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 Houston’s Copycat Beet Burgers

Vegan Houston’s Copycat Beet Burgers

                       Hello & Happy Monday!!             I literally made this recipe 5 years ago as I was just branching out into the culinary world with EDS. Believe it or not, this recipe still holds up today and remains to be one of my favorites out of 100’s of recipes! It was inspired by my favorite veggie burger at the Houstons restaurant chain...

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Vegan Teriyaki Portobello Burgers

Vegan Teriyaki Portobello Burgers

                                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!     We’re going thru effortless lunch concepts, and one of my favorites, is this vegan Teriyaki Portobello Burgers! I’ve tried a handful of portobello concepts and sadly any of them fell flat. That being said, years ago I was curious to explore one that really delivered in terms 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 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 Greek Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

Vegan Greek Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             I’ve been going thru some bucket list concepts and these vegan Greek Meatball Gyro’s was one of them!! If you know me, you know I have an affinity for all the Greek flavors. Whether it’s the cucumber, oregano or fresh dill, I’m just all about it!  ...

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Vegan Jalapeño Zucchini Burger with Chipotle Mayo

Vegan Jalapeño Zucchini Burger with Chipotle Mayo

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!           When it comes to vegan cooking, you have to have a staple veggie burger! Some of my personal faves are the Greek Burger, Beet Burger, Chickpea Curry Burger, and this new Jalapeño Zucchini Burger!!   Zucchini is one of those veggies I love. You can grill it (my fave), make a...

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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 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 Beer Battered Mushroom Burger

Vegan Beer Battered Mushroom Burger

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!             I’ve never been a “beer person”, but I ironically love foods with a hint of beer! From beer cheese to beer cheese soup and even beer batters..    it makes for a fun recipe that keeps your tastebuds on their toes!   This recipe came to life while going through my...

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Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad

                    Hello & Happy Monday!               I don’t know about you, but I love all things buffalo. To be honest though, I had an aversion to all things spicy for as long as I can remember. I’m not sure why, but I just hated anything with heat as I couldn’t tolerate it.    Today, I love everything with heat and its almost...

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Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

                              Hello  & Happy Tuesday!!         If there is one concept I loved, but didn’t experience a ton, it’s curried chicken salad. If you’ve ever been in NYC, I felt as though you would see it at every market and I eventually had a bite and loved the flavor profile.    While there are only a handful of...

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Vegan Quinoa Falafel Recipe

Vegan Quinoa Falafel Recipe

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         Out of all the amazing vegan eats in the NYC, my ultimate fave quick bite is Mamouns Falafel in the West Village! I had it almost every day while studying at NYU, and enjoyed it even before I attended there. There is something about homemade falafel with all of the mediterranean flavors that...

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20 Classic Vegan Sandwiches

20  Classic Vegan Sandwiches

            Hello & Happy Sunday!!           Since I’m working my way through my bucket list of sandwich concepts and revamping a few, I thought I’d share my favorite top 20 sandwiches on Eat Drink Shrink! Some are the new new and some are classic oldies that I never share, but in any case, I promise they all  don’t disappoint! New images and tutorials coming for some...

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Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Sliders

Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Sliders

                Hello & Happy Friday!!             As much as I love buffalo cauliflower bites now, there was a time where I just didn’t get it. The batter was soggy and it tasted simply like roasted cauliflower with hot sauce. Epic fail.    After getting my feet wet working with cauliflower, I’ve grown to love it! There are truly endless options as to...

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Vegan Hawaiian Sweet Potato Burger

Vegan Hawaiian Sweet Potato Burger

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             In hopes to revamp all my older recipes to provide tutorials, one of the first that came to mind was this vegan Hawaiian Sweet Potato Burger!   I know what you’re thinking, pineapple on savory dishes the majority of the time is a miss. Hawaiian pizza is probably one of the most loathed...

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Beer Battered Fish Sandwich

Beer Battered Fish Sandwich

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           If there is a second food concept besides fish tacos that I was completely enamored with prior to focusing on plant based foods..   It was fish and chips!   However, even though the landscape for vegan food products has evolved, the faux fish department remains to be lacking and that goes even for...

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Smokey Mango Jackfruit Bbq

Smokey Mango Jackfruit Bbq

                    Hello & Happy Monday!           For over nearly a year I’ve heard about jackfruit bbq concepts. On the other hand, even in New York City I can honestly say that I only saw people selling jackfruit perhaps a handful of times. Being that New York City is the epicenter of everything, especially food, that speaks volumes as to just how hard it...

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Vegan Meatball Sub

Vegan Meatball Sub

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!         In all honesty, I can’t remember the last time I had a meatball sub. As a whole, this concept was just never my cup of tea. I never liked red meat and was never fond of pasta sauce, so needles to say it was the last on my list. However, once I had the chance to explore a vegan version I was...

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Portobello Burgers with caramelized onion & pear

Portobello Burgers with caramelized onion & pear

                          Hello & Happy Friday!!         For many, the concept of this vegan burger sounds perhaps beyond obscure. However, as you really delve into vegan burger concepts, they all begin to blend together and it sometimes drives you to break the mold when it comes to a fab vegan burger!   While many of us have access to veggie burger...

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