Vegan Lemon Rosemary Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Pancakes

                        I’m elated that the weekend is here! Why? Because I love a good brunch concept.. and this one, is one I’ve had on the back burner for months! When you cook full time, you’re always looking for an opportunity to put a modern spin on classic dishes. Pancakes are one of the most classic dishes you can find and I love to play around with the...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

                       Hello & Happy Saturday!!         Every weekend I whip up a brunch concept, and today was all about pancakes! Believe it or not, I have never made a vegan chocolate chip pancake. I find chocolate to be too decadent and pancakes are almost a dessert. However, a few bites of something sweet like this recipe, is like taking a trip down memory lane...

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Vegan Salted Double Chocolate Superfood Granola

Vegan Salted Double Chocolate Superfood Granola

                  Hello + Happy Sunday!           If there is one concept that’s super easy to whip up, it’s a homemade granola! It’s one of those concepts that so seamless that once you try it, you’ll never buy a store-bought option again! I personally love granola as it’s a great play on the traditional oatmeal, it’s filling, affordable, and a great way to...

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Vegan Pistachio Muffins

Vegan Pistachio Muffins

                  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 affinity for ready made pistachio pudding lol (true story) or the fact that I love the color or almond extract..   ...

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Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Muffins

Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Muffins

                      If you’ve been following along I’ve been deep in a muffin obsession for weekend concepts. While many opt for pancakes, because well, who doesn’t love pancakes, I love a good muffin! I can control the sugar content better versus pancakes with syrup. I can also eat half of one and get my fill on something sweet versus pancakes where you feel like you just have to finish...

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Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits

Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!         Believe it or not, there once was a time that I hated things with spice. However, it’s a fact that the more you age your tastebuds die out and your palate shifts. Today, I love all things with a lil bit of heat. In many ways, it’s like adding salt or pepper to a dish, it only enhances...

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Vegan Lemon Rosemary Scones

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Scones

                      This week we’ve been exploring a lot of new concepts to feature via EDS! I’m currently obsessed with breakfast ideas as the weekends are a great opportunity to get into the kitchen and mix it up. I always reach for the typical avocado toast, so it’s nice to break away from the routine for once. Lately, I’ve been falling in love with scones. Last...

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Vegan Blueberry Biscuits with Blueberry Butter

Vegan Blueberry Biscuits with Blueberry Butter

                          Hello & Happy Friday           If there is one concept I love on the weekends, it’s a good biscuit!! As a Southern native, biscuits are a big deal! They come in tons of varieties and you can create both savory and sweet!! I personally love biscuits as I find them to be nostalgic, and the options are endless in regards to...

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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 Rosemary Muffins

Vegan Lemon Rosemary Muffins

                              If you haven’t heard, I was once on a huge muffin kick! For years I never made them as I found the texture in vegan recipes just to be off. They were always too dense or didn’t cook all the way thru. A truly good muffin should be light, but not cake like, dense, but not a brick lol, and this recipe is just that!   Since finding...

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Vegan Everything Bagels

Vegan Everything Bagels

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!             Lately I’ve been obsessed with bread making. Prior to social distancing, I absolutely distanced myself from this category. I found the process overwhelming, many times the bread would fail, costing ingredients etc and the list goes on. So if you feel as though that’s your view of...

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Vegan Rosemary & Parmesan Bagels

Vegan Rosemary & Parmesan Bagels

                        If you’ve been following along in recent weeks, you know I’ve jumped on the bread making train lol. There is something so relaxing and comforting about making bread from scratch. Just like everything else, homemade tastes so much better! On EDS we’ve gone thru over 5 different vegan pretzels and now I’m making my way thru all the bagel...

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Vegan Hot Honey Butter Biscuits

Vegan Hot Honey Butter Biscuits

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           If there is one thing I love, it’s a good biscuit! I went through a phase years ago where I whipped up countless biscuit recipes as there is just so much room for creativity. You can throw herbs and fruit in the dough, or create a fun butter, the options are truly just needless. If you’re not...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Vegan Chocolate Chip Biscotti

                      I’ve been on a mission to explore a variety of new recipes to feature on EDS. One in particular was a traditional biscotti. I’ve whipped up a few almond flour varieties, and while those are good, I love exploring the traditional recipes to compare and of course offer more options.    Almond flour can also be on the pricer side, so it’s great to...

