Category Archives: black beans

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 2nd, 2017 Recipe: http://flavorrd.com/2014/03/chicken-tortilla-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Didn’t make the fried tortilla strips and just used tortilla chips instead because we have kids. I also made some white rice … Continue reading

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Black bean, corn, tomato, avocado salad

Date: June 17th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/07/01/black-bean-corn-and-avocado-salad/ Time to table: 20 minutes or so Servings: Depends on if it’s a side or a main dish I guess? 4? Modifications: Just used frozen corn and microwaved it a bit. Also, kind of ran out of … Continue reading

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Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: http://elefantitasalegres.blogspot.com/2016/02/mexican-layer-casserole.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Dinners and a several lunches Modifications: Didn’t use the frozen vegetables and used carrots, onion, garlic, and corn instead. We mixed the black beans in with the rice too. Next time I would mix … Continue reading

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Chicken wraps with guacamole and black bean salsa

Date: June 1 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/01/11/roasted-chicken-wraps-with-black-bean-salsa-and-guacamole/ Modifications:  I just used this as an idea – purchased the black bean salsa, got spinach wraps, spinach, sauteed chicken, and made guacamole like I usually make it. (I use 3 avocados, one roma tomato, 1/2 red … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad

Date: May 4th Recipe: http://whatsgabycooking.com/bbq-chicken-quinoa-salad/ Modifications:  I added a sautéed onion because we had half of one in the fridge, and I added paprika, garlic powder, and salt to the mix. Time to table: 30 minutes, we already had the shredded chicken … Continue reading

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Turkey Cranchiladas

Date: December 1st, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2010/11/turkey-cranchiladas.html Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 9 enchiladas. Dinner and several lunches Modifications: Skipped the hot sauce, because kids. Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: We were both shocked that the kids ate these as they are … Continue reading

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jalapeño cheddar chicken burgers with guacamole

Date: August 5th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/07/10/jalapeno-cheddar-chicken-burgers-with-guacamole/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: Four burgers Modifications: Nothing, actually, I followed the recipe rather closely for once. Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie: Like, eventually Luke: Dislike Notes: Once Annie actually tried these, she liked them, but both kids were … Continue reading

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Chili in Bread Bowls

Date: November 10, 2013 Recipe: Bread bowls: http://www.annies-eats.com/2007/10/07/chili-in-bread-bowls/ Chili: http://weelicious.com/2011/02/01/four-bean-chili/ (previously made here) Modifications:  No modifications for the bread bowls, and for the chili we used the same modifications we typically do for that – subbed ground turkey and added a green pepper. … Continue reading

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Tilapia in foil packets

Date: March 28th, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2011/09/07/halibut-with-chipotle-compound-butter-in-foil-packets/ Modifications: Let’s see, we used tilapia instead of halibut because it was way cheaper. I didn’t use the chipotle chilies because Erin is not a spice fan. Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: 3 adults … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 28th, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2009/11/16/a-few-of-my-favorite-things/ Modifications: None, actually. Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 6 hours cook time Servings: 5 adults Ben: Like Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: This was made way easier by the fact that we had shredded … Continue reading

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