avocado chickpea sandwich spread

I have a pretty huge test tomorrow so naturally I’m making dinner, blogging, and watching Parenthood.

It’s the exam that I need to pass to eventually have a license to be an audiologist, which is pretty crucial given the 8 years of school I will have put into it.

My understanding is that it’s 120 multiple choice questions that represent a mix between extremely easy Audiology 101 type questions, questions about things that are so outdated they aren’t even taught in Au.D. programs anymore or obscure laws/formulas/rules, and questions that don’t actually have one correct answer but rather you have to pick “the best” of the bad choices.

I’ve been trying to study a little bit each day at work. Of course my co-workers have all taken and passed it so they seem unfazed. “Oh, no one fails the Praxis. I mean, people fail it I guess. But no one I know.”

I think that was supposed to make me feel better.

Luckily it’s a computer-based test so I’ll know immediately whether I passed and can start day drinking, or whether I failed and will need to spend $115 to take it again and can start day drinking.

Until I’m a real audiologist I will continue to post recipes that cost about $6 total.

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Avocado Chickpea Sandwich Spread

1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 ripe avocados

2 tbs red onion, minced

1 clove garlic, minced

8-10 basil leaves, chopped

juice of one lime

salt and pepper, to taste

I decided to make this a chunky spread, but feel free to toss it all in your food processor to make some kind of delicious hummus/guacamole hybrid. I just really hate to clean my food processor.

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This would also be great as a vegetarian sandwich/wrap, but I added some turkey and cucumber slices to mine just to make it extravagant on this wild Friday night I’m having.

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Wish me luck! Fitting this fat sandwich in my mouth, and passing the test.

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