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Kickstart Your Day With A Yummy Breakfast Of Eggs And Bacon… Kevin Bacon.

Ahh, there’s nothing like eggs for breakfast. Better yet, eggs and bacon! And nobody knows bacon better than Kevin Bacon. Here, Kevin extols the virtues of eating eggs for breakfast — and expresses his “distaste” for puns — while perched on a countertop in a (happily surprised) woman’s kitchen.

Eggs used to be frowned upon because of their high cholesterol content (one egg has two-thirds of your daily recommended cholesterol) — but that’s changed. After years of studies, it’s now evident that it’s not the cholesterol in food that’s the main culprit for raising blood cholesterol; it’s saturated fat.

Eggs hold the “gold standard” for protein. According to WebMD, one egg boasts 75 calories, 7 grams of protein, 5 grams of fat, and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, as well as iron, vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, and disease-fighters like lutein and zeaxanthin. Plus, the choline in eggs could enhance brain development and memory.

Watch the video to get inspired, then read on for a few of our favorite egg recipes!

Here are a few of our favorite egg recipes. The best part is these satisfying dishes can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Shakshuka:

This delicious dish of poached and eggs and peppers can be eaten solo or sopped up with pitas or hearty bread. Also called “eggs in purgatory,” this Middle Eastern meal features a tomato sauce with peppers, onions, and cumin, topped off with just-right poached eggs. Get the full recipe here.
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Crispy Corned Beef Hash & Eggs:

This scrumptious breakfast could just as easily be eaten at lunch or dinner. Diced potatoes, corned beef, and onion, with delectable crispy edges and an egg to complete the meal. Plus, it’s pretty simple to make! Get the full recipe here.

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Veggie Breakfast Pizza:

What’s perfect about this pizza is it’s easily customized to create a well-rounded and balanced meal, catered to your tastes. Add any veggies or meats that you like! Next time you’re at the store, snag some dough to keep in your freezer, and start brainstorming your yummy brunch masterpiece! Get the full recipe here.

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There you have it! What’s your favorite egg recipe?

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C. Kramer is back in the Mitten State after a brief residency in the Sunshine State. She has an adorable dog-child, and enjoys reading, writing, going to the theatre, and finding pins on Pinterest. Her mother is a breast cancer survivor.