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Vegan Triple Berry Sheet Pan Pancakes

Vegan Triple Berry Sheet Pan Pancakes

                        We have extra time given the virus going around and practicing social distancing. However, many of us are looking to simplify every aspect of our lives, but especially with food. That being said, I wanted to explore the concept of sheet pancakes. Believe it or not, cooking pancakes can be a daunting task and when you try this sheet pan option.. You’re...

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Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

                                Every weekend we whip up a brunch concept, and today was all about the lemon poppy seed!! For whatever reason, this flavor combo just resonates with everyone. It’s one of the EDS muffin recipes that always gets a lot of views so I knew it would make for the next perfect pancake!!   I personally love all things lemon as...

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Vegan Key Lime Pie Scones

Vegan Key Lime Pie Scones

                                When it comes to the weekends I love to whip up an effortless brunch concept. One of the easiest recipes is scones! Long before exploring scones I thought even the name sounded like it was involved, tedious, and just not worth my time. However, scones are really seamless and the flavor options, endless!    We’ve done a few...

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Vegan Pineapple Coconut Muffins

Vegan Pineapple Coconut Muffins

                                Every weekend deserves a muffin and with the new spring weather arriving, it only meant one thing..    Vegan Pineapple Coconut Muffins!!   I don’t know about you, but I love anything that’s fruit forward and I’m enamored with with all things pineapple and mango. That being said, these new muffins were a no...

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Vegan Strawberry PB&J Granola with Quinoa

Vegan Strawberry PB&J Granola with Quinoa

                          If there is one area I lack in recipes, it’s breakfast concepts! I typically always reach for the basic girls avocado toast as it’s just my preference. However, there are those days when I just crave something else! While pancakes and muffins are fun, I was intrigued by creating an effortless cereal!   and the vegan Strawberry  PB&J  ...

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Vegan Blueberry Bagels

Vegan Blueberry Bagels

                              Lately I’ve been on a bread kick and have loved exploring everything from pretzels to jalapeno cheddar breads and now bagels! Believe it or not, I gravitated away from all things yeast for a while, because I just had a bad experience with it. However, with all cooking it takes practice, and you have to keep an open mind. There are many...

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Vegan Blueberry Basil Pancakes

Vegan Blueberry Basil Pancakes

                          When it comes to the weekends I’m all about a good biscuits or a stack of pancakes! Every weekend I try and future at least one of the two and search for fun flavor combos. While to some people pairing fruit with herbs is foreign, however, it’s my favorite approach as it just adds another dimension of flavor that leaves you coming back for...

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Vegan Strawberry Champagne Pancakes

Vegan Strawberry Champagne Pancakes

                            With the warm weather upon us, everyone is reaching for white wines, rosés and champagne. While I don’t do a lot of alcohol, I honestly love to throw it in recipes as it adds more depth to savory dishes and puts a fun twist on desserts. One of my favorite concepts is champagne cupcakes. For whatever reason, champagne just pairs well with cake...

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Vegan Carrot Cake Pancakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Pancakes

                    Hello + Happy Saturday!             Happy International Carrot Day!! Long ago I wasn’t crazy about carrots. Fast forward to today, we bake them as fries perhaps 2x wk or more. They have the same texture and flavor profile as sweet potatoes, but take less time to bake and are less carb heavy. Needless to say we are all about the carrots in...

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Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

                        This week I whipped up some fab dishes! Something I also do for Eat Drink Shrink is create an effortless concept for the weekend. While some of us prefer to dine out on the weekends, a lot of us take it as an opportunity to get in the kitchen, which I love!   When it comes to full proof brunch concepts, I love a good muffin. I skipped doing muffins for...

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Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

                              If there is one cake I’m forever enamored with, it’s carrot cake! While my birthday is in November, my cake was typically a carrot cake with cream cheese icing. That being said, I’ve always had an affinity for all things vanilla and cinnamon, and been less about chocolate.    Whether it’s the cinnamon, the...

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Vegan Lemon Strawberry Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Strawberry Pancakes

                  Hello & Happy Saturday!!                 Weekends are for relaxing, and pancakes! While the temperatures are still frigid outside, I’m already starting to crave all the spring flavors. The shifting of the seasons is honestly my favorite thing. New seasons bring new weather, new foods, and new flavors. Spring is all about the fruit...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

                        Hello  & Happy Saturday!!           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 Rosemary Parmesan Biscuits with Truffle Honey

Vegan Rosemary Parmesan Biscuits with Truffle Honey

                        If there is one thing I can’t live without, it’s carbs. The older I get the more I crave the savory and less the sweet! While I love fresh homemade bread, the processes itself can be overwhelming, tedious, and there are so many factors potentially working against you to make the perfect bread.    The yeas could be bad, the water too warm, you...

