Carbing up Chipotle Style

I am always looking for an easy, nutritious meal.  I like meals that offer healthy carbs and protein.  A few months back I decided that we could replicate Chipotle’s rice bowls at home.  How easy would that be?

I found a delicious recipe for homemade refried beans on one of my favorite food blogs, 100 days of real food.

I have made these beans a dozen times and they turn out super yummy every time.  Plus, using the crock pot means most my work is done by the time dinner prep comes along.

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As soon as the beans are done, you can mash them to the consistency of your choice.

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I then cook some organic brown rice.

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Add the toppings and you are done!  Super easy for a weekday dinner.

Don’t forget the tomatoes and avacado!

If we want more protein, I’ve added shrimp and chicken to our toppings.

Enjoy!

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4 thoughts on “Carbing up Chipotle Style

  1. you need Yumm sauce.  You don’t have that in Cali, do you?  I should send you some.  De-lish!  Maybe some black beans too!

    • Yumm sauce? I’ve never heard of that. I’ll have to look it up. I’d like to try making black beans in the crock pot. I haven’t done that. Let me know if you beat me to it.

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