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 Tomato Basil Hummus

Vegan Tomato Basil Hummus

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Long before 2019, there was literally 2 companies that featured ready made hummus. While hummus is quick and easy, that arena exploded and you can find countless flavor from savory to even sweet.   However, hummus is so easy, you can skip all the preservatives and...

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Vegan Spinach and Kale Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegan Spinach and Kale Stuffed Mushrooms

                            Hello & Happy Sunday!!               Truth: I made this recipe on a complete whim back in 2014 and it was so good!! Stuffed mushrooms are a staple for entertaining as they are so easy and pack so much flavor!!   Another reason why I love this concept, my husband doesn’t like mushrooms, so I...

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Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!                 When it comes to soups, there was a few years while plant based where I never had them. I thought they had to be too involved to make at home from scratch and if enjoyed while dining out they were laden with sodium and animal products. That being said, I...

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Vegan Greek Fritters with Cucumber Dill Sauce & Homemade Tofu Feta

Vegan Greek Fritters with Cucumber Dill Sauce & Homemade Tofu Feta

                                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               If there is one flavor combo I love, it’s Greek! If there is one concept I can’t get enough of, it’s fritters! Fritters are one of those recipes that gives you endless options, perf for any season, and can be a meal or the perfect small...

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Vegan Beet Naan Bread

Vegan Beet Naan Bread

                                  Hello & Happy Monday!!               I feel as though it was back in 2007 while living in Miami that I discovered naan bread. There was something about it that I was just drawn to. The look, the texture, the various flavors you could find, I was sold.   However, when it comes to...

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Vegan Oven Fried Artichokes with Lemon Garlic Aioli

Vegan Oven Fried Artichokes with Lemon Garlic Aioli

                            Hello & Happy Friday!!           If you know anything about me, I love all things artichokes! On any given day, you’ll find them in my pantry as they can seamlessly elevate any recipe in terms of nutrients and flavor. One of my favorite concepts is Fried Artichokes. While I gravitate away from anything fried on...

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Vegan Crispy Baked Broccoli Bites with Romesco Sauce

Vegan Crispy Baked Broccoli Bites with Romesco Sauce

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!             Lately I’ve been focusing on keep recipes simple in terms of ingredients and instructions, while also going down my foodie bucket list! I currently have about 30 recipes or more that I’m always trying to put together, but based on what’s in my kitchen, the season, and what...

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Vegan Panzanella

Vegan Panzanella

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           With the Fourth of July tomorrow I wanted to whip up some effortless concepts that are just hands down crowd pleasers. When we think of 4th of July eats our minds are filled with hamburgers and hotdogs and all things fried. While I love an excuse to indulge, I’m all about a healthy...

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Vegan Italian Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Italian Cauliflower Rice

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!           I don’t know about you, but I go on a kick with different food concepts and my mind wanders  to create countless variations. At this time I’m all about cauliflower rice! a few years ago I had dabbled in cauli rice, but didn’t see what all the fuss was about and...

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Vegan Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Pineapple Fried Cauliflower Rice

                              Hello & Happy Saturday!!               I rarely post on a Saturday, but following the long weekend I decided to embrace some self care yesterday and just take a breather for the first time in months. As a clinical nutritionist I think it’s just as important today to stress the diet as well as self...

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Vegan Thai Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Thai Cauliflower Rice

                                Hello & Happy Thursday!!             In recent years I’ve come to the conclusion that cauliflower is truly that magical vegetable. Although it may make you gasp, its more incredible than even..    Avocados lol   You can make everything from soups to smoothies, bread, pizza crust, rice...

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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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Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower Rice

Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower Rice

                                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         One of my favorite grains or well, “pastas”, is cous cous! Ironically I’m not a huge pasta person, but perhaps it’s because of the interesting name, the grainy texture, or because it pairs seamlessly with all of these ingredients,...

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Korean Bbq Jackfruit “Pork” Buns

Korean Bbq Jackfruit “Pork” Buns

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!         Truth, I think I had some pork bun variation ages ago. The filling, obviously not memorable, but the buns…    YUM.   If you’ve never tried steamed buns, they are soft, warm, and can be packed with whatever you like. Typically they are filled with various...

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Vegan Jalapeno Corn Fritters

Vegan Jalapeno Corn Fritters

  Hello & Happy Friday!     I don’t know about you, but I rarely eat corn. Perhaps it’s because it’s the largest gmo crop next to soy, or the fact that it’s mostly carbs and sugar, but at any rate..  You’ll rarely find corn in anything on EDS unless it’s a Cuban corn concept lol (obsessed) However, I love fritter concepts. Fritters are simply a bunch of ingredients that typically are held together with...

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Vegan Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Vegan Fried Zucchini Blossoms

                    Hello & Happy Monday!           If I could use one word to describe the experience of working with zucchini blossoms it would be..     Groundbreaking.      In all honesty I couldn’t find zucchini blossoms since they came about years ago, even in New York City! Fast forward to 2016, I finally came across them in Maryland...

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Vegan Fried Artichokes

Vegan Fried Artichokes

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!   All I can say is that, I’m glad I finally explored one of my favorite recipes again, but this time sans animal products!     While I don’t advocate for fried foods on a regular basis, there are some fried eats that I just can’t live without. One of them of course is fried artichokes! (other faves, homemade...

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Vegan Avocado Fries

Vegan Avocado Fries

                   Hello & Happy Friday!!     Truth, I had made a baked version of this recipe over a year 1/2 ago and thought that I had struck gold.      After I finally got around to making the fried version.. I realized I was way, way, way off..      One thing that always made me less open to making vegan fried recipes is that the batter never sticks, but slides off and looks aesthetically...

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