Category Archives: Sandwiches and Wraps

Hearty Meatless Burger by Anja

capture_16012015_231212The main ingredients for this burger are mushrooms and lentils.  In the video, Anja demonstrates how to saute the mushrooms without any oil.  She adds the mushrooms and canned lentils to a food processor, along with tapioca flour, oats, garlic powder, onion powder, fennel seeds, mixed Italian herbs, sage, paprika, tomato paste, and salt and pepper.  She bakes her patties, rather than pan frying them.  Assemble your burgers on a bun along with your favorite condiments.  This is a healthy and delicious recipe.  Try it and Enjoy. Continue reading

Chickpea-Brown Rice Veggie Burger by Shira Bocar

capture_25012015_131215Shira makes a delicious vegetarian burger with chickpeas and brown rice as the main ingredients.  This combination creates a perfect protein.  She adds shallots, garlic, parsley, and an egg for a binder.  Vegans can easily find an alternative to the egg in this recipe.  Shira likes to cook vegetable burgers on a hot pan instead of a grill to get a nice sear on both sides.  In this video, she wraps her burgers in lettuce with onions, roasted red peppers, and mustard for her condiment.  This burger recipe is very healthy and delicious.  Try it.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Vegetarian Bean Burger by Sorted Food

capture_04122014_150544The guys at Sorted Food create a burger with butter beans, mushrooms, onions, lemon zest, thyme and garlic.  After they saute the onions, mushrooms and garlic, they add it in a blender with butter beans and bread crumbs, fresh parsley, an egg and lemon zest.  They form their burgers, coat them with flour, and fry them in a little oil.  Continue reading

Southwest Veggie Burgers by Chad Sarno with Whole Foods Market

capture_04122014_140604Chad makes these healthy burgers with black beans, brown rice, roasted bell pepper, fresh tomato, carrot, green onions, sweet potato, nutritional yeast, cumin, chili powder, hot pepper sauce, and garlic.  He uses the pre-cooked sweet potato as a binder in this recipe.  He mixes all these ingredients together, and places the mixture in the refrigerator for a little while to firm it up.  Then, he forms his burgers and places them in the oven.    He builds his burgers on a whole wheat bun, with guacamole, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and cilantro.  He serves it with baked “sweet potato fries”.  This is a delicious and very healthy alternative to a traditional hamburger made with meat.  Try it and Enjoy. Continue reading

Grilled Vegetable Focaccia Sandwich by Maithily Kale

capture_09112014_140647Maithily demonstrates how to make a delicious sandwich with grilled vegetables and crunchy focaccia bread.  The main ingredients are bell peppers, eggplant and zucchini which she marinades with olive oil and spices.  She assembles the grilled vegetables with grated cheese on focaccia bread, and toasts it in a panini grill.  This is a great sandwich for lunch or cut in smaller sections as an appetizer.  For those who wish to make it a vegan sandwich, simply use non dairy cheese.  Enjoy. Continue reading

How to Make a Portobello Mushroom Burger by Sara O’Donnell

capture_15102014_153615Portobello mushroom burgers are a great meaty and filling vegetarian alternative to traditional burgers made with animal protein.  They can be customized just as you would a regular cheeseburger.  In this video, Sara shows a simple marinade for the portobello mushroom which she grills along with bell peppers and onions.  She tops the mushroom with provolone cheese, and assembles the burger on toasted buns with flavored mayonnaise, tomatoes and lettuce.  The dairy cheese and mayonnaise can be replaced with non-dairy alternatives.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Philly Cheese Steak by Candice Hutchings

capture_09102014_154605A lot of people like cheese steak sandwiches.  In this video, Candice and her friend, Michael Nus, demonstrate how to make a vegan version of a Philly cheese steak sandwich.  While she and Michael have fun cooking together, she shows how easy it is to make a seitan replacement for real steak in these sandwiches.  She then tops her sandwich with sauteed mushrooms and onions.  She melts Daiya cheese for the cheese spread.  Once your seitan is made, this is a very easy sandwich to make, it is delicious, and a lot healthier than a sandwich made with animal protein.  You should try it.  It may become one of your favorite sandwiches. Continue reading

Portobello “Cheesesteak” by Monique Koch

capture_23092014_114018Cheesesteaks are favorite sandwiches for a lot of people.  Although they are delicious, they are not healthy.  In this video, Monique demonstrates how to make a healthy alternative using portobello mushrooms and a vegan cheese substitute.  She puts more flavor into the portobello mushrooms by marinating them with a little garlic powder and A1 sauce, a classic meat seasoning.  This is an easy to make, fast, healthy and delicious sandwich. Continue reading

Harissa Tahini Romaine Wraps by Jenné Claiborne

capture_17092014_084016Jenne prepares a one dish recipe, creating a healthy filling that can be used in a lettuce wrap or in a more classic salad.  The fillings main ingredients are quinoa, chickpeas, black beans and carrots.  Jenne also creates a “harissa tahini” dressing, which is basically some harissa (a Tunisian favorite spicy condiment) combined with tahini.   Jenne pours her harissa tahini mixture over the filling on romaine lettuce leaves and over a salad made with lettuce and her filling mixture.   This recipe is very easy to make and it’s very healthy and delicious. Continue reading

Dijon Tempeh by Toni Fiore

capture_16092014_103016Here is a much heather meal than chicken dijon.  Toni demonstrates the simple steps to create tempeh dijon, which would make a delicious entree for a main course.  It can be served with any sides you choose.  Toni also suggests it’s great in a sandwich.  I think I’ll try it in a sandwich with my panier press. Continue reading