Refried Beans


1 ½ cups dry pinto beans OR 4 cups cooked pinto beans

1 onion, chopped finely

8 cloves garlic

1-2 teaspoons salt

1 3/4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper



Soak 1 ½ cup dry pinto beans in a mixture of 1 quart water and 1 Tbs. raw apple cider vinegar for 24 hours. Drain and rinse beans, and add 1 quart of water and cook on low heat for several hours until beans are very soft. Drain remaining water off beans. Sauté onion in 1 Tbs. coconut oil, until soft.  Add garlic and sauté 1 more minute. Add all ingredients together and mash with potato masher until creamy.  Serve warm.


About Janae

Janae is a Registered Nurse whose main focus is integrative healing practices. She has experience as an herbalist, health and wellness coach, and as a personal development and Law of Attraction coach. She is a raw food and whole food chef extraordinaire, essential oils specialist, massage therapist and meridian tapping coach. She is a doctoral student at the University of Arizona in their nurse practitioner program. Read More