Posts by Hilah

Vegan Picadillo Crispy Tacos

Vegan crispy taco filling with no beans! Mushrooms, vegetables, spices, and some walnuts or pecans for healthy fats and great texture. Serve this vegan picadillo inside crispy taco shells or soft tortillas with your choice of toppings. Also great as a taco salad!

Yummy vegan picadillo made with minced fresh mushrooms, grated cauliflower or zucchini, lots of spices and chopped walnuts. Perfect for vegan crispy tacos or taquitos!

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How to Eat More Vegetables

Five servings of fruits and vegetables a day is kind of a lot, once you factor in all the servings of whole grain bread and oatmeal and pasta and eggs and cheese and meat (and donuts?) that we are also supposed to eat every day. The pressure is immense!! And unfortunately, a serving of vegetables…

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Fermented Pickles

An easy way to make fermented pickles using salt and a little apple cider vinegar

I’ve been sitting on this recipe since last fall when I finally figured out fermented pickles. It’s been VERY HARD keeping it to myself all this time so when I saw pickling cucumbers at the farmers market again this past weekend, I got VERY EXCITED. This easy fermented pickle method uses salt water but also…

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Salty Cashew-Coconut Cookies

I wanted a cookie that reminded me of a PayDay bar because those are one of the best candy bars ever invented. And in fact you could probably use roasted salted peanuts here in this recipe just fine but I haven’t tried it because I’m a FANCY GIRL NOW and my peanuts are cashews. (Actually,…

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White Bean and Pumpkin Tacos

Easy vegan or vegetarian tacos with white beans, pumpkin, and ancho chile salsa. Pumpkin tacos are perfect for meal prepping and Meatless Mondays

Wow, when I say it out loud it sounds weird as shit: white bean and pumpkin tacos. Sounds like some made-up food and it sort of is, although I would not be surprised if pumpkin tacos are actually a thing in Mexico. And, welp, check that out I just googled tacos de calabaza and there…

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Kalua Pork Sliders

Kalua Pork sliders - a crowd-pleasing, simple party food! Make the shredded pork in your slowcooker or oven

As you may well know, kalua is a traditional Hawaiian method of cooking that involves cooking food in an underground sort of oven called an imu. It’s a slow cooking method that lends itself well to big hunks of meat, often pork or turkey. I’d guess kalua pig — or kalua pork as it’s typically…

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade chicken noodle soup! Made with simple homemade egg noodles to cure your every ailment.

It’s January! It’s soup month! It’s chicken noodle soup with homemade egg noodles month! If you’ve never made pasta before, this is a great place to start. These homemade egg noodles are the easiest pasta I’ve ever made and it’s only my butt-vanity that keeps me from making (and eating) them every damn day. I…

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Homemade Crackers Recipe

Simple, easy cracker recipe made with whole wheat flour, sesame seeds. This cracker recipe has only 5 ingredients and tastes very similar to ak-mak brand sesame crackers! Add fennel seed, caraway seed, cumin or celery seeds to customize your healthy homemade crackers

The first time I made my own crackers, my friend Chase came over and saw that I had made my own crackers and he said, “Don’t you know you can just buy crackers?” and every one laughed like it was funny but inside, it really stung and I never got over that. I’m joking. I…

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