Dinner Tonight: Eggcellent Quesadillas

quesadillasSometimes after a long day, the last thing you want to do is think about making dinner. If you have a carton of eggs in your fridge, though, you are only a few minutes away from a nutritious meal. So put down the pizza delivery phone number and pass on the drive-thru, and try this recipe for quesadillas next time you need something quick.

The white of the egg (albumen) is all protein with very little fat, and the yellow yolk (the vitellus) contains the fat and many other nutrients. All together, an egg is a powerhouse food that contains vitamins A, D, E, and various B vitamins, plus the minerals selenium, calcium, iron, and zinc. And for good measure, the antioxidant lutein.

Keep in mind that any of these ingredients can be substituted to your taste or what you have on hand. If you don’t have wraps, then use whole grain bread or a bagel or an English muffin. If cilantro isn’t your thing, use parsley or basil. Just experiment and enjoy. Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Eggcellent Quesadillas”

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