Chicken Or Chickpeas?

I had every intention of eating the black beans I knew I had in my fridge. But when I opened the container, it didn’t smell so good. And I’m pretty sure there shouldn’t be white spots on the beans. So I tossed those. And stood in front of the cupboards & freezer deciding what I would use to replace the black beans. Chicken or chickpeas? I was too impatient to defrost the chicken, so chickpeas it was!

And what was I creating with said chickpeas? Burritos!

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Okay, so technically I only made one, because well, it’s only me here, and I only had one wrap left. I semi-mashed some chickpeas, then mixed them with some leftover brown basmati rice, corn, green onion, salsa, and jalapenos. I heated the filling in the microwave, then added it to the wrap with some smashed avocado and shredded cheddar & mozzarella. I wrapped it up burrito style as best I could, considering I was using a Flatout Wrap, and threw it on the Foreman to get all heated up. I made a little bit too much filling, so I just ate that on the side.

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Check out that cheesy goodness oozing out.

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Oh yeah. Cheese porn. Gotta love it 😉

I decided to bust out the ol’ Wii Fit this evening, and went through all the yoga poses on there, then did some abs. And tried yet again to work out the knot of death between my shoulders with the tennis ball. I’m not having luck with this – tips on how this is supposed to work? Because so far, it mostly just hurts like an SOB!

There was also some Dr Mario thrown in there, because well, if I’m going to turn on the Wii, may as well get my Mario fix. Then it was snack time 🙂

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Plain non-fat yogurt topped with lemon curd, raspberry jam, hemp seeds, and shredded coconut. Lemon + raspberry = excellent flavour combo.

I don’t know if you can tell, but I’m scraping bare bottom with the food in my fridge. Fortunately, tomorrow is payday Friday, which means Saturday can be super shopping Saturday! And boy do I have some food plans for the weekend & next week 🙂

Anyways, that’s all she wrote! Night 🙂

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10 Comments on “Chicken Or Chickpeas?”

  1. June 26, 2009 at 2:46 am #

    Wow, creative ideas there! Loving the look of that wrap! 🙂

  2. June 26, 2009 at 5:34 am #

    Oh I LOVE payday! I have to wait another five days 😦 The chickpea burrito was a fantastic idea, it looks so good. I love the flatout wraps because they allow for so much yumminess to go into the wrap, and they are so high in fiber!

    Have fun on super shopping Saturday 🙂

  3. June 26, 2009 at 5:54 am #

    YAHOO for payday!! I love chickpeas and I love cheese so that’s one great wrap!

  4. sunshineach
    June 26, 2009 at 6:19 am #

    For digging in the bottom of your fridge, that burrito concoction looks absolutely mouthwatering and sounds like something I can actually make with stuff I already have.

    I’m always looking for new ways to show love to my little chickpea, so I will have to buck up and try that in the near future!

  5. June 26, 2009 at 7:05 am #

    The burrito looks fabulous as does the yogurt! Your food always looks SO good!

  6. June 26, 2009 at 8:16 am #

    Looks delicious!!

  7. June 26, 2009 at 9:38 am #

    You had me at cheese porn and jalapenos! Looks delish!

  8. June 26, 2009 at 1:51 pm #

    WOW. That looks so much better than the dang burrito I had at Whole Foods. hahahah i would pay more to eat yours. 😛 YUMMMMM.

  9. June 26, 2009 at 2:15 pm #

    wow that is some chickpea porn!! I just need to get me some rice and I am so making that wrap because it sounds delicious. have a fabulous friday!

  10. June 27, 2009 at 10:03 pm #

    I love the chickpeas in the burrito! Sounds so delicious.

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