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Black Bean Burgers - I found a MUST TRY recipe! (hint: It's delicious!)

Well I haven't been around lately, just busy and tired at the same time, that combo makes for far less yoga and blogging. Luckily I'm in such a healthy eating routine that I havne't been knocked from it.

Last night I tried a new recipe I found online. It was for black bean burgers:
 [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

One of the things about black bean burgers is that they are notoriously mushy and they can even fall apart at times. Over at Serious Eats you can find the recipe and read the article that goes along with it, explaining the trial and error, the fucking SCIENCE that went into creating this amazing 'meaty' textured black bean burger. I highly suggest you make a batch. It's a little more work than usual for such a thing but the reward is totally worth it in the end.



Joey loved these burgers so much he said we need to make them when he has friends over on Sunday we are also trying to eat healthier. He even had one for lunch today because there was some mixture left.  I honestly can't say enough good things about this recipe! <<< Can you tell I want you to try it? :) If you do leave me a comment below!

I haven't weighed myself again, I might tomorrow, I have a doc appt on Monday. BUT, I was wearing a bra extender and today I took it off and my bra fit just fine. So, it's been awhile since I could do that so I'm pretty hopeful about tomorrow's weigh in. :) 



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  1. Those look amazing. I have never tried a black bean burger, but I would definitely be willing to try these.

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