Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!         Lately I’ve been craving all things savory, but I knew it was time to feature a new dessert concept! No matter what they say, you can never have too many cookie recipes, especially when they are this easy! Typically with cookies you have to beat butter and sugar together, make a flax egg and so on.  ...

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Vegan Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           I’ve been going thru effortless savory recipes, and knew it was time for something on the sweet side! In recent years everyone has been becoming infatuated with the brown butter concept. While sometimes it can be hard to detect in recipes making it a waste of your time, the flavor seems to shine thru in cookies! That...

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Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!   If there is one type of cookie that always gets a bad wrap, it’s oatmeal! However, you can make a fab oatmeal cookie that’s sans flour and low sugar! Since our babe is arriving in just a few days, I’ve been on the search for the most effortless recipes from sweet to savory, and an oatmeal cookie was just a must!!   In my early vegan days I would have a bowl of...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!!         Every weekend I whip up a brunch concept, and today was all about pancakes! Believe it or not, I have never made a vegan chocolate chip pancake. I find chocolate to be too decadent and pancakes are almost a dessert. However, a few bites of something sweet like this recipe, is like taking a trip down memory...

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Vegan Soft Baked S’mores Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked S’mores Cookies

                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately we’re expanding the recipes via EDS to offer an array of everything. Something we were falling short of, was some solid cookie recipes! I personally have a few go to’s in my routine, but there are so many varieties to tap into, like S’mores cookies! I’m not sure what it is, but something...

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4 Ingredient Sugar Free Vegan Chocolate Pecan Fudge

4 Ingredient Sugar Free Vegan Chocolate Pecan Fudge

           Hello & Happy Monday!!         As a southern native, fudge was always a thing. They sold it at bakeries, people brought it to gatherings etc. However, I hate to say it, but today fudge just isn’t something you much about anymore lol. Perhaps because as a whole we’re gravitating towards healthier dessert options, but at any rate I was wondering…    Can you make a...

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Vegan Chickpea Flour S’Mores Cookies

Vegan Chickpea Flour S’Mores Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!             I don’t typically feature cookies on a Monday, but these were just too good and I couldn’t wait to share. Plus, they are made with chickpea flour!! Lately I’ve been going thru every category to ensure that I have an array of options. Believe it or not, I didn’t have enough...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Vegan Chocolate Chip Biscotti

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         I’ve been on a mission to explore a variety of new recipes to feature on EDS. One in particular was a traditional biscotti. I’ve whipped up a few almond flour varieties, and while those are good, I love exploring the traditional recipes to compare and of course offer more options.   ...

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Vegan Flourless Oil Free Avocado Walnut Brownies

Vegan Flourless Oil Free Avocado Walnut Brownies

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!           In reviewing various concepts I don’t do a lot of on Eat Drink Shrink, sadly, brownies were one of them lol. Typically brownies are flour based, pack tons of butter or oil, leaving little room to pack in nutrients. However, you can make a fab brownie with sweet potatoes, and even avocados!   I...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

                            Today I was debating whether to feature a zucchini pizza crust or this fab bread, but everyone voted for this one of course, and I completely understand why! While I’ve produced a lot of vegan breads via EDS, I’ve yet to do a full on banana bread. Perhaps it’s because I’ve experienced underwhelming recipes, I’m not quite...

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Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been going thru the pantry and trying to use all my lingering food items. One thing I always have on hand, is a can of chickpeas! Whether you’re throwing them in a sandwich, making hummus, or using the brine to make aquafaba, there is always a use for them! Honestly, one of...

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Cinnamon and Sugar Roasted Chickpea Bark

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cinnamon and Sugar Roasted Chickpea Bark

                                If there is one bean that never get’s old, it’s chickpeas!! They make for the perfect snack, the flour can be used as a gluten free binder, and don’t get me started on the hummus.    Packed with plant protein and fiber, chickpeas are one of my favorites and they are a bargain to boot!! Think chickpeas are only...

