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Yesterday was one of those days. Everything I touched seemed to go wrong. As I was filling a bucket of water to wash the floor, I lost control of the laundry tub hose and completely drenched myself and the whole laundry room. After washing the floor and cleaning the kitchen, I spilled ground flaxseed everywhere and had to rewash the floor. And the day just went downhill after that.

Oscar broke an ornament on the Christmas tree in his frenzy to chase the mail carrier away by barking in the window. So I had to re-vacuum the living room. Here's the guilty party-

It's pretty hard to stay mad at him when he looks at you with those big eyes.

It was a day that I knew would be short on time, and my daughter's orchestra was giving their Christmas concert last night. So I decided to make pizza for a quick easy dinner. It was on my list of things to make this week anyway. Earlier this week I overbought avocados, and now they were getting overripe, so I was also looking for a way to use them up. So I came up with this simple Mexican Pizza. Not really a recipe, just a guide. In spite of the day I was having, the pizza came out very tasty. It was a nice variation from the regular veggie pizza I make. Here's what I did.

Mexican Pizza
whole wheat/flax pizza dough , or pizza dough of your choice
1 can  organic refried black beans
lettuce, chopped
tomato, sliced
onion, diced
peppers ( sweet and hot), diced
cheese (optional)
avocados, sliced
Spread black refried beans over pizza dough, top with lettuce, sliced tomato, onion and peppers. Spoon salsa over all of this, top with cheese if using. Bake 450 about 20 min. Top with sliced avocado and enjoy.

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