Vegan Butternut Squash Alfredo

Vegan Butternut Squash Alfredo

   Hello & Happy Thursday!! Butternut squash is one of those fall veggies that never gets old. It’s sad to think of all the years that I never gave it the time of day until I was in my early 20’s. As a child my mom loved yellow squash and of course it wasn’t something I had a preference for. Being that the word squash was associated with this veggie I believe I just assumed that it would be the exact same through and...

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Vegan Romesco Pasta with Broccoli

Vegan Romesco Pasta with Broccoli

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!             If there is one thing I realized with vegan cuisine, is that you can make anything taste fab, if you have a good sauce! Vegan food naturally is like a blank canvas that is waiting to be seasoned and flavored. If you don’t go the flavor route, you’ll be left with a bunch of bland veggies. ...

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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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45 Vegan Fourth of July Recipes

45 Vegan Fourth of July Recipes

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               For many of us, the Fourth of July is an excuse to travel, attend a party, but leave the cooking to someone else. Since I cook full time and it’s just a party of two for right now (4 more weeks!), we are not cooking this year!.   For those that are, I’ve compiled...

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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 Chimichurri Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Chimichurri Cauliflower Rice

                                  Hello & Happy Monday!!               In the world of plant based eats, the most important thing you need, is a good sauce! So many newbies miss the mark with that and find recipes to be underwhelming in flavor. What’s beautiful about veggies is that they are a true blank canvas. You...

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Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad

Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad

                                Hello & Happy Friday!!             Over the years I’ve created over 500 recipes via Eat Drink Shrink. While I love all of them, there are many that have become staples in my kitchen! One of those, is this chickpea tuna salad!! Back in 2012 a vegan cafe called Terri produced this concept. It was everything and...

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Vegan Greek Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Greek Cauliflower Rice

                    Hello & Happy Monday             If there is one concept I’ve become completely enamored with over time, it’s cauliflower rice! Just like any vegan recipe, cauliflower rice can be a complete dud if not done right. You have to pack on the flavor and texture or it will disappoint.    this vegan Greek Cauliflower rice does not!!    In...

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Vegan Gnocchi Soup

Vegan Gnocchi Soup

                            Hello & Happy Monday!!               The warmer temps are slowly creeping in (thank goodness), but in my opinion.. there is always time for soup and salad!   I find that soups are the perfect vehicle to pack on the veggies and they are just so quick and easy. There are so many staple soups, but there are...

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Vegan Cauliflower Fried Rice

Vegan Cauliflower Fried Rice

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!                 In recent years cauliflower has finally made a name for itself. Initially everyone was all about the cauliflower rice, but we’ve come to realize that there are countless other concepts that you can make with this miracle veggie.  While I love a cutting edge recipe, I...

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Vegan Arugula Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Vegan Arugula Pesto Mashed Potatoes

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!             Lately I’ve been exploring new approaches to classic dishes. I find that we can still enjoy the staples such as mac and cheese or mashed potatoes, by putting a fun veggie spin on them! Recently I did a vegan Caramelized Onion Cauliflower Mash that I loved, so this vegan Pesto...

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Vegan Roasted Bbq Brussels

Vegan Roasted Bbq Brussels

                            Hello & Happy Monday!!             I wish I could say that I always loved brussels, but when I was growing up they were never in my home. I don’t think I really had the chance to get into the whole Brussels world until 2009 and I dined out a lot lol. When I finally got the chance, I  I was hooked!   Whether it was...

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Vegan Shiitake Wonton Soup

Vegan Shiitake Wonton Soup

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!     For a long time I never pursued wonton type concepts. However, once I found a market that offered vegan wontons, I was off creating a variety of recipes. One of the few concepts I never did was a vegan wonton soup!   The texture becomes like that of pasta and they pack tons of flavor that permeate the soup. There is just something fun about...

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Cold Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

Cold Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!             In keeping with the theme to create flavor and nutrient packed dishes this 2019, I’ve been stepping up my salad game! I personally can throw together some arugula or a cabbage mix, a lil onion, avocado, and my favorite dressing and be good to go. However, for many of us we hit a plateau...

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