Vegan Matcha Madeleines

Vegan Matcha Madeleines

                          Hello & Happy St  Patrick’s Day!             In terms St. Patricks Day, I don’t have any go to recipes. However, I have an affinity for all things green! Whether it’s throwing some spinach in a baked good or all things Matcha, I’m always game. Matcha exploded over 5 years ago, but I personally love...

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Vegan Matcha Crepe Cake

Vegan Matcha Crepe Cake

                          Since I made this recipe roughly two weeks ago, all I’ve been thinking about is..      Vegan Matcha Crepe Cake lol     At first glance this concept seems very involved and meticulous in creating, but it’s all false. This concept is as easy as making plain ol’ crepes, you just need to make, well, a lot more! What I...

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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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Vegan Coconut Lemongrass Tofu

Vegan Coconut Lemongrass Tofu

                Hello & Happy Monday!!           When it comes to tofu, I can absolutely see why some find it very off-putting or challenging to work with. I’ve been eating tofu for roughly 18 years and I find that the final result is all in removing the water content and making a fab sauce. If you can nail those 2 things then you’re more likely to have enjoy this...

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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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Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

Vegan Curried Chickpea Salad

                        Hello  & Happy Wednesday!!             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 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 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 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 Greek Burger with Tzatziki Sauce

Vegan Greek Burger with Tzatziki Sauce

                                  I can’t even begin to describe how much I love Greek Food, or well, the concept of dill, olives, feta and cucumber! While my number one favorite thing to do with dill is make a mean vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad…   My second favorite thing to do with dill is, .. MAKE VEGAN GREEK BURGERS!!   This recipe was...

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Vegan Spinach Artichoke Soup

Vegan Spinach Artichoke Soup

                            I don’t know about you, but I’m all about everything spinach and artichoke! Lately I’ve been on a mission to explore as many concepts to feature this classic combo as I find that it’s typically just used as a heavy dip. However, there is so much more you can do with spinach and artichokes, and just like that, I envisioned...

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Vegan Shamrock Pancakes

Vegan Shamrock Pancakes

                          I don’t know about you, but for some reason, today I enjoy random holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day. It’s an excuse to get in the kitchen, get creative, and most importantly..    make something green!   While there are a few Irish staples that typically involve potatoes, there are not a plethora of options that you can...

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Vegan Super Green Goddess Chickpea Salad

Vegan Super Green Goddess Chickpea Salad

                        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 Green Goddess. I’m forever in love with tarragon and...

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1 Bowl Vegan Chocolate Espresso Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Chocolate Espresso Cake

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!           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 Jackfruit Zucchini Enchiladas

Vegan Jackfruit Zucchini Enchiladas

                        One of my favorite large dishes is to make is enchiladas. However, if you know anything about that dish, the tortillas become soggy and let’s not get started about the refined carbohydrates. That being said, these vegan Zucchini Jackfruit Enchiladas were a no brainer! From a distance the thought sounded off-putting. Will the flavor be there? Will they hold...

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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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Creamy Vegan Roasted Garlic and Rosemary White Bean Soup

Creamy Vegan Roasted Garlic and Rosemary White Bean Soup

                      If you know me, you know I’m all about the soups! There is something about a good soup that’s comforting and bonus, they are SO EASY and can be packed with veggie goodness. If you think all soups have to be filled with heavy cream and chicken stock, you’re greatly mistaken…    You can make a fab soup, with just a handful of plant based...

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Vegan Butter Tofu

Vegan Butter Tofu

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         If you’ve ever browsed social media in the last year, I guarantee you have seen this iconic dish! It’s typically chicken based and features heavy cream, but you can easily mix up the protein and fat in this dish to still capture the same flavors. We’ve explored a Butter Cauliflower and I just knew, we have to try a Butter...

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Vegan Greek Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

Vegan Greek Meatball Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             I’ve been going thru some bucket list concepts and these vegan Greek Meatball Gyro’s was one of them!! If you know me, you know I have an affinity for all the Greek flavors. Whether it’s the cucumber, oregano or fresh dill, I’m just all about it!  ...

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Easy Roasted Lemon Cauliflower

Easy Roasted Lemon Cauliflower

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday         With a new year comes new recipes, and this one has been my go to for years! So why wait so long to share it? It’s just so easy to the point I thought it would be a hard pass for many. However,  over the years of doing nutrition you come to realize it’s the easy concepts we crave. How to take an everyday veggie and...

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Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cucumber Salad

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cucumber Salad

                  Hello + Happy Monday            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...

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Vegan Eggplant Cauliflower Meatballs

Vegan Eggplant Cauliflower Meatballs

                              If there is one concept I’m trying to eat more of, it’s pasta! I’ve never been a pasta person, but it actually serves as the perfect medium to pack on the veggies. Today there are also healthier alternatives to standard pasta with the base being lentils or chickpeas etc.  I love to make everything from scratch and skip the...

