Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs
According to the Dietary Guidelines Committee report, cholesterol is no longer a nutrient we should be concerned about - in fact, it now says that up to one whole egg a day can be part of a healthy eating plan. So get cracking on these super adorable deviled eggs!
- 6 hard-boiled large eggs
- 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
- 3 tablespoons finely diced orange bell pepper or 3 tablespoons peeled and shredded carrot
- 1 teaspoon honey mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- A few pinches of pepper
- Orange bell pepper or cooked carrot, sliced black olives, fresh dill or parsley (for optional decoration)
- Cut the eggs in half, lengthwise. Carefully remove the yolks and place in a bowl. Mash the egg yolks with the back of a fork. Add the mayonnaise, bell pepper (or carrot), mustard, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.
- Place the egg yolk mixture in a zip-top plastic sandwich bag. Seal the bag and snip half an inch off one bottom corner. Squeeze an equal amount of the mixture into each egg white half.
- To decorate the chicks, cut small triangles out of several strips of bell pepper (or cooked carrot) and use them for the beaks; use sliced black olives for the eyes, and the dill or parsley, as desired, for feathers.
- Recipe provided by Janice Newell Bissex, R.D.N., and Liz Weiss, R.D.N., founders of Meal Makeover Moms' Kitchen
- If you don't have olives, use cooked green peas or halved black beans for the eyes.
Per serving: 100 kcal cal., 7 g fat (1.5 g sat. fat), 170 mg sodium, 6 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet