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Recipes That Put a Healthy Spin on 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
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
Living Well Kitchen