Baleadas: Heat both sides of a whole wheat tortilla in a skillet. Mash 1/2 cup cooked black beans with about 2 tablespoons of their cooking liquid and season (I used Adobo sin pimienta blend and pepper). Melt 2 teaspoons of butter, then fry mashed beans in the butter until they reach desired thickness. Top the tortilla with the beans and 1/4 avocado. I also sliced some roma tomato, drying it before adding it to the baleada.
For lunch I had black bean soup again. Directions are under main dish recipes 2/8/17. As you can see from the pic, I burned the tortilla strips today. At least they were crunchy.
For dinner we had leftover white meat turkey sandwiches on homemade white Bread fresh out of the machine, with Ina Garden’s Roasted Carrots and broccoli piled over spinach dressed with ranch, salt, and pepper.
Exercise: Though I paused it twice to give myself a little extra recovery time, I finished a ten minute low impact cardio video from fitness blender. Before learning more about fitness a few years ago while losing 200 pounds, I would have stopped exercising the first time I couldn’t catch my breath. But today I waited for my breathing to slow and hit play again. And I finished it. Then I stretched for 5 minutes and meditated for about two. I’m not very patient with meditating yet. I feel the muscles I worked yesterday, not enough to be uncomfortable, but just enough to be aware I’m building strength. I’ve missed that feeling.