Vegan Levain Style Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Levain Style Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello  & Happy Tuesday!!       Let’s talk cookies!   If there is one style of cookie I’m currently obsessed with, it’s the Levain style cookies! Levain is a widely loved NYC bakeshop that features all the baked staples. It’s so good you’ll see it on tv left and right and everyone raves about this shop. So how did their cookie become so iconic?   ...

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Dalgona Coffee

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Dalgona Coffee

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!         There are many things we learned this past year. One of them, is that the Dalgona coffee will change your world! Months before this concept exploded, I was testing this coffee whip on cake and more. Little did I know that it’s actually a huge concept that I knew nothing about, dalgona coffee!  ...

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Vegan Levain Style Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts

Vegan Levain Style Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts

                Hello & Happy Thursday!!       This week has been on the hectic side, but I love to whip up a fun cookie concept. I’m still currently all about the Levain style cookies! If you’re not familiar with Levain, its a widely loved NYC bakeshop that features all the baked staples. It’s so good you’ll see it on tv left and right and everyone raves about this shop. So...

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Vegan Double Chocolate Levain Style Cookies

Vegan Double Chocolate Levain Style Cookies

                Hello & Happy Thursday!!             Let’s. Talk. Cookies.    I’ve tried and baked a myriad of vegan cookies and while I love the majority, nothing compares to these Levain style cookies! Some of you may be asking, what the heck is Levain cookie and why do I care?   Let me tell you!   Levain Bakery is a widely loved NYC bakeshop that...

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1 Bowl Vegan Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

1 Bowl Vegan Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

                          Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Christmas is just around the corner, so we’re rolling out all the holiday concepts at full speed. One of my favorite concepts during this time, is cookies!  While I love the seasonal staples, I also love to put a modern spin on them to keep things interesting. When thinking of the...

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Vegan Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Bread

Vegan Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Bread

        Hello & Happy Monday!!       I know what you’re thinking, another pumpkin bread recipe? However, as someone who is obsessed with pumpkin long before it exploded, I love a good pumpkin bread and luckily I’ve tried tons!   One of the first companies to carry a good pumpkin bread was actually Starbucks. Yes it’s processed, pre-package, not fresh, packed with the lord knows what, but it was...

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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 Levain Style Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Levain Style Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

                  Hello  & Happy Friday!!             Let’s talk cookies!   If there is one style of cookie I’m currently obsessed with, it’s the Levain style cookies! Levain is a widely loved NYC bakeshop that features all the baked staples. It’s so good you’ll see it on tv left and right and everyone raves about this shop. So how did their...

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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 Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Tacos

Vegan Chipotle Lime Cauliflower Tacos

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!           If there is one thing we all can agree on, it’s that everyone loves tacos! Believe it or not, we had not done a taco concept on EDS in years. That being said, we’re producing a variety of quick and easy taco recipes! (stay tuned)    While you can easily throw a faux meat product on a taco and call it a...

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Vegan Salted Tahini Brownies

Vegan Salted Tahini Brownies

              Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           If there is one thing I love, it’s a good brownie! I’ve dabbled in brownie recipes over the years, but never real produced a staple brownie concept. They were always sweet potato or something far from the traditional version. So Last week I was in the kitchen testing a few different recipes. Believe it or not, eggs play an...

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Chipotle Honey Lime Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle Honey Lime Sweet Potatoes

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!         When it comes to potatoes, I’m all about variety. There is something about each one that is great for various concepts or entree pairings, but if I had to say so, I love a good sweet potato! They naturally pack more flavor, fiber, a hint of sweet making them a great option for baked goods, pair well with...

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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 Lemon Poppy Seed Cucumber Salad

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cucumber Salad

                      With the warmer temperatures arriving, we’re focusing on lighter and brighter recipes on EDS! Since social distancing, many of us have been finding comfort in food. That being said, lighter foods are even more of a must to break up our routine and pack on the veggies.   Even as a plant based individual I still have to have fun with recipes. Yes, I love...

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1 Bowl Vegan Pistachio Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Pistachio Sheet Cake

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!           On the weekends I love to do a dessert concept, and right now I’m all about the sheet cake! Gone are the days where you have to get fancy with icing and layer cakes. You can easily create an effortless sheet cake with half the time + effort and have get an amazing cake, so I’m hooked! With it...

