee mug with cooking spray, crack the egg into the mug, and cook in the microwave. The result is an egg that will fit your biscuit or muffin. Add some low calorie cheese, and turkey sausage and you have a great breakfast sandwich.
Do not forget your Eggs
The egg truly is a versatile food choice. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or any meal in between. The portable nature of the hard-boiled egg make it a great choice for protein on the run. Mashing that hard-boiled egg and adding spices and mayonnaise will give you a great egg-salad. Whether it is poached, fried, baked, or scrambled the egg can be combined with other flavorings or spices to make a refreshing new taste. A few bodybuilders even invest in their own chickens to make sure they have their eggs. The other side of that is that when they no longer lay eggs, they have some high protein chicken for meals, as well. The egg; a real superfood.