BLT Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are quick to disappear from any buffet. Whether it’s Easter, a picnic, a potluck, or a BBQ, nobody’s going to mind if you make these.
This high-protein snack has all the smoky, savory crunch of a classic BLT, without the bread! The recipe features clean ingredient recommendations so these can be prepared gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo-compliant. They also happen to be low-carb if that's your jam.
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- Eggs provide the thyroid with three of the primary nutrients it requires: tyrosine, iodine, and selenium. These nutrients work in concert to promote and protect thyroid function. Some of us don't tolerate eggs, but if you do there's a lot to love about them.
- One egg provides 29% RDI of tyrosine, which the thyroid gland combines with iodine to make thyroid hormone.
- One egg provides 16% DV of iodine, which is essential for the production of thyroid hormone. Both too much or too little iodine can be harmful to the thyroid (see selenium below).
- One egg provides 22% DV of selenium, which has numerous benefits to the thyroid. Studies have shown it to reduce inflammation and antibodies in those with autoimmune thyroid conditions. Selenium is also essential for the conversion of T4 to T3, and helps to regulate and protect the thyroid from the damage that can be caused by consuming too much iodine.