When your recipe calls for eggs you can use and egg substitute (like Egg Beaters) or you can use ground milled flax seed. Not only will you save calories and cholesterol you will increase omega-3 with flax!
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Spray a large microwave-safe mug lightly with nonstick spray. Add egg substitute and cheese and stir. Microwave for about a minute. Stir gently, and then microwave for another 30 - 45 seconds, until scramble is just set. Stir and enjoy! They also make a twin egg container to microwave two eggs..put real eggs into the plastic container slots, add a splash of water and microwave 50 seconds. Viola...poached eggs. Add to you oatmeal or grits!
Rarely do I condone sneakiness but sometimes its just necessary!
If you have a loved one that needs to keep their cholesterol in check but refuses to use "fake eggs" or egg substitute here's a great way to cut back.. When making scrambled eggs use ONE egg white and ONE whole egg! It looks and tastes just like "regular" scrambled eggs but with HALF the cholesterol!
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