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Eat healthy and save money! Every week we will offer a new recipe featuring healthy ingredients on special in this week's circular.

The Many Roles of Eggs

While eggs sometimes get a bad rap for their cholesterol content, they're an inexpensive source of high-quality protein and, in moderation, can be a good addition to your diet.

Think beyond breakfast and hard-boiled eggs for deviling or making a quick egg salad. Replace half (if not more) of the mayo in your recipe with Greek yogurt to lower fat and calories, and experiment with new ways to flavor your salad or stuffed eggs. Try a sprinkle of curry powder, a dusting of cayenne or add in a few drops of truffle oil to give your egg dish an indulgent, earthy flavor.

For even more ways with eggs, check out this week's Eating Healthy on a Budget recipe, featuring items from this week's circular.

Spinach Salad with Ham and Eggs

Redesign the extra ingredients from Easter dinner for a quick lunch or dinner salad. Top fresh spinach with ham and hard-boiled eggs and add a home-made dressing. Serve with rolls or bread and slice some mangoes for dessert.

Makes 4 servings, 8 oz. each • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 tbsp. GIANT extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. GIANT Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ½ teaspoon GIANT ground black pepper
  • 1 package (9-10 oz.) GIANT fresh spinach
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) diced lean ham
  • 1 GIANT red bell pepper, cored and sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled GIANT eggs, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

In a large bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, onion and black pepper. Add spinach and toss to combine. Divide spinach among 4 plates and arrange ham, bell pepper and eggs on top. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Nutrition information per serving: 290 calories, 16g fat, 4g saturated fat, 155mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 3g sugar, 25g protein

BONUS BUY™ Savings week of April 20th to April 26th, 2014 for this recipe:

  • GIANT Fresh Spinach
  • GIANT Extra Large Imported Colored Peppers
  • Bakery Bread
  • Mangoes
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