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Slow Cooker Smoky White Bean Soup


I keep wanting to type smokey and then I realize there are no bears in this bean soup. Close though! Beans. Bears. Smokey the Bear soup. Smoky the bean soup? Never mind. SOUP! And this one is so stupid easy you’ll have actual time to drink the eggnog without the whole IV thing. Don’t ask. […]

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Five-Alarm Chili


Apparently my mouth thinks it’s still winter. Isn’t it wonderful? So, have you ever had Five-Alarm Chili? Da-hudes. It’s HOT. But I like my face to rain, so I don’t mind. Thing is, Aaron keeps buying bags of corn chips. Like Fritos, ya know. The ones that you plunge into bean dip. He won’t stop. […]

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Roasted Garlic and Pepper Black Bean Soup


Beans, beans, the magical fruit . . . The more you eat, the more you . . . get cute? I’M TRYING TO BE A GROWN UP. I don’t normally use dried beans in recipes. I had to make a pumpkin pie for a client and it called to use dried beans as weights on […]

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Chipotle Black Bean Burgers


Meatless Monday! By total accident. Before we begin, I’d like to point out my jankidy jank pregnant woman avocado slices. Rugged, jagged, burning rebels in their own form. I didn’t even care to make them pretty. But you know what? My feet and legs and back and pancreas hurts, so we get James Dean avocado […]

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Spicy Bean Dip and My 2-Year Blogibirthery!


Happy Two-Year to meeeeee! Who wants bean dip? Truth is, I nearly forgot about my blogibirthery. I KNOW. I’ve been super distracted lately becauuuuuse there’s this tree in our back yard. This huge top-heavy tree in the back left-hand corner of our yard. And over Memorial Day weekend, when we were out of town, doing […]

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Frito Pie


Oh that’s right. With real life Fritos and everything. I wanted to call this “Totally Healthier Frito Pie,” because it really kind of is. With the use of ground turkey, fresh veggies, some good kidney and pinto beans, some termaters, spices, corn, a piece of your heart, lightly salted Frito chippies and some good cheddar […]

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Beery Black Bean and Pork Soup


Come on girls. Do you believe in love? ‘Cause I got something to say about it. And it goes something like this. Oh wait. Wrong forum! Or is it? On second thought, I DO have something to say about this, and it goes something like this: Can we just put beer in everything already? Who’s […]

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Easy Black Bean and Guacamole Tostadas


You know how when you close your eyes at night, images appear behind your eyelids? And it’s not your imagination really, they’re just random what-have-you designs that place themselves there without permission or inhibition? Do you know what I’m talking about? Well, the other night whilst in bed (am I a total troll using the […]

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Sausage, Kale and Black-Eyed Peas Soup


Weeeeell would ya look at that. The world didn’t blow up! Oh wait that was 13 years ago. And then two weeks ago. And okay, pretty much every morning if we really want to babysit my neurosis. Alright let’s just get down to this. Are you big on tradition? And the ancient folklore of the […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos


I want to tell you this was all about Superbowl planning, buuuuut it was just a Wednesday. Is it too early to even be thinking about Superbowl Sunday? It’s way too early, right? Waaay too early. Actually, let’s take a poll! (I almost typed pole. Ew. Let’s not take a pole, okay girls? Stay in […]

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