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12 August 2015 - 16:26, by , in Best Organic Eggs, News, No comments
Have you ever wondered why eggs are used in baking? Believe it or not, the answer is not so easy to whip up. Because eggs are so eggs-travagantly multi-faceted, there are many uses for our beloved incredible, edible egg. Organic egg recipes both sweet and savory are easy to make and even easier to eat....
14 July 2015 - 15:50, by , in Best Organic Eggs, News, No comments
Factory farms are problematic for many reasons. First and foremost, laying hens raised on factory farms spend their entire lives in a battery cage that is no bigger than a sheet of copy paper. They cannot flap their wings or really even move at all. Often times their feet get stuck to the wire floor...
17 June 2015 - 10:12, by , in News, No comments
Do you know where your eggs come from? Do you know if the laying hens are raised humanely or given proper nutrition? This is an important question to consider when purchasing eggs. Currently, there is a bird flu outbreak—the largest in United States history. To date, 47 million birds in 20 states have been infected...
16 April 2015 - 14:38, by , in News, No comments
It may sound like a joke, but when 200 hens go missing from a Northern California farm just before Easter, it is serious business. What’s even worse: the stolen hens were a specific variety of hen called Easter Eggers that lay multicolored eggs. These pastel-colored eggs are very popular around Easter, which results in over...
7 April 2015 - 11:25, by , in News, No comments
Bacon and eggs complement each other perfectly, right? Which is why the American Egg Board recently announced that actor Kevin Bacon is the new face of our favorite source of protein. Hopefully with his help, we can encourage more people to make eggs a regular part of their meals!
10 March 2015 - 9:36, by , in News, No comments
Some people insist that eggs are not all they are cracked up to be, but we disagree. Yes, eggs can be high in cholesterol. There can be up to 200 milligrams in one large egg, and when compared to most other foods, that number seems outrageous. But just because food has high cholesterol does not...
6 March 2015 - 11:18, by , in News, No comments
It is no yolk: fresh eggs contain the potential to carry foodborne illnesses. But before chickening out, do not fret. Eating eggs is still perfectly healthy! Just take extra caution with how they are handled. Even if the egg is clean, the very small possibility still exists that the egg contains a specific bacteria called...
31 December 2012 - 14:07, by , in News, No comments
Statistics show that about 50% of Americans will make a New Year’s resolution this month. Resolutions most often include getting organized, saving money, or learning something new. However, the resolution most often made is to lose weight. Numbers vary regarding what percentage of Americans resolve to lose weight, but the estimates range from 15-25%.
5 November 2012 - 14:32, by , in News, No comments
For years breast cancer has been among the top causes of death for women. Studies are now showing that eating eggs, and more specifically, egg yolks, are found to be associated with lower risk of breast cancer. Egg yolks are a significant source of choline, which has been found to be a significant nutritional factor...