Jennifer von Ebers

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How to Lighten Up Your Favorite Recipe

By Jennifer von Ebers | May 28, 2013

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WP_20130516_018One of my favorite things to do is to make comfort foods that are notoriously unhealthy and try to re-create the same thing with much fewer calories (of course I still want it to taste amazing). I love the recipes on Marcus’s site and I saw a recipe that at first glance doesn’t fit into any healthy eating plan: La Mitraillette (Belgian Machine Gun) Sandwich. The original sandwich called for 2 beef patties on a baguette with a cup of french fries, caramelized onions and ketchup. Needless to say it’s not the lightest dish out there.

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