Eggs in a Carrot and Potato Nest


Summer is just around the corner, and at the end of a longer, warmer day many may not feel like eating a large meal come dinner time.


This egg and vegetable dish can be a healthy, easy meal to prepare in the evening.


First, the eggs are a great source of protein which the body needs to produce hormones, enzymes, and antibodies in addition to body tissue. Eggs provide important nutrients like B vitamins (B12 and B2) for DNA synthesis, energy, and growth. Eggs yolks provide us with healthy omega-3 fatty acids that are important for cell structure and aid in reducing inflammation, which may lower our risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, arthritis, and cancer.


Next, the carrots provide nutrients like vitamin K for blood clotting, and potassium which helps the body with fluid regulation, blood pressure control, sending nerve signals, and regulating muscle contractions. Carrots also contain beta carotene that the body can convert into vitamin A, important for vision, growth and development, and immune function.


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