Vegan Roasted Brussels Pasta with Shiitake Bacon in Dijon Garlic Cashew Cream Sauce

Vegan Roasted Brussels Pasta with Shiitake Bacon in Dijon Garlic Cashew Cream Sauce

        Hello & Happy Thursday!!     Thanksgiving may be over, but it’s still all about the brussels! Believe it or not, I didn’t get heavy into brussel sprouts until 2009. I had been a vegan, raw vegan, and never had tried them, gasps. For years I always roasted them with rosemary, garlic, olive oil, and balsamic!    Today, thankfully brussels are universal and seen everywhere. You can toss...

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         If there is one recipe that’s just so me, it’s classic pumpkin pie. I feel as though it’s one of those concepts that you either love it or hate it, I of course love it! Sadly, I grew up always enjoying the store bought option like countless other. Today however, I make everything from scratch! From a distance a pumpkin pie sounds like the type of dessert...

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Vegan Crustless Pumpkin Pie (Gluten Free and Keto Friendly)

Vegan Crustless Pumpkin Pie (Gluten Free and Keto Friendly)

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!         If there are any fall staples, Pumpkin Pie is one of them!! Additionally, if there is one pie you can easily make vegan, it’s also.. Pumpkin Pie!! Since this concept has always been my go to and many of us are searching for flourless and ketone options, I knew I should create a...

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Vegan French Onion Pasta

Vegan French Onion Pasta

                                Hello & Happy Friday!!               If you know anything about me, you know I’m all about onions! I throw them in anything and everything and could literally eat them just by themselves, especially if they are caramelized! When it comes to caramelized onions you can throw them on anything...

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3 Ingredient Pumpkin Bagels with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Bagels with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!         Since pregnancy I become more and more about the carbs. I believe it stems from trying to alleviate nausea, but ever since I’ve been all about.. bagels! lol    When it comes to cooking I do everything from scratch, but bagels are very involved and time consuming. It’s...

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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 White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Staying home with a newborn during the fall can only mean one thing, less time, and more time for effortless recipes!! Cue the vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles!! Believe it or not, truffles are one of the easiest concepts that you can seamlessly make vegan. While it’s easier to feature dark...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Fritters

Vegan Butternut Squash Fritters

    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!!   If you know me, you know I’m enamored with all things fritters. There is something that I’m just drawn to whether it be the name or the fact that you can have endless options with them. My favorite dishes are those that serve as a blank canvas, fritters are one of them and they are just SO EASY!!   I’ve done Cauliflower Fritters, Brussles Fritters, Beet & Carrot...

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Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies

    Hello & Happy Tuesday!         While I typically stick to fruits and veggies, I also love to have fun in the kitchen! One of my favorite things to do is to remake iconic childhood recipes to be more modern and vegan. It wasn’t until recently that I heard of the concept called “muddy buddies”.   I remember seeing them at friends houses as a child, but still wasn’t quite sure as to what it really...

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Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

                    Hello & Happy Friday!!         As a new mom, the days are long, but the weeks are short! Basically, I can’t believe it’s already Friday. Time just flies by and I swear, he’s only 7 weeks, but it feels l like he just arrived yesterday.    With the new fall season upon us, I’ve been on the move to create effortless pumpkin...

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Roasted Italian Brussels with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Roasted Italian Brussels with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               Since the moment I experienced brussel sprouts, I’ve been hooked! There is something about the flavor and texture that like countless other people, we’re just instantly drawn to.   While you can easily just roast and enjoy, my favorite thing to do with brussels, is to pair them with flavor!  ...

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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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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!           If there was one flavor that’s always been just me, it’s pumpkin! It’s mild, cinnamon based, and my tastebuds just never get bored with it. My birthday is also in November so everything was just always pumpkin and just the thought of the pumpkin sends positive thoughts so...

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!               As soon as I heard the first mention of fall, I was instantly dreaming of all things pumpkin lol. Like most people, after a while I get maxed out on pumpkin, but I love to play around with it as the flavor profile is just so me. Long before there was even a pumpkin spice latte, I was all...

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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 Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

Vegan Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

                              Hello &Happy Sunday!                   Weekends are for easy eats, and these bake Cinnamon Apple Chips are the perf fit for the fall season!   Back in the late 90’s apple chips were a big thing. You could find them at markets nationwide and people thought they were making a healthy choice...

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Vegan Pumpkin and Sage Bread

Vegan Pumpkin and Sage Bread

                        Hello & Happy Thanksgiving!           I’m a little late to posting, but it’s never too late for a fab fresh homemade bread! I’ve truly been on a bread kick as I’ve never really focused on bread concepts in all my years of cooking. Baking bread is a science just like all baking, but a lil more challenging!...

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Vegan Apple Pie Granola with Toasted Pecans and Quinoa

Vegan Apple Pie Granola with Toasted Pecans and Quinoa

                    Hello & Happy Saturday!!             If there is one concept I love making from scratch, it’s granola. I typically always reach for my basic avocado toast, but some days I’m craving something a lil sweet and homemade granola is just so easy!    Let’s be honest, right now, the market is saturated with ready made granola....

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Vegan Almond Flour Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Vegan Almond Flour Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!               While I took the weekend off to get some R&R, I was back in the kitchen as soon as I got back home lol. I’ve been craving more almond flour concepts as I was really impressed by the S’Mores almond flour cookies from a few weeks ago. Also, I had...

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Vegan Cinnamon Apple Galette

Vegan Cinnamon Apple Galette

          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Out of all the dessert concepts you can whip up, galettes are by far the easiest and work perfectly with every season! Years ago, if you had asked me what a galette was I would have had no idea lol. In short, it’s like a rustic type tart thats comprised of a pie crust and fresh fruit!   You don’t have to have any pie crust skills...

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Vegan Cinnamon Apple Pop Tarts

Vegan Cinnamon Apple Pop Tarts

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!             Since everyone is celebrating Halloween this weekend, it’s all about the sweets! When it comes to pop tarts, I haven’t enjoyed one in ages. As kids they were sadly considered commonplace as a breakfast option. (cringe)   While you won’t see me every...

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Vegan Cinnamon Apple Danish’s

Vegan Cinnamon Apple Danish’s

                        Hello & Happy Sunday!!                 When it comes to a weekend brunch, I love a good muffin and a vegan danish! When I hear the word danish, I cringe at thinking of making homemade pastry dough. While at NYU I did a class on laminating dough (adding butter to the dough) and it was just very long and drawn out that...

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