Black Beans and Rice Recipe horizontal Joy Makin' Mamas

Black Beans and Rice is a busy weeknight dinner in a snap!

Even the best of us have had a day that got away from us and realized that everyone is hungry and there’s nothing in the fridge but a few paltry leftovers that won’t quite make a full dinner for the family and the last of the milk. Oops. Time for some PB&J, or to pull a rabbit out of the hat. If breakfast for dinner is getting old, you can throw together this (meatless!) Black Beans and Rice in less time than you’d wait for delivery, and entirely from pantry staples.

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cookie dough smoothie in a glass Joy Makin' Mamas Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Smoothie Recipe featuring @NielsenMassey vanilla

Spoiler: Does not contain cookie dough! So when your brain, which frankly doesn’t have to wear jeans and therefore doesn’t care whether they fit or not, will not shut up about wanting cookie dough, try feeding it this instead, and see if you can distract it long enough to make a salad sound like a good idea. (Ha ha. Just kidding, salad is good too…)

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