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Recipes That Put a Healthy Spin on Deviled Eggs

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    Un-Deviled Eggs

    Deviled eggs are forbidden when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet, right? Well, you can officially banish that myth because the mayonnaise-heavy, old-school preparation has gotten a facelift courtesy of registered dietitians and nutritionists who know a thing or two about healthy recipe swaps.

  • Avocado a Day Nutrition

    Asian Deviled Eggs

    "These Asian deviled eggs use just the smallest amount of mayo to bind [everything together] and are a great way to sneak in antioxidant-rich ginger," says Rachael Hartley, R.D., C.D.E., C.L.T., a private practice dietitian.

    Get the recipe: Asian Deviled Eggs

  • KISS in the Kitchen

    Avocado Deviled Eggs

    "By using avocado instead of mayo, these avocado deviled eggs become nutrition superstars packed with healthy fats and vitamins," says Shannon A. Garcia, M.D.S., R.D., L.D. "Plus, the addition of lime and chopped cranberries adds amazing flavor."

    Get the recipe: Avocado Deviled Eggs

  • Teaspoon of Spice

    Salsa Deviled Eggs

    Adding lycopene-rich salsa (thanks, tomatoes!) gives these deviled eggs a healthy kick, says registered dietitian Serena Ball.

    Get the recipe: Salsa Deviled Eggs

  • Meal Makeover Moms' Kitchen

    Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs

    "These oh-so-playful deviled eggs are better for you because they call for light mayonnaise and finely diced orange bell pepper in the filling," say Liz Weiss, M.S., R.D., and Janice Newell Bissex, M.S., R.D., authors of The Smoothie Bowl Color Cookbook.

    Get the recipe: Chirp, Chirp Deviled Eggs

  • Emily Kyle Nutrition

    Naturally Dyed Deviled Eggs

    "The natural dye here is made with 100 percent natural, plant-based coloring, and traditional mayonnaise has been replaced with Greek yogurt, which helps to reduce the fat and increase the protein," says Emily Cope-Kyle, M.S., R.D.N.

    Get the recipe: Naturally Dyed Deviled Eggs

  • The Foodie Dietitian

    Avocado Hemp Deviled Eggs

    "These deviled eggs swap out mayo for avocado and hemp oil, both good sources of monounsaturated fat and omega-3 fatty acids," says Kara Lydon, R.D., L.D.N., R.Y.T., author of the e-book Nourish Your Namaste.

    Get the recipe: Avocado Hemp Deviled Eggs

  • Cotter Crunch

    Creamy Olive Pimento Deviled Eggs

    "These deviled eggs are protein packed and full of calcium," says Lindsay Cotter, gluten-free nutrition specialist. "Plus, they are naturally gluten-free!"

    Get the recipe: Creamy Olive Pimento Deviled Eggs

  • Living Well Kitchen

    Bacon Deviled Eggs

    "Using just a few slices of bacon and swapping cottage cheese for mayo helps give these flavor-packed deviled eggs satisfying staying power," says Meme Inge, M.S., R.D.N.

    Get the recipe: Bacon Deviled Eggs


Elizabeth Shaw MS, RDN, CLT

Elizabeth is a San Diego based nutrition communications consultant who works with local and national brands to help encourage healthy living behaviors. You can find her on social media @shawsimpleswaps.
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