Perfect Boiled Eggs
by Nicole Darabi on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Eggs are naturally gluten-free and have 6 grams of high-quality protein to help us sustain mental and physical energy throughout the day.  Eggs contain zero carbs and no sugar…ya for high nutrient density! Eggs have all 9 essential amino acids and are rich in choline, which promotes normal cell activity, liver function and the transportation of nutrients throughout the body.

I know you are using them in recipes (hello egg white muffins!) but if you are also boiling them for a quick snack – read on…

Do you feel like your hard boiled eggs are grainy and/or dry in texture?  Have you ever had a medium boiled egg? The difference between the two is the texture of the yolk. A Soft boiled egg has a creamy, runny yolk; hard boiled is dry and solid but medium is right in the middle, Goldilocks. 

The next challenge is knowing how to achieve this egg nirvana while you are boiling it.  Enter, this nifty little product I found on amazon! Drop this little device into the water at the same time you put your eggs in and it absorbs heat the same as the eggs adjusting automatically to the number of eggs and the level of water in the pot. It changes color to show us when to pull them out based on how hard, medium or soft you want them. Genius! It’s the best $6 I have spent in a long time.  Don’t forget to drop the eggs in an ice bath when they are done so they will easily peel.

Idea: this is a great gift for the person who seems to have everything or a stocking stuffer for mom.

Find this lovely little gadget here

Depending on the tastes of the people in your home, you can pull some out at every stage when you are cooking them (hard, medium and soft.) Don’t forget to write an “M,” “H” or “S” on them with a sharpie so you know which ones are boiled Hard, Medium or Soft and which ones aren’t boiled at all!

Benjamin Franklin said “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail” and that is why I often have medium boiled eggs in the fridge ready for both myself and my family. It’s a healthy and quick snack. 

Want to dress it up and throw yourself a flavor curveball?  Drizzle a few drops of low sodium soy sauce over the top or or Liquid Aminos if you are gluten sensitive.

Remember, it’s YOU vs. YOU!

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