Zesty Refried Beans slow cooker method- Ingredients: 1 sweet onion (halved but not chopped) 3 cups DRY pinto beans (rinsed and sorted) 2 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 3 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 5 slices of crisp bacon (crumbled) 2 Tbsp bacon drippings (*optional) 1 jalapeno pepper (halved and seeded) 10 cups of water (plus 2 more cups later in cooking process)
Beauty in Balance: Refried Beans and Guacamole Gluten Free - Vegan Avocado: Today's research shows that when a woman eats one avocado a week, it balances hormones, sheds unwanted birth weight, and prevents cervical cancers.
I buy a big bag of dried pinto beans at the store, and in no time, I've got a huge batch of homemade "refried" beans cooking in the crockpot so I focus my attention on other things. We eat refried beans almost weekly, and I LOVE it! I can stand on my soapbox all say long and declare the virtues of these beans:
COFFEE DRINKERS....THANK ME LATER.... Homemade Coffee Creamer For each flavor of creamer, you start off with the same basic ‘base’ recipe. 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 3/4 cup milk or cream Mix the ingredients together well. Add them to a mason jar and shake to thoroughly mix the contents. POSSIBLE FLAVOR COMBINATIONS French Vanilla Creamer 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Vanilla Bean Coffee Creamer 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste Chocolate 2-3 tablespoons chocolate syrup Chocolate Almond 1…
Flat-Belly Dinner Healthy Chicken Parmigiana with Penne 4 oz grilled chicken, diced 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 cup cooked spinach (sauteed in 1 tsp olive oil) 1/2 cup whole-wheat penne 1 1/2 Tbsp grated Parmesan Spinach contains lipoic acid, which plays a role in energy production and may help regulate blood sugar levels. Total: 437 calories