A healthy, quick, and easy weeknight dinner recipe for a Spicy Black Bean Burger Southwest Salad, smothered in guilt-free avocado Greek yogurt dressing!
We are officially in house limbo.
Our first house is sold and we're all moved out. Side note: you don't truly realize how much stuff you have until you try moving it. Jeez. And our new house, which we are super-ridiculously-beyond-excited to soon call our home, won't be ready to close for another month or so. Thankfully my parents have welcomed us with open arms. And extra thankfully their house is literally 5 minutes from the school where I work. #win
Have I mentioned that the new house has a pool?! And have I also mentioned that I'm not even close to being in pool-ready shape? At least my current extra-round body type will be highly buoyant. Glass half full, people.
But it's time to start eating better. Making better choices. And with most of my kitchen gear stored away, it's time to get creative come dinner time. MorningStar Farms to the rescue. They make it beyond easy to eat smart and go meatless.
I'm not sure if you've checked out your grocery freezer aisle lately, but MorningStar Farms is tearing the place up. They've got like 30+ products at this point, and are always constantly creating and introducing new flavors. Meet the newest members of the MorningStar Farms family:
- Roasted Garlic and Quinoa Burger
- Buffalo Chik Patties
- Parmesan Garlic Wings
- Mediterranean Chickpea Pizza
- Baja Black Bean Pizza
But my personal favorite way to get my MorningStar Farms eating on? Veggie burgers. All 12 are a great source of protein and can go straight from freezer to grill. And Asheley is totally obsessed with these Spicy Black Bean ones.
Spring is like the one time of year I feel it's perfectly acceptable to have a salad for dinner. Not just an appetizer. Full on main course action.
So I loaded up. Sautéed peppers, onions, and summer squash. Pickled jalapenos. Healthy avocado Greek yogurt dressing. And the crown jewel? That spicy black bean burger topped with a fried egg.
That's how we do salads in our house. Well, my parents' house.
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