Thursday, February 7, 2013

Margherita Pizza (Onion and Garlic Free)


3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 1/2 cups white flour
2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 1/8 cup water
1 1/2 tsp yeast


1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp sea salt
6 oz mozzarella cheese
4 Tomatoes
10 basil leaves
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (the real stuff, not from the green can)

Prepare dough (first six ingredients) in bread maker according to instructions for your machine.

Remove and stretch to pizza pan. Place in warm place to rise for 20-40 minutes.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice tomatoes thinly and toss with salt, Italian seasoning, and olive oil. Let sit for 10 minutes.
Brush dough with marinade (from tomatoes). Layer mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, Parmesan cheese. Bake until done, about 20-30 minutes.

Serving Size: 1/8th pizza (182.0 g), Calories 345, Calories from Fat 128, Total Fat 14.2g, Saturated Fat 2.1g, Cholesterol 19mg, Sodium 455mg, Total Carbohydrates 42.5g, Dietary Fiber 2.3g, Sugars 1.8g, Protein 11.8g, Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 13%, Calcium 12%, Iron 15%

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Black Bean Burgers

An onion/garlic-free veggie burger with a slightly Mexican flavor.

1 can (15.5 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 green pepper
1 1/2 Tbsp pureed carrots (baby food)
1/4 tsp celery salt
1 egg
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp hot sauce
1/2 cup bread crumbs


In a food processor, dice green peppers. Add remaining ingredients and process until the texture of ground beef. If too liquid-y, add more bread crumbs. Form into patties and grill, about 10 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 155.6 g, Calories 191, Calories from Fat 21, Total Fat 2.3g, Saturated Fat 0.6g, Trans Fat 0.0g, Cholesterol 47mg, Sodium 274mg, Total Carbohydrates 32.2g, Dietary Fiber 6.6g, Sugars 5.8g, Protein 10.5g, Vitamin A 19%, Vitamin C 23%, Calcium 8%, Iron 18%