At one time in my life, the only eggs I would ever eat were scrambled.
Hard-boiled, over easy, fried, poached? No way!
But then, almost five years ago, I was 4 months pregnant and in a prenatal yoga class. One of the expecting moms was talking about how her love of hard-boiled eggs and egg sandwiches had grown ever since being pregnant. At that instant, I had never wanted another food so much in my life. I left that class and immediately looked up how to make hard-boiled eggs as soon as I got home.
It was love at first bite!
I lived off so many variations of eggs for the reminder of my pregnancy. Just ask Ron how excited I was for breakfast every morning during our Babymoon in St. Thomas. I still think about the egg bar at our hotel. So many options that I never knew about!
Still today, I have eggs at least 1-2 times a week if not more. Breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner – it’s all good.
I like to know where my eggs are coming from. I can’t always make it to our local farmer’s market to pick up fresh eggs, but a close alternative is Nellie’s Cage Free Eggs, a family farm that has been based right here in New Hampshire for years. With Nellie’s, you are getting a kinder kind of egg that not only tastes better, but is something that you can feel good about supporting.
If you are like me, you’ve probably wondered what exactly does cage free mean and who regulates it? For Nellie’s, it means the hens have 24/7 access to fresh air, sunlight, fresh water and food—and that they have plenty of room to move. In addition, Nellie’s is Certified Humane. In fact, they were the first to be certified in the U.S. and the First “B-Corp Certified” farm.Their farms meet the guidelines of the Humane Farm Animal Care Program, the world-recognized leader in animal welfare certification. The hens have places to dust bathe and scratch. Tasty feed and filtered water stations to mingle at. Private nest boxes to lay eggs in. Perches to jump up to and sleep on. Nellie’s is where both the chicken and the egg come first.
Sounds kind of like Old McDonald’s farm, huh?
I care where my food comes from. With Nellie’s Cage Free Eggs, I feel like it’s my local neighborhood farmer providing the eggs for my family.
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