Mouth-friendly recipe: healthy deviled eggs

Upgrade your traditional recipe with a healthy twist and savor the classic charm of deviled eggs with this creamy, protein-packed option. Made with Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of smoked paprika, these smile-friendly snacks burst with flavor and give a nod to your oral health.

Healthy highlights:

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    Eggs are chockful of protein, which keeps your teeth and jawbone healthy.

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    Greek yogurt is rich in calcium to strengthen teeth and bones.

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    Apple cider vinegar contains vitamin C that protects against gingivitis.


6 large eggs

¼ cup plain Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon pickle relish (or 1 small dill pickle, diced)

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

⅛ teaspoon salt

Pepper, to taste

Smoked paprika, for garnish


  1. Place eggs in a large saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Rapidly boil for 30 seconds, cover with lid, and remove from heat. Let sit for 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Transfer eggs to a bowl of ice water, or run cold water over eggs to cool.
  3. Peel eggs and slice in half, removing yolks.
  4. Place yolks in a small mixing bowl. Add Greek yogurt, relish, mustard, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper. Mash ingredients together with a fork.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the center of each egg half.
  6. Sprinkle with smoked paprika and serve.
  7. Enjoy!

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