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 and...

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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 Raspberry Rice Krispy Treats

Vegan Raspberry Rice Krispy Treats

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           When thinking of the next effortless summer treat, my mind wandered towards Rice Krispy Treats. I’m not sure what it is. Perhaps it’s the seamlessness of the concept, the nostalgia, or the fact that you can place around with the flavors, but I love a modern Rice Krispy Treat!   To date...

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10 Minute Vegan Puff Pastry Cinnamon Roll with Cream Cheese Icing

10 Minute Vegan Puff Pastry Cinnamon Roll with Cream Cheese Icing

                                    Well we finally got Eat Drink Shrink back up and running last night!! While this was of course an unfortunate and stressful event, especially while pregnant, I always find the silver linings and there were.. plenty!!   My website is now run like a well oiled machine, out with the old, in the with new. (finally kinks...

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Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

                          Hello & Happy Sunday!!                 Back in circa 2014, in our tiny NYC kitchen, I started getting my feet wet with cooking vegan cuisine. I had finished my first year of the nutrition program at NYU and taken only a few culinary courses. Little by little though, I gained more confidence being in the kitchen...

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Vegan Strawberry Rice Krispy Treats

Vegan Strawberry Rice Krispy Treats

                               Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Today I was thinking of recipes I had not done in a long time, and Rice Krispy Treats came to mind! Whether we had them a lot or rarely, there is something about them that is just nostalgic today. It’s an antiquated concept, but ironically still holds up today!    My only thing with...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Scones

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Scones

                      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             I’m going thru recipe categories and it occurred to me that I completely skipped over the widely loved scones! I had explored an almond flour option years ago, it was even featured in a magazine, but I was just never sold on them as they can easily not come out right.    Fast forward to...

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Vegan Soft Baked White Chocolate Blueberry Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked White Chocolate Blueberry Cookies

          Lately I’ve been whipping up a lot of savory concepts. To be honest, even while pregnant I crave all the savory and when it comes to sweet, I’m all about the fruit! However, I wanted to do an array of new dessert recipes and the first thing that came to mind is..      Cookies!!             While I love a good minimalist almond flour cookie, it’s also...

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3 Ingredient Sugar Free Vegan Blueberry Truffles

3 Ingredient Sugar Free Vegan Blueberry Truffles

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!               This week has literally flown by!! Since spring is around the corner I’m already starting to crave the lighter dishes and that even applies to desserts. Believe it or not, truffles can be a nutrient packed option if you take my approach.    My favorite truffle...

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Vegan Roasted Beet Pasta

Vegan Roasted Beet Pasta

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!           If there is one vegetable I’ve evolved to love over time, it’s beets! Beets are an interesting vegetable that pack a high natural sugar content, a vibrant color, and can be used in the obvious savory dishes and actually pairs seamlessly with sweet dishes as well.    Years ago while developing a plethora...

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Vegan Valentine’s Day Black and White Cookies

Vegan Valentine’s Day Black and White Cookies

                            Valentine’s Day is tomorrow so here’s to one last recipe to celebrate the holiday! One of my personal favorite cookies, is a Black + White!! Before living in NYC I can’t recall if I’d ever had one. However, in NYC they are everywhere. At every deli, corner store, you name it, it’s always at the checkout lol.   ...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Superfood Granola

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Superfood Granola

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Every few months I discover a new love for a food concept. Right now, it’s granola! I’ve never been a granola person as the typical store bought options are packed with sugar and additives and I prefer a less carb heavy breakfast. However, if made from scratch, you have control over the...

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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 Soft Baked Lemon Rosemary Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Lemon Rosemary Cookies

                  I can’t believe we are due any day now. As a whole I haven’t had a ton of cravings, but one thing is for sure, all my traditional cravings were intensified!!   One of my all time favorite combos, is lemon and rosemary!!    You typically find herbs only being utilized in savory dishes. However, they can truly take an everyday dessert recipe and turn it into a...

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Vegan Peach Basil Muffins

Vegan Peach Basil Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Since the beginning of the year I’ve been producing a muffin recipe once a week. To date there has to be upwards of 30 different concepts as there is nothing quite like a fab muffin on a Saturday morning. I sometimes prefer them over the traditional pancakes as they’ll...

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Hello & Happy Thursday!!               If there is one concept I love on the weekends, it’s a fab vegan muffin!! After finding the perfect muffin base I was off to create countless variations as the options are just endless!! On EDS you can find recipes for a Strawberry Muffin, Lemon Raspberry, Cinnamon & Sugar Muffin, Pistachio, Chocolate Chip Muffin, Carrot Cake, Blood Orange Muffin, Blueberry...

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Vegan Triple Berry Muffins

Vegan Triple Berry Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!!         If you know me, you know I love a good weekend muffin! While dreaming of warmer temps my mind was instantly filled with berries! While I love each by themselves, together they create the perfect flavor. Blueberries offer a mild sweetness, strawberries a lil more, and raspberries offer a tart flavor, which...

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Vegan Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Vegan Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

                                  Well, today is a special day as it’s mine and Mr. Eat Drink Shrink’s 2nd wedding anniversary! Not long ago we said our vows in our neighborhood in NYC on the Hudson river with the Statue of Liberty in the background. Though many things may go wrong on your wedding day, you may regret various choices from decor to...

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Vegan Lemon Raspberry Muffins

Vegan Lemon Raspberry Muffins

      Hello & Happy Friday!!     Every weekend deserves a fab muffin so the next on my list was a Lemon Raspberry! To date I’ve done countless variation as I stumbled upon the perfect batter mixture.   You can find recipes for a Cinnamon & Sugar Muffin, Pistachio, Chocolate Chip Muffin, Carrot Cake, Blood Orange Muffin, Blueberry Basil, Lemon Poppy Seed, Lemon Blackberry, Matcha Chocolate...

