Cassa Health, Fitness and Wellness -  Building Healthy Lifestyles
Build Your Healthy Lifestyle- The Easy Way

Sandwiches

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.  

Ingredients
  • 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: Mexican Quinoa Burrito Wraps

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Mexican Quinoa Burrito Wraps

Mexican food tends to have a bad rep for being unhealthy, but it can actually be quite the opposite with a few small changes.  This Mexican quinoa burrito wrap is packed with protein, important nutrients, healthy fats and will keep you feeling satiated and is very flavorful. 

Ingredients (serves 4-6):
1 cup cooked quinoa
15 oz. (1 can) black beans, no salt added, drained and rinsed
7 oz. roasted fresh corn or if frozen, thaw out
1 onion, chopped

Recipe of the Week: Roasted Peach and Gouda Grilled Cheese

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Roasted Peach and Gouda Grilled Cheese
Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese? Add a little fruit and onions to your standard grilled cheese and put it on some whole grain bread and this kicked up grilled cheese is sure to be a hit with the whole family!

Ingredients:
For the Peaches
2 large peaches, thinly sliced
½ large purple onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt, to taste
1 tablespoon oregano

For the Sandwich
6 slices of 100% whole grain bread or sprouted grain bread