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Easy Vegan Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia Bread

Easy Vegan Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia Bread

                      Hello & Happy Thursday             There are some recipes that are always a hit, and it’s breads! No matter what your age, cultural background etc, people love a good homemade bread. You can find countless varieties today at the market, but they are typically filled with so many unnecessary extras and homemade is honestly.. so...

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1 Bowl Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Bowl Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!           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 Herb Cauliflower Fritters

Vegan Herb Cauliflower Fritters

                          Hello + Happy Wednesday!!           This week has been a busy one! I’ve been making an effort to go down my foodie bucket list and explore recipes that I keep putting off, these cauliflower fritters were one of them!   Fritters are one of those concepts that never gets old. You typically combine a handful of ingredients...

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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...

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Easy Creamy Vegan Mushroom Leek Pasta

Easy Creamy Vegan Mushroom Leek Pasta

                    Hello + Happy Tuesday!!       Believe it or not, there was a time that I gravitated away from pasta. While those days are long gone, I’m all about the staple pasta dishes…    and this is one of them!   I actually didn’t explore the glory of leeks until I created this recipe a few years ago. However, I was always intrigued by their...

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Vegan Margarita Cupcakes

Vegan Margarita Cupcakes

                          A new year is coming, and it’s all about going out with fun recipes! While I don’t drink anything but the occasional wine, I love a good Margarita Cupcake!   Back in 2014 in our tiny NYC apartment, this was one of the first recipes I produced. Now that I think about it, it was probably the first cupcake I ever did period lol. Fast forward...

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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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10 Vegan Peanut Butter Concepts

10 Vegan Peanut Butter Concepts

                        Recipe  Roundup        Today is National Peanut Butter Lovers Day! To celebrate we’re rounding up our top 10 peanut butter focused treats on EDS!   Peanut butter is one of those flavors that truly resonates with everyone whether it be your personal favorite or be way down the list. It can be used to make everything from cookies to...

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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 moment to...

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Vegan Italian Pasta Salad

Vegan Italian Pasta Salad

                    Long before my cooking days I would shy away from anything “pasta”. When dining out I never ordered it, I never craved it, and my viewpoint was that it was just adding refined carbs to my diet. It wasn’t until my culinary course at NYU where I made homemade pumpkin ravioli that the beauty behind pasta came to light. We all know everything homemade is better...

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Vegan Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Vegan Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

                        With the temperatures dropping, I’m all about the soup! Believe it or not, I once rarely craved soup. After years of never ordering it while dining out, I just lost my infatuation with soup altogether. They typically are made with chicken or beef brother, packed with heavy cream, with loads of additional salt etc. That being said, I just always avoided...

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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 the perf recipe...

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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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Vegan Thai Coconut Lemongrass Soup

Vegan Thai Coconut Lemongrass Soup

                                Hello & Happy Thursday                 I’d like to start by saying I was once not a soup person I found them not filling and they are typically packed with sodium and animal products unless made from scratch. That being said, for years I didn’t get into soups.    However,...

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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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1 Bowl Vegan Pistachio Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Pistachio Sheet Cake

                        Hello & Happy Friday!           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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20 Easy Vegan Salads

20 Easy Vegan Salads

                  Recipe  Roundup          When it comes to salads, you can easily hit a plateau and find yourself bored. That’s why I always make a concerted effort to mix it up. Mix up the ingredients, flavors, and just get creative! If there is one concept where you can seamlessly mix in countless ingredients and still get a good result, it’s truly is salads!  ...

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Vegan Pistachio Muffins

Vegan Pistachio Muffins

                    Hello + Happy Thursday!!             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...

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10 Easy Vegan Potato Recipes

10 Easy Vegan Potato Recipes

                  Recipe  Roundup          When it comes to carbs, I’m all about the potatoes. I love them mashed, smashed, or baked! What’s even more fab about potatoes? You can easily mix up the flavor profiles to cater to your tastebuds or the season!   Bonus, potatoes are always in season, cheap and easy to throw together, they make the best side dish, and they can easily...

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Vegan Crispy Smashed Buffalo Potatoes

Vegan Crispy Smashed Buffalo Potatoes

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               If there is one thing I love, it’s potatoes! I can easily enjoy a traditional baked potato or mashed potatoes, but playing around with flavors really makes them so much more impactful. Bonus, imparting more flavor with potatoes is so seamless!   When it comes to flavors I love the...

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Vegan Shaved Brussels Caesar Salad with Garlic Breadcrumbs

Vegan Shaved Brussels Caesar Salad with Garlic Breadcrumbs

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!       If there is one thing we do during the week regardless of the season, it’s salad! It’s quick and easy and there are no rules as to what you can throw in. The struggle I see with clients is that they tend to get board. Same flavors, same dressing etc. By taking a few extra steps you can take an everyday...

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