Vegan Sticky Buns

Vegan Sticky Buns

                        Hello & Happy Sunday!!             When it comes to brunch, I’m all about the cinnamon rolls. They seem involved, but as long as you get your hands on some fresh yeast and you don’t allow them to over rise, you can’t mess them up! I used to feel overwhelmed by them, but a few tips a tricks really make a huge...

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Vegan Gingerbread Muffins

Vegan Gingerbread Muffins

        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...

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Vegan Eggnog Muffins

Vegan Eggnog Muffins

                              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 holidays, we all love them as it’s a time to get...

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Vegan Caramelized Banana French Toast

Vegan Caramelized Banana French Toast

                  Each weekend we whip up a breakfast concept. Whether it’s pancakes, biscuits or french toast, I love to have a brunch recipe to feature with you guys. My typical go to’s are avocado toast etc, but when it comes to the weekends it’s great to have fun and try things that are a lil more indulgent. While I love them all, french toast is my personal favorite!  ...

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45 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

45 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

                        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 encompass all my “go to’s”...

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Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits

Vegan Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits

                              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 the flavor.    If you can get the...

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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 Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

                          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 as vast as they are today.    With the fall...

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Vegan Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

Vegan Cinnamon Apple Biscuits

                  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 moisture to the biscuits and it’s risky or because people...

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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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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 French Toast Bake

Vegan Pumpkin French Toast Bake

                                In all honesty, if I had to say it, I’m a french toast girl all the way rather than a pancake gal. There is something about the components that I just find more flavorful, memorable, and it’s just my cup of tea! For years you couldn’t really make a good vegan french toast. Once the vegan eggs came about and the...

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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 Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

                          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 focused concepts. The older I get, I find...

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Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles

                          Hello & Happy Sunday!!             When it comes to waffles, I honestly gave up on them every being a fragment of the quality they are in a restaurant. I always found the flavor or texture just to be off and crispy waffles were just not happening.    However, with a new waffle iron and playing around with various...

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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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45 Minute Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

45 Minute Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

              Hello & Happy Thursday!!       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...

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Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

                          As we’re getting deeper into November, it occurred to me that we had yet to feature a staple pumpkin muffin! I don’t know about you, but I love all things pumpkin, especially a muffin! I’ve found that to perfect a vegan pumpkin muffin it’s all about balancing the moisture. Too much and it won’t cook all the way through, too...

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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 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 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...

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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 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 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 Zucchini Quiche

Vegan Zucchini Quiche

                            I’ve been on a mission to bring you countless breakfast concepts form savory to sweet! While we all love a good pancake or muffin, it can be more of a challenge to create savory dishes. One of my favorite concepts that typically is overlooked, is a good vegan quiche!   I feel as though quiches were big in the mid to late 90’s and...

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Vegan Peach Oatmeal Muffins

Vegan Peach Oatmeal Muffins

                                With so many recipes on the back burner and the fall weather coming taking over, I knew I had to share this classic Peach Oatmeal Muffin recipe! Last month I went thru a muffin phase as it finally occurred to me that I lacked various breakfast concepts and that muffins were amiss! Out of countless breakfast options I have to say, I...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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