Meatless Monday: Taco Chili

It’s a rainy day here in eastern North Carolina<said in my best news anchor voice. A perfect day for chili! I'm really making my best efforts towards a vegetarian life so i took an old family favorite recipe and made it meatless.
Usually I would add two shredded chicken breasts to this chili but I'm running out of meat in the freezer and trying to not buy more. This chili is amazing and simple. Just throw it in the crock pot and forget about it.


1 can of black beans 15 oz drained
1 can of kidney beans 15 oz drained
1 can of corn drained
1 can of Rotel, I use mild
1 packet of taco seasoning, or make your own
1 can of tomato sauce 15 oz
1/2 of an onion diced
1 tablespoon of cumin, I prefer more because I love cumin

Mix together in your crock pot and cook on low. I usually start mine mid morning and just let it cook on low all day, you don’t have to cook it all day but I like to forget about things lol. This is a little spicy for me but I’m a whimp lol! You can also add some fresh cilantro, I just didn’t have any on hand today. I did top it with some shredded cheese. And it’s that easy! I didn’t even miss the chicken, it was so good! Hope you enjoy



Rainy day bun

I swear it has been raining for like 5 years here in NC! Ok maybe just a week but it def feels like forever. I had to venture out in the gloom today and I wasn’t about to even attempt to do my hair, so a messy bun it was! I have to admit I am one of those girls that wear leggings or yoga pants everyday but I’ve never been to a yoga class hahaha! Today I felt like it was perfect for jeans and a t-shirt, and a messy bun just tops it all off. For some reason a messy bun is like the hardest look to get right, but I think I’ve mastered it. Tease the hell outta your hair! I finished it with an adorable head band I picked up last week. I’ll post a Messy bun tutorial very soon 🙂

And this is the sky after a week of nothing but gray ugly skies