Eggs are a nutrient-dense, protein-packed food that you can prepare in a million different ways. They are a huge part of my weekly meal prep and diet!

What you can find in this jam-packed post: 

  • Health Benefits
  • How To’s
  • Recipes to use eggs with
  • A new recipe for Homemade Mayonnaise (all the way at the bottom)

hff_eggsEggs are a major part of my diet and I switch up the way I prepare them based on my mood and the dish: soft-boiled, scrambled, poached, over-easy, etc. 

HOW-TO

Now, for some egg-cellent (had-to) RECIPES.

uSETHEMINSaucy Bacon and Chorizo Baked Eggs

On-The-Go Baked Egg Nests

Paleo McGriddles

Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Sweet Potato Bun Breakfast Sandwiches

Aroundtheweb

 Zucchini + Onion Hash with Farm-Fresh Eggs from With Food and Love

Paleo Quiche from Everyday Maven

Spinach Herb Omelette {flourless crepes} from Gourmande in the Kitchen

Quick Mushroom, Zucchini & Thyme Sauté with Fried Egg from Cookin’ Canuck

Vanilla Bean Floating Island from Seasonal and Savory

Now, for the mayo recipe you have all been waiting for!

Have you ever read mayonnaise ingredients? Have you ever looked for one without canola oil or soybean oil? I am astonished. I have searched around the stores for a mayonnaise that I would feel comfortable eating and… NOTHING. Good thing homemade is super easy!

What is your favorite use for mayo? Right now, mine is different variations of chicken salad such as this Apple Dill Chicken Salad.

Homemademayo

Homemade Mayo
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Ingredients
  1. 1 egg at room temperature
  2. Dash Himalayan ssalt
  3. Dash freshly ground pepper
  4. 1 1/4 cup light olive oil
  5. 1 tsp lemon juice
  6. 1 tsp ground mustard
Spicy Mayo
  1. Add 1 tsp sriracha (continue adding more as desired)
Herb Mayo
  1. 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. 1. Place all ingredients minus oil in a large container
  2. 2. Using a hand immersion blender, blend until smooth
  3. 3. While blender is on, slowly stream in oil and blend until thick and creamy
  4. 4. Store in air-tight jar for up to 2 weeks in refrigerator
Other ideas
  1. Roasted Garlic Mayo
  2. Sun-dried Tomato
  3. Wasabi Mayo
  4. Dijon Mayo
Lexi's Clean Kitchen http://lexiscleankitchen.com/

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What is your favorite use for mayo?