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Black Bean Burgers

Thanks to challenger IAmSucceeding for sharing this recipe for a healthier burger alternative.



    2c Beans, mashed
    2c Rice Wheatberrie Bake
    1T Flax Seed,ground
    1 small Banana, mashed
    1t ground cumin seed
    2t Chili powder
    1t Basil
    1t Onion powder
    1t Salt
    1T Olive Oil


Mash beans and banana.
Add all ingredients except oil. Place in refrigerator for about 15 minutes. this helps the burgers hold together.
Oil hands and shape into 8 burgers. Cook in pan slightly coated with oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes per side or until crunchy.

Nutritional Info: Calories: 133.9, Total Fat: 4.0 g, Cholesterol: 0.0 mg, Sodium: 300.4 mg, Total Carbs: 20.2 g, Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g, Protein: 5.9 g

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Portobello Mushroom Stroganoff

Thanks to challenger IAmSucceeding for sharing this hearty recipe for Portobello Mushroom Stroganoff. It looks like a simple and healthy dish!

Portabello Mushroom Stroganoff

    1 c chopped onion
    10 oz baby portobello mushrooms, sliced
    2 bouillon cubes(veggie variety)
    2 cups boiling water
    1/2 tsp dill
    1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
    1 1/2 cups fat free sour cream
    3 TBS Whole Wheat Flour


In large skillet cook mushrooms, onion, till cooked and veggies are tender. Dissolve bouillon in boiling water then add to meat mixture, along with dill, and pepper. Cook uncovered at a slow boil till liquid is reduced to half. .Stir together sour cream and flour then stir into meat mixture. Heat till thickened, but do not boil. Toss and mix with cooked noodles (not in NI). serve.

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 217.0
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.4 mg
  • Sodium: 238.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

For more photos of step by step…visit here.

I hope you enjoy this as much as we do.


Spinach and Avocado Salad

If you didn’t know that the avocado is a fruit, you can thank challenger IAmSucceeding for filling you in today. She’s taking the cook with fruit mini challenge and making a salad that’s making us hungry!

I love avocados so here is my idea of a healthy salad incorporating them…a fruit…for this weeks challenge.


Blueberry Oatmeal Squares

Thanks to challenger IAmSucceding for sharing this scrumptious recipe. We’re thinking breakfast can’t come soon enough!

I made this this morning for our family breakfast and I got 4 out of 5 thumbs up from family members. It is a keeper in this house and we look forward to having it again!

Dry ingredients:

  • 3c oats
  • 1T cinnamon
  • 1T baking powder
  • 1t salt
  • 12 pkgs Truvia (or sweetener of choice)

Wet Ingredients:

  • 6 bananas, mashed(about 5)
  • 1 1/2c skim milk
  • 3eggs
  • 2t vanilla extract
  • 2c frozen blueberries

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9×13 pan with cooking spray.

Mix dry ingredients in large bowl. Mix wet ingredients in another bowl. Combine them together in large bowl and stir in frozen blueberries. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Bake for 1 hour. Enjoy

Makes 12 servings


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