Healthy is the new “cool” it seems, as more and more people are being attracted to leading health-conscious lifestyles. Leading a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle can be difficult, but it has tremendous benefits to offer for your overall health. A diet that revolves around vegetables usually leads to having lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, may help you maintain a healthy figure, and can reduce the risk of heart disease.
Eating healthy does not have to be boring, all it takes is a little creativity. Most of the food that you enjoy regularly can be revamped to be better for your health. Burgers, for example, are one thing that meat-lovers can’t seem to get enough of. But did you know that veggie burgers can be equally satisfying, without the guilt? Check out these popular veggie burger recipes below and see for yourself!
5 Veggie Burgers You’ll Love
The Ultimate Veggie Burger
This recipe from The New York Times is juicy, but not mushy, and bursts with a wonderful roasted flavor. It’s made from tofu, mushrooms, kidney beans, almonds, brown rice, and tempeh, processed together to make a burger patty that’s high in protein and in flavor.
Eggplant Veggie Burger
If you’re a fan of the nutty flavor that roasted eggplants give, this recipe from The Fitchen is for you. It combines roasted eggplants with cannellini beans, millet, and cashews for a protein- packed patty that’s not only healthy, but incredibly tasty and easy-to-make. Put it on a bun, or simply wrap it in lettuce to enjoy.
Vegan Chickpea and Sweetcorn Burgers
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver gives his own take on veggie burgers with this must-try recipe using chickpeas and sweetcorn, with some zesty spices added. You can make it in less than an hour for a quick dinner fix, or freeze them for a weeknight dinner.
Portobello Mushroom Burger
This meatless burger from AllRecipes.com uses portobello mushrooms to give a rich and meaty taste, owing to “umami” or that so-called “fifth taste” which is unique and savory. Even meat- lovers will approve: it’s easy to mistake the patty in this burger for real beef!
A healthy recipe that will surely be a staple for your family, this tofu burger from Chef in You is really easy to make! It mixes cremini mushrooms and tofu for a protein-packed meal that is hearty and delicious.
Try these vegan burger recipes now for a quick dinner, or freeze them for future meals that are not just healthy, but tasty and enjoyable for the whole family.
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