Roasted Veggie Fall Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

Roasted Veggie Fall Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!           When the colder temperatures arrives we’re instantly craving warmer foods, and more carb heavy options. In many ways, salads are pushed aside because we naturally gravitate away from them.  However, there is something about a gorgeous salad with all the flavor components that blend seamlessly together...

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25 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

25 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!         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...

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Vegan Sautéed Button Mushrooms

Vegan Sautéed Button Mushrooms

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Thanksgiving is in just a few days, so we’re bringing you another one of my favorite dinner staples, sautéed button mushrooms! Long before my plant based days I was always the one at the table who ordered a side of the mushrooms. They were flavorful, filling, packed nutrients, and was another way to...

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Vegan Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Vegan Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!           Thanksgiving is this week so we’re featuring some of the staples, like mashed potatoes! While I love a good basic mash, there are countless ways to play around with the flavor and really create something memorable.. like these vegan Caramelized Onion Mash!! Whether you’re all about onions...

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Homemade Vegan Apple Pie

Homemade Vegan Apple Pie

        Hello & Happy Thursday!!               If there is one dessert I’m forever enamored with, it’s Apple Pie. It’s nostalgic, packed with apples and the majority of the sugar can be derived from the fruit which is always my preference. I think a homemade apple pie was one of the first concepts I tried ages ago while entertaining guests. I of course tried to go all...

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Creamy Vegan Lemon Orzo Pasta with Spinach

Creamy Vegan Lemon Orzo Pasta with Spinach

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             If there is one type of recipe I love to explore on a weekly basis, it’s pasta! Typically you envision that pasta is paired with either a red or white sauce and you call it a day. However, there is so much room for diversity when it comes to pasta! Whether it’s the type of pasta, the sauce or the...

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Crispy Potatoes with Vegan Basil Aioli

Crispy Potatoes with Vegan Basil Aioli

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!       If there is one thing I love, it’s a good side. I find that typically people focus on the main dish and forget the rest. However, I love exploring flavors and get bored with a main dish quick. That being said I love a good side whether it’s just myself or I’m entertaining. Being...

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!             There are many things going on behind the scenes at EDS the last few weeks. With a birthday happening tomorrow, we’re celebrating with these staple 1 bowl vegan Dark Chocolate Cranberry and Walnut Cookies!!   There are some cookie varieties that use capture the essence of fall/winter, and...

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Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!         If there is one recipe that’s just so “me”, it’s classic pumpkin pie! I feel as though it’s one of those concepts that you either love it or hate it, I of course love it. Like countless others, I grew up always enjoying the store bought options and as you would imagine, everything is so...

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Vegan Crispy Lemon + Dill Potatoes with Chive Cream

Vegan Crispy Lemon + Dill Potatoes with Chive Cream

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday              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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Creamy Vegan Tortellini Soup

Creamy Vegan Tortellini Soup

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               If there is one thing I can’t get enough of, it’s soups! From a distance soups sound like a pain, but they are one of the easiest things to throw tougher and there is so much room for creativity. Bonus, you they are affordable, can easily be made in bulk, and you can can...

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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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Vegan Blueberry Biscuits with Blueberry Butter

Vegan Blueberry Biscuits with Blueberry Butter

                          Hello & Happy Sunday!!           If there is one concept I love on the weekends, it’s a good biscuit!! As a Southern native, biscuits are a big deal! They come in tons of varieties and you can create both savory and sweet!! I personally love biscuits as I find them to be nostalgic, and the options are endless in regards...

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Vegan Greek Burger with Tzatzki Sauce

Vegan Greek Burger with Tzatzki Sauce

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!             I can’t even begin to describe how much I love Greek Food, or well, the concept of dill, olives, feta and cucumber! While my number one favorite thing to do with dill is make a mean vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad…   My second favorite thing to do with dill is,...

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Vegan Brown Butter Nutella Rice Krispie Treats

Vegan Brown Butter Nutella Rice Krispie Treats

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!         This week has been one of those that calls for some chocolate! So cue these new vegan chocolate packed rice krispie treats! Believe it or not while I make countless recipes, there is something simply nostalgic about this classic treat! While you can make an everyday rice krispie treat, I love to mix it up and have...

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Vegan Mint Cookie Sheet Cake

Vegan Mint Cookie Sheet Cake

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             Lately we’ve been reviewing recipe categories to offer more diversity with options. Believe it or not, we didn’t have a lot of cake recipes. (cue the tears) Cake is one of those things I don’t like to do on a regular basis, but when I do, I like it to be seamless. Layer cakes can be more...

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Vegan French Onion Soup

Vegan French Onion Soup

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!         Out of the 100’s of recipes available on EDS today, this lil beauty from 2015 still remains to be one I always crave, French Onion Soup! In life there are some things we organically have an affinity for. For me, even long before my plant based days I love, onions!     Whether it was the flavor, the...

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Crispy Old Bay Potatoes with Vegan Remoulade Cream

Crispy Old Bay Potatoes with Vegan Remoulade Cream

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!           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...

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Vegan Copycat Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls

Vegan Copycat Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!           We’ve been going down the list creating effortless vegan 4th of July concepts. As I sat and brainstormed about what the next recipe should be, I thought about my bucket list and my mind immediately went to.. Avocado Egg Rolls! While I like to keep fried concepts to a minimum on EDS, there are a few...

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Vegan Creamy Roasted Poblano Soup

Vegan Creamy Roasted Poblano Soup

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!     In all my years of cooking, I have never been in love with poblanos more than I am today! Back in undergrad we had to replicate a salsa in our Food Science lab. We tested this store bought salsa based on the ingredients provided on the label and I believe we tested perhaps 7 different times. Needless to say, the recipe called...

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1 Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

1  Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         Lately I’ve been going down the list to create a plethora of effortless cookies! Next to classic chocolate chip, I love a good white chocolate macadamia nut cookie! There is something about it I’m just drawn to. Whether it be the aesthetic appeal, the fact I love white chocolate, or just the...

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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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