Good news for Egg Lovers… Eggs are now a Zero Point Food on the new WW Freestyle Program. Low in fat and calories and high in protein eggs are a great nutritional value that can be served up any time of day.
Here is a collection of 7 of my favorite simple and delicious low calorie recipes featuring eggs.
I love eggs.
Simple & delicious, some of my favorite ways to enjoy them barely require a recipe…
Healthy Ways to Serve Eggs That Are So Easy They Hardly Require a Recipe
- Hard Boiled
- Egg Salad
- Scrambled or
- Fried, tossed on a small piece of whole wheat toast, and hit it with some hot sauce
And now that eggs have Zero SmartPoints on the WW Freestyle Plan I find myself enjoying them more often than ever, for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner.
Here are 7 of my current favorites…
7 Simple & Delicious Low Calorie Egg Recipes for Weight Watchers
- Ina Garten’s Egg Salad Tartines (aka: open face sandwiches) Made Lighter (3SP)
- WW Individual Ham, Cheese, Veggie Frittatas (2SP)
- Skinny Slow Cooker Spaghetti Frittata (4SP)
- Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs (0SP)
- Simple Deviled Eggs (0SP)
- WW Greek Frittata with Spinach & Feta (2SP)
- Make Ahead Western Omelet Muffins (1SP)
More Simple & Delicious Low Calorie Egg Recipes from My Favorite WW Friendly Recipe Sites:
- 5 Favorite WW Friendly Ways to Enjoy Eggs (Snack Girl)
- Slow Cooker Greek Egg Casserole (Hungry Girl)
- Sausage Cheese & Veggie Egg Bake (Skinny Taste)
- Ham & Cheese Egg Cups (Emily Bites)
- Broccoli Cheddar Egg Muffins (Slender Kitchen)
WW Baked Egg Cups 3 Ways Video from Weight Watchers…
All About Egg Facts:
How do you know whether an egg is fresh or not?
Did you know that you can tell whether an egg is fresh or stale by dropping it in water? A fresh egg will sink, but a stale one will float. Here are some more fun facts about eggs.
- Eggs contain all the essential protein, minerals and vitamins, and egg yolks are one of the few foods that naturally contain Vitamin D.
- Eggs contain zero carbs, no sugar, about 6 grams of protein and 70 calories.
- Eggs are good for your eyes because they contain lutein, which helps prevent age-related cataracts and muscle degeneration.
- The edible part of a chicken’s egg is approximately 74 percent water, 12 percent protein and 11 percent fat.
- A chef’s hat is said to have a pleat for each of the many ways you can cook eggs.
- Egg shell and yolk color can vary, and the color has no relation to egg quality, flavor, nutritive value, cooking characteristics or shell thickness.
- The breed of the hen determines the color of the egg shell, and it can range from white to deep brown. Among commercial breeds, hens with feathers and ear lobes lay white-shelled eggs and hens with red feathers and ear lobes lay brown-shelled eggs.
- Because breeds that lay brown eggs are typically slightly larger birds, they require more food, making brown eggs usually more expensive than white.
Today’s Food for Thought
Experience has taught me that eating great, losing weight, and keeping it off requires more than just the right low calories recipes, which is why I’m passionate about providing you with a “little something extra” when you visit. I call it “food for thought”…
“The way you think determines the way you feel and the way you feel determines the way you act.” ~ Pastor Rick Warren
Lasting weight loss requires a new attitude, in addition to a new way of eating, moving and taking care of ourselves. My 28-Day Smart Start Weight Loss Challenge is designed to set you up for lasting weight loss success.
Watch this short video to learn a little more about Weight Watchers Freestyle Plan:
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
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