Thinkstock/iStockphotoMany mornings are met with an egg; sometimes afternoons and evenings are, too. An egg is a "power-packed capsule of great nutrition," says Jim Chakeres, vice president of the Ohio Poultry Association, and just one egg gives you a large dose of all of the protein, vitamins, and minerals that you need on a daily basis. An egg outranks other forms of protein in nutrition by a landslide, and not only is it a superior form of protein, but it just so happens to be one of the cheapest. If that's not enough reason for you to work one into your daily diet, then maybe hearing that an egg can help you with weight loss, because starting your morning with an egg will cause you to eat fewer calories throughout the day, will.
How to Make the Perfect Eggs Benedict
An egg's nutritional qualities are not new news, but what is really important to the Cook editors when it comes to an egg is that it's cooked right. Egg-eating veterans know, and if you're new to eating eggs then you'll soon learn, that
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Thinkstock/iStockphotoMany mornings are met with an egg; sometimes afternoons and evenings are, too. An egg is a "power-packed capsule of great nutrition," says Jim Chakeres, vice president of the Ohio Poultry Association, and just one egg gives you a large dose of all of the protein, vitamins, and minerals that you need on a daily basis. An egg outranks other forms of protein in nutrition by a landslide, and not only is it a superior form of protein, but it just so happens to be one of the cheapest. If that's not enough reason for you to work one into your daily diet, then maybe hearing that an egg can help you with weight loss, because starting your morning with an egg will cause you to eat fewer calories throughout the day, will.Read More »from How to Cook the Perfect Egg
Nothing is better than a quick weeknight dinner after a long day at work. Editors here at TDM couldn't agree more, which is why we put together some of our favorite meals to make in 30 minutes or less.Read More »from Dinner Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less
While you could go with a tried-and-true pasta dish, try switching it up a little and instead pick a protein like pork chops or tilapia and create a quick meal around it, either with some vegetables or a lightly dressed salad.
To get you started, try the recipes below:
Jane BruceOrange Spaghetti
This indulgent pasta dish was a tradition in my family growing up...
- Jane Bruce
Ali RosenQuinoa-Crusted Tilapia
Tilapia and quinoa pack a dual punch: they're healthy and quick to cook...
- Ali Rosen
Will BudiamanBroiled Pork Chops with Spicy Pineapple Salsa
Here's a quick and easy weeknight meal for two that takes less than 30 minutes to put together...
- Will Budiaman
Yasmin FahrKale, Mango, and Avocado Salad
I used to always avoid salads with fruit in them, thinking that the fruit just didn't belong there...
There's something for everyone when dining at a Disney destinationDisney destinations around the globe are known for their family-friendly attractions. But what many visitors don't realize is that Disney restaurants are also extremely popular, and some have even won numerous culinary accolades!Read More »from The Best Disney Restaurants for Every Occasion
A Disney Dining Guide
From award-winning chefs and character dining to exotic cuisine and themed dining rooms, restaurants at Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in California, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line ships, and Disney Vacation Club resorts are earning high marks from diners.
91 of Our Favorite Disney Food Moments
Venture away from stereotypical theme park food and you'll find a world of interesting and memorable menus. Visitors to Disney restaurants will encounter incredible seafood, mouthwatering steaks, and delights for all palates, including those that require special diets.
Dine at America's Most Secret Restaurants
Dining at any Disney location will immerse you in the theme of the restaurant. If
Flickr/danielle roseParents, teachers, and juice box-loving adults be warned; researchers at Indiana State University have discovered five different types of fungus in popular kids' drink Capri Sun.Read More »from Mold Found in Capri Sun Kids' Juice
Luckily, the researchers say the fungi probably aren't harmful, as our immune system is accustomed to dealing with fungi found in the soil, air, and sometimes on our skin.
The Best and Worst Juice Boxes for Your Kid's Lunchbox
"Those of us with healthy immune systems, we could even eat [the fungi in Capri Sun, and that wouldn't be a problem," study researcher Kathleen Dannelly told LiveScience. For people with unstable immune systems, though, like people suffering from AIDS, leukemia, or cystic fibrosis, it might be a concern.
Best and Worst Juice Drinks for Kids
Researchers filtered Capri Sun through filter paper, and then checked to see if fungi were left behind; Dannelly notes that if any opened juice was tested, she would expect to find both fungus and bacteria.
