As promised, the 2nd of two New Year’s posts! Happy new year!
You are cordially invited to the 4th annual new year’s tea!
2 14 oz. cans of black beans, drained and rinsed (or 3.5 cups of cooked black beans)
3 carrots, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 onion, chopped1 cup of canned or frozen corn kernels
3.5 cups of your favorite stock (or 2 14 oz. cans of chicken broth)
1 Tbsp. ground cumin
1/4-1/2 tsp. ground chipotle powder (optional)
Sautee the carrots, celery, and onion until onions are translucent. Add everything to the pot and cook until vegetables are soft. Puree half of the soup. Garnish with chopped cilantro, chopped avocado, sour cream, sliced radishes, crushed tortilla chips, and/or cotija cheese.
Last but not least, tea fashion!
At the conclusion of every new year’s tea, we share the following highlights in order to learn about ourselves and set intentions for the new year!
What a year it’s been! Highlights from 2015
Favorite new food: ____________________________________
Favorite activity: ______________________________________
Favorite new place visited: _____________________________
Favorite book: ________________________________________
Favorite movie: _______________________________________
Greatest lesson learned: _______________________________
Hardest thing I had to do: _______________________________
Favorite memory: _____________________________________
What I love most about 2015: ___________________________
Looking forward to 2016
What I want to learn: __________________________________
What I want to get better at: ____________________________
Biggest goal: ________________________________________
Happy new year!
‘Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”–Hal Borland