3 Ingredient Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

3 Ingredient Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

      Hello + Happy Monday!!         Today is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! If you need an excuse to celebrate, these cookies are it! Years ago I realized that out of hundreds of recipes on EDS, I didn’t have a staple vegan peanut butter cookie recipe! I love to get creative with recipes so I typically gravitate away from the traditional concepts/flavor. The being said, I’m taking a...

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Avocado Cookies

                              Hello  & Happy Monday             Lately I’ve been whipping up recipes that contain minimal ingredients, steps, and knew I had to revisit this recipe from a year or so ago, because it’s just that good! When it comes to cookies, you typically need flour, baking soda and the list goes on. However,...

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1 Bowl Vegan Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           If there is one thing we all need, it’s a chocolate cookie! While we’ve explored a myriad of 1 bowl cookie recipes, we had yet to do one. The writing was on the wall lol, we had to test some recipes! I honestly don’t have cravings for chocolate like I do with other flavor profiles, but if I do, I love a...

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1 Bowl Vegan Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

                      If you haven’t noticed, I’m obsessed with all things 1 bowl lol.There is something about minimal effort concepts that deliver in every capacity that I’m just all about. When it comes to baking I always find that there are endless dishes. The measuring cups, measuring spoons and so on and so on. Needless to say, we’ve done over 10+ 1 Bowl Cookie...

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Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!       If there is one flavor I skip over when developing recipes, it’s suprisingly, peanut butter. I know, gasps! Countless people have an affinity for all things peanut butter, but whether it’s because my son is severely allergic or that I just don’t crave it as much, I only have a handful of peanut butter forward...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

                       Hello & Happy Sunday!!         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 to...

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Vegan Flourless Oil Free Avocado Walnut Brownies

Vegan Flourless Oil Free Avocado Walnut Brownies

                        In reviewing various concepts I don’t do a lot of on Eat Drink Shrink, sadly, brownies were one of them lol. Typically brownies are flour based, pack tons of butter or oil, leaving little room to pack in nutrients. However, you can make a fab brownie with sweet potatoes, and even avocados!   I developed a flourless oil free avocado cookie a few years ago...

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1 Bowl Vegan Chocolate Espresso Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Chocolate Espresso Cake

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           For many years I passed on exploring vegan cakes. The thought sounded long and drawn out and just not my cup of tea. However, a 1 bowl sheet cake is so effortless it can be thrown together in minutes and the flavor options are endless. To day we’ve produce over 10 different sheet cakes and each one has just been...

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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 Sugar Free Nutella Truffles

Vegan Sugar Free Nutella Truffles

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!           If there is one thing I love, it’s a good truffle and all things hazelnuts! There is something just captivating about toasted hazelnuts. You’ll typically find then in nutella, but you can add them to an array of dishes to add another dimensions of flavor and texture.   While Nutella is widely known and loves,...

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5 Ingredient Vegan Gluten Free Almond Butter Brownie Bars

5 Ingredient Vegan Gluten Free Almond Butter Brownie Bars

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!         Since getting back in the kitchen, I’ve been craving a few dessert concepts. On EDS we feature everything from 1 bowl cakes with food coloring to gluten and refined sugar free treats such as this recipe! I’ll be honest, I’m not big on almond butter in recipes. It’s on the pricier side, can...

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1 Bowl Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Lately I’ve been craving all things oats. One of my personal favorites, is a classic oatmeal cookie. If you ever find me browsing a bakery, I have my eyes on this nostalgic cookie. There is something about it that’s like taking a trip down memory lane. I have a fab recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies,...

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Vegan Oven Baked Churros with Chocolate Ganache and Caramel

Vegan Oven Baked Churros with Chocolate Ganache and Caramel

                            I may have forgotten in the midst of social distancing, but today is Cinco De Mayo!! In the wake of my favorite holiday, I decided to whip up one of the most coveted recipes on eds, the vegan oven baked Churros! While churros are typically fried, you can make a fab churro just by baking. If you’re not familiar with churros, don’t be...

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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 Peanut Butter Eggs

Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs

                            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 lining to that amazing candy, is that you can easily...

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Pecan Toffee Matzo

Vegan Dark Chocolate Pecan Toffee Matzo

                                If you know me, I’m all about the easy, and this recipe fits the bill! I had seen this concept over the past few years and had been meaning to explore a vegan option. Since you never see that variation, I was curious as to whether it would work or not. Fast forward to today, I STILL didn’t see a vegan version and that was...

