Eggs welcomed back on the menu again

Eggs welcomed back on the menu again
At Down Right Delicious in Clarinda, customers can request an egg topper on their all-beef burgers. The “Put an egg on it” trend on restaurant menus is helping to boost egg sales in the U.S.

One of today’s trendiest ingredients on restaurant menus and on Instagram is likely nestled in your fridge.

Creative recipes for eggs — that’s right, eggs — are hatching outside the typical breakfast plate. Now you can find eggs on everything from pizzas, burgers, pastas and nachos to protein boxes — a snack box of hard-boiled eggs, nuts and cheese.

And the “Put in Egg on It” trend continues to grow in popularity thanks to social media and consumer demand for back-to-basics, natural foods, says Katie Nola, director of marketing for the Iowa Egg Council.

“Everybody wants all-natural foods, so eggs are always...

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