From amped up eggs to a cream cheese-alternative, stock your refrigerator with these supermarket finds.
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Best Eggs - Eggland’s Best Cage-free
“Eggland’s Best hens eat a special diet to create eggs that are consistently better for you than ordinary ones,” says Men’s Fitness nutrition adviser Elizabeth Ward, M.S., R.D. “They supply triple the vitamin D, twice the vitamin E, and significantly more vision-saving lutein.”
OK, it’s not technically cream cheese—Neufchâtel is really a type of cheese dating back to 6th-century France. But its soft, crumbly texture and mushroom-esque flavor make it an ideal cream cheese substitute, with a fraction of the calories and fat.
With 26 grams of protein per cup and just 4 ingredients, Daisy cottage cheese is a must-have staple, says MF nutrition adviser Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. “Try it post-workout or as a late-night snack to keep muscles growing through the night.”
We love butter, but Olivio Original has fewer calories and more heart-healthy un-saturated fat. “Plus, every tablespoon delivers 10% of the daily value for vitamins A and E,” says Ward. “It’s also easier to spread out of the fridge.”