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1 Bowl Vegan M+M Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan M+M Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Thursday           The first week of 2021 is over, let us celebrate with some effortless cookies! Am I right? Moving out of the holidays, I’m instantly craving veggie packed dishes. However, if there is anything you can capture from my approach to nutrition, is that it’s all about balance. If you put any particular...

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1 Bowl Vegan Brown Butter Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Brown Butter Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Friday!!             Spring is coming and I’m carving all the flavors! One flavor profile that I love for spring, is Matcha! While you can enjoy it all year round, there is something about the mellow flavor that just captures spring to me. Let’s be honest, matcha exploded over 5 years ago and  many are burn out on...

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1 Bowl Vegan Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

                         Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           As a Georgia native, there is something about red velvet cake that just always draws me in. This flavor is iconic in my hometown and it can always be found year round at the local market and even fine dining restaurants. That being said, this year we explored a new 1 bowl Red Velvet Cake and I just...

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1 Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

1  Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

                              Lately I’ve been going down the list to create a plethora of effortless cookies! Next to classic chocolate chip, I love a good white chocolate macadamia nut cookie! There is something about it I’m just drawn to. Whether it be the aesthetic appeal, the fact I love white chocolate, or just the flavor of macadamia nuts, the cookie...

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1 Bowl Vegan Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (quick oats)

1 Bowl Vegan Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (quick oats)

                          If there is one cookie that will forever remain nostalgic to me, it’s the oatmeal chocolate chip! With all the cookie flavor options today, many gravitate away from this classic. However, each bite is like taking a walk down memory lane.   One instance that sticks out in my mind is making them in home economics class. Looking back, that was...

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1 Bowl Vegan Brown Butter Salted Caramel Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Brown Butter Salted Caramel Cookies

                        Hello + Happy Thursday!!           In the last 6 months or so I’ve been obsessed with 1 bowl concepts! There is something about a minimalist baked good that provides the same results as those with countless steps, that I’m just all about! Each week I aim to feature one new cake or cookie recipe, and this week.. It’s all...

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3 Ingredient Sugar Free Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Avocado Truffles

3 Ingredient Sugar Free Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Avocado Truffles

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             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 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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1 Bowl Vegan S’mores Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan S’mores Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Friday             I wasn’t going to share a new recipe today as we’ve rolled out a few this week, but I was craving a new cookie and my mind instantly went to.. S’mores! Believe it or not you can find now 3 different versions of this cookie on EDS. One a more traditional variety, a second one that’s...

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1 Bowl Vegan Mint Cookie Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Mint Cookie Sheet Cake

                    Hello & Happy Thursday              Lately we’ve been reviewing recipe categories to offer more diversity with options. Believe it or not, we didn’t have a lot of cake recipes. (cue the tears) Cake is one of those things I don’t like to do on a regular basis, but when I do, I like it to be seamless. Layer cakes can be more...

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1 Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Blueberry Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Blueberry Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Thursday           At the end of the week, I love to create an effortless baked good. In the last year I’ve been enamored with all things 1 bowl as it just makes for a seamless clean up and well let’s be honest..    Who doesn’t like easy?   We’ve explored countless 1 bowl cookies via EDS and...

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Easy 4 Ingredient Vegan Sugar Free Cashew Butter Pie

Easy 4 Ingredient Vegan Sugar Free Cashew Butter Pie

                              Hello & Happy Wednesday           When it comes to nut butters, there are countless varieties today. You can stick to the standard peanut butter, or venture out into almond butter or my new favorite cashew! The one thing you’ll notice when working with alternatives to peanut butter, is the consistency is...

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1 Bowl Vegan Cookie’s + Cream Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Cookie’s + Cream Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday           We’re taking a trip down memory lane today on EDS with these new Cookies and Cream Cookies! This cookie can honestly be a hit or miss. I’ve found that many recipes the dough looked dry perhaps due to the cookies themselves drying out the batter or there was just too much cookies going on, yea I went...

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4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Pecan Fudge

4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Pecan Fudge

           Hello & Happy Sunday!!         As a southern native, fudge was always a thing. They sold it at bakeries, people brought it to gatherings etc. However, I hate to say it, but today fudge just isn’t something you much about anymore lol. Perhaps because as a whole we’re gravitating towards healthier dessert options, but at any rate I was wondering…    Can you make a...

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Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

                      This recipe needs no introduction, because everyone loves a chocolate covered pretzel! If your weeks are long and you find yourself worn out by Friday, effortless concepts are the way to go! While being obsessed with all things peppermint and thinking of the next best holiday recipe, I just knew it..    We had to do vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels!...

