Use Your Leftover Easter Eggs in These Healthy Recipes

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With Easter just behind us, many of you have a ton of hard-boiled eggs sporting fantastic colors. The bad news is, they won’t stay good forever and turning them all into traditional deviled eggs or egg salad isn’t a healthy option. Instead, try some of these healthy hard-boiled egg ideas and you won’t be disappointed!

Healthy hard-boiled egg recipes.
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Deviled Egg Alternatives

Traditional deviled eggs are made with hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, wine vinegar, salt, and pepper. Making them this way you’ll get a whopping 12 grams of fat including three grams of saturated fat. In addition, they have 190 milligrams of cholesterol, 210 milligrams of sodium, and 140 calories.

If you love deviled eggs, simply substituting the mayonnaise with whole milk Greek yogurt can cut down the fat by 50%. They are just as delicious and contain only 6 grams of fat instead of 12.

Delicious Avocado Toast

One of my favorite snacks and breakfast meals is avocado toast. Not only is it filling, but it’s loaded with healthy fats and protein and is a perfect way to get the most of your leftover Easter eggs in a healthy way.

The best part is – it’s quick and easy to make! Just spread two teaspoons of butter or flaxseed oil a whole-wheat bread and toast until golden brown. Next, layer the toast with 1/2 avocado and sliced tomatoes. Grate up two hard-boiled eggs and season with kosher salt and pepper.

Healthy Egg Salad

Mayonaisse is also the culprit for turning egg salad into an extremely fattening meal. This is another recipe you can substitute Greek yogurt instead of the mayonnaise to cut out the fat. You can also use up a lot of eggs which makes it a perfect meal or side dish right after Easter.

Chop eight hard-boiled eggs into small bite-sized chunks, add 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, two tablespoons mayonnaise, one teaspoon dijon mustard, 1/2 teaspoon sriracha and season with paprika, kosher salt, and pepper.

Egg salad is versatile and can be eaten all by itself, turned into a sandwich, or used as a spread. Add basil, dill, curry, or other spices to season egg salad any way you’d like. There are no rules and pretty much everything is better with eggs!

Plain Ole’ Eggs

Hard-boiled eggs also make excellent additions to salads, or eaten all by themselves. Slice em’, chop em’, grate em’, or eat them whole. One hard-boiled egg contains only 77 calories, five grams of fat and a very small amount of carbs. They are an excellent source of protein with approximately six grams of protein per egg with a complete range of amino acids.

Your Easter eggs will only be good for about a week stored in the refrigerator. Try these delicious recipes to keep it healthy without letting them go to waste.