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Lentil picadillo tacos (with video)

Picadillo is a classic Mexican dish; every household has its version of it, this lentil picadillo is my version, my home’s version.This post is sponsored by Brandless. The recipe, pictures, and opinions are all mine. This lentil picadillo is the type of recipe that makes me and my family feel at home. Picadillo is a classic dish in Mexico, and it is the type of dish that every family has its recipe.  You know, the kind of recipes that are passed through generation from generation. I grew up eating picadillo cooked in tomato sauce, but at my friend’s house,…

Vegan Shepherd’s pie

I hope this vegan Shepherd’s pie recipe serves you well and becomes one of your favorite recipes ever for fall and winter season.This post is sponsored by Copper Chef Wonder Cooker. The pictures, the recipe, and opinions are all mine. If you’re like me, sometimes you think twice about cooking recipes that take a long time to cook and use more than one pot. That’s why I’ve been slowly developing delicious recipes that you can cook, bake and serve in only one-pot. It has been kind of tricky though. Not all pots and baking dishes are oven-safe, and not…

Three layer Banoffee pie

This recipe for Banoffee pie is actually very healthy… so healthy in fact, that with a small change you could have it for breakfast.This post has been sponsored by Cascadian Farm and The Feedfeed – all opinions are my own.  Thanks for supporting the brands that support my work. All the ingredients in this banoffee pie are delicious and good for you. It all starts with a crunchy, layer of granola with almond butter and dates. Then, a creamy banana-caramel layer topped with fresh bananas and then finished with homemade coconut whipped cream. Sounds good right? So here’s the…

Smashed potatoes

These little- smashed potatoes are the best as a snack or as a side dish. A few weeks ago I read a study that shows that all fruits and vegetables that are organic are up to 60% more nutritious than those produced conventionally. If we put it in other words, we can say that for the same amount of food we eat, if we eat it organic will have 60% more nutrients; vitamins, minerals, etc. So it is worth investing in organic food. And yes, when we find organic produce that is accessible to us, we must buy it…

Classic tomato soup

This tomato soup is one of my kids’ favorite soups ever, they like it so much they even take it to school for lunch. It is one of the soups they like the most and ask quite often for it. They love to have it for lunch with a vegan grilled cheese sandwich or a veggie sandwich. I love to prepare it because it is super easy and healthy. And, let’s face it.. it takes no time at all to prepare it. I mean, at the most it will take you two minutes more than it would take you to open…

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