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Gluten Free Black Bean Burgers

Here is something you may want to add to your Fourth of July menu. Its a great alternative to burgers and is not only Gluten free, but also vegan and extremely healthy! I like this recipe because brown rice is used as a binder instead of a highly processed flour. Serve it with a little sliced avocado and sweet potato fries on the side. Ingredients: 4 Servings 1 cup Black Beans, rinsed, drained And mashed 1 cup cooked Brown Rice 1 Clove Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp leeks, finely chopped 2 Tbsp cooked and mashed sweet potato 1 tsp chili powder ½ tsp chili powder ½ tsp dried oregano ½ tsp dried basil or 1 Tbsp fresh ¼ tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sea salt 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 GF buns, toasted (optional) Instructions: 1. Mix all ingredients together (beans through salt)...

Turkey Burgers with an Asian Twist

Serve with Brussels Sprouts and Baked Sweet Potatoes Did you know that eating mushrooms everyday reduces a woman’s risk of breast cancer by 64%? This equates to only 10 grams a day or an equivalent of one small button mushroom/day! Want to reduce your chances even more? Then combine eating green vegetables, green tea and mushrooms everyday and you reduce your chance of breast cancer by 89%. Here’s a quick recipe sure to please your palate, but also reduce your risk! Serves: 4 Ingredients: Vegetables 1 lb Brussel Sprouts 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ¼” thick wedges 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Turkey Burgers 1 lb lean ground turkey 4 oz. mushrooms, chopped ½ small onion, minced 1 celery rib, minced 2 Tb finely chopped fresh parsley 1 Tb tamari 1 Tb...

GF Chicken Parmesan

If you love this Italian classic, then you’ll love this recipe! Not only is it tasty, but its Gluten-Free! Pine nuts replace the usual flour coating, adding a crunchy texture and nutty flavor. If you don’t have Italian seasoning on hand, use dried basil, rosemary or thyme—or a mix of all three! Ingredients: Pasta Sauce: 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large pureed tomato sauce 1 Can tomato paste 1 tsp Italian seasoning (or to taste) 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped   Coating for the Chicken: ½ cup pine nuts, coarsely chopped 1 oz. freshly grated parmesan cheese (1/4 cup) ½ tsp dried Italian seasoning 1 lb chicken breasts 2 oz shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (1/2 cup) (optional) Salt and freshly ground black pepper   To make the pasta sauce: Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic...

Brazilian Flavored Burgers

          Gluten-Free     Soy-Free     Dairy-Free    Paleo-friendly With the World Cup in full swing and with Brazil as the host, I thought it would be fun to have a little local Brazilian fare to add to the festivities. I researched the spices traditionally used and put together a flavorful Brazilian flavored burger. I topped it with a frieg egg which seems to be a part of the traditional burger in Brazil and served it with a fresh salad and sweet plaintains which are native to Brazil. Ingredients: 1 pound ground preferably pasture raised pork 1 pound ground preferably pasture raised beef 2 Tablespoons ground garlic 3 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons oregano 2 teaspoons cumin ½ teaspoons allspice Directions: In a large bowl, mix the meats and spices together; form them into patties. Cook the patties over medium heat...