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So, I've heard a lot of people say that they're just getting plain sick of egg whites every day, so they're looking for alternatives. I've always been a fan of the yolk myself, but guess what? I've found a couple neat ways to really flavor up your egg whites to make them seem a lot more appealing.

1) Place egg whites, a dash of salt, and garlic (amount depends on taste) in a bowl, mix and scramble like normal eggs. Simple, eh? 4 egg whites=68 cal.

I'd say try lots of different spices, maybe add some basil and dried tomatoes or some jalapeno powder with some low-fat cheese or a spoonful of salsa. Jazz it up; my thoughts are, since egg whites really don't have too much of a taste, they'd go with about anything.

And here's one more that I'm CURIOUS about, but am slightly leery to try: since you make deviled eggs with mustard and mayo, I wonder how scrambled egg whites with a bit of mustard stirred in before you scramble them would taste? Sounds a little strange...but maybe a bit like deviled eggs? That would be yummy, and still low cal!
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alys~ that's a cool easy tip for those who get tired of plain egg whites. i myself do that and experiment with other herbs as well. sesame seeds work great! also, i started lately adding some wheat bran to it - makes a more filling and complete meal LOL
Thanks for all the tips. I also like to use Eggbeaters which are nothing but dyed egg whites. You could also check their website for more recipe ideas: http://www.eggbeaters.com/recipes/index.jsp

Nuran
nuran~ egg beaters are even better LOL and yellow color is caused by adding beta-carotine:

http://www.eggbeaters.com/products/faqs.jsp
Even better, bring on the good stuff ;-) Eggbeaters are a bit pricey, but they tend to be cheaper if you get them in bulk from wholesale clubs and freeze them ...
how many calories of the egg are you cutting out when you take out the yolk? And how many of the nutrients?
and egg white (large egg) is 17 calories.. a whole large egg  is 70 calories.. all you are eliminating is the fat and cholestrol that is in the yolk.. and are keeping the best protien you can get.. :)  i love egg whites so it's not a problem for me to eliminate the yolks
I can't eat the yolks-causes wicked pain in the tum.

I think I've had egg whites every way it's possible to make them. lol
Try egg beaters with a little bit of onion powderâ?¦its awesome!!
I've been adding a pinch of turmeric to my egg whites to get a more appetizing yellow color.  The biggest problem I have with them is they tend to stick, even to my best non stick skillet.  Any suggestions?

Claire
My mom used to make "Rurei" for us as kids, which was eggs, milk and flour.  We didn't like scrambled eggs, so she put syrup on them and told us it was just like pancakes.  I've made my own version with egg (whites for those interested) and a little cinnamon and topped it with sugar free syrup.  It sounds kinda gross, but it's good really!  Kind of like pancakes.
I'm hooked on egg whites! I have them on low calorie bread with a peice of low fat American cheese. Its quick and easy and I can make it at work!
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my boyfriend was just telling me about that yesterday, he got the email as well. We're going to try it on the weekend.
Best sandwich ever: 2 slices of light bread, toasted. One slice of fat free cheese. One WHOLE egg, over easy. 200 calories, and so filling! You can dip your toast in the runny yolk... MMMMMMM.....

I feel like I'm the only person on this site who actually eats real eggs.
I eat real eggs but I eat egg whites as well. I buy cartons of it 'cause it's easy for during the week..  my brain doesn't always work so well early in the morning, so I pour and cook :)
but I'm one around here who eats regular cheese. Not fat free or light.

except for cottage cheese... that I get fat free.

Really!? 68 calories? For four!?

I usually scramble the egg whites, and then sprinkle some salt and pepper. (:

 

This is great, thanks!

I can't do just the whites, I feel like its a waste... So I get omega 3 eggs - I figure all the omega 3 is in the yolks anyway. Besides, whole eggs are versatile and delicious - very balanced!

Original Post by obsidyan:

and egg white (large egg) is 17 calories.. a whole large egg  is 70 calories.. all you are eliminating is the fat and cholestrol that is in the yolk.. and are keeping the best protien you can get.. :)  i love egg whites so it's not a problem for me to eliminate the yolks

Aside from protein, the egg white has virtually no nutritive value. all of the nutrients are in the yolk and even nearly half of the protein. The entire egg is much more nutritious and the cholesterol content is really a non-issue for the general population. TRy scrambling 2 whole eggs with 2 whites and then you reap the benefits of all of the vitamins and minerals while keeping the calories relatively low. 

here's a link explaining the nutrient breakdown of an egg white vs. egg yolk

 

http://www.cholesterol-and-health.com/Egg_Yol k.html

Thank you Chrissy.

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