Eggs for the Homestead
~Farm Fresh Eggs~
Eggs are kinda an essential to have in any household! Not only are they a great source of protein, they are also full of essential vitamins and provide us with many nutritional benefits. Plus there are lots of recipes that call for eggs. Having your own eggs readily available can mean a healthier source and less trips to the grocery store!
So why are "Farm Fresh" eggs healthier than store bought eggs?
They are often times:
*There are no added Hormones
What does that all mean?
The chickens on most farms and homesteads aren't stuck in cages, but rather live their lives in a nice coop and have access to lots of sunshine, fresh air and are often allowed to free range. They are also usually not given any added hormones. And often times able to free range for bugs, leafy greens and are given healthy grains such as corn, etc. Farm fresh eggs are one of the best sources of Vitamin D, which most people are deficient in.
Farm Fresh eggs are also:
*Lower in Cholesterol
*Have less Saturated Fat
*Increased Vitamins A, E & D
*More Omega 3 Fatty Acids
They are also Literally Farm Fresh!
Eggs are about 70 calories with 6 grams of protein, 185 milligrams Cholesterol and 2 grams of saturated fat.
Another big plus is the taste! The color of Farm Fresh eggs are usually a rich and darker yellow/orange and taste so good! The flavor is wonderful!
So are you ready to have your own Farm Fresh eggs on your homestead?