Incredible facts about eggs you never knew

Whether they’re Benedict, baked, or hard-boiled, Americans sure love eggs. In fact, just last year, we ate 2.7 TRILLION of them, according to the Incredible Egg. But our favorite breakfast protein is hiding some fun facts. Did you know that most eggs are laid between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.? Or why some eggs float and others sink? Read on to discover more egg-citing facts and learn why eggs are all they’re cracked up to be. america’s egg basket According to the American Egg Board, Iowa is the leading producer of eggs in the United States with more than 54,000 hens and 8,000 employees hard at work. Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania are the next top three producers. According to the Incredible Egg, across the country, 251 million eggs are laid each day. inspiring chefs’ hats According to The Culinary Institute of America the folds in a chef’s hat — officially called a toque — supposedly…

Eggs 18 different ways

Eggs are arguably the most versatile protein on the planet. That’s why they show up in so many recipes. They only have about 70 calories each, and they’re one of the few foods that are naturally a good source of Vitamin D, or the sunshine vitamin, which helps the body maintain healthy bones and teeth, along with a healthy immune system, brain and nervous system. But they taste great too, and are perfect for just about any meal of the day. Here are 18 new egg recipes to try: One Pot Spicy Eggs and Potatoes https://www.pinterest.com/pin/419960733981926428/ Avocado Egg Salad https://www.pinterest.com/pin/99782947976749202/ Creamed Spinach Baked Eggs https://www.pinterest.com/pin/217932069449192427/ Baked Eggs with onions and cheese https://www.pinterest.com/pin/372602569156687411/ Baked Eggs in Sweet Potato https://www.pinterest.com/pin/342062534182953850/ Omelet Waffles https://www.pinterest.com/pin/362187995023456978/ Avocado bacon & eggs https://www.pinterest.com/pin/9781324170940254/ Egg Shakshuka https://www.pinterest.com/pin/157555686944884400/ Cloud breakfast eggs https://www.pinterest.com/pin/244812929722968279/ Spinach and bell pepper egg bake https://www.pinterest.com/pin/219620919306444107/ Healthy Egg muffins https://www.pinterest.com/pin/315040936425175733/ Deviled Eggs dip https://www.pinterest.com/pin/295830269261074934/ Eggs in Hell https://www.pinterest.com/pin/86272149094413396/…