Like many other holidays, Easter is all about tradition. Even though it’s not thought of as a particularly healthy holiday, with all those sweets and treats, there are still some pretty significantly healthy foods that have snuck their way into the classic flavors of Easter.
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Eggs have a bad reputation that they don’t necessarily deserve. Yes the yolk is where all the cholesterol is, but studies confirm that the real ingredients that hurt your heart are saturated and trans fats – eggs are low in saturated fat and have no trans fat. Also, the protein the yolk is also where healthy vitamin D and choline are found.
Fresh spring vegetables that often find their way onto the Easter table include bright greens peas, green beans, broccoli and asparagus. Do we need to remind you of all the healthy benefits of vegetables? If you don’t know which veggies to add, just look at the Easter colors: orange, green, yellow (carrots, broccoli and corn) would be a great choice.