Friday, January 29, 2010

Girl you the healthy type

Today, for the first time, I learned to make my own egg whites. I probably shouldn't start this blog off with such an embarassing confession, but I promised myself I would have no shame. If there is anyone else out there who is as clueless as I am about these kinds of things and doesn't want their friends to know, you're welcome.

It all started with a conversation I was having with my girlfriend at the bar last week. I was talking about how you are only supposed to eat one egg a day because they are high in cholesterol, but just one scrambled egg is such a breakfast tease. I was complaining that I shouldn't have to buy eggs AND those cartons of egg whites just to have a filling breakfast (as a waitress with a lot of bills, I'm on a budget). She then asked me why I didn't just make egg whites out of my eggs, and apparently the blank stare I responded with was priceless. Since we are in with the bartender there, my friend then proceeded to have him bring us an egg so she could show me how to make an egg white, while everyone else at the bar watched in confusion. Little did I know all you have to do is crack it in half, and then pass the yolk back and forth between the two shell halves while the egg whites fall out. Makes perfect sense huh. Yeah.

So I am proud to say that for the first time this morning I did just that and enjoyed a very yummy and filling breakfast of scrambled eggs, one part egg two parts egg whites!

On a scale of 1 to 10 will I do this again: 10 for yes, probably most mornings!


  1. You can crack the egg and put the egg whites and yolk in your hand (provided that you washed them) and shake the egg whites carefully through your fingers, leaving the egg yolk in your hand and egg whites in a bowl. :D

  2. And if you have a dog, feel free to cook up those yolks for your poochie friend. He or she will definitely love it!