Vegan Oven Fried Artichokes with Lemon Garlic Aioli

Vegan Oven Fried Artichokes with Lemon Garlic Aioli

                            Hello & Happy Friday!!           If you know anything about me, I love all things artichokes! On any given day, you’ll find them in my pantry as they can seamlessly elevate any recipe in terms of nutrients and flavor. One of my favorite concepts is Fried Artichokes. While I gravitate away from anything fried on...

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Vegan Strawberry Pie

Vegan Strawberry Pie

                                                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!                       If there is one thing I’m obsessed about, it’s effortless fruit forward desserts! As you would imagine, I love the summer months when fruit...

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Vegan Pineapple Cupcakes

Vegan Pineapple Cupcakes

                    Hello & Happy Monday!!           Lately I’ve been going down my foodie bucket list and all I can think is, why did I wait so long! If you had asked me what a pineapple flower was years ago, I would have been clueless. However, I came across this concept in a food magazine and was just instantly intrigued. Typically dehydrating fruit can be a...

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Vegan No Bake Mango Pie

Vegan No Bake Mango Pie

                                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               If there is one fruit I’m forever enamored with, it’s mangos! However, they can be a messy pain to enjoy unless purchased precut which is of course way overpriced. Needless to say, I haven’t used it a lot in my recipes. However, if...

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Green Goddess Hummus

Green Goddess Hummus

                                Hello & Happy Monday!!             When it comes to Monday’s, I feel like I’m always reaching for the most effortless eats. Since I cook full time, I don’t get to indulge in meal prep! That being said, I never have anything prepped for lunch and I’m always reaching for some...

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Avocado Key Lime Pie Pops

Avocado Key Lime Pie Pops

                              Hello  & Happy Tuesday!!             I’m currently on an avocado kick! While I eat them just about every day, I’ve been searching for ways to incorporate them into anything and everything for a boost of color, nutrients, and texture. If the balance is done right its really the perfect...

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Raw Avocado Key Lime Pie Cheesecake

Raw Avocado Key Lime Pie Cheesecake

              Hello & Happy Friday!!           I’m happy to say, that I’m an avocado kick. I probably have avocados just about every day, but in addition to them being a good breakfast and snack, they are amazing to throw into various dishes, especially desserts!   When vegan cheesecakes came onto the scene they always were packed with cashews. While I love cashews...

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Vegan White Chocolate Blueberry Marshmallow Treats

Vegan White Chocolate Blueberry Marshmallow Treats

                              Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           If there is one concept that I can never get enough of for countless reasons.. It’s marshmallow treats!   While I typically stick to a plant strong diet, I like to have fun with vegan desserts and create seasonal concepts to share with you! Bottom line, we have...

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Vegan Pound Cake

Vegan Pound Cake

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!         While I sometimes forget, I have deep Southern roots being from Georgia! There are some concepts from childhood that will forever be staples, one of them in particular, is Pound Cake! Ironically it’s not a go to for other cultures and the majority have only experienced with the store bought...

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Vegan Peach & Blueberry Galette

Vegan Peach & Blueberry Galette

                                Hello & Happy Monday!         While thinking of the perf summer dessert and having a handful of blueberries and peaches on the verge of expiration, I instantly knew I had to remake one of my recipes from last year..¬† This gorgeous Peach and Blueberry Galette ūüôā¬†         On a personal note I...

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Vegan Panzanella

Vegan Panzanella

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           With the Fourth of July tomorrow I wanted to whip up some effortless concepts that are just hands down crowd pleasers. When we think of 4th of July eats our minds are filled with hamburgers and hotdogs and all things fried. While I love an excuse to indulge, I’m all about a healthy...

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Vegan Mimosa Bundt Cake

Vegan Mimosa Bundt Cake

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!             With the warmer temps I’m always crave fruit forward concepts with it be savory or sweet. While I don’t do a lot of mimosa’s, but I do love the flavor profile that champagne gives desserts! it’s just a hint, but adds a flavor dimension that just keeps me coming back for...

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #Zima #Z2K #CollectiveBias                       Hello & Happy Tuesday!               With the warm weather upon us, I’m all about light fruit forward desserts. This is...

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Vegan Blueberry Basil Pie

Vegan Blueberry Basil Pie

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!               I don’t do a ton of pies, but with the Fourth of July around the corner I thought it would be wonderful to capture the essence of summer with a classic dessert, but of course..    with a modern spin!   I don’t know about you, but within the past...

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Vegan Beer Battered Mushroom Burger

Vegan Beer Battered Mushroom Burger

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!             I’ve never been a “beer person”, but I ironically love foods with a hint of beer! From beer cheese to beer cheese soup and even beer batters..¬†   it makes for a fun recipe that keeps your tastebuds on their toes!   This recipe came to life while going through my...

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Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad

                    Hello & Happy Monday!               I don’t know about you, but I love all things buffalo. To be honest though, I had an aversion to all things spicy for as long as I can remember. I’m not sure why, but I just hated anything with heat as I couldn’t tolerate it.¬†   Today, I love everything with heat and its almost...

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Bars

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Bars

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!           One of my¬†favorite¬†combinations is¬†strawberry and rhubarb! For whatever reason, I find rhubarb just a very¬†intriguing vegetable and it adds a richness when combine with fruit! Needless to say, I do¬†strawberry rhubarb everything!   If you’re from the South like me, you’ve seen...

