"Mommy? What's for dinner?"
Cue the following thoughts, written as they likely played through my head:
Ugh, I need to do something with that ginormous bowl of pinto beans I soaked and cooked the other day . . . immersion blender? Ninja blender? Burritos . . . flautas . . . crap, still have an equally ginormous bowl of sliced and steamed squash. Puree and throw into freezer for later? Sneak into blended beans? AND shredded zucchini I need to use for zucchini bread. I think I have enough for 2 or 3 loaves. Maybe I should just freeze the zucchini. Why do I do this to myself? Produce is such a pain. All these things to make before they're just sad and unusable . . . but this is what I've chosen. It's better for us. You know you always feel awesome and healthy and satisfied when you cook and eat this way. Suck it up, woman.
And so, this is what I came up with - I referred to a random recipe in one of my cookbooks for a little bit of help to know what types of spices to add, but this is pretty much all me, doing my best to use what's in the fridge and ready to go: