Chicago Bean

I love beans. All beans – especially garbanzo :)IMG_0428

But I found another bean to love – the Chicago Bean!IMG_0431 IMG_0425

Chandra and I walked around Chicago after the Healthy Living Summit activities were over. I wanted to take a nap, but she convinced me to get out (and I’m glad she did).IMG_0437

It was really cool exploring the city since I’ve never been to Chicago before! I really love this city.IMG_0439

We walked to the pier and watched the sunset behind the buildings. It was so romantic, huh Chandra. Chandra? No? Oh.IMG_0444 

At some point in the day I had tiny apples and a granola bar. And maybe one of many cookies mentioned at the end of this post. Sorry I look like a homeless person. It is what it is.IMG_0400


Athenos sponsored snack time this afternoon too!


Then, we realized we were super hungry and bee-lined it for dinner. We ended up at an Asian fusion place. I got miso soup (because I couldn’t wait another second for food).IMG_0447

And I ordered a tofu vegetable medley and rice for my main course. I destroyed this meal. Seriously. Plus a gallon or so of soy sauce, give or take.IMG_0450 IMG_0451

Then we headed back to the hotel where I have cookies, made by roomie Kelly, waiting for me. I would say “us” instead of “me” but I’m eating them solo at this point. 

These are Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies and have changed my life. It’s just that the verdict is still out as to if they changed it for the better 😉IMG_0458

I need the recipe and will share upon arrival!

Good night :)


  1. says

    I don’t know how I haven’t stumbled upon your blog before tonight, but I’m so happy it happened. You are hilarious and I really like your writing style. I made those Nutella cookies for my friend maybe two months ago but I think I was a little too light-handed with the magical ingredient because they ended up tasting like ordinary chocolate chip cookies, boooo.

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