Black Bean & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

by Mary & Christina on February 3, 2014 · 3 comments

another snowy day! Boy has this been quite a winter we have had so far.  Riley is itching to go outside and play some more!  When I took her outside earlier the snow was so deep and fluffy…was was afraid to jump in at first but once I walked through it she dove right in and started hopping right along beside me. such a cutie.

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I live by myself and so I really got out of the habit of making dinner for myself.  Im not quite sure why. Because I love cooking/baking. So I recently started cooking a lot again. Recently I have made Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal, Grilled Chicken with Lemon Basil Pasta, Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, Butternut Squash, Black bean, and Kale Quesadillas (so good!), and  Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese.

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and I also made Maria’s (Two Peas and Their Pod) Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake.

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I thought this recipe looked so fun, healthy and different. I also like recipes that are easy/fast to make and can easily freeze for leftovers…this is especially important to me because I live alone.  Anything that is easy for me to do AND I can freeze..I’m in.  Maria raved about this recipe and now I know why. It really is so so good and you kinda feel good about yourself too…quinoa, black beans, tons of veggies…yes please!


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This weekend we had a little work get-together…it was fun!


more photos of my baby girl…

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I am proud of myself for jumping back on the running band wagon. I kind of stopped running after the Baltimore Marathon- I needed a BREAK. I feel fresh now and am training for the NYC half in March. I am so excited!

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Bought my first Thirty-One bags….lunch bag and Utility Tote.

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A beautiful flower in bloom that my friend Allie bought for me :)

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Riley is afraid of Vacuums. I get it.

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Hope you had a nice weekend! Stay warm!

Question 1: what did you do fun this weekend:

Question 2: What is one of your favorite quotes?

Question 3: Have you cooked anything fun lately?

Question 4: have you ever bought anything from Thirty-One before?


{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Hannah @ palmbeachrunner February 3, 2014 at 10:13 pm

this recipe looks delicious! thanks for sharing, and I just bought some tortillas today too! :-)


2 Mary & Christina February 4, 2014 at 6:50 am

thanks hannah! it really is so good you should definitely try it. Your wedding looked so nice! i loved the beautiful ribbons on the back of the chairs


3 Ryan April 4, 2014 at 9:25 am

Hey Mary and Tina! I made this recipe last week and it was SO SO good. In a pinch I actually ended up making my own enchilada sauce which proved to be a success. Thanks so much for sharing :)


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