Vegan Rosemary and Parmesan Soft Baked Pretzels

Vegan Rosemary and Parmesan Soft Baked Pretzels

                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             If there is one thing I’ve come to love over the years, it’s a soft baked pretzel! My husband and I would always get them everywhere we went and today they’ve evolved to be such a staple everywhere. As a child I only experienced the iconic store bought option that you see vendors...

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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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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 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 Rosemary and Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad

Vegan Rosemary and Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!           If there is one veggie I love, it’s beets! However, long before my veggie days, like most kids, I wasn’t fond of beets. Whether it be the color, texture, flavor or C all of the above, I wasn’t a fan. Fast forward to today, I love their mellow flavor! I like to throw them in salads, eat...

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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 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...

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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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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 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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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 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 4 Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Fudge

Vegan 4 Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Fudge

                            Hello & Happy Monday!!             I recently create a fab effortless fudge recipe. While I love a staple chocolate fudge, it’s also an opportunity to mix it up. When I thought of the first flavor concept I should go with, cookies and cream popped in my head!! As a child I loved all things cookies and cream....

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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Corn

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Corn

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been on a mission to whip up some bucket list recipes, and one of them.. was vegan caramel corn!!   For the longest time I thought about exploring this concept, but I figured a vegan version wouldn’t compare, it would destroy my kitchen lol and it would just be too...

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Vegan GF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet

Vegan GF Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Prior to life with a newborn I thought the weeks alway flew by. Today with a baby, you blink your eyes and it’s almost Friday lol. Since delivering our son just two weeks ago, I’ve been easing my way back into work. I love cooking, all things nutrition, so I tend to get antsy if I’m away for too...

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Vegan 5 Ingredient Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Vegan 5 Ingredient Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

      Hello & Happy Friday!!     Lately I’ve been on a bagel kick! Typically bagels are yeast based, can fail, are very involved, tedious and the list goes on. Needless to say, unless you’re just obsessed with making your own, you’ll go out and pick some up.    However, bagels can be made with just a handful of ingredients, involve no yeast, and can give you that bagel fix you’re craving...

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5 Ingredient Vegan Rocky Road Fudge

5 Ingredient Vegan Rocky Road Fudge

                  Hello & Happy Thursday!!             I’ve been on a mission to create some easy decadent recipes! I typically oscillate between savory and sweet concepts to offer diversity within the recipes. Being 5 1/2 months pregnant my energy comes and goes, but we all love an effortless recipe and this new vegan Rocky Road Fudge doesn’t...

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4 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Strudel with Toasted Nuts

4 Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Strudel with Toasted Nuts

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!             While my daily go to’s for breakfast are avocado toast and fresh fruit, I love a good indulgent brunch concept. Lately I’ve been obsessed with the perf vegan muffin or working with pastry dough as both are just so easy!!   Making pastry dough from scratch is very involved and...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Cronuts with Chocolate Ganache

3 Ingredient Vegan Cronuts with Chocolate Ganache

                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           This week I’ve been going through countless concepts I never got to. Believe it or not, although you’ll find me in the kitchen daily, there are a myriad of recipes that get left in the dust as I’m onto the next concept lol.    That being said, my biggest bucket list recipe was...

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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 White Chocolate Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats

Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               With Christmas coming up I wanted to whip up some quick and easy concepts that you could make in minutes. One of my favorite recipes, is a good rice crispy treat! Something about them is just like taking a trip down memory lane.    They are nostalgic, the flavor...

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Vegan Orange Cranberry Bread

Vegan Orange Cranberry Bread

                                Hello & Happy Sunday!!                 When it comes to cranberries, I’m all about the fresh ones!! For years I only enjoyed the dried options, as the canned cranberry sauce just scarred me for life. However, fresh cranberries are amazing in baked goods, have a hint of sweet and a tart...

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