You know how some people have a bowl of nuts that sit on the counter? Or maybe a bowl of M&Ms, if you’re lucky? I remember my friend’s parents always having a bowl of cashews on their counter and I used to eat them until I was sick. Probably why I have a nut intolerance these days. That and the fact I used to eat almost a jar of almond butter every day. Were you around for those days of PaleOMG? Lots of almond butter talk back then. Well anyways, I like to have a bowl of beans ready for me at any moment. When you’re trying to eat more beans to keep your digestive track rocking, your skin glowing, and your nails growing – well you gotta have beans ready to go at all times. And these are the type of beans that just get better the longer they sit, like chili…or brownies. Not sure if brownies actually make sense here, but how good are brownies throughout the week? I mean, they never get old. Now I wish I had some brownies. But I guess it’s beans for me, instead!
Today has been such a weird day for me. I’m normally a person who wakes up ready to go by 6am and ready to work. But today hit me like a freight train. The week finally caught up to me and my body is pushing back. All day it’s been telling me to chill TF out. So you know what I did? I obliged. And I’ve watched 8 episodes of Ginny & Georgia instead of doing everything on my to-do list. And you know what? IT’S BEEN AMAZING! But I did manage to peel myself off the couch to make this recipe for you. It’s so easy that you can make it on a day you want to do absolutely nothing. I’ve been making this butter beans recipe for months now and I buy butter beans in packs of 12 cans so I can make them whenever I want. It’s a great side dish or snack. And it helps you get that fiber in, baby! If you ain’t getting that fiber in, you ain’t living right. Ok, I’ll stop saying ain’t. But learn from my mistakes – eat your beans and get ready to become the healthiest version of yourself. Fiber is KING! And speaking of fiber, it’s dinner time so I think I’m going to order some Mediterranean food, load my face with hummus, and finish this season of Ginny & Georgia. I’m hooked!
Marinated Butter Beans
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 10-12 servings 1x
- Drain and rinse beans.
- Add to a bowl and mix with the remaining ingredients.
- The more these beans sit, the tastier they will get. Eat immediately or after they have marinated for a while. Either way is delicious!
*After I mixed everything together, I tasted it and added a little extra fine salt so I recommend you do the same to see if you like it saltier or not!
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