Healthy Recipes for the Unhealthiest American

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Recipes from the Cleveland Clinic, like the pictured salmon burger, have helped Steve replace some of his favorite foods with healthy alternatives.

Beet Burger


3 tbsp finely grated raw beet
1/2 cup cooked oats (quick or regular rolled oats)
1 cup uncooked oats (quick or regular rolled oats)
3/4 cup almonds, coarsely ground
2 tbsp sesame seeds
1/2 cup peppers
1/4 cup chives
1/4 cup onion, minced
1 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp ground sage
1/4 tsp mustard powder or horseradish
2 tbsp lite soy sauce


Mix all ingredients together well. Form into patties and gill until cooked through. Serve on whole wheat rolls with tomato slices and your favorite condiments.