Gonzalo Beans

Earlier today I got a knock at the door and the Propel Fairy aka the Fed Ex guy delivered a TON of it!!! So, I’ve been sitting here on the floor drinking it all day. Just another day in RER land.

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I also hung out on the patio at some point sipping a bev.

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And I’m going this TJ’s cleanse because it’s easier than actually doing a real cleanse where I avoid sugar. But I should do that too.

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Snack I found at Mother’s Market health food store – almond butter rice krispy bars.

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Lunch in my new salad bowl. Eat the rainbow (and not just Starburst).

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And then I had a stroke of GENIUS for dinner! I am so excited that this came out amazing!! I made a peanut sauce out of my favorite secret ingredient and it came out delicious. Recipe coming soon!

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I served up the sauce on brown rice pasta and added garbanzo beans after the picture.

Then, my brother called me to ask what I was making for “Meatless Monday”… so I described this meal. And he thought I said “Gonzalo beans” which I found hysterical and that is what we shall call them from now on. (Gonzalo is a name in case you live in a world where everyone is named Jen and didn’t realize.)

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Gonzalo. Ha! I’m sure I’m the only one who thinks this is funny, and that’s fine with me wlEmoticon smile2 Gonzalo Beans 

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Now I’m going to hang out with Vegas.

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Okay. See you later!

Question: What did you have for dinner?

Comments

  1. says

    I have classes on Monday nights (after teaching all day, woo hoo!) so I try to pack a dinner along with me. Today was an uninspiring sandwich. I would MUCH rather have had gonzalo beans on that pasta masterpiece you made!

  2. says

    Dinner… where I accidentally poured half the bottle of lemon pepper on everyone’s fish. It was…spicy to say the least!

  3. says

    Holy propel that is awesome!! I can’t wait for your peanut sauce recipe because my boyfriends version was to dump jif in a pot of noodles. Surprisingly not that delicious and I really love jif. I’m sure yours was better haha

  4. Julie says

    Since I’m trying to avoid pasta (but I still love it!) we had spagetti squash with some chicken sausage and marinara sauce. Not meatless, but I feel OK with it because I did avoid the pasta. So many of my meals are meatless, that I sometimes forget to have one on Meatless Monday!

  5. Jen says

    I’m named Jen and I feel like I do live in a world where everyone is named Jen. But at least I do have a friend named Gonzalo. And for the record, I think Gonzalo beans is hilarious.

  6. says

    I had leftover Chinese food for dinner. Actually it was Thai food from a Chinese restaurant…
    Anyway, I just wanted to say that I love that you put a Castle meme (is it a meme?) thing in your blog. Totally makes my day! :)

  7. says

    I can’t wait to hear how the TJ’s cleanse worksout. I think the Net Contents on the package is funny. 3 bottles in a box…in case you didn’t know how they are packaged! Gonzalo beans also made me crack up. I instantly thought of Gonzo from the Muppets. :)

    Dinner last night was bell pepper nachos-I mixed ground beef, black beans, and hot rotel and put it over roasted bell peppers with some cheese on top. Easy, healthy, and delicious…

  8. says

    OMG! It’s my long-lost Propel sister from another mother! How the heck did you score all of that? Tellmetellmetellmetellmetellme NOW!!! Lol!
    Chow time was a super yummy piece of salmon from the local Italian deli and brown rice. I could eat POUNDS of that stuff. With or without the gonzalo beans…:)

  9. Claudia says

    LOL – I totally get that Gonzalo beans > Garbonzo beans. Growing up they were always (and still are) Bongo beans – I think one of my brothers dubbed them that when he was a kid. And in keeping with the Gonzalo/Bongo bean theme – we had TJ’s Falafels w/tzatziki, pitas, and hummus last night.

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