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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

These burgers won't leave you craving meat in any way! Packed with protein and essential nutrients, they are sweet, savory and will fill you up leaving you feeling satisfied.  

  • 2 cups mashed sweet potato
  • 1 cup cooked unsalted black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup finely diced green onion
  • 2 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle powder (if you want to add some spice)

Recipe of the Week: Green Goddess Chicken Sandwiches

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Green Goddess Chicken Sandwiches
Serve this at your next cookout and your guests will certainly not be missing the typical hamburgers and hot dogs!  The dressing on this is so rich and flavorful and packs a punch of healthy nutrients with the avocado and spinach. This one is a winner for sure!

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut crosswise in half and pounded to ½ inch thickness
  • Nonstick cooking spray or neutral oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper