Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

                            Today I was debating whether to feature a zucchini pizza crust or this fab bread, but everyone voted for this one of course, and I completely understand why! While I’ve produced a lot of vegan breads via EDS, I’ve yet to do a full on banana bread. Perhaps it’s because I’ve experienced underwhelming recipes, I’m not quite...

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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 Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been going thru the pantry and trying to use all my lingering food items. One thing I always have on hand, is a can of chickpeas! Whether you’re throwing them in a sandwich, making hummus, or using the brine to make aquafaba, there is always a use for them! Honestly, one of...

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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 Dark Chocolate Cinnamon and Sugar Roasted Chickpea Bark

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cinnamon and Sugar Roasted Chickpea Bark

                                If there is one bean that never get’s old, it’s chickpeas!! They make for the perfect snack, the flour can be used as a gluten free binder, and don’t get me started on the hummus.    Packed with plant protein and fiber, chickpeas are one of my favorites and they are a bargain to boot!! Think chickpeas are only...

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Vegan Soft Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Vegan Soft Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

                                    Hello & Happy Sunday!           I don’t know about you, but I always go thru phases with foods. Once I find a recipe that works I’m off to thinking of a variety of flavors you can create. Needless to say, I tested a few pretzel recipes, and fell back in love with this classic...

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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 Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

                          Hell0 & Happy Wednesday!!               Lately we’ve been whipping up recipes that are perfect for the social distancing period. From soups to snacks were featuring all the goods! Being that food options are less vast right now and that the window of ripeness for avocados is so quick, I knew I had to feature a...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

                            Hello + Happy Wednesday!!           A week via EDS wouldn’t be complete without an effortless vegan truffle recipe! As someone who cooks full time I go through phases with food. Right now, I’m in a truffle phase to explore all the variations, because they are just so easy!!   Typically truffles are...

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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 OREO Truffles

Vegan OREO Truffles

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!             While I love to make everything from scratch, sometimes time constraints call for the effortless like these vegan OREO Truffles! Believe it or not, Pinterest is inundated with endless variations of this concept making it just such a staple. It’s a lil indulgent, not my usual approach with...

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2 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Almond Flour Cookies

2 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Almond Flour Cookies

                          Hello &  Happy Thursday!!           After the hectic holidays our energy is typically zapped when it comes to food prep. That being said, I’m on a mission to create effortless and affordable concepts from lunch to dinner, snacks and sweets!   When it comes to almond flour, I have a new found appreciation for it....

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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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Vegan Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

Vegan Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!           If there is one concept that’s always a crowd pleaser, it’s ice cream cookie sandwiches! Honestly, I can’t remember the last time I made one, because either the cookies weren’t firm enough or it didn’t hold together well and the list goes on. That...

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Vegan Pistachio Muffins

Vegan Pistachio Muffins

                                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             If you know me, you know I love a fab muffin on a weekend. Even though I’ve whipped up upwards of 20 different muffin recipes, a new one always pops into my head. Lately I’ve been craving all things pistachio. I don’t know if it stems from my old...

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Vegan Brookies

Vegan Brookies

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been craving things more on the sweet side with nursing. It has to be in part with burning the additional calories an just craving carbohydrates. Either way, I’ve been running through my recipe bucket list to whip up some fun modern sweets and one of them.. was a vegan brookie!!   You...

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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 Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

                          Hello  & Happy Sunday!!           If there is one concept every weekend needs, it’s a good pancake recipe!! Vegan pancakes I feel like one of those starter items that opens ones eyes to realize, you can make even the most traditional items sans animal products. There is no need for milk, no need for eggs, it just works!!...

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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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3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Avocado Truffles

3 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Avocado Truffles

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!             If there is one concept I loved and only did one recipe for, it’s vegan truffles! Long before my cooking days when I heard the word truffles, I instantly thought, complex, intricate, but it’s the furthest thing from it whether vegan or not. Granted you can get as...

