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Baked Eggs in Avocado, Mexican Scrambled Eggs and Spanish Deviled Eggs

 

Baked Eggs in Avocado (Video 0-01:08 min)

Avocados – This anti-aging food has been used for centuries by women to combat the negative effects of aging. Avocados are rich in carotenoid antioxidants such as beta carotene and lycopene which help to block the generation of radicals. Antioxidants reduce the process of aging as a result of cell damage. The highest antioxidant concentration in avocados is located in the dark green flesh that is near the peel.

In addition to antioxidants, avocados are rich in fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, folate and pantothenic acid. The vitamin E and C found in avocados helps to keep your skin shiny and nourished. Avocados also contain omega 3 fatty acids which make up 75 percent of calories found in them. Compared to other fruits, avocados contain low amounts of sugar and higher protein content. You can choose to eat avocados as raw food, or apply it as a face mask. The daily recommended takings is half per day.

Eggs – Eggs are considered one of the best anti aging foods by doctors because they contain antioxidants such as lutein and carotenoids zeaxanthin. These antioxidants help to offset inflammation and are good for the function of the brain and heart. In addition, eggs are rich in essential vitamins such as B1,B2, B3, B5, B6 and B12, including biotin, choline and folic acid. Choline is good for the nervous system and the brain. You can take up to 3 whole eggs in a day to enjoy its numerous health benefits.

Ingredients and How To Prepare:

  • Slice 1 avocado in half
  • Scoop out about 2 tbsp of flesh from the center
  • Crack an egg into each avocado half
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 440F (220C) or until egg whites.

Mexican Scrambled Eggs (Video 01:09-02:01 min)

Ingredients and How To Prepare:

  • Chop 2 spring onions
  • Preheat 1 tbsp of butter or oil
  • Cut 1 tomato into small cubes
  • Add 1/4 tsp of chili flakes
  • Cook for about 3 minutes
  • Pour 6 eggs and scramble for 2 minutes
  • Add 4 oz (115g) of shredded cheese
  • Season to taste

Spanish Deviled Eggs (Video 02:01-02:58 min)

Ingredients and How To Prepare:

  • Boil 6 eggs
  • Put egg yokes into a bowl
  • 3 tbsp of sour cream (or low-fat mayonnaise)
  • 1 tsp of cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
  • Mix well
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