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Grilled Portabella Burger

We bought portabella mushrooms today with the intention of making burgers with them. We mixed a low sodium marinade of:

2 tbs. Olive Oil
3 tbs. Splenda
1/2 tsp. Onion Powder
5 tbs. Balsamic Vinegar

We marinated the mushrooms with the mixture for 20-30 minutes before putting them on the grill. When they were almost done a little mozzarella cheese topped with a grilled onion slice, tomato slice, shredded lettuce, and just a teeny-tiny bit of horseradish mayo. I was the only one who liked the 'shroom burger. Christian took two bites... at least he tried. Millard ate a little more than half. Alex tasted his then played with it. But again, I absolutely loved it!

For a side we had fries. My dad had a heart attack in August '07. During his recovery he was given healthy recipes from the hospital. One which I tried tonight was a mix for home made fries and they turned out really good. Both kids loved them (the white more than the sweet). We cut white potatoes and sweet potatoes, par boiled them for 5 minutes, sprayed them with olive oil, then tossed them with the following blend:

1 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. sage or oregano (I used 1/2 tsp. of each)
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/4 tsp. marjoram


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