Category Archives: Black Beans

Summer Chili

 I have not cooked anything new this week because I was on jury duty for 6 days. It was the worst! The case should never have gone to trial and it was a total and complete abuse of the justice … Continue reading

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Chicken and Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

*Originally posted December 2, 2014 Sorry I am behind on posting! I traveled to Philadephia for their half marathon, and then I went to South Carolina for Thanksgiving. And I broke a toe and got a sinus infection, so it’s … Continue reading

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Mexican Hash

Sometimes you buy too many yams, and you just can’t stand the thought of rotisserie chicken and yam fries again, so you get creative. I threw this together the other night, and there were no leftovers! *I used brown rice … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

*Originally posted August 17, 2014 The world’s worst photographer strikes again! Seriously, I look at other people’s blogs and wonder how they have such great photos. I have zero sense for photography, but at least my recipes are tasty.  This … Continue reading

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Mexican Polenta Pie

*Originally posted December 17, 2013 Today is the official start of 2014 Boston Marathon training!  The running has yet to affect my metabolism, but I am certainly eating like it has. While the weather outside is frightful, I made this … Continue reading

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Mango Black Bean Quinoa Salad

I love quinoa, mangos and black beans so this salad is a no brainer. Plus it’s vegan! 1 cup quinoa, 2 cups water Juice of 1 lime, plus zest 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Black Bean Chili

*Originally posted March 3, 2013 This week I had my first minor injury and had to miss a long run.  My calves are so tight that it messed up my ankle.  But, I did the smart thing and did not … Continue reading

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Black Bean Pineapple Salsa

*Originally posted January 11, 2013 I feel I should end “football playoff party food week” with something healthy, since I clearly have a thing for buffalo sauce. (It’s not the buffalo sauce that’s bad, it is the blue cheese that … Continue reading

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Beef Chili with Bacon and Black Beans

*Originally posted January 17, 2013 I never liked beef chili until I started running and I suddenly wanted red meat all the time. So, I’ve never really strived to find the perfect recipe for it.  Now, since I am training … Continue reading

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Sweet Potatoes with Kale and Black Beans

As I train for my first marathon, my approach to nutrition is to eat as many fruits and vegetables, whole grains and, of course, carbs, as I can take so that when I want to knock someone over for a … Continue reading

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