I’d never even heard of jackfruit until I moved to Los Angeles. Apparently it’s a pretty popular vegan replacement for meat in dishes that would otherwise use shredded chicken or pulled pork. Something about the stringy consistency. What the heck is jackfruit anyway? It’s a fruit, native to Southeast Asia, with starchy fibrous flesh. The […]
This past (long) weekend was important for family time because Kyle headed back out of town for business on Tuesday morning (after being away the previous week). Gotta soak it up for the few days he’s around! I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t hard, but since his start-up is young and fragile, it’s […]
Where to begin, where to begin… How about here. ImadebaconoutofcoconutandIdon’tevenknowhowittastesthisgood soI’mkindafreakingoutoverit. Yes bacon. Out of coconut. It’s insane. I don’t even get it but I’m going to stop trying to analyze how this magic occurred and just enjoy it. You should too. Seriously. I would NOT be this dramatic if it was mediocre. Coconut “Bacon” […]
Here’s some of the meals I prepped for last week. If you recall, making bulk grains in the rice cooker was one of the things on the checklist. I used this wild rice in Kyle’s breakfast burritos (with lentils, salsa, and cheese) and in my lunch salads (with lots of veggies). And then in this […]
Hi! I’m Elise. I’m a nurse. An exercise lover. A whole foods connoisseur. A health enthusiast. And I have IBS. No need to cue the sappy violin music yet...
I’ve found that eating a low FODMAP, mostly plant-based diet has allowed me to continue to live and love life to the fullest. Although moderation isn’t something I do well, I’m 100% devoted to giving my body pure, wholesome, quality food. Nutritious and delicious, all the time.
Hungry Hungry Hippie is a way for me to share my daily dealings with food, fitness, and everything in between.