PROTEIN YUM: Bison & Bacon Sweet Potato Sliders

 

Ingredients:

Sliders

1 large sweet potato

Nonstick cooking spray

Sea salt

16oz ground bison, beef or turkey

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon sea salt

Cracked pepper to taste

8 slices turkey bacon, cooked

½ avocado, sliced

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Peel sweet potato and slice the largest part into 16 -1/4” rounds. Coat slices in cooking spray and sprinkle with salt. Place on a nonstick baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Flip, then bake for 8-10 minutes or until tender but not crispy.
  2. In a large bowl, add the meat, garlic powder salt and pepper. Using hands, mash to combine, then make 16 small patties.
  3. Heat a BBQ over medium-high heat. Grill patties about 5 minutes per side or until desired doneness.
  4. Assemble sliders by cutting each bacon slice in half and layering a bun, bacon, patty and avocado. Feel free to add lettuce and tomato. Top with another bun.

Nutrition Info:

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 2 sliders

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 25 min

Calories 332
Total Fat 19g
Total Carbs 12g
Protein 30g

 

Ingredients:

Salad

Dressing

⅓ cup peanut butter

3 tablespoons orange juice

2 tablespoons coconut aminos - (or soy sauce alternative)

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1 clove garlic

Pinch stevia

Pinch cayenne pepper

Method:

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender, and toss over 10 cups of salad greens.

Nutrition Info:

Yield: 4 servings

Servings Size: ¼ recipe

Prep Time: 5 min

 

Calories 146
Total Fat 11g
Total Carbs 6g
Protein 5g

About the Author

"I'm a happily married fitness freak and mom to three amazing, super-fit kids. My passion is creating original recipes and transforming unhealthy eats into healthy treats. I believe in balancing macro-nutrients as often as possible, and cooking to delight the ones I love in the cleanest, yummiest ways possible. As a nutrition coach, trainer and fitness instructor, I feel food is fuel, but it should also taste splendid, because after all, you only live once." Erin holds a B.A. in English and Master’s degree in Education, specializing Group X, children’s fitness and nutrition. She’s been a group exercise instructor for 14 years and was a Master Trainer for three years, traveling the country certifying hundreds of instructors and handling the nutrition portion of the company.
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