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Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs

Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!         If there is one concept that Easter is iconic for, it’s the Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs! While honestly I’m not a peanut butter or chocolate person, it was and still is one of my personal favorites, especially when served chilled lol.    Believe it or not, the silver...

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Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

                          Hell0 & Happy Wednesday!!               Lately we’ve been whipping up recipes that are perfect for the social distancing period. From soups to snacks were featuring all the goods! Being that food options are less vast right now and that the window of ripeness for avocados is so quick, I knew I had to feature a...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

                            Hello + Happy Wednesday!!           A week via EDS wouldn’t be complete without an effortless vegan truffle recipe! As someone who cooks full time I go through phases with food. Right now, I’m in a truffle phase to explore all the variations, because they are just so easy!!   Typically truffles are...

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Vegan OREO Truffles

Vegan OREO Truffles

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!             While I love to make everything from scratch, sometimes time constraints call for the effortless like these vegan OREO Truffles! Believe it or not, Pinterest is inundated with endless variations of this concept making it just such a staple. It’s a lil indulgent, not my usual approach with...

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Vegan Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

Vegan Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!           If there is one concept that’s always a crowd pleaser, it’s ice cream cookie sandwiches! Honestly, I can’t remember the last time I made one, because either the cookies weren’t firm enough or it didn’t hold together well and the list goes on. That...

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Vegan Brookies

Vegan Brookies

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been craving things more on the sweet side with nursing. It has to be in part with burning the additional calories an just craving carbohydrates. Either way, I’ve been running through my recipe bucket list to whip up some fun modern sweets and one of them.. was a vegan brookie!!   You...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Blueberry Truffles

3 Ingredient Vegan Blueberry Truffles

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!               This week has literally flown by!! Since spring is around the corner I’m already starting to crave the lighter dishes and that even applies to desserts. Believe it or not, truffles can be a nutrient packed option if you take my approach.    My favorite truffle...

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Vegan Valentine’s Day Black and White Cookies

Vegan Valentine’s Day Black and White Cookies

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Valentine’s Day is tomorrow so here’s to one last recipe to celebrate the holiday! One of my personal favorite cookies, is a Black + White!! Before living in NYC I can’t recall if I’d ever had one. However, in NYC they are everywhere. At every deli, corner store, you...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Avocado Truffles

3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Avocado Truffles

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!             If there is one concept I loved and only did one recipe for, it’s vegan truffles! Long before my cooking days when I heard the word truffles, I instantly thought, complex, intricate, but it’s the furthest thing from it whether vegan or not. Granted you can get as...

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Vegan Nutella Pie

Vegan Nutella Pie

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Valentine’s Day is slowly approaching! While many can say it’s a fabricated holiday that holds no value, I personally find it as just another reminder to show love to those in your life. Any reason to celebrate, I’m all about! Of course one of my favorite ways to show love,...

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Vegan Salted Double Chocolate Superfood Granola

Vegan Salted Double Chocolate Superfood Granola

                         Hello &Happy Tuesday!             If there is one concept that’s super easy to whip up, it’s a homemade granola! It’s one of those concepts that so seamless that once you try it, you’ll never buy a store-bought option again! I personally love granola as it’s a great play on the traditional oatmeal, it’s...

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Vegan Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Spice Caramels

Vegan Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Spice Caramels

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!               We’re wrapping up 2019, so we’re finishing off this fab year with some game changing recipes!! Long before this recipe I had dabbled in vegan caramels. I had tried some with dates, but they didn’t really mirror the taste or texture of real caramel....

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Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

              Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           When it comes to Christmas, it’s all about the chocolate! You can make a variety of effortless chocolate based desserts that involve minimal steps and ingredients, that will make you look like an iron chef! One of my favorite chocolate concepts is barks. A bark is simply a blend of chocolate and toppings all broken up into pieces and...

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!         I have to admit, if there is something that pushes people to get in the kitchen and connect with their food, I’m all about it. Needless to say, I love the holidays and it’s the perf time to learn classic concepts that you can recreate throughout the year.    I personally love Thanksgiving recipes as the flavors...

