Foods you Love with Less Guilt

We know people don't always eat healthy every day - but there are easy ways to lessen the guilt by increasing the amount of key nutrients that support a healthy lifestyle.

Increasing your daily intake of dietary fiber can help to reduce spikes in blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides following a meal. Fiber can also support healthy digestion by increasing the amounts of healthy probiotic bacteria that help with digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Less-Guilt Cheeseburger

Serves – 4

Prep Time – 25 minutes

Cook Time – 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 scoops Pinnaclife Prebiotic Fiber
  • 1 lb 96% lean ground beef or turkey
  • 2 tbsp white onion, finely minced
  • 1 cup white onion, thinly sliced, divided
  • 3 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup pre-sliced button, crimini, or baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 4 thin-slices deli Swiss cheese
  • 4 standard-size whole-wheat hamburger buns
  • 4 romaine lettuce leaves, thick stems removed
  • 4 tomato slices

Instructions:

  1. Combine the Pinnaclife Prebiotic Fiber, meat, minced onion, parsley, chili powder, salt and black pepper in a large bowl. Mix the combination thoroughly with your hands.
  2. Gently form meat mixture into 4 equally sized patties, about 1/2 to ¾ inch thick.
  3. Transfer patties to a broiler pan or rimmed baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Add 1 tsp of oil to a medium nonstick skillet and set over medium heat.
  5. When the oil is hot, add the mushrooms and cook them until golden brown and soft, frequently stirring for about 8 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a small bowl.
  7. Add the remaining oil to the skillet and return to medium heat.
  8. Add red pepper and cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Add sliced onion and continue cooking for 6 more minutes or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned.
  10. Add the pepper and sliced onion to the bowl of mushrooms and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  11. Preheat the broiler to high, or a grill to medium-high.
  12. Place the patties under the broiler, about 10 inches from heat source, or on a grill.
  13. Cook the patties 4 to 5 minutes per side, until the meat is no longer pink in the center or the internal temperature registers 160F (165 for turkey).
  14. Place 1 slice cheese on each burger and transfer to another plate.
  15. Layer each bun with 1 lettuce leaf, 1 tomato slice, 1 cheeseburger patty and 1/3 cup of the vegetable mixture.

Enjoy!

More ways to increase fiber

  • Add Prebiotic Fiber to your favorite sauces like ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, or homemade special sauce
  • Add a scoop of Prebiotic to your side dishes - coleslaw, potato salad, veggie/chip dips, salad dressings, etc.
  • Add Prebiotic Fiber to your drinks. Try it in unsweetened iced tea, lemonade, coffee, or even plain water!

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