I have always been a fried egg eater. Knowing fried is not good I tried to poach some eggs and I discovered that poached is not only better for you but BETTER! I don't have to try to flip it without breaking the yoke, there are no gross hard yucky edges and it is easier to tell when it is done. Also, I get lots of protein without the added fat. My new favorite egg!
To make a poached egg (or two!) just boil enough water to cover the egg and slide the egg into the boiling water. (I have found a skillet works best but small saucepans work too) Give it about 3 minutes (longer if you like the yolk hard) and your egg is poached and ready to eat.
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I LOVE poached eggs for breakfast and a fast and easy way to poach them is in the microwave. I get a bowl and fill it about 1/3 with water and heat it for 2 minute in the microwave. I then crack open two eggs into the water and microwave for another minute. Once done, I gently pour out excess water and then add salt and pepper to taste. YUM!
I especially love poached eggs over quinoa and herbs or mixed with crumbled saltines.
Whenever I eat protein, like a soy patty or lean turkey sausage, with my bkfst, as opposed to whole grain cereal/oatmeal and fruit, I am fuller and more satisfied longer. Both types of meals are still 300 calories, but I am more satisfied with protein. It helps me stay on track.
Favorite goto breakfast meal: Western Bagel Sweet Wheat Bagel Morning Star Soy Patty 1 egg poached Coffee, black
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