Chipotle Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Hi Everyone, I have to tell you I am on two major kicks right now, chipotle and quinoa!  I don’t know what it is but I can’t get enough.  I am sure you can tell from the recipes I have recently posted.  Well today I thought why not combine the two?  Oh yah, chipotle peppers […]

BBQ Chicken Salad w/ BBQ Ranch Dressing

Hi Everyone, Today I am re-making, re-improving one of my all time favorite salads, the Barbecue Chicken Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing.  I swear this is one salad that I could eat everyday!!  Psst…  I ate it for dinner, lunch then dinner again.  he he This salad has it all, chicken, black beans, corn, avocado, […]

Yum Yum Wednesday – Chocolate Zucchini Beanie Brownies

Hi Everyone, Welcome to Yum, Yum Wednesday, where I bring back a recipe from the past.  Since zucchini season is just about here, I thought I would share  with you my Chocolate Zucchini Beanie Brownies.  These brownies blew my mind!  They are made with black beans and zucchini and you can not tell at all, […]

Hot Black Bean Dip #TeamTBC

Hi Everyone! Happy National Tortilla Day!  Smoothie Monday had to take a backseat today because of this glorious holiday!!  You know how I love Mexican food, spice and dips, so I had to celebrate with my Hot Black Bean Dip! Oh man this dip is so me. Apparently I’m on some kind of southwestern kick […]

Roasted Squash and Mexican Black Bean Salad #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone! I’m back with #SundaySupper and today’s mission is to make a sweet and savory recipe for all kinds of winter squash.  Oh boy, oh boy!  I LOVE squash!  I am excited for today’s recipes.  I can eat squash everyday!  It can be butternut, acorn, delicata and pumpkin.  It’s so good!!  I thought of a […]

Black Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Quesadilla

Hi Everyone, You know what I haven’t had in FOREVER?  Mexican food!  I think it’s been like two weeks.  That is a long time for me.  Last week I was a snacker.  You know what a snacker is?  Someone who prefers to eat a bunch of tiny things than eating a full meal.  I think […]

Oven Roasted Tomatoes with Balsamic Glaze / Weekly Recap

Hi Everyone, Let me tell you I had quite a Friday!  I went to get my hair done and I asked for sun beachy blonde, like a light golden brown and she colored my hair brown!  AHHH!!!  We totally both had different ideas in our head.  After she did my hair, I practically cried and said where’s […]

Black Burgers Again / Weekly Recap

Hi Everyone and Happy Saturday to you!! Today I have for you a re-make recipe.  I made this once before and it didn’t turn out great, so I asked you for your help!!  With your help and the help of Buffalo Wild Wings, I finally made a Black Bean Burger that I can write about! […]

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Quinoa Tacos

Hi Everyone, I was going to wait to share today’s post with you, but I got so excited I couldn’t wait to share it!!  Just about everything in this dish are new foods that I discovered this year and I decided to throw them all together in one dish and have myself one tasty, tasty […]

Butternut Squash and Smoky Black Bean Salad

Hi Everyone, Boy am I having a lazy day! Today when I got home from work, I started to feel ill.  My heart started to race, I started to sweat and I felt dizzy.  I never feel that way!  So what does one do when that happens?  After sitting for a few minutes, I made […]