Creamy Vegan Cajun Pasta

Creamy Vegan Cajun Pasta

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!             I’ve been going thru my bucket list of recipes that I’ve always wanted to try. Believe it or not, I had never done a classic cajun pasta! Typically this dish is packed with heavy cream and paired with chicken or sausage. However, I knew I could replicate this dish sans animal...

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Vegan Rosemary & Parmesan Bagels

Vegan Rosemary & Parmesan Bagels

                            Hello & Happy Saturday!!             If you’ve been following along in recent weeks, you know I’ve jumped on the bread making train lol. There is something so relaxing and comforting about making bread from scratch. Just like everything else, homemade tastes so much better! On EDS we’ve gone thru...

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Vegan Nutty Buddy Bars

Vegan Nutty Buddy Bars

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!        Since 2020 started I’ve been going thru my recipe bucket list! While many have a life bucket list (myself included), I also have a foodie one lol. Believe it or not, even 1000 recipes later, there is always a new recipe to explore. However, sometimes I procrastinate, because there are countless vegan...

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Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup

Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup

                                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               If there is one staple soup I’ve always loved, it’s Black Bean! My mom would make it and we would order it at a restaurant, so I have a deep love for this soup. For some people its a classic go to, for others I’ve found its typically...

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Easy 10 Minute Strawberry Chia Jam

Easy 10 Minute Strawberry Chia Jam

                    Hello & Happy Monday!!         On Sunday I’m going thru my fridge trying to salvage produce before it’s too late. Even with three mouths to feed and cooking full time, there is always something that is on it’s way out. Believe it or not, I hate wasting food, so I’m always looking for ways to still enjoy my favorite fruits!...

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Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

                    Hello & Happy Friday!!           When it comes to nostalgic eats, I love a good Rice Krispie Treat. There is something about it that just takes you back to childhood and bonus, they are so easy to make! While a classic marshmallow treat is always a win, I love to play around with the flavors and get creative.    When it comes to fall,...

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Vegan Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Vegan Curried Butternut Squash Soup

                                  Hello & Happy Thursday!!               When the seasons shift, I’m on the edge of my seat waiting to enjoy all my favorites. When it comes to fall, I’m all about the soups! They are quick, easy, affordable, you can pack on the veggies, and they can be so filling! At restaurants...

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Vegan Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

Vegan Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!          When it comes to fall, it’s all about the pumpkin and apples! Recently we went to our local apple farm for the first time and stocked up! With endless apples I was dreaming of the next weekend apple concept. Believe it or not, there was little to no recipes for apple biscuits. Perhaps because you’re adding a...

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Vegan Thai Coconut Lemongrass Soup

Vegan Thai Coconut Lemongrass Soup

                                Hello & Happy Thursday!!                 I’d like to start by saying I was once not a soup person I found them not filling and they are typically packed with sodium and animal products unless made from scratch. That being said, for years I didn’t get into soups.    However,...

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Vegan Caramel Apple Cobbler

Vegan Caramel Apple Cobbler

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!               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 Soft Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Vegan Soft Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

                                    Hello & Happy Friday!!           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 Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Vegan Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!           With the temperatures dropping, I’m all about the soup! Believe it or not, I once rarely craved soup. After years of never ordering it while dining out, I just lost my infatuation with soup altogether. They typically are made with chicken or beef brother, packed with heavy cream,...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta with Rosemary Mushroom Bacon

Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta with Rosemary Mushroom Bacon

      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!     While the majority of us gravitate towards rich pumpkin desserts during the fall, I also love all the savory dishes! Soups, mashed potatoes, and definitely, pasta! Believe it or not you can make a fab fall inspired pasta sauce in minutes! All you need is some veggies, herbs, and a handful of cashews.    One of my favorite fall veggies, is butternut squash. The flavor profile...

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Vegan Shaved Brussels Salad with Citrus and Olives

Vegan Shaved Brussels Salad with Citrus and Olives

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           If there is one item I could throw in countless dishes, it’s olives! You can throw them in everything from salads to dips, top sandwiches with them and more. One of my personal favorite approaches with olives is to combine the element of salty with sweet. I feel this approach always garners my attention in dishes and...

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bagels with Maple Cream Cheese

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bagels with Maple Cream Cheese

              Hello & Happy Monday!!       Fall is here, and so are all things pumpkin! Typically by mid November I’m maxed out on all things, but for now, it’s all about this staple flavor! This year we’ve whipped up countless vegan bagel recipes. We’ve done all the iconic flavors from Jalapeno Cheddar to Everything Bagel and more. So when deciding on the next bagel...

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1hr Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

1hr Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!             While I stick to my everyday avocado toast, I love a good muffin or cinnamon roll for a weekend brunch! Although Thanksgiving is officially over, pumpkin season is still going, and I knew I had to revisit these vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls. I created this concept over a year ago, but I honestly...

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Caramel Turtles

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Caramel Turtles

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!          I’ve been craving all things pumpkin and thinking outside the box. Everyone does a pumpkin loaf, cookie etc, so I wanted to create something that’s never been done before. Basically a basic girls dream lol..    and boom the vegan Pumpkin Spice Caramel Turtles were born!...

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1 Bowl Vegan Apple Cider Sheet Cake with Maple Icing

1 Bowl Vegan Apple Cider Sheet Cake with Maple Icing

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           Fall is officially here. So that means you officially don’t look crazy for posting all things pumpkin and apple cider! I personally get excited about the shifting of the seasons, because towards the end I’m craving something new. While summer foods are my favorite, I love all things...