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Vegan Oven Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Vegan Oven Baked Eggplant Parmesan

                                For many of us plant based enthusiasts, we are drawn to eggplant parm while dining out. However, when dining out you never know what goes into your food and the eggplant is typically fried. While it’s fine to indulge and eat a fried food every now and again (no judgment), you can make a fab oven baked variety for many concepts,...

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Vegan Crispy Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Vegan Crispy Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

              Hello & Happy Thursday!!             If there is one thing I crave it’s a fun vegan sandwich! I typically love to make everything from scratch, but there are so many good options today that it’s hard to desire a homemade vegan sandwich. However, I solidly believe that homemade is always better, and that couldn’t be any truer for vegan sandwiches!  ...

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Vegan Lemon Dill Cucumber Salad

Vegan Lemon Dill Cucumber Salad

                    Post holidays, I’m craving all the lighter brighter food! There is no pressure, no dreading the scale, my body just wants real food when it goes without it here and there. So when January hits, I’m dreaming of veggie packed dishes and new seasonal concepts.    When it comes to getting back to your normal routine, easy is always the way to go! In terms of...

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Vegan Levain Style S’mores Cookies

Vegan Levain Style S’mores Cookies

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!       Let’s. Talk. Cookies.    I’ve tried and baked a myriad of vegan cookies and while I love the majority, nothing compares to this Levain style cookie. Some of you may be asking, what the heck is Levain cookie and why do I care? Let me tell you! Levain Bakery is a widely loved NYC bakeshop that features all the baked staples. It’s so...

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Vegan Fire Roasted Jalapeño Corn Fritters with Chipotle Aioli

Vegan Fire Roasted Jalapeño Corn Fritters with Chipotle Aioli

          Hello & Happy Monday!         I don’t know about you, but there was a time when I rarely ate corn. Perhaps it stemmed from it being one of the the largest gmo crops next to soy, or the that it’s composition is mostly carbs with little nutritional value. For whatever reason, I just never ate it. Fast forward to the last 10 years, I discovered Cuban Corn and the rest was history lol. If...

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Vegan Levain Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Vegan Levain Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

                      Let’s. Talk. Cookies.    I’ve tried and baked a myriad of vegan cookies and while I love the majority, nothing compares to this Levain style cookie. Some of you may be asking, what the heck is Levain cookie and why do I care? Let me tell you! Levain Bakery is a widely loved NYC bakeshop that features all the baked staples. It’s so good...

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Vegan Crispy Tofu Sandwich with Chipotle Aioli

Vegan Crispy Tofu Sandwich with Chipotle Aioli

                  Hello & Happy Friday!         If there is one thing I crave on the weekends, it’s a fun vegan sandwich! I typically love to make everything from scratch, but there are so many good options today that it’s hard to desire a homemade option. I solidly believe though, with just about all foods, homemade is always better!   When it comes to tofu,...

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Sugar Free Jalapeño Watermelon Lemonade

Sugar Free Jalapeño Watermelon Lemonade

            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             If there is one thing I love in the summer, it’s a homemade lemonade. I know you can find countless beverages at the store today, but there is something about a seamless drink that I’m just all about.   My favorite part?   I can control the amount of sugar that goes into it and bonus, you don’t even need...

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Vegan Jalapeno Zucchini Fritters

Vegan Jalapeno Zucchini Fritters

                          After creating upwards of 300 recipes, there are a few that are just permanent staples in my cooking routine..   These vegan Jalapeño Zucchini Fritter are one of them!   If you had asked me years ago what I fritter was, I probably couldn’t tell you lol. The only fritter I had  was at a vegan donut shop, and that’s probably because...

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1 Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Cake

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!               Typically on the weekends I feature brunch concepts, but I’ve been craving new pumpkin concepts. Lately I’m all about the sheet cakes as they are just so seamless, so it was clear, I had to do an effortless pumpkin sheet cake!!   What’s great about pumpkin is that you can...

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Grilled Veggies with Creamy Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled Veggies with Creamy Chimichurri Sauce

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!         Let’s talk veggies! One thing that clients struggle with most, is getting veggies on their plate. If there is one word of advice that I have, it’s that preparation is everything and a fab sauce will take you far. It’s easy to find anything underwhelming if not done right.      Grilling   When it...

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Vegan Super Green Goddess Chickpea Salad

Vegan Super Green Goddess Chickpea Salad

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!             In hopes to bring you more effortless lunch concepts I’ve been obsessing over chickpea sales lately. We’ve all gone thru a hummus phase, but there is so much more you can do with chickpeas, one of them is salads! Yesterday we featured a Caesar Chickpea Salad and today I wanted to explore a...

