I had this burger the other night at the strangest place…the movie theatre! YUP. I ate a delicious burger while watching the newest 50 Shades release. We were in the VIP section where they take your order, have heated seats and chairs that are basically lazy-boys. I don't think I can ever go back to regular movie theatres guys..
BUT that's beside the point. This burger was delicious! It had goat cheese, avocado and a bruschetta topping. The kitchen staff were wonderful in accommodating my bun-less request and the burger came out looking beautiful!
After eating it, I was positive I would have to re-make it at home considering how delicious it was and it really is a nice light alternative from eating foods heavy in cream and cheese.
This post is less like a burger recipe and more like a topping recipe, lol. But it was so good I had to share. I bought the burgers frozen (I used these) but you can make your own fresh, maybe even use some greek spices and stuff them with goat cheese…hmmm future recipe idea I think!
Anyways, here's how to put together this delicious burger:
-Beef Burger Patty (Homemade, store-bought, your choice!)
-1-1 1/2oz thick slice of fresh goat cheese
-1/2 a small avocado(about 40-50g) sliced thinly
- 1/2 a roma tomato chopped into small pieces
- 1 tbsp(7-10g) grated fresh parmesan
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 tsp basil
- 1/8 tsp garlic powder
- salt/pepper to taste
- Optional: Green or red onion
- Mix all bruschetta ingredients together in a small bowl and refrigerate for at least 1/2 an hour to blend flavours.
- Cook burger to your desired liking.
- Place small pieces of romaine on a place to create a bed for the burger.
- Immediately top the burger with the goat cheese, avocado slices and then the bruschetta.
- Consume with a fork and knife. Simple as that!
Nutrition for the toppings (add to whichever burger you choose to use): 18F/3C(NET)/9P & 4g fibre
I love egg whites, they are so versatile, I mean you can use them in cookies, cakes, meatballs, smoothies, souffles, omelettes, meringues etc. Plus they are super high in protein and a great way to fill you up without making you feel heavy.
But plain, egg whites can get..well, a little boring. So, if you are like me and get bored eating plain foods over and over again, why not try this simple recipe to spice up your egg whites with very minimal effort! With all the great spices and flavour, it's easy to get in your egg white protein for the day! Take me to the recipe!
Lately I have been eating hummus like a mad women. Everyday when I get home from school I eat what seems like an endless amount of carrots and cauliflower with my spicy chipotle hummus. I swear, you'd better not come near me when I am eating my hummus because I WON'T share. I love that stuff. But..what happens when I run out of hummus half-way through the week and am frantically searching for a substitute?! Yup, I had to make this dill dip. Did I mention dill is one of my favourite seasonings? I love love dill pickle popcorn and dill pickle egg whites (yes I love dill pickle egg whites, call me weird). So what better way to have dill then in a delicious veggie dip. It tastes almost like sour-cream and onion dip! It is very low-fat and takes only seconds and a few simple ingredients to make. Take me to the recipe!
At about midnight last night I had the idea to create this recipe! I bought some giant shiitake mushrooms and thought I would make a breakfast using them since they may not be your first choice of things to eat early in the morning. But that may change..it's pretty delicious and really good for you, containing sauteed spinach, onion, tomatoes, egg white for protein(you could use a whole egg), and topped with goat cheese..Yum. Want to know how to make it? Take me to the recipe!