I just love eggs. I am fortunate to be able to get a weekly share of super-fresh eggs from a local farm, and they are delicious. (Sometimes I can get duck eggs, too!) However, during the winter the hens don't lay enough for me to get them every week. Now that the light is returning, so are the eggs! Eggs are also a food often eating during Lent, which just started. So celebrate spring with nutritious, delicious eggs!
Consider the egg. Its purpose is to bring new life into the world and to nourish that life until it reaches the point where it can survive on its own. No wonder eggs are one of the most nutrient-rich foods available to us. All this, and inexpensive to boot! See Also: Cage Free, Free Range, Etc: What's the Difference?
In a low-carb diet, eggs can play an important part in substituting for grains. This pizza crust is my most popular one, and it mostly eggs. Low-carb baked goods made with ground nuts and seeds use eggs for structure. For example, see recipes for:
Do you follow certain food traditions for Lent? Perhaps you forgo meat on certain days, or animal products altogether. The tendency is to eat high-carbohydrate foods in place of the protein, but it needn't be that way.