Sweet potato black bean patties/Burgers

Ingredients 2-3 sweet potatoes cooked 1-15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed (1 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup chopped small red onion 1/2 cup rolled oats or quick oats 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2-1 teaspoon salt 2 big leaves of lettuce per patty 2…

Philly Cheese Steak-Homemade Marinade

The provolone melt, the crisp green peppers, the sweetness of caramelized onions: greatness. Not only is this sandwich filling but it is delicious. A perfect lunch for a summer afternoon. Ingredients For the marinade: 1/4 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 2 Tbs of Worcestershire sauce…

Easy Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This recipe will yield 8-10 sandwiches or you can do what I like to do: use half of the pork for sandwiches and the other half the next day for enchiladas or another yummy dish. The pork will be juicy and will go great with any dish. Try it! Ingredients For the pork loin 2…

Cuban Sandwich-Cubano

Often times when we make pernil, we have leftover. The perfect recipe ro prepare with leftover pernil is “Un sandwich Cubano” a Cuban Sandwich. Ingredients 1-pound loaf Cuban or Italian bread 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 small clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 8 ounces thinly sliced Swiss cheese, about 10 slices 1…

Philly Cheesesteak

Ingredients 1 lb Ribeye steak trimmed and thinly sliced 1/2 tsp Sea salt or to taste 1/2 tsp Black pepper or to taste 1 sweet onion (large), diced 8 slices provolone cheese mild (not aged provolone) 4 Hoagie Rolls sliced 3/4 through 2 Tbsp unsalted butter softened 1 garlic clove pressed 2-4 Tbsp mayonnaise or…

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Ingredients For the chicken: 1 ½ pound boneless skinless chicken thighs ½ cup ketchup 1/2 cup low sugar bbq sauce (I love Stubb’s Spicy BBQ sauce) ¼ cup water or chicken broth ½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce ½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 1/2 teaspoon cumin ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper For the slaw:…

Chicken Caesar Burgers

Ingredients 1/4 cup finely chopped onion2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided1 tablespoon lemon juice1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes1 garlic clove, minced1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 pound ground chicken2 hamburger buns, split1/4 cup torn romaine4 teaspoons fat-free creamy Caesar salad dressing Directions In a small bowl, combine the onion, 1 tablespoon cheese, lemon…

Monte Cristo Sándwich
(Ham, Cheese and Turkey French Toast)

Ingredients 4-8 slices bread of choice (I used Sara Lee Artisan Texas style) 1 large egg or 2 small eggs 2 Tbs milk Salt 2 Tbs mayonnaise 2 Tbs of coarse ground mustard 2 – 4 slices of Swiss Cheese 2-4 slices of Ham and turkey 1 – 2 tbsp unsalted butter Instructions Lightly whisk…

Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Broccoli Slaw

*recipe adapted from: http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/05/buffalo-turkey-burgers-with-blue-cheese.html?m=1 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups broccoli slaw1/4 cup skinny blue cheese dressing1.25 lbs 93% lean ground turkey2/3 cup grated carrots (grate in food processor)1/4 cup seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs1 clove garlic, grated1 tbsp red onion, grated1/4 cup Franks Hot Saucesalt and fresh pepperoil spray5 slices reduced fat cheddar5 whole wheat burger buns…

Skinny tuna melt

Skinny Open faced Tuna Melt 2 5 oz tuna can in water, drained1/2 cup carrots, shredded1/2 cup diced celery2 tbsp red onion, minced2 tbsp light mayonnaise (Hellman’s Light)2 tsp red wine vinegarsalt and pepper2 whole wheat bagels sliced in half4 slices of reduced fat cheddar (like weight watchers) cheese4 slices tomatooil spray Directions: Combine tuna,…