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  • Debbie Baisden

Big Mac in a Bowl

FACT: Sometimes you just want to sit down and eat a big meal.

But chances are, you do NOT want that “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing” feeling when you’re done … when all you want to do is curl up and take a nap!

Well today, I’ve got a SUPER DELICIOUS lunch or dinner recipe that’ll make a HUGE amount of food that will fill you up, without leaving you feeling too full or bloated after.

Welcome to your Big Mac in a Bowl!

It’s a healthier choice because

1) it has a tasty (but lighter) dressing and

2) it’s bulked up with vegetables (your choice of shredded lettuce, coleslaw, or broccoli slaw).

Big Mac in a Bowl

(1 serving)

● 4-6 oz lean ground meat (beef, chicken, or turkey)

● ½ small onion, chopped

● Grapeseed / avocado oil

● 3 cups shredded lettuce or coleslaw

● 3 dill pickle chips, chopped

● 2 Tbsp dairy-free shredded cheddar cheese (optional)

● ½ large tomato, chopped

For the special sauce:

● 2 tbsp plain dairy-free yogurt

● 1 Tbsp mayo or Vegenaise

● ½ tbsp ketchup

● 1 tsp mustard

● ½ tbsp relish

● ½ tsp onion powder

● Salt & pepper, to taste

Heat grapeseed/avocado oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the meat and onion. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently until the meat is crumbled and fully cooked through.

While it is cooking, mix all of the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl. Taste and adjust seasonings. Set aside.

Place the shredded lettuce or coleslaw in a serving bowl. Add the cooked meat mixture, along with the pickles, cheese, and tomato. Toss together, and add the sauce. Eat and enjoy!

Try this and let me know how you like it!

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