Vegan Herb Cashew Cheese with Pickled Blueberries

Vegan Herb Cashew Cheese with Pickled Blueberries

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been all about creating effortless appetizers! While it’s easy just to pick something ready made up from the store after a long day, I love homemade! Just like everything else, it taste better when homemade!    Back in my early cooking days cashews were making a...

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Vegan Pistacho Pesto Ravioli

Vegan Pistacho Pesto Ravioli

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Whenever I start with a recipe category, I’m off to dreaming of the next variation! Currently I’m in a homemade pasta phase as homemade is completely different than any store bought variety you can pick up. There is also something about the process that I’m just drawn to. It’s fun,...

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3 Ingredient Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

3 Ingredient Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

    I realized the other day that out of hundreds of recipes on EDS, I don’t have a staple vegan peanut butter cookie recipe lol. I love to get creative with recipes so I typically gravitate away from the traditional concepts. The being said, I’m taking a moment to deliver the most seamless staples you can think of..  and the vegan 3 ingredient flourless Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Almond Flour Cookies were born!!...

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Vegan Grilled Lemon Artichoke Dip

Vegan Grilled Lemon Artichoke Dip

                      Hello & Happy Sunday!!           Lately I’ve been craving effortless dips. I find that we typically reach for store bought ready made options when they are so easy just to whip up ourselves. bonus, it’s also way more cost effective to go the homemade route and you can skip all the preservatives, additives and make them more...

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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 Rosemary Parmesan Biscuits with Truffle Honey

Vegan Rosemary Parmesan Biscuits with Truffle Honey

                        If there is one thing I can’t live without, it’s carbs. The older I get the more I crave the savory and less the sweet! While I love fresh homemade bread, the processes itself can be overwhelming, tedious, and there are so many factors potentially working against you to make the perfect bread.    The yeas could be bad, the water too warm, you...

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Vegan Brussels Sprout Fritters with Dijon Aioli

Vegan Brussels Sprout Fritters with Dijon Aioli

        If there is one concept I’m completely enamored with, it’s fritters! For years I had no idea what equated to a fritter, but it basically any veggies, with a lil bit of flour, typically eggs, and simply cooked in a skillet!   In many ways, fritters are like a blank canvas. You can make them as healthy or indulgent as you like, cater to your tastebuds and the seasons, leaving the options endless for...

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Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits

Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits

                                  Believe it or not, there once was a time that I hated things with spice. However, it’s a fact that the more you age your tastebuds die out and your palate shifts. Today, I love all things with a lil bit of heat. In many ways, it’s like adding salt or pepper to a dish, it only enhances the flavor.    If you can...

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Vegan Rosemary and Parmesan Soft Baked Pretzels

Vegan Rosemary and Parmesan Soft Baked Pretzels

Eat Drink Shrink Yields 4-5 pretzels Vegan Rosemary + Parmesan Soft Baked Pretzels 1 hr, 10 Prep Time 10 minCook Time 1 hr, 20 Total Time Save Recipe Print Recipe 5 based on 1 review(s) My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup of all-purpose flour1 1/4 c bread flour.1 1/2 tbsp of  sugar1 1/4 teaspoon of active dry yeast2/3 cup of warm water1 teaspoon of salt2 tbsp of olive oil9 cups water 1/2 cup baking soda 1 cup Follow Your Heart...

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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 Soft Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Vegan Soft Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

                                    Hello & Happy Sunday!           I don’t know about you, but I always go thru phases with foods. Once I find a recipe that works I’m off to thinking of a variety of flavors you can create. Needless to say, I tested a few pretzel recipes, and fell back in love with this classic...

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Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

                    Hello & Happy Sunday!!             If there is one flavor I’ve always gravitated towards, it’s pumpkin. Long before the dawn of the Starbucks pumpkin spice, it was my favorite flavor. However, as a child it wasn’t as popular as it is today. Seasonally companies would feature a pumpkin flavor, but the options were not have as...

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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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2 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Almond Flour Cookies

2 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Almond Flour Cookies

                          Hello &  Happy Thursday!!           After the hectic holidays our energy is typically zapped when it comes to food prep. That being said, I’m on a mission to create effortless and affordable concepts from lunch to dinner, snacks and sweets!   When it comes to almond flour, I have a new found appreciation for it....

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Vegan Tiramisu

Vegan Tiramisu

  This post is sponsored by So Delicious Dairy Free and all opinions are my own. #SoDeliciousDairyFree  #sponsored                                 Hello & Happy Friday!!               When it comes to desserts, we all have our favorites! While I’ve gone through phases with drinking coffee, I actually have an affinity...

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Vegan Caramel Apple Cobbler

Vegan Caramel Apple Cobbler

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!               If there is one dessert that everyone loves down south, …it’s apple cobbler. I personally like the concept of  cobbler as there are tons of variations and I love to see everyone’s take on it. One of the best flavor combinations is your staple apple flavor, but I wanted to put a...

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Vegan Rosemary and Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad

Vegan Rosemary and Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!           If there is one veggie I love, it’s beets! However, long before my veggie days, like most kids, I wasn’t fond of beets. Whether it be the color, texture, flavor or C all of the above, I wasn’t a fan. Fast forward to today, I love their mellow flavor! I like to throw them in salads, eat...

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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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40 Fab Vegan Christmas Recipes

40 Fab Vegan Christmas Recipes

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!             Christmas is almost here, which means it’s crunch time!! With countless options to choose from, I thought I would pull together a list of some of my top favorite vegan eats that would cater to everyone at your gathering.    From salads to biscuits, dips and desserts, these are a few...

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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 Whole Wheat Gingerbread Men

Vegan Whole Wheat Gingerbread Men

            Hello & Happy Monday!!       Growing up I was never crazy about ginger anything. However, as someone who is not crazy about chocolate (I like it, I just don’t crave it), I love all things cinnamon, vanilla, and ginger. Needless to say, I’m all about gingerbread!   Something about the flavor just draws me in, is so me, and it just pairs perfectly with anything cream cheese!!     When...

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