Blue-Cheese, Buffalo + Quinoa Burgers

Quinoa Burger

Blue-Cheese, Buffalo + Quinoa Burger

Ingredient List:

2 C cooked quinoa

3/4 C panko or breadcrumbs

1 can white beans (I used Great Northern) drained, rinsed and smashed

1 egg

1/4 buffalo sauce (I use Frank’s)

1/2  C blue cheese crumbles

Sea salt

Black pepper

Olive oil


In a large mixing bowl combine first 5 ingredients until thoroughly combined

Stir in blue cheese

Add 1 tsp sea salt and pepper

Form into patties (6)

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium

Fry patties on each side until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side

I served mine on a brioche bun with fried leeks, onions, pickles + avocado


Mushroom Burgers {gluten free}

Mushroom Burger

What you’ll need: 2 burgers

4 portebello mushroom caps cleaned, stems and gills removed

Olive oil

3 tbsp vegenaise

2 tsp Srirracha

1/4 fresh chives chopped

1 tomato sliced

1 avacado sliced

10 spinach leaves

2 pepper jack cheese slices

Sea Salt

Black pepper

Cayenne pepper (optional)

What you’ll do:

Pre-heat oven to 425

Prepare a baking sheet lined with foil

In a small bowl combine vegenaise, Srirracha and chives

Cover with plastic wrap and place in fridge

Brush each mushroom cap with olive oil

Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper

Bake for 20 minutes or until mushrooms are soft

Remove from oven and let cool

Build your burger

Smear each mushroom cap with Srirracha mayo

Place tomatoes, avacado, spinach, cheese and any other topping you like on burger


I served mine with herb rice

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Gaucamole

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Gaucamole

What you’ll need:

1 can of black beans (rinsed very well and drained) mashed
1/2 large white onion or a whole small-medium onion
1/2 green bell pepper (de-veined and seeded) chopped
1 jalepeno (de-veined and seeded) chopped very finely
1 garlic clove chopped very finely
1/2 C of bread cumbs (un flavored)
1 large egg
1 TBSP of chilli powder
1/2 TBSP corriander
1/2 TSP cayenne pepper
1 TSP red pepper flakes
1 TBSP of your favorite hot sauce
1 batch of fresh guacamole (you can find my recipe in an older blog post)
Your favorite bun (I like whole wheat large rolls I find at my local Smith’s)
Your favorite condiments ( I used Frank’s spicy hot wing sauce)
Onion crisps (fried leeks would be great too)

What you do:

Preheat oven to 375 (you could also grill these)

Take the mashed black beans and add the onions, jalepeno and bell pepper

In a seperate bowl combine the egg, hot sauce and all seasonings

Add the egg mixture to the black beans

Combine thouroghly

Add the bread crumbs

Combine thouroghly

Divide the mixture into 4 equal sections

Form each of the sections into patties

Place patties on a lined, greased baking sheet

Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes per side until crispy on both sides

Cut rolls/buns, add patty, sauce, guacamole and onion crips