How are you? Are you enjoying your Thursday? Wow, one more day until the glorious weekend! I am super excited for the weekend because we are going to head downtown and enjoy all of the Olympic festivities going on!
I did hear we might not be able to bring your own food into some of the events or houses down there, so I better think of some good hiding places for some bars and smoothies 😉
Who loves veggie burgers? I do!!! However, I have been unable to eat them because most of them have soy (Booooo) in them and it doesn’t make me feel good. I get asked this question a lot “what veggies burgers do you eat?” and I ask a lot of my Blog friends “what veggie burgers do you eat?” LOL, so finally I decided to make my own….sans soy!
I have tested these gems for two nights in a row. The first night with Black beans and the second night with chickpeas. They were both fab, but we preferred the chickpeas. I also found the chickpea burgers held together a bit better.
Black Bean Patties served with Broccoli
Chickpea Patties served with salad:
Vegan Veggie Burgers – Gluten Free!
(tweaked from the recipe found on Ohsheglows.com )
1 can chickpeas (or 1 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas 0r any bean you would like)
1 cup oats
2 small peppers (I used 3 small sweet peppers)
1 cup spinach
1/4 cup sunflower seeds (0ptional – you could use flax seeds too!)
spices – I used a dash of sea salt, sprinkle of cayenne, and dill)
Place all ingredients in a food processor and mix into a thick mess 😉 Shape into burger patties and bake at 375 for 15 – 20 minutes per side.
These suckers were wonderful, filling and enjoyable!
I used Chard as the greens for my salad last night – wow, who knew raw chard was as yummy as it is. It is really mild tasting, isn’t it? I see many of you ladies out there using this as your salad green and took a hint to try it out! Fabulous!!!
My salad dressing has been the same as shown here. Super easy and extremely tasty 😉
Off to let the dog run around the park with his “orange friend”.
Have a great night!
You must check out the Give Away on Lauren’s site – Gingeristhenewpink! She is giving away a Raw Cleanse from Garden of Life! This is GREAT!!!!
What is your favourite store bought veggie burger? Do you make your own?