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7 Healthy Memorial Day Recipes

The best classic US dishes are often associated with being heavy, greasy, or processed - but there are actually so many ways to make healthy American recipes using real, nutritious ingredients. We have healthy versions of all your favorites! 

All-American Burgers

Don't stress out about what to bring to your next BBQ. You can stay right on track with your weight loss goals using this recipe Keto-Friendly take on a summer classic.
All American Burgers
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
4
INGREDIENTS
  • 4 3-4 oz. Lean ground beef patties or 4 vegetarian burgers
  • 4 large Lettuce leaves (romaine, bib leaf or iceberg)
  • 4 slices Tomato
  • 4 slices Red Onion
  • 2-3 slices Dill Pickles
  • Sugar-free ketchup and mustard
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Grill burgers to an internal temperature of 145 degrees (64 C)
  2. Place on top of lettuce leaves along with the tomato, red onion, sliced dill pickle and sugar-free ketchup and mustard
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 3 to 4 oz. of lean protein; 1/2 cup vegetables
 
Need a good side to go with your burger? Checkout this Profile-friendly: Grilled Summer Squash. 

Cauliflower BBQ Wings

Crispy & smoky-sweet, this classic bar food is perfect to serve as an appetizer, snack or delicious side dish! Try it out at your next game-day get together. These "wings" are also perfect for air-frying.
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PREP TIME
5 minutes
COURSE
Appetizer
CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees.
  2. Crush the chips in a shallow bowl.
  3. Soak cauliflower florets in egg whites.
  4. Press the cauliflower florets into the chip crumbs until well coated.
  5. Lightly spray air fryer basket with non-stick spray. Place the cauliflower florets in the air fryer and cook for 15 minutes. Toss every 5 minutes to ensure an even crisp.
  6. Toss with BBQ sauce or serve on the side.
NOTES
Profile Exchange (Per Serving):1 Profile Meal, 1 oz very lean protein, 1 cup vegetables, 1 flex food
 

Red, White and Blue Strawberry Cake

Layered in fat-free whipped cream and paired with fresh summer berries, this cake is the perfect dessert to stay healthy during your summer festivities!
Red, White and Blue Strawberry Cake
COURSE
Dessert
CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS
  • 1-Packages Angel Food Cake Mix
  • 1 8oz container Fat-Free frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 pint Blueberries, rinsed and drained
  • 2 pints fresh Strawberries, rinsed and sliced

 

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Prepare Cake according to package directions and bake in a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Cool completely.
  3. Frost cake with whipped topping.
  4. Place blueberries in a square in the corner, and arrange sliced strawberries as stripes to make an American Flag.
  5. Chill until serving.
NOTES

Very Veggie Meatloaf

This homemade meatloaf recipe is classic comfort food and a family favorite. Veggie-loaded and full of flavor, this tender and juicy recipe is incredibly easy to make! Add this to your next meal prep menu.
Very Veggie Meatloaf
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
6
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb Ground Beef 93% lean or Ground Turkey, white meat only
  • 1 cup Cauliflower, par cooked and chopped very fine
  • 1/2 cup Green Bell Pepper, diced fine
  • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped fine
  • 2 T Garlic minced
  • Oregano, dried 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Egg Substitute
  • 1/3 cup Sugar-Free Ketchup
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9 x 5 loaf pan with vegetable oil spray.
  2. Wash 1 cup of Cauliflower florets and place in a microwave safe bowl with a small amount of water.
  3. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes until cauliflower is slightly soft.
  4. Drain off the water and chop fine, a food processor is great for this.
  5. In a large bowl, combine ground meat, egg substitute, sugar free ketchup, cauliflower, bell pepper, onion, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper; mix lightly
    to combine.
  6. Turn mixture out and into prepared loaf pan
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees.
  8. Remove from oven and let set a few minutes to resettle the juices. Slice and serve.
NOTES
Profile Exchanges: 3oz. lean protein, 1/3 cup vegetables

Sloppy Joe Hot and Cold Salad

Like a taco salad... except healthier, and instead of taco meat it's sloppy joe meat! Check out this salad that uses the Profile Sloppy Joe mix.
Sloppy Joe Hot and Cold Salad
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
1
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 ½ cups of Salad Greens (romaine and baby spinach provide a nice texture and bite)
  • 5 Grape Tomatoes
  • 1-2 slices of Red Onion
  • ½ Red Bell Pepper sliced into strips
  • 1 Package Profile Sloppy Joe

 

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Fill your Profile Salad Shaker with Salad Greens and Fresh Cilantro
  2. Wash and dry all vegetables
  3. Add 5-Grape tomatoes, sliced red bell pepper and sliced red onions
  4. Prepare Profile Sloppy Joe mix according to package directions and serve this over the above bed of greens and enjoy!
NOTES

Profile Exchange: 1 meal replacement; 2 cups vegetable servings

Key Lime Cheesecake

Transport your mind to sunshine with this healthy, perfectly tart recipe for Key Lime Cheesecake.
Key Lime Cheesecake
COURSE
Dessert
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
1
INGREDIENTS

 

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine P3, almond milk, and crushed cereal to make a crust.
  2. Pack “crust” into individual-sized pie pan.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix Profile Cheesecake with 3 oz. water and key lime juice and set in the fridge to let chill.
  4. Once the cheesecake has set, pour over crust, and top with fat-free whipped topping.
NOTES

Profile Exchange: 2 meal replacements, 2 flex foods

Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole

All the taste of your mama's cheesy tater tot casserole in a low-calorie dish the family will love. Give this recipe full of healthy ingredients a try.
Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
8
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. ground turkey cooked and drained
  • 1/2 of a yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 can fat-free cream of mushroom soup 10.75-ounce can
  • 1 can green beans
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 bags frozen cauliflower rice
  • Salt & pepper to taste

 

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place two bags of frozen cauliflower in the microwave and cook for the allotted time.
  3. Empty cooked bags into a colander over the sink to drain excess water.
  4. Mix the cooked ground turkey, onion, garlic, cream of mushroom soup, green beans, and salt and pepper.
  5. Spread mixture in the bottom of the baking dish.
  6. Top with ½ cup of the shredded cheese.
  7. Add the drained cauliflower.
  8. Season with more salt and pepper.
  9. Top with remaining cheese.
  10. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  11. Take out of the oven once the cauliflower starts to brown and cheese is melted.
  12. Enjoy!
NOTES

Profile Exchange: 2oz very lean protein, 1 cup vegetables, 1 fat, 1 flex food

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