This is not the meal I intended to make. I had my sights set on a quinoa, chickpea, spinach bowl with a tangy, citrus, olive oil dressing. As I started to cook (aka pulled out a pot), I realized I didn't buy quinoa. Okay, no worries, can totally do without it - I'll just switch it to a hearty sweet potato black bean bowl. Started to get going on that (aka grabbed the can of black beans), when I realized that the kitchen I'm using doesn't have a can opener... slightly bigger problem. I considered taking a stab at opening the can with a knife, but visions of slicing my hand open quickly took me in a different direction.Read More
Let me set the scene: it's Sunday. Your head throbs from a lingering hangover, and your face is puffy from the alcohol and the messy fries and the Domino's cheesy bread and the free vodka shots that you got because the bartender was in one of your classes freshman year. Not that I would know or anything. But it's Sunday, and the whole week is ahead of you. And you actually have some time today to cook something other than a microwaved veggie burger, and boy oh boy, are you feelin' extra.
So this is what you do.
Make this b-e-a-u-tiful buddha bowl and post it on your Snapchat story and let everyone know that you not only survived the darty AND the night at the bars, but now you are THRIVING.Read More