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Oven Bake Vegan Avocado Fries

Oven Bake Vegan Avocado Fries

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!       Cinco De Mayo is one of my favorite holidays as it encompasses all of the foods I gravitate towards. On any given day, you can find jalape√Īos, chipotles, lime, cilantro and countless other ingredients that resonate with Mexican foods!   If I have to be honest, I have so many projects coming up that the holiday completely crept up...

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Vegan Watermelon Tofu Feta Salad

Vegan Watermelon Tofu Feta Salad

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!   ¬† ¬†   When I think of warm weather, I crave watermelon! I feel as though it’s one of those fruits that we simply only enjoy by itself, when it makes for a perfect addition to savory dishes, especially salads!   One of the first every EDS recipes that I created was actually this watermelon and tofu feta...

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Vegan Quinoa Tofu Feta Salad

Vegan Quinoa Tofu Feta Salad

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!!¬†           With warmer weather, comes lighter eats! For countless people, salads are viewed as something they have as an appetizer or just a lunch item, however, salads can be nutrient packed, filling and a complete meal if done right.¬†   Whether I’m in a quick bind or have all the time in...

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Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

                              Hello ¬†& Happy Tuesday!!         If there is one concept I loved, but didn’t experience a ton, it’s curried chicken salad. If you’ve ever been in NYC, I felt as though you would see it at every market and I eventually had a bite and loved the flavor profile.¬†   While there are only a handful of...

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Vegan Watermelon Lime Granita

Vegan Watermelon Lime Granita

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!             With the warmer weather that hit last weekend (80 degrees), I was instantly craving something fruit forward and effortless! While you can easily pick up sorbet from the market, I prefer to skip all the preservatives and shelf stabilizers and make everything from scratch! ...

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Vegan Lobster Roll

Vegan Lobster Roll

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               Spring weather is finally here, and I’m making an objective to revisit some of my favorite recipes to update images and add tutorials! I personally love video tutorials versus images as they make recipes so much more approachable, thus it gets people in the kitchen! As a clinical...

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Vegan Kale Caesar Salad Pizza

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad Pizza

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!             One of my first creations was a Ceasar Salad pizza! It missed the mark with the perfect crust, homemade dressing, and utilizing kale, but I loved the concept!¬†   I typically stick to simple olive oil and balsamic vinegar when it comes to salad dressing, but I love a good cashew caesar...

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Vegan Quinoa Falafel Recipe

Vegan Quinoa Falafel Recipe

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         Out of all the amazing vegan eats in the NYC, my ultimate fave quick bite is Mamouns Falafel in the West Village! I had it almost every day while studying at NYU, and¬†enjoyed¬†it even before I¬†attended¬†there. There is something about homemade¬†falafel with all of the mediterranean flavors that...

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Vegan Tomatoes & “Mozzarella” Salad

Vegan Tomatoes & “Mozzarella” Salad

                              Hello & Happy Tuesday!             Throughout my plant based life there are a few food concepts that I was hung up on, one in particular was..  caprese salads!   I‚Äôm not sure if it was the ripe tomatoes, balsamic glaze, or the cheese, but I was instantly hooked. I rarely ate cheese even before my...

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Vegan Spicy Honey Mustard Cauliflower Wings

Vegan Spicy Honey Mustard Cauliflower Wings

        Hello & ¬†Happy Friday!!             If there is one sauce I was completely enamored with growing up, it was honey mustard. I love to throw it on anything and everything, but as I spread my wings, my honey mustard days came to a tragic end lol   While dijon is a staple in sauces and dressings, honey mustard just isn’t a thing unless you’re creating some indulgent...

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Vegan Curry Chickpea & Quinoa Burger

Vegan Curry Chickpea & Quinoa Burger

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!             I don’t know about you, but while I really enjoy curry, ¬†I only¬†utilize it in a handful of soups and a tofu dish. For the most part it just doesn’t seamlessly fit into a lot of my “go to” recipes as the flavor can be very overpowering and take over a dish. One of my personal...

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Dragon Fruit Spring Rolls

Dragon Fruit Spring Rolls

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               For many people, rice paper is somewhat off-putting. Perhaps it’s the texture or the appearance altogether lol. However, I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love working with rice paper!   I find it fun, affordable, and ultimately makes eating fruits...

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Vegan Jalapeno Corn Fritters

Vegan Jalapeno Corn Fritters

¬† Hello & Happy Friday! ¬† ¬† I don’t know about you, but I rarely eat corn. Perhaps it’s because it’s the largest gmo crop next to soy, or the fact that it’s mostly carbs and sugar, but at any rate..¬† You’ll rarely find corn in anything on EDS unless it’s a Cuban corn concept lol (obsessed) However, I love fritter concepts. Fritters are simply a bunch of ingredients that typically are held together with...

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Spinach & Artichoke Pesto Pizza

Spinach & Artichoke Pesto Pizza

                    Hello & Happy Monday!!           It still blows my mind that some of us loathe¬†artichokes! The¬†appearance, the texture, the¬†flavor and how they can¬†seamlessly¬†be¬†thrown into a myriad of dishes make them one of my¬†favorite veggies on¬†the block! While this veggie has many fans, I feel¬†like I find it on pizza’s less and less at¬†restaurants.¬†...

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