Vegan Greek Burger with Tzatzki Sauce

Vegan Greek Burger with Tzatzki Sauce

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!             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 Super Green Goddess Chickpea Salad

Vegan Super Green Goddess Chickpea Salad

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!       In hopes to bring you more effortless lunch concepts I’ve been obsessing over chickpea sales lately. We’ve all gone thru a hummus phase, but there is so much more you can do with chickpeas, one of them is salads! Yesterday we featured a Caesar Chickpea Salad and today I wanted to explore a Green...

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Vegan Chickpea Caesar Salad

Vegan Chickpea Caesar Salad

                    Hello & Happy Monday!!         When the warm weather arrives I’m instantly craving all things salads. However, when in a bind for time or lacking energy I prefer something easier, like a chickpea salad! Chickpeas and white beans are some of my favorite canned items for countless reasons. They are both accessible, affordable, shelf stable, neutral...

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Vegan Key Lime Pie Scones

Vegan Key Lime Pie Scones

                          Hello & Happy Friday!!             When it comes to the weekends I love to whip up an effortless brunch concept. One of the easiest recipes is scones! Long before exploring scones I thought even the name sounded like it was involved, tedious, and just not worth my time. However, scones are really seamless and the flavor...

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Vegan Cajun Pasta

Vegan Cajun Pasta

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!             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...

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Vegan Bourbon Pineapple Parfaits

Vegan Bourbon Pineapple Parfaits

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               When it comes to summer desserts, I’m all about the parfaits. Whether it be that they are typically fruit forward, fun to make or just aesthetically gorgeous, they are one of my favorite concepts. Parfaits can feature everything from granola to pudding or my...

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Vegan Funnel Cake

Vegan Funnel Cake

                            Hello & Happy Sunday!!             Since the start of 2020 I’ve been making my way through my food bucket list and with the 4th of July weekend, I knew there was a concept I had pushing off, vegan Funnel Cake!   Whether it’s because its a dessert, it’s fried, indulgent, or far from anything I...

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Vegan Copycat Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls

Vegan Copycat Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!           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 Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaits

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaits

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           The fourth is coming and I’m all about effortless festive eats. I personally love this holiday as there are so many ways to make a vibrant spread featuring red, white, and blue foods. One of my favorite desserts is actually, a trifle! Whether it’s whip cream, cake, or pudding or C, all of the above, I just...

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Vegan Pretzel Wrapped Hot Dogs

Vegan Pretzel Wrapped Hot Dogs

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!             The past week has been on the busier side, which has left less time to develop recipes for Eat Drink Shrink. However, this was the perfect opportunity to revisit a recipe I explored back in 2014,    Vegan Pretzel Wrapped Hot Dogs!   When it comes to the 4th of July it’s all about...

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Vegan Waffle Fry Nachos w/Cashew Cheese

Vegan Waffle Fry Nachos w/Cashew Cheese

                      Hello & Happy Friday              On the weekends I love fun indulgent eats and nachos are one of my favorites! This concept gets a bad reputation for being just nutritionally deficient, but that’s completely false.  I personally love nachos as they can be simultaneously veggie packed, filling and I make a fab cashew cheese!...

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Vegan Asian Salad

Vegan Asian Salad

                              Hello & Happy Thursday!!             While I love veggie packed meals, a lot of the time salads can fall flat if not done right. My ideal salad has to be colorful, contain a variety of textures, and combine both savory and sweet with a hint of heat for me to feel satisfied. (true story)     Cue the...

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Vegan Raspberry Rice Krispy Treats

Vegan Raspberry Rice Krispy Treats

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           When thinking of the next effortless summer treat, my mind wandered towards Rice Krispy Treats. I’m not sure what it is. Perhaps it’s the seamlessness of the concept, the nostalgia, or the fact that you can place around with the flavors, but I love a modern Rice Krispy Treat!   To date...

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Vegan Dill Pickle Hummus

Vegan Dill Pickle Hummus

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!           In the summer time, I’m all about the light snacks. Rather than picking up ready made snack options though, I love to whip up my own because it’s just so easy! One of my personal favorite snacks, is hummus! However, I have to mix it up when it comes to flavors. After eating plain ol’...

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Vegan Lemon Strawberry Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Strawberry Pancakes

                  Hello & Happy Saturday!!                 Weekends are for relaxing, and pancakes! While the temperatures are still frigid outside, I’m already starting to crave all the spring flavors. The shifting of the seasons is honestly my favorite thing. New seasons bring new weather, new foods, and new flavors. Spring is all about the fruit...

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Vegan French Toast Bagels

Vegan French Toast Bagels

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!         The weekend is for brunch concepts and bagels are my newest obsession! From a distance, bread sounds involved and tedious, but once you nail the process it’s honestly smooth sailing and so fun. After living in NYC for 10+ years, my now husband and I are enamored with all things bagels. However, once...