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Vegan French Toast Bagels

Vegan French Toast Bagels

                            The weekend is for brunch concepts and bagels are my newest obsession! From a distance, bread sounds involved and tedious, but once you nail the process it’s honestly smooth sailing and so fun. After living in NYC for 10+ years, my now husband and I are enamored with all things bagels. However, once you leave the city, the quality of bagels...

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Vegan Pistachio Pancakes

Vegan Pistachio Pancakes

                          Hello & Happy Saturday             If there are a few concepts I love to save for the weekends, it’s biscuits and pancakes! Since I cook full time, I have to get creative with flavors as I just find myself bored. Pancakes are wonderful as they are such a blank canvas where you can tailor them to your tastebuds and...

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Vegan Pretzel Bagels

Vegan Pretzel Bagels

                      Lately I’ve been all about bread making. Whether it’s something I find relaxing, satisfying, or simply more cost effective, I just have so much fun with it! Even if the bread fails, which is a rare case the more and more I do it, I still love it.   Bread making is one of those things you either do all the time, or rarely. Prior to social distancing,...

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Vegan Super Food Cinnamon Apple Granola with Toasted Pecans

Vegan Super Food Cinnamon Apple Granola with Toasted Pecans

                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. Let’s...

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Vegan Pancake Recipes

Vegan Pancake Recipes

                        Recipe Roundup            When it comes to breakfast concepts, it’s all about the pancakes. While I love a good plain ol’ stack of pancakes like everyone else, there are so many ways to mix it up! From incorporating fruits to herbs, to using various flours, the options are just endless! That being said, we always try to have...

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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...

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Vegan Pink Beet Pancakes

Vegan Pink Beet Pancakes

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!           I know we are all cooped up inside, so it’s the perfect time to get in the kitchen and explore new recipes. One of my favorite weekend concepts is your standard pancake! Instead of keeping them plain Jane though, I love to mix it up and feature modern flavors.    Since spring has...

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1 Hour Vegan Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

1 Hour Vegan Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

                      Hello & Happy Saturday!!     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...

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25 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

25 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!         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...

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Vegan Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

Vegan Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!          When it comes to fall, it’s all about the pumpkin and apples! Recently we went to our local apple farm for the first time and stocked up! With endless apples I was dreaming of the next weekend apple concept. Believe it or not, there was little to no recipes for apple biscuits. Perhaps because you’re adding a...

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bagels with Maple Cream Cheese

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bagels with Maple Cream Cheese

                      Fall is here, and so are all things pumpkin! Typically by mid November I’m maxed out on all things, but for now, it’s all about this staple flavor! This year we’ve whipped up countless vegan bagel recipes. We’ve done all the iconic flavors from Jalapeno Cheddar to Everything Bagel and more. So when deciding on the next bagel concept, it was a no...

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Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

                                One thing is for sure, whether basic or not, you can’t have a fall brunch without some staple vegan pancakes!! When it comes to breakfast concepts I love it all from french toast to pancakes, but my all time fave is pumpkin, because it packs so much flavor.  While there are many concepts that are compromised without dairy or...

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1hr Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

1hr Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

                            While I stick to my everyday avocado toast, I love a good muffin or cinnamon roll for a weekend brunch! Although Thanksgiving is officially over, pumpkin season is still going, and I knew I had to revisit these vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls. I created this concept over a year ago, but I honestly wasn’t greatly impressed with the final result. ...

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Vegan Blueberry Almond Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Almond Muffins

      Hello & Happy Saturday!!   Throughout my childhood we always had muffins. While they weren’t homemade, the whole concept of a muffin remains nostalgic for me. A lot of times when you’re working with fruit in a baked good, you run the risk of over saturating the batter and you can be left with just a brick of mush. When it comes to vegan baking and substituting an egg for banana, you run the risk even...

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Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             If there is one flavor I’ve always gravitated towards, it’s pumpkin. Long before the dawn of the Starbucks pumpkin spice, it was my favorite flavor. However, as a child it wasn’t as popular as it is today. Seasonally companies would feature a pumpkin flavor, but the options were not have...

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