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 Avocado Salad

Vegan Avocado Salad

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!           I’ve been craving various corn style summer salads. For years I didn’t really like to work with corn in recipes. It packs minimal nutrients, it’s the largest GMO crop and so on and so forth. However, I simply buy organic, because there is something about corn that just can’t be...

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Vegan Pistachio Sheet Cake

Vegan Pistachio Sheet Cake

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!           On the weekends I love to do a dessert concept, and right now I’m all about the sheet cake! Gone are the days where you have to get fancy with icing and layer cakes. You can easily create an effortless sheet cake with half the time effort you can have an amazing cake, so I’m hooked! When...

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1 Bowl Vegan Lemon Blueberry Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Lemon Blueberry Sheet Cake

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!           Fridays are for cakes, so this new vegan Lemon Blueberry Cake seemed like a no brainer! I once found cakes to be overwhelming and too tedious, but a simple sheet cake can be thrown together in minutes and removes all the stress of a layer cake. What’s even better about layer cakes is that this one requires just one...

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Vegan Lemon Rosemary Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Pancakes

                          Hello & Happy Friday!!             I’m elated that the weekend is here! Why? Because I love a good brunch concept.. and this one, is one I’ve had on the back burner for months! When you cook full time, you’re always looking for an opportunity to put a modern spin on classic dishes. Pancakes are one of...

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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 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 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 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 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 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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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 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 Blueberry Bagels

Vegan Blueberry Bagels

                          Hello & Happy Sunday!!         Lately I’ve been on a bread kick and have loved exploring everything from pretzels to jalapeno cheddar breads and now bagels! Believe it or not, I gravitated away from all things yeast for a while, because I just had a bad experience with it. However, with all cooking it takes practice, and you...

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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 Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

                            Hello & Happy Saturday!!           Every weekend we whip up a brunch concept, and today was all about the lemon poppy seed!! For whatever reason, this flavor combo just resonates with everyone. It’s one of the EDS muffin recipes that always gets a lot of views so I knew it would make for the next perfect pancake!!...

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Vegan Lemon Rosemary Scones

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Scones

                    Hello & Happy Friday!!           This week we’ve been exploring a lot of new concepts to feature via EDS! I’m currently obsessed with breakfast ideas as the weekends are a great opportunity to get into the kitchen and mix it up. I always reach for the typical avocado toast, so it’s nice to break away from the routine for once....

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           The week has just started and it’s already been a hectic one lol. One thing that is never hectic? Making a homemade galette! Long before the dawn of galettes I always saw the typical pie that looked tedious and time consuming. Then just like magic, I discovered a galette and the days of pie making are...

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Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

                          Hello & Happy Sunday!!                 Back in circa 2014, in our tiny NYC kitchen, I started getting my feet wet with cooking vegan cuisine. I had finished my first year of the nutrition program at NYU and taken only a few culinary courses. Little by little though, I gained more confidence being in the kitchen...

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Vegan Strawberry Rice Krispy Treats

Vegan Strawberry Rice Krispy Treats

                               Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Today I was thinking of recipes I had not done in a long time, and Rice Krispy Treats came to mind! Whether we had them a lot or rarely, there is something about them that is just nostalgic today. It’s an antiquated concept, but ironically still holds up today!    My only thing with...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Scones

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Scones

                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             I’m going thru recipe categories and it occurred to me that I completely skipped over the widely loved scones! I had explored an almond flour option years ago, it was even featured in a magazine, but I was just never sold on them as they can easily not come out right.    Fast forward to...

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Vegan Lemon Rosemary Muffins

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Muffins

                                    Hello  & Happy Friday!!               If you haven’t heard, I was once on a huge muffin kick! For years I never made them as I found the texture in vegan recipes just to be off. They were always too dense or didn’t cook all the way thru. A truly good muffin should be...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Galette

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Galette

                                    Hello & Happy Monday!!             Typically I don’t feature desserts on Monday, but if there is any time of the week that I have fruit going bad, it’s early in the week. I order groceries either Sunday or Monday and there always happens to be fruit lingering behind...

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Vegan Carrot Cake Pancakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Pancakes

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!!             Happy International Carrot Day!! Long ago I wasn’t crazy about carrots. Fast forward to today, we bake them as fries perhaps 2x wk or more. They have the same texture and flavor profile as sweet potatoes, but take less time to bake and are less carb heavy. Needless to say we are all...

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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 Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           While we’ll be celebrating indoors, Easter is still coming! Out of all the cake flavors, Carrot Cake has always been one of my personal favorites. Being a November baby, it was still the one I always picked.    I gravitate towards all things vanilla and cinnamon more so than...

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Vegan Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies

                                  Hello + Happy Tuesday!             I’ll be honest, I’m not a huge cookie person. I haven’t made a ton of recipes, I don’t crave them all the time but there are few that are just staples   One of them is Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies!   For most people you could find these staple...

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Vegan Strawberry Biscuits

Vegan Strawberry Biscuits

      Hello & Happy Sunday!!         To honor that the weekend is finally here, I alway whip up a brunch concept! Typically my breakfast routine is avocado toast or homemade granola, but the weekends are a time to let go of my routine and have fun in the kitchen.    One of my favorite southern staples, is a good biscuit! While I love the traditional variety, you can easily make them milk and dairy...

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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 Roasted Beet Pasta

Vegan Roasted Beet Pasta

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!           If there is one vegetable I’ve evolved to love over time, it’s beets! Beets are an interesting vegetable that pack a high natural sugar content, a vibrant color, and can be used in the obvious savory dishes and actually pairs seamlessly with sweet dishes as well.    Years ago while developing a plethora...

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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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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Superfood Granola

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Superfood Granola

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Every few months I discover a new love for a food concept. Right now, it’s granola! I’ve never been a granola person as the typical store bought options are packed with sugar and additives and I prefer a less carb heavy breakfast. However, if made from scratch, you have control over the...

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Vegan Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Vegan Lemon Shortbread Cookies

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           If there is one flavor profile I love, it’s lemon. I have such an affinity for lemon that I’d have to say I may prefer it over chocolate lol. (gasps)   Some of my favorite vegan concepts are actually these vegan Lemon Rosemary Cookies or these Lemon Rosemary Muffins. I find that...

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Vegan Matcha Madeleines

Vegan Matcha Madeleines

                                Hello & Happy Thursday!!                   No matter what the season, I’m all about matcha! There is something about the mellow flavor I just gravitate towards and the color also just keeps me coming back for more. While I’m all about matcha, I had never really broken into...

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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 Beet and Carrot Fritters

Vegan Beet and Carrot Fritters

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           I don’t know about you, but I love all things beets and fritters! Beets pack nutrients, a natural sweetness, and of course a gorgeous hue. Fritters on the other hand are this magical concept that has never ending combinations to keep your tastebuds on their toes.    One of my first...

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Vegan Peach Basil Muffins

Vegan Peach Basil Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Since the beginning of the year I’ve been producing a muffin recipe once a week. To date there has to be upwards of 30 different concepts as there is nothing quite like a fab muffin on a Saturday morning. I sometimes prefer them over the traditional pancakes as they’ll...

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