On The Griddle

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These recipes will surely help you to get your griddle on!

Gone are the days when the only method of cooking available is frying. Today, you have far healthier alternatives of whipping up your dishes and one of those is to use your griddle! If you wish to lead a healthier life, we recommend that you take a look at this option. There is one piece of cooking equipment that has inspired us to turn a healthy leaf and that is no other than Cuisinart 5 in 1 Griddler. This is the best tool for whipping up these amazing recipes.

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Photo Credit: kitchencouture.com

Ham and Swiss Griddle Cakes

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Photo Credit: recipegirl.com

This is a much more delicious and healthier alternative to pancakes. To get the complete list of ingredients, please visit Recipe Girl.

Cook ham slices in a medium skillet until they become brown. Add in the onion and wait for it to soften. Scoop a portion of the ham mixture and set it aside. Place flour, baking powder, chives, pepper and salt in a medium sized bowl and whisk it all together. Add in the egg, milk and oil. Add in the remaining ham mixture and add ¾ cup of cheese. Spray the griddle with nonstick spray. Place about ¼ cup of batter into the griddle. Cook until it is golden brown. Cook for 3 -4 minutes then flip. Cook the other side for 2-3 minutes. Stack 2 to 3 pieces of the griddle cakes and sprinkle with cheese then top off with the ham and onion mixture.

These ham and swiss cheese griddle cakes will surely make your mornings a whole lot brighter. Up next, we have the healthiest take on steak.

Spicy Griddle Tofu Steak

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Photo Credit: thewoksoflife.com

Skip the red meat for this healthier option! To get the complete list of ingredients, please visit The Woks of Life.

Place tofu on a plate and allow it to drain for ten minutes. Slice it into pieces. Place the cumin seeds and Sichuan peppercorn in a mortar and pestle and crush it. Mix it with salt, garlic and chili powder. In a separate bowl, pour hoisin,  a teaspoonful of oil and soy sauce and mix it well. Place a skillet over high heat and add two tablespoons of oil. Place tofu in the pan and sprinkle the dried spices on top of the tofu. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Flip tofu and sprinkle the other side with the spices. Cook again for 3 to 5 minutes. Brush tofu with the sauce and sprinkle cilantro and scallion on top.

Say goodbye to Chinese take out because this dish will surely your cravings in the healthiest way possible. Lastly, we have the best sweet potatoes recipe you can ever taste!

Griddled Sweet Potatoes With Mint, Chili and Smoked Garlic

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Photo Credit: thehappyfoodie.co.uk

The mint, garlic and chili bring out the best in the sweet potatoes. To get the complete list of ingredients, please visit The Happy Foodie.

Coat the sweet potatoes with oil and season it with salt. Place the griddle pan over high heat. Wait until the pan is already smoking hot before placing the sweet potatoes. Griddle each side of the potatoes for 3 minutes. Transfer the potatoes into a platter. Mix all the dressing ingredients well in a small bowl. Add salt to taste. Pour the resulting mixture over the sweet potatoes. Serve right away.

These recipes just prove that healthy does not have to be bland and boring. Thanks to the ever reliable griddle, you can turn healthy into yummy!