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Easy Vegan Vanilla Cake

Easy Vegan Vanilla Cake

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!           If there is one thing we all need, it’s an effortless cake recipe. I personally love sheet cakes. They are seamless to throw together, easy to store, and the list goes on. While many are all about the chocolate cake, I’m honestly team vanilla. I love the simplicity of the flavor and the...

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Vegan Italian Pasta Salad

Vegan Italian Pasta Salad

                                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Long before my cooking days I would shy away from anything “pasta”. When dining out I never ordered it, I never craved it, and my viewpoint was that it was just adding refined carbs to my diet. It wasn’t until my culinary course at NYU...

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Vegan Roasted Garlic Soup

Vegan Roasted Garlic Soup

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           In recent years I’ve become obsessed with all things soup! I love the simplicity in the process, the fact that you can make them as veggie packed as you like and they are perfect for any season. Obviously a soup is more fitting for the colder months, but as long as the air conditioning is pumping,...

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Vegan Pretzel Rolls

Vegan Pretzel Rolls

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!             We’re currently developing our EDS bread category and I knew we had to do a dinner roll. When it comes to bread, I’m always one of those nutritionists who embraces balance. On EDS you’ll find everything from white flour to almond flour and more. I find that there is a...

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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 over 5...

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Vegan Pansy Shortbread

Vegan Pansy Shortbread

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!           My favorite thing to do with cooking, is create a bucket list! There are so many recipes I come across that fall into this category and I try my best to work my way thru them. However, sometime recipes escape me.. like these vegan Pansy Shortbread Cookies!!   Around 2014 edible flowers started making...

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Vegan Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Vegan Watermelon Cucumber Salad

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             Within the past 5-7 years, the watermelon mint salad concept has taken over. For some it may sounds like this obscure concept, I get you! However, for whatever reason the salad components just pair so well together and it makes for the perfect warm weather salad. This salad is typically...

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Vegan Mint Cookie Sheet Cake

Vegan Mint Cookie Sheet Cake

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             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 Bread Dipping Oil

Vegan Bread Dipping Oil

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Nearly 20 years ago, I discovered bread dipping oil. Whether you were at a restaurant or the market, this iconic concept became commonplace. No matter what your preferences are, fresh bread with herb infused oil, is always a win! While you can purchase the herb mixture, homemade is just so seamless...

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Vegan Thai Cabbage Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Vegan Thai Cabbage Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!           with warmer weather, comes light and brighter eats! I don’t know about you, but the weather dictates what I’m craving. When the temps rise I gravitate towards smoothies and salads. The only struggle with salads is that most people find them not filling or get bored or C, all of the above. That...

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Vegan Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Vegan Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

                      Hello & Happy Sunday!!               If you haven’t noticed, we’re all about the bread recently on EDS. For the longest time I overlooked breads. I found that it’s so much easier just to simply go for the store bought options, but like everything else, homemade is always better. As someone who knows their way...

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Vegan Everything Bagels

Vegan Everything Bagels

                      Hello & Happy Saturday!!             Lately I’ve been obsessed with bread making. Prior to social distancing, I absolutely distanced myself from this category. I found the process overwhelming, many times the bread would fail, costing ingredients etc and the list goes on. So if you feel as though that’s your view of bread...

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Vegan Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!         Lately we’ve been expanding each recipe category and cupcakes were on my list! I don’t do a lot of cupcakes as I like to save them for special occasions and honestly, I’m not the best at icing lol.    During undergrad at NYU there was perhaps only 1 workshop where we focused on icing, and...

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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 Lemon Poppy Seed Cucumber Salad

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cucumber Salad

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!              With the warmer temperatures arriving, we’re focusing on lighter and brighter recipes on EDS! Since social distancing, many of us have been finding comfort in food. That being said, lighter foods are even more of a must to break up our routine and pack on the veggies.   Even as a plant based...

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Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits

Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!             As a true Southerner, I’m obsessed with a good biscuit! To date we’ve product an array of varieties from Jalapeño Cheddar to Blueberry and more. There is something about a fresh hot biscuit that just completes a weekend brunch. (view all biscuit recipes here) Biscuits are one of my...

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Vegan Pretzel Bagels

Vegan Pretzel Bagels

                    Hello & Happy Sunday!!           Lately I’ve been all about bread making. Whether it’s something I find relaxing, satisfying, or simply more cost effective, I just have so much fun with it! Even if the bread fails, which is a rare case the more and more I do it, I still love it.   Bread making is one of those things you either do...

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Vegan Margarita Cupcakes

Vegan Margarita Cupcakes

                    Hello & Happy Friday!!           Believe it or not, I didn’t even realize that it’s Memorial Day Weekend until just the other day. With so much going on with social distancing, I feb as though we’re all forgetting things from our normal routine. Something I did remember though, was this fab recipe for vegan Margarita Cupcakes!...

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Vegan 10 Minute Creamy Red Sauce

Vegan 10 Minute Creamy Red Sauce

  Disclosure: This post has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FunWithGardeinFrozen                           Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Since exploring plant based living the last 17 years, I’ve tried countless vegan products. One company that has always stood out to me with the...

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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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