Tasty Bean & Rice Dish


This is one of my favorites not just because of the taste but because of the diversity.
It works for meat lovers, vegetarians, and the finicky eater.

Tasty Bean & Rice Dish (It’s not original, just modified)

Yield: 2 servings

2oz avocado, chopped (source of good fat)
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. virgin olive oil
1 tsp. fresh ground cumin*
¼ tsp. sea salt
1/8 tsp. fresh black pepper
1-1.5 cups whole grain brown rice, cooked
2 cups plum tomatoes, chopped (approx. 6 tomatoes)
1/8 cup minced fresh parsley*

1 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro*
Black beans (not canned is best)

  • 1 cup per serving for strictly vegetarian
  • ½ cup per serving if adding buffalo (this adds to the protein grams in the meat)

Ground buffalo, cooked (organic is best; leaner than beef)

  • 3-4 ounces per serving (approx. 18-24 g. of protein***)
  • Add into mixture after separating appropriate amount for vegetarians

(For the finicky, non-spice eater: set aside individual portions of rice, meat/beans, and vegetables as you prepare them. Cover until serving time)


1) Cook meat and beans. Mix avocado, oil & vinegar, and spices.
2) Stir in tomatoes and let rest.
3) Once meat and rice are cooked, mix with other ingredients according to eating style.
4) Tastes best warm and fresh!


***Our bodies are only able to metabolize approx. 24 grams of protein in one sitting, any surplus gets stored as fat 🙁
Generally, 4oz of meat has 24 grams of protein; 4 egg whites = 24 grams protein.

Cilantro – Used to regulate digestion and remedy bladder problems; antibacterial that may be an effective natural means of combating salmonella. More
Cumin – Antiviral; anti-inflammatory; memory enhancer. More
Parsley – Antioxidant; helps neutralize certain carcinogens; improves eyesight; promotes kidney and liver health; prevents buildup in arteries.

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