“Eat clean to stay fit, have a burger to stay sane!”

August 5, 2020 | Newsletters

“Eat clean to stay fit, have a burger to stay sane.”

We love Gigi Hadid’s take on moderation and staying healthy while still enjoying a delicious cookout classic.

And as any burger aficionado knows, there are countless delicious variations beyond the traditional burger. New flavors are born just by swapping out the patty and adding tasty toppings. Here are four of our favorite recipe swaps with a healthy, fresh and fun spin on the classic burger. Check ‘em out!

Pesto Turkey Burger: 
There’s a new special sauce in town – Spinach PESTO! That basil in your garden is perfect with Olivia’s spinach for making delicious and healthy fresh pesto. It’s a terrific homemade addition to turkey burgers. Best of all, it comes together in just a few minutes.

Chicken and Guacamole Burger: 
The secret to this delicious chicken burger is the tasty combo of ingredients inside the patties along with that heaping dollop of guacamole on top! Swapping in ground chicken and guacamole is a winning substitution perfect for a lighter outdoor summer dinner.

Crab Burger: 
We’re letting our New England roots shine with this coastal-inspired recipe. But no matter where you live, nothing beats seafood in the summer. This crab burger is spot-on in flavor and offers an indulgent upgrade to the standard cheeseburger. Just don’t forget the arugula and spinach aioli!

Black Bean and Kale Burger: 
This recipe offers that classic burger experience while swapping the beef for a satisfying and delicious vegan burger. We’ve tasted a lot of bean burgers, and this one definitely takes the cake. Plus, it goes great with all your favorite burger fixings.

Voila! Tasty recipes that swap fun new ingredients for the old standard burger. We hope you give them a try, and let us know of any tips or tweaks you make!

Speaking of tips, we’ve got a new round of winners receiving our fabulous Olivia’s Organics Cookbook and free salad coupons. Thanks to everyone who submitted their best tip for how they make eating organic easy. Here are the winners, along with their terrific ideas:

Herbs on Ice from Carol of Chelsea, ME

I grow my own herbs. Instead of drying them, I use shears to cut them into small pieces and sprinkle them into ice cube trays with water. Once they’re frozen, drop them into a labeled bag and use them all year long. Freezing them preserves more of the natural oils than dried herbs. 

A Frozen Organic Apple a Day from Suzan of Exeter, NH

Whenever you make applesauce or an apple pie, don’t throw the peels away. Pop them in a freezer bag. Then toss the frozen peels straight into a smoothie for a nutritional boost. 

Finding the Green Lining from Christine of Wilmington, MA

Christine’s tip puts a new spin on one-pan dinners – she adds a layer of organic baby spinach to the bottom of the sheet pan. Then the marinated chicken or fish goes right on top, creating a delicious blend of flavors as it bakes. 

We’re not done with our giveaways yet! We can’t wait to send our incredible Olivia’s Organics Cookbook to more lucky readers. Just share your favorite burger recipe (traditional or otherwise) for a chance to win! Share your blockbuster burger recipe on Instagram and tag @Olivias_Organics. Or email your burger recipe to  teamolivias@oliviasorganics.org

Thanks as always for making Olivia’s part of your fresh, healthy life.

Team Olivia’s

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