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!     The past few weeks have been jam packed with catching up on work. So after putting the babe to sleep I was craving something quick and easy that could be thrown together in minutes. Believe it or not, vegan desserts can be so easy and a lot of times less is more, cue the vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars!!   Lately I’ve...

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Vegan White & Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Bites

Vegan White & Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Bites

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!               Since all the Halloween festivities are this weekend, I thought I would whip up a quick and easy concept that can not only be used for this holiday, but every holiday..    Vegan Chocolates!!   Candies are typically made from the everyday chocolate melts you find at the store. However,...

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Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Staying home with a newborn during the fall can only mean one thing, less time, and more time for effortless recipes!! Cue the vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles!! Believe it or not, truffles are one of the easiest concepts that you can seamlessly make vegan. While it’s easier to feature dark...

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Vegan GF Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies

Vegan GF Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies

                      Hello and Happy Friday!!         While I love intricate recipes, if there’s one thing I also like it’s easy Concepts! Effortless  recipes are great for beginners and those with minimal time such as myself when caring for a newborn LOL.   Creating an effortless cookie is one of my favorites, because you can make it as indulgent or nutrient dense...

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Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies

    Hello & Happy Tuesday!         While I typically stick to fruits and veggies, I also love to have fun in the kitchen! One of my favorite things to do is to remake iconic childhood recipes to be more modern and vegan. It wasn’t until recently that I heard of the concept called “muddy buddies”.   I remember seeing them at friends houses as a child, but still wasn’t quite sure as to what it really...

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Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

                    Hello & Happy Friday!!         As a new mom, the days are long, but the weeks are short! Basically, I can’t believe it’s already Friday. Time just flies by and I swear, he’s only 7 weeks, but it feels l like he just arrived yesterday.    With the new fall season upon us, I’ve been on the move to create effortless pumpkin...

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4 Ingredient Vegan Cookies and Cream Fudge

4 Ingredient Vegan Cookies and Cream Fudge

                          Hello and Happy Wednesday               Lately I’ve been on a fudge kick! Growing up in the South, fudge was a big thing! Ironically while there are countless vegan truffle recipes, there was little to no fudge concepts that mirror the classic rich texture. Once I found the best combination, I was instantly thinking of...

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Vegan 4 Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Fudge

Vegan 4 Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Fudge

                            Hello & Happy Monday!!             I recently create a fab effortless fudge recipe. While I love a staple chocolate fudge, it’s also an opportunity to mix it up. When I thought of the first flavor concept I should go with, cookies and cream popped in my head!! As a child I loved all things cookies and cream....

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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Corn

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Corn

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been on a mission to whip up some bucket list recipes, and one of them.. was vegan caramel corn!!   For the longest time I thought about exploring this concept, but I figured a vegan version wouldn’t compare, it would destroy my kitchen lol and it would just be too...

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!           If there was one flavor that’s always been just me, it’s pumpkin! It’s mild, cinnamon based, and my tastebuds just never get bored with it. My birthday is also in November so everything was just always pumpkin and just the thought of the pumpkin sends positive thoughts so...

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!               As soon as I heard the first mention of fall, I was instantly dreaming of all things pumpkin lol. Like most people, after a while I get maxed out on pumpkin, but I love to play around with it as the flavor profile is just so me. Long before there was even a pumpkin spice latte, I was all...

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Vegan GF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet

Vegan GF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Prior to life with a newborn I thought the weeks alway flew by. Today with a baby, you blink your eyes and it’s almost Friday lol. Since delivering our son just two weeks ago, I’ve been easing my way back into work. I love cooking, all things nutrition, so I tend to get antsy if I’m away for too...

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Vegan White Chocolate Matcha Bark with Raspberries + Almonds

Vegan White Chocolate Matcha Bark with Raspberries + Almonds

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!             If there is one flavor I’m forever infatuated with, it’s matcha! I’m all about anything fruit forward, vanilla, and just mild in flavor. That being said, this recipe for Matcha Bark with raspberries + almonds is one of my favorite concepts!   When it comes to making sweets,...

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