How About a Fiesta?

Hey readers! 
We made it though Monday. It wasn’t so bad, was it? Mine FLEW by. I got to the office at 8am, took lunch around noon and before I knew it was 5 o’clock. Time to go! 
When I got home I went for a run outside…that in itself is saying a lot in the middle of January, but that’s not all. I ran in shorts and a t-shirt. It’s the middle of January and it was 70 degrees outside! How perfect. Why I love Charleston #247. 

Usually I am not very hungry immediately after I exercise. It takes me awhile to get back to my resting state and for my appetite to come back. But after just a few minutes of getting back home I was hun.gur.ey. 
I found a can of beans in the kitchen cabinet that I bought this summer for a cookout. They must have got lost in there, because obviously we are way past summertime and cookout season. That wasn’t about to stop me though. I love using beans as a high-protein alternative, especially when I don’t have the patience to wait for meat to cook in the oven. 
I came up with these bean burritos that ended up being a relatively light yet filling dinner. With some chips and salsa on the side I had myself quite the Mexican fiesta. 
¡Ole´!

Light Black Bean Avocado Burritos

Makes 4 burritos
Ingredients:
4 10-inch whole wheat flour tortillas
1-16 ounce can black beans*
1/2 whole avocado, peeled and diced
1/2 whole onion, chopped
1 cup lettuce, shredded or chopped
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Directions:
1. Heat beans in saucepan according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, prepare remaining ingredients by chopping as necessary.
3. When beans are almost done, microwave tortillas for 15-25 seconds.
4. Divide all ingredients evenly amongst each tortilla. Wrap up tortilla and heat in microwave another 10-15 seconds before eating. 
*I used Bush’s Black Bean Fiesta Grillin’ Beans–in this case I ended up having to drain much of the sauce so it didn’t seep through the tortilla.