In a house with food allergies, this is a flavorful and easy dinner option.  Allergy-friendly turkey/black bean burgers! 

This is a great "make today and freeze for later" meal.  I personally cook them prior to freezing, giving me a quick no-cook dinner option.  Great when you need something fast. You could also make the patties and freeze them raw. Just remember to wrap them in parchment paper prior to freezing, so they are easy to separate.

I ran the recipe through my nutrition app. 166 calories per 4oz patty. It's a great recipe for women who are trying to lose weight postpartum. Enjoy ladies!

1 can organic black beans
1.3 lbs ground turkey
1/2 an onion - diced small
2 Tbsp chia seeds
3 Tbsp water
Cumin, salt, pepper to taste or any other seasonings to taste

  1. Mix chia seeds and warm water and set aside to gel** 
  2. With a fork or potato masher, mash the black beans into a chunky paste
  3. Add ground turkey, onion, seasoning and chia seeds
  4. Mix until well blended
  5. Form into patties and pan-fry them

**How to use Chia from Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe7ErAOWLeE0 

Today's recipe is from the fabulous WBC doula Sarah Zadoyko.  Sarah can be reached at sarah@wisebirthchoices.com



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