Beans are the *best*. Which is good, since this being Lent, I will be eating a LOT of them. But I love beans:
In Americano form, mm.
A fact about me: my name being Ileana, people have been known to try to call me “Illy”. Please, please, please don’t do that. I hate it so hard.
More beans, lovely lovely lentils:
Specifically, lentil and sweet potato curry.
Made from this recipe. It was okayyyyy. Honestly, you say “lentil and sweet potato curry” to me and I have HIGH HIGH HIGH expectations. And it was just a bit dull. Though improved when I mashed up the sweet potato to incorporate its sweet deliciousness (but um it looked like barf!).
With some of the leftover brown rice I made myself a burrito bowl. It was a bit boring… my avocado INCONSIDERATELY decided not to be ripe enough.
This consisted of brown basmati, the last of some refried beans (the low fat kind- I have to say, though, is there anything better than the beans you get at real authentic Mexican restaurants that are undoubtedly made with lots of lard? In my mind, there is not!), mashed with some jalapeno, with green pepper and salsa verde atop.
With a yogurt and homemade ginger tea. Do other people make their own ginger tea? To me it makes no sense to buy ginger tea bags for like $.50 each when an entire knob of ginger, which you can cut thin slices off of for legit six months, costs like $.35.
This next set may or may not go with the bean theme… Is chocolate a bean? I clearly should’ve paid more attention when I went to the chocolate factory… Anyway, it’s a pod. And it’s delicious, particularly in CAKE IN A MUG!
From this recipe: chocolate cake in a mug.
HOLY. GOODNESS. I omitted the walnuts, and halved it (and thus halved the cooking time) and oh my god it was DEATH BY CHOCOLATE (which would be how I would like to die!).
Remember, you can still ask me anything! I’ve been really happy with the questions I’ve gotten so far- I was freaked out seeing some stuff in other blogs, but clearly people who read my blog are just way more polite than people who read other peoples’ blogs :D