Quail Eggs, Turkey Sausage Links, and Whole Grain English Muffin

May 24, 2012 at 10:05 AM | Posted in Bob Evan's, breakfast, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, low calorie, low carb, Turkey Sausage links | 1 Comment
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Had a first for breakfast this morning, Quail Eggs! I picked these up at Jungle Jim’s yesterday. I had always wanted to try them and they had plenty in stock. To open the Egg you have to take a knife and carefully puncture the big part of the Egg at the top. Then remove the top of the Egg so you can pour the Egg out of it’s shell into the skillet. If you fry it, which is what I did, it will fry in about 45 seconds. They are the perfect size for you English Muffin! I’ll try them a differnt way tomorrow for breakfast. I had Bob Evans Turkey Sausage Links and a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin also.

A little background on the Quail Egg!

Quail eggs are considered a delicacy in many countries, including western Europe and North America. In Japanese cuisine, they are sometimes used raw or cooked as tamago in sushi and often found in bento lunches.

In some other countries, quail eggs are considered less exotic. In Colombia and Venezuela, a single hard-boiled quail egg is a common topping on hot dogs and hamburgers, often fixed into place with a toothpick. In the Philippines, kwek-kwek is a popular street food delicacy, which consists of soft-boiled quail eggs dipped in orange-colored batter before being skewered and deep-fried. In Vietnam, bags of boiled quail eggs are sold on street stalls as inexpensive beer snacks.

Quail eggs are often believed to be very high in cholesterol, but evidence shows their cholesterol levels are similar to chicken eggs.

Healthier Quail Eggs

A few other facts about Quail eggs from the Healthier Quail Eggs web site. I left the link to the site at the bottom of the post.

Few foods can claim the nutritional value and of a quail egg. As an enriched source of anti-oxidants, essential fatty acids, and Vitamin B Riboflavin, it’s often the natural food of choice for medical cures, relief from inflammatory diseases and strengthening our immunity systems. These and other food nutrients further contribute to brain development, sexual potency, glowing skin and healthy hair. And it does this with practically no carbs, no bad cholesterol and food spoilage. Now imagine all of this from a product known for its 5-star elegance and cultural exquisiteness.

Quail eggs improve skin color and strengthen hair. That’s why quail eggs are used for egg yolk facial and hair care masks. Its Vitamin B2 Riboflavin provides glowing and healthy skin, while the Vitamins A, B and E give your child shiny and voluminous hair. All this from a 100% natural alternative to harmful hair and skin care chemicals. Quail eggs are also rich in ovomucoidproteins, antioxidants and lysozyme. As a sugar-free, non-processed source of these nutrients, this makes quail eggs ideal for controlling infections and inflammations leading to asthma, allergies, eczema and psoriasis.

As an alkaline forming product, quail eggs have been prescribed as a dietary remedy against tract disorders such as gastritusand ulcers. Along with its enriched source of antioxidants, magnesium, Vitamin B6 and potassium, the quail egg can remove stones formed in the kidneys, liver and gall bladder. They also have the nutrients and properties to help give you the needed energy, resistance from illness, and faster recovery following surgery or from chemotherapy effects and other cancer treatments. Finally, as a low carb, low calorie food, quail eggs are ideal as a non-invasive approach to heart conditions and diabetes treatment. Finally, as a 100% natural source of iron, Vitamin A & B12, quail eggs can greatly benefit those suffering from anemia.

http://healthierquaileggs.com/

Bob Evans Turkey Sausage Links

March 27, 2012 at 9:14 AM | Posted in Bob Evan's, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, low calorie, low carb, Turkey Sausage links | Leave a comment
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Came across the Bob Evans Turkey Sausage Links last week at Meijer and I really llike them. They come 10 to a box and Fully Cooked so their a breeze to prepare. Warm by microwave (1 minute) or in a skillet (8 minutes). They taste fantastic! I prefer warming them in a skillet. Plus their only 70 calories and 0 carbs per serving (2 Sausage Links). I had them this morning with a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin. I’ll be stocking up on these.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 Links
Servings Per Container 5

Amount Per Serving
Calories 70Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 340mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 0g0%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 9g

Ingredients:

Turkey, Water, Sea Salt, Contains 2% Or Less Of The Following: Cane Sugar, Natural Flavoring, Spices, Formed In A Collagen Casing.

A Breakfast Dinner

June 20, 2011 at 6:06 PM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Food, Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, low calorie, low carb, Turkey Sausage links | 4 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Poached Egg on English Whole Grain Muffin w/ Hash Browns and Turkey Sausages.

Breakfast food just isn’t for Breakfast anymore! I was trying to come up with something for dinner tonight. I layed some Scallops and Rainbow Trout out but it just wasn’t what I wanted that’s when a Breakfast Dinner came to me and sounded exactly what I wanted. So I Poached an Egg about 3 1/2 to 4 minutes. I served that on top a Healthy Life Whole Grain Muffin. I had sides of Simply Potatoes Hash Browns and Jennie – O Turkey Sausage. Easy to fix, healthy, low cal, low carb Breakfast at Dinner.

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