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Vegan Blueberry Almond Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Almond Muffins

      Hello & Happy Saturday!!   Throughout my childhood we always had muffins. While they weren’t homemade, the whole concept of a muffin remains nostalgic for me. A lot of times when you’re working with fruit in a baked good, you run the risk of over saturating the batter and you can be left with just a brick of mush. When it comes to vegan baking and substituting an egg for banana, you run the risk even...

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Vegan “Chicken” Noodle Soup

Vegan “Chicken” Noodle Soup

                              Hello & Happy Thursday!!               Due to the temperatures dropping lately I’ve been all about creating effortless soups. There are so many staples to cover and this one has been on my bucket list for a long time! Chicken noodle soup was timeless and everyone views it as a staple comfort food....

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Vegan Soft Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           I’ve been craving pumpkin concepts already and going thru the list of the recipes we don’t have. One of them was, a chocolate chip cookie! Typically a pumpkin cookie made with real pumpkin will turn into one that’s more cake like. Perhaps it’s from adding the additional moisture of puree...

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Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             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...

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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 Crispy Everything Bagel Potatoes with Scallion Cream

Vegan Crispy Everything Bagel Potatoes with Scallion Cream

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             Lately I’ve been on a mission to explore more potato recipes. For a long time I overlooked this category as plain jane potatoes are so good! So why get fancy? I’ll tell you why, because there are so many flavor options!!   The past year or so Everything Bagel seasoning...

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Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             When it comes to waffles, I honestly gave up on them every being a fragment of the quality they are in a restaurant. I always found the flavor or texture just to be off and crispy waffles were just not happening.    However, with a new waffle iron and playing around with various...

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Vegan Pistachio Pancakes

Vegan Pistachio Pancakes

                          Hello & Happy Saturday!!             If there are a few concepts I love to save for the weekends, it’s biscuits and pancakes! Since I cook full time, I have to get creative with flavors as I just find myself bored. Pancakes are wonderful as they are such a blank canvas where you can tailor them to your tastebuds and...

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Easy Mango Salsa

Easy Mango Salsa

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!           This week feels as though it has just flown by! We moved and as you would imagine everything is everywhere and we found ourselves eating frozen dinner that we’ve had for months and drinking out of kids cups lol. (true story)   Needless to say, we’ve been cleaning out our fridge this past...

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Vegan Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Bread

Vegan Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Bread

            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             I know what you’re thinking, another pumpkin bread recipe? However, as someone who is obsessed with pumpkin long before it exploded, I love a good pumpkin bread and luckily I’ve tried tons!   One of the first companies to carry a good pumpkin bread was actually Starbucks. Yes it’s processed, pre-package, not fresh, packed...

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Watermelon Cucumber Lemonade with Mint

Watermelon Cucumber Lemonade with Mint

                    Hello & Happy Monday!          Lately I’ve been all about making fun fresh drinks! Like many of you, I reach for tea or water, but it’s so much fun to have a quick and easy drink recipe that is flavor packed and keeps you hydrated. Summer is slowly winding down, but I had to explore a watermelon lemonade!   Watermelon is one of those...

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Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Bread

Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Bread

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Since the current situation allows us to have a little more time on our hands, I’ve been soaking it up and exploring recipes I rarely feature on EDS. One of them, is breads! Working with yeast can be stressful and there is a lot of trial and error. It’s so easy just to pick up a loaf, but just...

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Vegan Lemon Dill Cucumber Salad

Vegan Lemon Dill Cucumber Salad

                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             Summer is almost here, so it’s all about the light and crisp dishes! I personally love the summer produce options as it features an array of fruit and many with a high water content. I find that I naturally crave the lighter dishes that don’t weight me down and I have more energy...

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Crispy Old Bay Potatoes with Vegan Remoulade Cream

Crispy Old Bay Potatoes with Vegan Remoulade Cream

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Lately I’ve been exploring potato concepts as there is just so much you can do with them in regards to playing around with the flavors. I love a basic potato, but why go basic when you can easily elevate the flavor to be game changing?   Potatoes get a bad reputation for being white carbs...

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Cucumber Mint Lemonade

Cucumber Mint Lemonade

                      Hello & Happy Sunday!!       Lately I’ve been all about adding drink recipes to EDS. It’s easy to reach for water, tea, or a kombucha, but I love a homemade beverage like lemonade. The bonus about making a good one is that you can pack on the nutrients and flavor and even skip the traditional white sugar! Think you need a fancy juicer?...

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Vegan Pineapple Cake

Vegan Pineapple Cake

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!!           Every week I love to do a sheet cake! With summer coming to a close I knew I had to do a pineapple cake before it’s just too late. I honestly don’t us pineapple enough in recipes. However, these pineapple cupcakes and muffins are still some of my favorite recipes today. That says a lot of of...

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Vegan Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad

Vegan Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!               This week has been on the more exhausting side. There are many things going on behind the scenes of EDS coupled with mom life and it’s honestly been hard to keep up. However, I find that cooking is my saving grace. It soothes the soul and is truly cathartic. Lately I’ve been all about...

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Vegan Crispy Lemon + Dill Potatoes with Chive Cream

Vegan Crispy Lemon + Dill Potatoes with Chive Cream

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday              Lately I’ve been all about exploring potato concepts. For the longest time I honestly overlooked them, but you can play around with flavor profiles and make endless combinations.  One of my favorite herbs is dill. While you’ll find it more in seafood concepts, you can add it to countless dishes and it...

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