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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Classic Pico de Gallo

Classic Pico de Gallo

                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           Since the Fourth of July is coming in days, I wanted to whip up some quick and easy concepts from desserts to snacks and more. When thinking of the next recipe it occurred to me that I’ve never done a staple Pico de Gallo! This iconic dish is typically seen at countless restaurants and sadly...

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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 Oven Baked Churros

Vegan Oven Baked Churros

                            I may have forgotten in the midst of social distancing, but today is Cinco De Mayo!! In the wake of my favorite holiday, I decided to whip up one of the most coveted recipes on eds, the vegan oven baked Churros! While churros are typically fried, you can make a fab churro just by baking. If you’re not familiar with churros, don’t be...

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Vegan Roasted Poblano Soup

Vegan Roasted Poblano Soup

            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!   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 for poblanos and I instantly fell in...

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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 Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Mexican Cauliflower Rice

                            I’ve been recreating all my favorite EDS recipes and tweaking them to perfection! One of my all time favorites, is this Mexican Cauliflower Rice!! In recent years cauliflower has truly taken over. You can use it for anything from soups to mashed potatoes, pizza crusts, and more. One of my favorite approaches to cauliflower, is rice!!   I...

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Vegan Grilled Corn Chowder

Vegan Grilled Corn Chowder

                Hello & Happy Thursday!!         Out of all the amazing veggies at the market, the one I consume the least is actually.. corn. Corn gets a bad rap at its one of the largest produced GMO crops and is lacking in nutrients compared to other veggies being mostly comprised natural sugar. As a result, perhaps that’s why I skip it on most occasions, but there is...

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Vegan White Queso

Vegan White Queso

          Hello & Happy Friday!!   If there is one concept I always loved back home at the mexican spot everyone went to, it was White Queso!! While it’s been years since I’ve had white queso, the flavor is just something I still long for. That being said, after making a vegan nacho cheese, which I’m still obsessed with, I had a feeling you could recreate a fab vegan white queso with the same...

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Vegan Grilled Corn Salad with Jalapeno and Avocado

Vegan Grilled Corn Salad with Jalapeno and Avocado

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!               If you’ve never tried Cuban corn, than you’ll have no idea why this combination is so fab! Back in 2007 I had my first experience with street corn at one of my now favorite spots in NYC. It’s flavorful, affordable, coated in cojita cheese and...

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Vegan Jalapeño Mac and Cheese with Shiitake Bacon and Breadcrumbs

Vegan Jalapeño Mac and Cheese with Shiitake Bacon and Breadcrumbs

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               If there is one thing I’m all about, it’s a quick and easy vegan cheese! When the boom of the cashew cheesecakes came about I was in love with the many ways we can utilize cashews. However, I got so burn out on cashews and found that balance is everything with...

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Vegan Jackfruit Zucchini Enchiladas

Vegan Jackfruit Zucchini Enchiladas

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!           One of my favorite large dishes is to make is enchiladas. However, if you know anything about that dish, the tortillas become soggy and let’s not get started about the refined carbohydrates. That being said, these vegan Zucchini Jackfruit Enchiladas were a no brainer! From a distance the thought...

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Vegan Cilantro Lime Rice

Vegan Cilantro Lime Rice

Thank you Super Lucky Elephant for sponsoring this post.                           Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           I feel as though the holiday weekend just flew by! Although the weather wasn’t memorable, we made an effort to get out of the house and visit a local winery with some friends. Needless to say, it was much needed!   Good...

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Oven Roasted Salsa Verde

Oven Roasted Salsa Verde

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!       Long ago, if you asked me what salsa verde was comprised of, I wouldn’t be able to tell you. Fast forward to NYU, I knew this amazing dish like the back of my hand!   In a food science course we had to recreate a salsa recipe that was mass produced by a company. We replicated it nearly 10x before we...

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Vegan Jalapeno Zucchini Fritters

Vegan Jalapeno Zucchini Fritters

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!             After creating upwards of 300 recipes, there are a few that are just permanent staples in my cooking routine..   These vegan Jalapeño Zucchini Fritter are one of them!   If you had asked me years ago what I fritter was, I probably couldn’t tell you lol. The...

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Vegan Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Vegan Coconut Tres Leches Cake

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Although I instantly fell in love with the Tres Leche dessert, I never explored it until just recently. (insert virtual tears)   This dessert is a classic Spanish concept that has been enjoyed for ages. There are probably many contributing factors as to why I had never experienced...

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Vegan Jalapeno Corn Dog

Vegan Jalapeno Corn Dog

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!       Let me just start by saying, I got a lot of recent food inspiration.. from watching a show on carnival food lol.          Also, the idea of a vegan corn dog seemed exciting as in all my years of exploring vegan eats, I’ve still yet to ever encounter one and honestly the last time I even...

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Vegan Fajitas with Chimichurri Sauce

Vegan Fajitas with Chimichurri Sauce

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           If there are two of my favorite things in this its world.. its tacos and fajitas!I personally love the flavor profile of anything spanish, anything packed with veggies, and of course lots of spice! So fajitas are just a no brainer.      You can make them with a varieties of...

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