Have you seen these yet?! I see a ton of burger stacks from people on Instagram, and its always insane and way too much burger, but it looks cool right?! lol. So I made my own version tonight…I think if I ate the whole thing I would be in food coma, but I am pretty close anyway ha! I think stacking these things, no bun, makes it seem larger than it is though…I mean 1 slice of sweet potato, 1 slice of tomato, 1 scoop of avocado etc etc…filling but not as outrageous as it looks.
Anyways…this week we got back from Paris. Have you been there?! Oh man, what an experience. I absolutely 100% loved Disneyland, it was a lot of fun, and the kids had a great time. Plus, we got some Frozen Elsa and Ana dolls, which are pretty much non-existent these days. Every doll I have found online has been some weird looking version…but we got some really nice barbie-like “Disneyland Paris” edition dolls. I would go back to Disneyland again for sure. As far as Paris the city….I probably would not go back there. I just think it was outrageously expensive, driving was insane and I am pretty sure a lot of them aren’t too fond of Americans lol…then again…who is? So far, the countries we have visited aren’t very American friendly….some are, some aren’t…but that’s life. I was going to review one of the restaurants we ate at TheBesty.com…it was really good. As far as everything else, it fell short. Our apartment rental was pretty bad…it was very old, the windows opened with no railing or screen so not safe for my toddler, no shower just bath tub, and tell me why there was no toilet paper in that place?! lol We had to walk around forever trying to find a store. Not to mention, we left all my hair stuff and makeup at home so we needed a store for that too lol. Our first day was pretty much wasted on running errands.
I cheated and got Macarons at Laduree…how could I not? The line was out the door, and we waited about 30 minutes, but at least we can say we went there! They were so yummy, and I guess it’s a plus they are made with Almond Flour, right?! Still have a good amount of sugar though! I was OK with it (my weight when I got home wasn’t) but they were good at the time haha! I walked over 40 miles on this trip though!
The Eiffel Tower at night was amazing! It sparkles every hour and was just beautiful! We also went to viator.com and got this hop-on, hop-off, boat tour. It takes the Seine River around Paris, stops at all the major stops every 20 minutes, and we could hop on and off all day long. It made travel more fun, and we didn’t have to deal with the crazy driving.
If you ever go to Paris, make sure to get to Angelina’s for breakfast. The hot chocolate is supposed to be the best, and it was really good, they also have amazing Eggs Benedict. They also have a “boutique” there too with macarons and other pastries. It’s always nice to have a “prix fixe” menu, makes things a little less expensive, and convenient for the kids since they could share most of the time.
Thought I would share some pics!
Anyway enough about that…here is the recipe for the burger stacks!!
4 handfuls Spinach Leaves
1 lb Lean Ground Beef
*1 tsp Flavor God Garlic Seasoning
*1 tsp Flavor God Spicy Seasoning
1 small Sweet Potato, peeled and sliced
1 Tomato, sliced
1 Onion, sliced thin
1 Avocado, mashed
4 pieces of Bacon, cooked until crispy
*If you do not have Flavor God Seasonings, they are Paleo and low in salt so they are a great thing to have, but you can sub with salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, red pepper flakes and onion powder.
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Drizzle a little olive oil on your sweet potato slices, and season with a little salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet, and let cook until tender. Should take about 35-40 minutes depending on thickness.
Heat a small pan on low-medium heat, and add 1 Tbsp butter (I use Kerry Gold) with your sliced onions. Saute stirring occasionally for about 15-20 minutes until tender and golden brown.
In a mixing bowl, add your ground beef and Flavor God seasoning. Mix together with your hands and make 4 burger patties.
Heat a large pan or grill pan on medium heat, and add a little butter or coconut oil. Once hot, place each burger on the pan, and cook on each side for about 4 minutes. Make sure not to press the burgers down because the juices will run out and they will become dry. If your pan is hot, you can sear the outside and cook the inside…4 minutes on each side should make them medium, but it depends on how hot the pan is and how done you like your burgers.
Once the burgers are cooked through, remove from the heat.
By this time, you will also want to remove the onions from the pan. In the same pan the onions were in, crack your eggs and cook for about 1-2 minutes on each side…you can cook through or keep them runny, it is up to you.
I know it seems like a few steps, but its not that bad. I cooked everything in 45 minutes.
To assemble, put a handful of spinach at the bottom of your plate, top with 1 slice of sweet potato, 1 burger, a spoonful of onions, 1 egg, 1 slice of tomato, spoonful of avocado mash and 1 piece of bacon!
Recipe makes 4 servings
Each serving has 7 net carbs