In another experiment, Capri Sun
Some of the country's leading nutritional specialists tell us what diets we should avoid and which ones actually work"I'm on a diet;" common words heard spoken from another's mouth, especially at the start of a new year. While dieting to lose weight will never fade, diet trends come and go. These days, between Atkins, Jenny, and the Cave Man, there are more and more weight loss programs to choose from, and sometimes the truth behind each one can get lost in the shuffle.Read More »from Diets Too Good to Be True
10 Diets That Don't Work
Human beings' bodies all work in different and mysterious ways, but there is one thing that we thrive on when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle: food. Along with exercise and dietary supplements, most popular diet trends revolve around developing a strategy for eating the right foods that will help you lose weight, but the truth is that some of them don't work, and that's where The Daily Meal's Cook editors come in. To help you decide what food diets are right for you, we asked some of the country's leading nutritionists to weigh in on popular diet trends and inform us when some are, quite literally,
How to Become a Better Grill MasterA summer staple for outdoor cooking, grilling is an easy way to gather friends and family and make quick and tasty meals. Whether you fall on the "grilling is so easy" or the "I still end up with burned food" side of skills, it never hurts to learn a few tricks from the pros. Let's face it, they know what they're doing.Read More »from Secrets for Better Grilling
The Ultimate Guide to Grilling and Barbecue
Everyone, even the pros, have experienced common slip-ups when grilling (think flare-ups or running out of gas or charcoal), and it's good to have those basic issues covered and understood. Plus, to be a better griller, it's always a good idea to try making new foods, like grilling summer fruit or some of these unlikely grill foods. All are great ways to change up go-to recipes, but there are even more tricks to learn in order to become a grill master.
50 Best Burger Recipes
For some insider's tips on grilling at home like a pro, we turned to chef Rick Gresh, executive chef of David Burke's Primehouse in Chicago, who shared
The super sugary cereals we miss the mostThink back to a typical Saturday morning as a 6 year old. With cartoons on the TV and a spoon in hand, you contentedly crunch away at your sugar-loaded cereal of choice: French Toast Crunch, perhaps, or the fluorescent flakes of Nerds cereal. You slurp down the strawberry milk left in the bowl from your Strawberry Honeycomb or the rainbow-streaked Sprinkle Spangles milk remnants, and go on with your happy childhood Saturday.Read More »from Cereals Too Sweet to Last
Check out Fast-Food Menus from the Seventies
Fast-forward 10 (or 20, or 30) years later. Perusing the cereal aisle, you realize how bored you are of the grown-up, healthy options that seem to have taken over. You're overcome with nostalgia for your favorite cereal from childhood, and decide to splurge on the calories and go ahead and treat yourself to a box of that sugary goodness.
Most Memorable Fast-Food Commercials
There's just one problem: it no longer exists.
Most popular cereals marketed to kids are household names that have been around for ages. They're
Don't want mysterious odors seeping through your pores? Avoid these foods or consume with cautionYou're sitting on a train that's slightly warm, packed with passengers, and suddenly you get a whiff of "rotten egg" stench. Stop after stop, the crowd thins out, but that onerous odor remains. You search for the offender as subtly as you can, so you can find a seat in the opposite direction. As your head swivels, you're hit with that stench again, so strong you could swear it was you. You nonchalantly dip your head down toward your underarm - wait a minute. It is you! But you didn't even work out today. And you took a shower this morning. And you're wearing deodorant!Read More »from Foods that Make You Smell
Try These Natural Foods for Sweet-Smelling Breath
What you eat can directly affect how you smell, and in more ways than just your breath. Scientifically, this boils down to the way your body metabolizes the stinky sulfur compounds found in many foods like garlic, cumin, and asparagus. While smelling like garlic is not new (it is said to ward off both vampires and mosquitos), the stench of asparagus-tainted urine might
A moment of silence, please. At this time, The Daily Meal would like to take a moment to honor of the fallen food products who were victims of time, neglect, and poor storage. From the mold-riddled fruits in the back of the fridge to the milk so sour it makes your stomach turn, this one is for you.Read More »from Expert Tips to Make Your Food Last Longer
How to Clean Your Refrigerator
It's happened to all of us. You've had big ambitions to make that over-the-top meal and then you got sidetracked… and then sidetracked again… Only to remember your failed plans when you spot a few ingredients decaying in bottom drawer of your refrigerator.
20 Tips for How to Be a Better Home Cook
In all seriousness, wasting food is a shame and can be easily avoided - plus, it will save you money in the long run.
11 Common Mistakes You May Be Making in the Kitchen
The good news is that there are everyday grocery tips and tricks you can utilize to prolong the life of your refrigerator's contents. The better news is that you already have most of the tools
Wikimedia Commons/ BlinkWhat are the worst supermarkets in the country? Consumer Reports surveyed more than 24,000 American shoppers, and assembled a list of 12. Their criteria were fairly straightforward: speedy checkout, cleanliness, and the quality of perishables were the prime factors, and according to the report the biggest complaints were regarding dirtiness and crowds. Here's the list!Read More »from What Are America’s Worst Supermarkets?
Best Supermarket Brands
12. Stop & Shop
9. Pick 'n Save
8. Food Lion
7. Weis Markets
6. Tops Markets
4. A & P
2. Wal-Mart Supercenter
New Supermarket Scanner Banishes Bar Codes
According to Latinos Post, 54 grocery store chains were considered, and were given scores from one to 100 based on the survey respondents' answers. Pathmark, which is exclusive to the East Coast, only earned a score of 68, just inching out Wal-Mart's 69. Both stores were cited for being very unclean, and Wal-Mart in particular was called out for having unhelpful employees.