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Vegan Nutella Pie

Vegan Nutella Pie

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Valentine’s Day is slowly approaching! While many can say it’s a fabricated holiday that holds no value, I personally find it as just another reminder to show love to those in your life. Any reason to celebrate, I’m all about! Of course one of my favorite ways to show love,...

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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 Cinnamon Pear Muffins

Vegan Cinnamon Pear Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!!             If there is one concept I became obsessed with the past 6 months, it’s a good vegan muffin! For years I skipped them as I could never achieve the perfect texture, but once I did I rolled out countless variations! While I don’t have a muffin on the daily, I do enjoy one on the...

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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 Caramel Apple Cobbler

Vegan Caramel Apple Cobbler

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!               If there is one dessert that everyone loves down south, …it’s apple cobbler. I personally like the concept of  cobbler as there are tons of variations and I love to see everyone’s take on it. One of the best flavor combinations is your staple apple flavor, but I wanted to put a...

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Vegan Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Spice Caramels

Vegan Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Spice Caramels

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!               We’re wrapping up 2019, so we’re finishing off this fab year with some game changing recipes!! Long before this recipe I had dabbled in vegan caramels. I had tried some with dates, but they didn’t really mirror the taste or texture of real caramel....

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Vegan Gingerbread Muffins

Vegan Gingerbread Muffins

Hello & Happy Saturday!! I’m currently on a vegan cinnamon roll kick after the recent pumpkin revamp, but I’m still all about an effortless vegan muffin! For the longest time I felt that vegan muffins were a complete dud. The texture was always off or the muffins didn’t cook all the way thru and were just bricks.  Once I stumbled upon the perf vegan muffin recipe, I was on a rampage to create countless concepts! To date...

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Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

              Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           When it comes to Christmas, it’s all about the chocolate! You can make a variety of effortless chocolate based desserts that involve minimal steps and ingredients, that will make you look like an iron chef! One of my favorite chocolate concepts is barks. A bark is simply a blend of chocolate and toppings all broken up into pieces and...

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Vegan Whole Wheat Gingerbread Men

Vegan Whole Wheat Gingerbread Men

            Hello & Happy Monday!!       Growing up I was never crazy about ginger anything. However, as someone who is not crazy about chocolate (I like it, I just don’t crave it), I love all things cinnamon, vanilla, and ginger. Needless to say, I’m all about gingerbread!   Something about the flavor just draws me in, is so me, and it just pairs perfectly with anything cream cheese!!     When...

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Vegan Eggnog Muffins

Vegan Eggnog Muffins

                            Hello & Happy Saturday!!         This week was one for the books and I started breaking into Christmas concepts. I find that every year the holiday creeps up on me and there are countless recipes that I never get to. This year, I have my game face on and have some fab concepts coming your way!   When it comes to...

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1 Hour Vegan Gingerbread rolls

1 Hour Vegan Gingerbread rolls

              Hello & Happy Friday!! Although I love to cook, there was once a time that I hated working with yeast. It’s very temperamental and truly holds the cards to how any bread/cinnamon roll recipe is going to turn out. If the yeast is old, fail. If the yeast is exposed to salt too early, fail. If the yeast has too much sugar, fail. If the yeast is exposed to even rubber spatulas, fail. The...

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!         I have to admit, if there is something that pushes people to get in the kitchen and connect with their food, I’m all about it. Needless to say, I love the holidays and it’s the perf time to learn classic concepts that you can recreate throughout the year.    I personally love Thanksgiving recipes as the flavors...

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!     The past few weeks have been jam packed with catching up on work. So after putting the babe to sleep I was craving something quick and easy that could be thrown together in minutes. Believe it or not, vegan desserts can be so easy and a lot of times less is more, cue the vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars!!   Lately I’ve...

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Homemade Vegan Apple Pie

Homemade Vegan Apple Pie

      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!   If there is one dessert I’m forever enamored with, it’s Apple Pie. It’s nostalgic, packed with apples and the majority of the sugar can be derived from the fruit which is always my preference. I think a homemade apple pie was one of the first concepts I tried ages ago while entertaining guests. I of course tried to go all out with a whole wheat crust and it was just was...

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