20 episodes

They followed their hearts onto the Bachelor, but instead of a man, found each other. Two relatable reality TV personalities Nicole Lopez-Alvar and Sydney Lotuaco come together to talk the latest tea, do some instagram stalking, and react to all the things life brings (including the latest Bachelor Drama). We go together like Black Beans and Rice, providing the perfect side dish to your life. Because at the end of the day we are all human beans, and together, we will rice!

Black Beans and Rice Sydney Lotuaco and Nicole Lopez-Alvar

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    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

They followed their hearts onto the Bachelor, but instead of a man, found each other. Two relatable reality TV personalities Nicole Lopez-Alvar and Sydney Lotuaco come together to talk the latest tea, do some instagram stalking, and react to all the things life brings (including the latest Bachelor Drama). We go together like Black Beans and Rice, providing the perfect side dish to your life. Because at the end of the day we are all human beans, and together, we will rice!

    Keeping it Real on Reality TV with Ivan Hall

    Keeping it Real on Reality TV with Ivan Hall

    We have a Bachelor Nation favorite on the podcast today! We talk to Ivan Hall a favorite from the most recent season of the Bachelor. Find out more about the guy America fell for this season and how he's learned to show compassion and understanding in his life even after some challenging life experiences. He's the guy you want to hang out with, who you want your friend to date, or who you want to have meet your parents. We talk his experience on the show that almost didn't happen, dating two different Bachelorettes, and having groundbreaking conversations on national television. Share this one with someone that needs it!

    Resources: 

    @blackbeansandricepod

    @sydneylotuaco

     guest: 

    @ivanbhall

    • 48 min
    Nicole's Farewell and Chasing Purpose with Olivia Caridi

    Nicole's Farewell and Chasing Purpose with Olivia Caridi

    This episode is bittersweet. We find out the new path Nicole has decided to take and what that means for her on the podcast.  Then Sydney opens up about what podcasting means for her and how she wishes to affect those listening the same way podcasts have done for her. The show must always go on Beanies and we move forward to talk with the amazing and inspiring Olivia Caridi! Find out how she overcame the deep depression she fell into after the Bachelor and the incredible strides she has made to be the stronger and empowered person she is today. This one is a little sad, but ultimately one that revolves around growth and taking chances on ourselves. We know our listeners can all relate. Share this one with someone going through a transition, seeking their purpose, or would like to relate to 3 women just trying to figure it all out.

    Reach out!

    @blackbeansandricepod

    @sydneylotuaco @nicolelovar

    guest: @oliviacaridi host of Mouthing Off Podcast!

    • 55 min
    Intention setting and New Year's things!

    Intention setting and New Year's things!

    We want to get in the headspace for an incredible 2021! Find out what Tayshia told us at the beginning of last year that basically explains how we're not single right now and the time we almost tried to run into Tyler Cameron. Then we break down what we're leaving in 2020 and the intentions we're setting for this year for our own lives and for you Beanies! Happy New Year we 3 you!

    @blackbeansandricepod

    @sydeylotuaco @nicolelovar

    • 34 min
    Blake Horstmann and breaking down the women of Matt James' season!

    Blake Horstmann and breaking down the women of Matt James' season!

    Blake Horstmann is on the pod to speak through his experience on Reality TV. We talk heart break, social media shame, mistakes, and overcoming very dark times. We get some juicy background details from his time on the Bachelorette, why he was passed over as the Bachelor, and what led to the epic Stagecoach disaster that happened on Paradise. Then we get to break down all 32 women from Matt James' season, airing on January 4th! Find out who Blake picks as his top three and meet all the beautiful women from this new season of the Bachelor. Be sure to check out the episode on our youtube channel linked below!

    youtube:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2FOzhOxe5og&feature=youtu.be

    @blackbeansandricepod

    hosts: @sydneylotuaco @nicolelovar

    guest: @balockaye.h

    • 1 hr 6 min
    BFFs with Mike Johnson and Connor Saeli

    BFFs with Mike Johnson and Connor Saeli

    This episode feels like a reunion with your best friends. We have the legendary Mike and Connor on from Hannah's season of the Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise for a good old fashioned catch up. We find out the latest on their new business ventures, being roommates, and whether or not they're currently single. A lot to unpack here. We also find out which part of television they enjoyed, what part they hated, and all about their plans to go dark on social media one day. So press play, have a laugh, and get ready to all hang out as friends!

    podcast: @blackbeansandricepod

    hosts: @sydneylotuaco @nicolelovar

    guests:

    @connorsaeli @mikejohnson & mikejohnsonsmile.com to check out his new book!

    • 1 hr
    You'll get through it with Mykenna Dorn

    You'll get through it with Mykenna Dorn

    Today we have on Mykenna Dorn from Peter's season of the Bachelor. We know her as the adorable, bubbly, sometimes emotional, and her expressive tongue faces, but there's so much more to her and her experience from the show. We get to know exactly what she went through, what she learned, and whether or not we will be seeing her on our screens again. This episode is for anyone that's been through tough times and has learned how to get themselves out or if you're currently going through something now, we're here for you! 

    Hosts: @blackbeansandricepod

    @nicolelovar @sydneylotuaco

    guest: @mykenna

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Dee920 ,

Sydney is amazing!

Very eloquent with her words and has some thought provoking questions for her guests! I’m a new listener and excited to hear more!

Notthefinalrose ,

Love these ladies

So happy that they are doing a podcast. Thanks for bringing some happiness to us.

Let’s show them some love by sharing this joy with our friends.

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