Yes, You Can Eat a Hamburger and Still be Healthy!
When you’re on a diet – or simply watching what you eat – you may think that you need to stay away from things like hamburgers. But what about a healthy hamburger?
Now if your idea of eating a hamburger involves a trip through a drive-thru window, then yes it’s probably best that you avoid a hamburger.
But if you’re willing to make your own, then by all means, enjoy that hamburger. Here is my personal healthy hamburger recipe that I make for my family and my kids love them! I’ll make extra and freeze them for a quick meal when needed.
Note: This one is plain because that’s how my kids eat them but feel free to go crazy on the healthy toppings!
The Perfect Healthy Hamburger Recipe
Makes 5 hamburgers
*This recipe can be made dairy-free and gluten-free
- 1 pound lean grass-fed ground beef or buffalo (did you know buffalo is leaner than chicken?)
- 1 egg
- ½ cup of spinach baby food or 1 serving of spinach powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 2/3 cup of gluten free bread crumbs if using baby food or ½ cup of gluten free bread crumbs if using spinach powder
- 5 hamburger buns (optional: you can use gluten-free buns)
In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, salt, pepper, baby food or organic veggie powder. Place ground beef and bread crumbs into the mixture. Mix until well blended. Form into 4 patties approximately 3/4 inch thick. Place patties on the prepared grill. Cover and cook 6 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.
This recipe can be found in my cookbook, How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies.
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