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Vegan Stawberry Cobbler

Vegan Stawberry Cobbler

                                Hello & Happy Thursday!!                   If there is one dessert that the South is known for, it’s cobbler!! Some of my earliest memories are being at restaurants with my family and ordering this every time. While there are countless variations to this perf dessert, there is...

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Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad

Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad

                                        Over the years I’ve created over 500 recipes via Eat Drink Shrink. While I love all of them, there are many that have become staples in my kitchen! One of those, is this chickpea tuna salad!! Back in 2012 a vegan cafe called Terri produced this concept. It was everything and more, but I felt it packed a lot more...

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Vegan Blood Orange Thyme Muffins

Vegan Blood Orange Thyme Muffins

Hello & Happy Saturday!! The weekends are all about rest, catching up on real life, and if you’re me, muffins lol. I typically don’t indulge in sweets during the week or keep it to a minimum. However, once the weekend comes I’m much more flexible and love to explore brunch concepts.   My personal favorite the last few months has been, muffins! For the longest time I couldn’t find the right balance, the texture was...

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Vegan Lemon Basil Sugar Cookies

Vegan Lemon Basil Sugar Cookies

                            If you know me, you know I’m enamored with the concept of combining fruit and herbs with desserts. I gravitate more towards fruit forward options and the addition of herbs create another dimension of flavor that is just too good!   If you love working with fresh herbs, the silver lining is that you’ll always have some on hand that...

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Kale and Quinoa Salad with Homemade Tofu Feta

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Homemade Tofu Feta

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             While I’m all about fresh modern vegan eats, I love bringing you guys back to the staples as it’s easy to get overwhelmed with trying new concepts. There are some recipes that are just timeless, perfect for any season, and will always find a place at my table....

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Loaf

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Loaf

                Hello & Happy Monday   If you know me, you know I’m all about the lemon concepts. With pregnancy, I’m even more about it! Did you know that you can actually carry a gene that makes you more likely to enjoy bitter flavors?!     As you guessed it,  I  have it!!   When I think of spring, I think of endless fruit concepts with fresh citrus. While you can get...

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Vegan Lemon Blackberry Muffins

Vegan Lemon Blackberry Muffins

                        Hello & Happy Saturday!!              If you know me, I always whip up a muffin concept to feature on Saturday! For the longest time I found any vegan muffin recipe to be underwhelming. The texture was of or either they didn’t cook through and the list goes on. Once I found the best balance I created tons!    To date...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Muffins

                                Today was a busy day so I’m running a little behind, but there is always room for vegan muffins! When it comes to muffins I’m all about them. For years I steered clear of them, because the mixture just always seemed off with vegan recipes. However, once I found a recipe that works..    I went full steam ahead to explore...

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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 Zucchini Quiche

Vegan Zucchini Quiche

                          Hello & Happy Saturday!!             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...

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Vegan Peach Oatmeal Muffins

Vegan Peach Oatmeal Muffins

                                Hello & Happy Friday!!               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...

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Vegan Spinach Artichoke Quiche

Vegan Spinach Artichoke Quiche

                                  Hello & Happy Thursday!!           If there is one area of concepts I love but don’t do enough of, it’s breakfast concepts! Typically we all gravitate towards the traditional breakfast go to’s such as oatmeal, smoothies, avocado toast, and if it’s a weekend some fab pancakes!...

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Vegan Pineapple Cupcakes

Vegan Pineapple Cupcakes

                            Lately I’ve been going down my foodie bucket list and all I can think is, why did I wait so long! If you had asked me what a pineapple flower was years ago, I would have been clueless. However, I came across this concept in a food magazine and was just instantly intrigued. Typically dehydrating fruit can be a long drawn out process and it...

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Vegan No Bake Mango Pie

Vegan No Bake Mango Pie

                                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               If there is one fruit I’m forever enamored with, it’s mangos! However, they can be a messy pain to enjoy unless purchased precut which is of course way overpriced. Needless to say, I haven’t used it a lot in my recipes. However, if...

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Green Goddess Hummus

Green Goddess Hummus

                                Hello & Happy Monday!!             When it comes to Monday’s, I feel like I’m always reaching for the most effortless eats. Since I cook full time, I don’t get to indulge in meal prep! That being said, I never have anything prepped for lunch and I’m always reaching for some...

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Raw Avocado Key Lime Pie Cheesecake

Raw Avocado Key Lime Pie Cheesecake

                      I’m happy to say, that I’m an avocado kick. I probably have avocados just about every day, but in addition to them being a good breakfast and snack, they are amazing to throw into various dishes, especially desserts!   When vegan cheesecakes came onto the scene they always were packed with cashews. While I love cashews I became less and less of a fan...

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Vegan White Chocolate Blueberry Marshmallow Treats

Vegan White Chocolate Blueberry Marshmallow Treats

                              Hello & Happy Wednesday!!       If there is one concept that I can never get enough of for countless reasons.. It’s marshmallow treats!   While I typically stick to a plant strong diet, I like to have fun with vegan desserts and create seasonal concepts to share with you! Bottom line, we have to have flexibility...

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Vegan Peach & Blueberry Galette

Vegan Peach & Blueberry Galette

                                While thinking of the perf summer dessert and having a handful of blueberries and peaches on the verge of expiration, I instantly knew I had to remake one of my recipes from last year..  This gorgeous Peach and Blueberry Galette 🙂          On a personal note I love to remake recipes. It’s a way to not only...

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