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1 Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

                                        We’re going thru the list of Christmas staples and I knew we had to do a peppermint cookie! While I find it’s one of those concepts you either love or hate, I love anything with white chocolate and love to mix it up when it comes to sweets! So when it’s Christmas, I absolutely reach for a fun cookie, like...

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Vegan Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Vegan Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bark

                                  Christmas is almost here, so I’ve been on the move to create a few last minute holiday concepts that pack flavor and are hassle free! One of  my favorite concepts is what they refer to as “Christmas Crack” lol. The name alone is a lil off-putting, but I promise you the name suits the recipe. The concept is so...

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5 Ingredient Vegan GF Blossom Cookies

5 Ingredient Vegan GF Blossom Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Today is officially December 1st! That means it’s all about the holiday recipes! What I love most about Christmas concepts, is that there is more room fro creativity. You’ll find the most random combinations for everything from cookies to salads and more, and in many ways, its like anything...

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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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1 Bowl Vegan Dark Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Dark Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies

                          There are many things going on behind the scenes at EDS the last few weeks. With a birthday happening tomorrow, we’re celebrating with these staple 1 bowl vegan Dark Chocolate Cranberry and Walnut Cookies!!   There are some cookie varieties that use capture the essence of fall/winter, and for me, these are it. They are sweet yet savory, crunchy...

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Vegan Brown Butter Nutella Rice Krispie Treats

Vegan Brown Butter Nutella Rice Krispie Treats

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!         This week has been one of those that calls for some chocolate! So cue these new vegan chocolate packed rice krispie treats! Believe it or not while I make countless recipes, there is something simply nostalgic about this classic treat! While you can make an everyday rice krispie treat, I love to mix it up and have...

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Vegan Nutty Buddy Bars

Vegan Nutty Buddy Bars

                        Hello & Happy Friday            Since 2020 started I’ve been going thru my recipe bucket list! While many have a life bucket list (myself included), I also have a foodie one lol. Believe it or not, even 1000 recipes later, there is always a new recipe to explore. However, sometimes I procrastinate, because there are countless...

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Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!         Lately I’ve been craving all things savory, but I knew it was time to feature a new dessert concept! No matter what they say, you can never have too many cookie recipes, especially when they are this easy! Typically with cookies you have to beat butter and sugar together, make a flax egg and so on.  ...

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1 Bowl Vegan Cookie Bars

1 Bowl Vegan Cookie Bars

                                            Lately I’ve been craving all things savory, but I knew it was time to feature a new dessert concept! No matter what they say, you can never have too many cookie recipes, especially when they are this easy!   Typically with cookies you have to beat butter and sugar together, make a...

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Vegan Soft Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           I’ve been craving pumpkin concepts already and going thru the list of the recipes we don’t have. One of them was, a chocolate chip cookie! Typically a pumpkin cookie made with real pumpkin will turn into one that’s more cake like. Perhaps it’s from adding the additional moisture of puree...

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Vegan Chocolate Avocado Blender Muffins

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Blender Muffins

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!           Since I’m one of those people who always has an avocado on hand, I typically always have one that’s on its way out too lol. That being said, I’m always looking for new ways to salvage them as I hate wasting. One of my favorite things to do is throw them in cookies or brownies, but I had yet...

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Vegan Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           I’ve been going thru effortless savory recipes, and knew it was time for something on the sweet side! In recent years everyone has been becoming infatuated with the brown butter concept. While sometimes it can be hard to detect in recipes making it a waste of your time, the flavor seems to shine thru in cookies! That...

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Vegan Avocado Brownie Sundae Cups

Vegan Avocado Brownie Sundae Cups

                                Today is National Ice Cream Day so it only seemed fitting to whip up an effortless brownie sundae. I don’t know about you, but I love a good homemade brownie. Since getting into vegan cuisine I’ve tried all variations of them. From black beans to pumpkin and more, they typically disappoint in terms of texture or flavor. My...

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Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

      If there is one type of cookie that always gets a bad wrap, it’s oatmeal! However, you can make a fab oatmeal cookie that’s sans flour and low sugar! Since our babe is arriving in just a few days, I’ve been on the search for the most effortless recipes from sweet to savory, and an oatmeal cookie was just a must!!   In my early vegan days I would have a bowl of oatmeal with all the fixings and protein...

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Vegan Soft Baked S’mores Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked S’mores Cookies

                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately we’re expanding the recipes via EDS to offer an array of everything. Something we were falling short of, was some solid cookie recipes! I personally have a few go to’s in my routine, but there are so many varieties to tap into, like S’mores cookies! I’m not sure what it is, but something...

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