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Vegan Crispy Korean Bbq Tofu Sandwiches

Vegan Crispy Korean Bbq Tofu Sandwiches

                    Hello & Happy Monday!!           If there is one thing I crave, it’s a fun vegan sandwich! The majority of my days are filled with green juice, salads and fruit. However, I love to mix it up and make a faux meat concept from scratch. While I know there are so many good ready made options, this crispy tofu sandwich is so cheap and easy to throw...

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Levain Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip M+M Cookies

Levain Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip M+M Cookies

                        Let’s talk Levain cookies!    If you’re not familiar with Levain, it’s a widely loved bakery located in NYC. Today they have multiple locations, but the one in the NYC is iconic for this staple chocolate chip cookie. So what makes this cookie style stand out above the rest? So. Much.    To date I’ve tried endless cookies vegan...

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Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

                        Hello  & Happy Thursday!!             If there is one concept I loved, but didn’t experience a ton, it’s curried chicken salad. If you’ve ever been in NYC, I felt as though you would see it at every market and I eventually had a bite and loved the flavor profile.    While there are only a handful of...

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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 Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Dip

Vegan Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Dip

                            Since social distancing has started, I’ve been revisiting various recipe categories to further develop via Eat Drink Shrink. One that’s imperative right now, is snacks! Whether you still have an array of snack options at your store or not, this recipe is just another reminder that it’s so easy to whip up a fab veggie packed dip in...

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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 Crispy Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches

Vegan Crispy Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!       If there is one thing I’m all about, it’s putting a fun modern vegan spin on Southern staples! One of my personal favorites? Fried Green Tomato Sandwiches! Believe it or not, this was one of the first concepts I explored on EDS back in 2014. Whether you love or hate tomatoes, there is something about this...

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Vegan Everything Bagel Soft Baked Pretzels

Vegan Everything Bagel Soft Baked Pretzels

                                I don’t typically feature new recipes on Sundays, but it’s a holiday weekend and we’re all safe at home and hopefully exploring new recipes! Lately I’ve been obsessed with breads. Even as a seasoned foodie I dreaded working with yeast as it’s just so unpredictable. You could have the perfect recipe, but...

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Avocado Cookies

                              Hello  & Happy Tuesday             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 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

                        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, but wanted to explore a chocolate chip variety and...

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1 Bowl Vegan Mojito Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Mojito Sheet Cake

                  Hello & Happy Thursday!!         If there is one flavor profile I love, it’s lime! I’m all about the lemon and lime, so  the fact that this recipe concept was on my mind for years makes perfect sense. Back in 2016 I explored a Lime Cake, but it was layered, more time consuming, and I just knew we had to revisit this dessert to create one that was...

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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 Lobster Bisque

Vegan Lobster Bisque

                              Today is an amazing day, because we’re just a lil over a week into the new year and I’ve already crushed so many bucket list recipes I’ve been meaning to get to. One of them, was this staple vegan Lobster Bisque!   While many things can be replicated to be vegan, there are some things that are just a struggle. Seafood...

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Crispy Air Fried Buffalo Tofu Tacos

Crispy Air Fried Buffalo Tofu Tacos

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!       If there is one thing we can agree on, Taco Tuesday is a must! Also, we need more advocates for a Taco Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lol. All jokes aside, we’ve been making our way through many of the taco staples and I just knew.. we had to do some fab Buffalo Tofu Tacos!   I know what you’re...

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Vegan Levain Style Birthday Cake Cookies

Vegan Levain Style Birthday Cake Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Monday              Out of all the cookie flavors that exists today, one thing remains true..  Everyone loves Birthday Cake Cookies!   Whether its the sprinkles or the nostalgia, this cookie resonates with everyone. Lately I’ve been enamored with Levain style cookies! Levain is a widely loved NYC bakeshop that...

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Vegan Corn Avocado Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Vegan Corn Avocado Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           I’ve been craving various corn style summer salads. For years I didn’t really like to work with corn in recipes. It packs minimal nutrients, it’s the largest GMO crop and so on and so forth. However, I simply buy organic, because there is something about corn that just can’t be...

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Vegan Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats

Vegan Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats

                                  I don’t know about you, but I love food trends. They keep you on you toes with exploring new ways to love food and sometimes they are so good, they stick around! One of the more recent trends in the last few years has been brown butter. I’ve seen it honestly in anything and everything and while intrigued, I...

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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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