WIAW: Chickpeas, Burrito bowls & Homemade Guac
I probably (definitely) should be studying right now, but instead I am typing up this post. I am also currently dealing with a bit of a lingering cold that turned into a sore throat so I am going to make this post short & sweet (but full of good eats) before I get back to my studying.
For breakfast I had my classic banana-blueberry oatmeal. I have been loving adding chia seeds instead of ground flax to my oats lately. Chia seeds are such a super food and lucky for me, I love ’em! Of course my oats are also loaded with cinnamon, and sprinkled with coconut sugar.
For lunch I have been loving fresh salads with garbanzo or cannelloni beans on top. I always toss the beans in some garlic powder, curry, chili powder, and turmeric before putting them on my salad. I have been using Whole Foods Health Starts Here Balsamic Dressing for my salads. I love that it is oil free, tastes great, and is super healthy! I have been getting horrible acne whenever I eat nuts or oil, so I have been staying away from both of those at all costs. Also, there aren’t any health benefits of oil, so there really isn’t any reason to consume it.
I almost always need a snack in the afternoon before dinner. I had some carrots and a makeshift homemade guacamole by mashing 1/4 an avocado, lime, garlic, and sea salt.
I was still feeling the mexican food for dinner, so I decided to make a burrito bowl. I made brown rice, and mixed in red onion, corn, black beans, garlic, chili powder, cumin, and paprika. I topped the rice mixture on a bed of greens, then added some avocado, tomato, and avocado.
I had some power O’s with some sliced banana and cashew milk for dessert. I absolutely adore Love Grown Foods and love even more that they make their cereal with beans. I pretty much try to sneak beans into any meal I can, so these are right up my alley.
What is your go-to meal as of late? Do you like using beans in cooking/ desserts? What is your favorite kind of cereal?