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 Strawberry Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Strawberry Sheet Cake

                    Hello & Happy Thursday!!         If there is one concept I love, it’s one bowl anything. When it comes to cooking, I gravitate towards the seamless and those that require less steps and absolutely less dishes. Years ago I would shy away from cake as it was always too tedious to me and icing just isn’t my talent.    However, you can...

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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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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 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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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

                          The week has just started and it’s already been a hectic one lol. One thing that is never hectic? Making a homemade galette! Long before the dawn of galettes I always saw the typical pie that looked tedious and time consuming. Then just like magic, I discovered a galette and the days of pie making are somewhat obsolete, because these are just SO...

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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 Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaits

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaits

                  The fourth is coming and I’m all about effortless festive eats. I personally love this holiday as there are so many ways to make a vibrant spread featuring red, white, and blue foods. One of my favorite desserts is actually, a trifle! Whether it’s whip cream, cake, or pudding or C, all of the above, I just find them aesthetically fun.    Perhaps it’s combining...

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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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55 Fab Vegan Memorial Day Recipes

55 Fab Vegan Memorial Day Recipes

                          With Memorial Day around the corner I thought I would throw together the best of the best in vegan recipes to compliment your day and recognize those who fought for this country and remember those we’ve lost.   From salads to dips, snacks, desserts and burgers   I’ve got everything you need to make your entertaining complete!  ...

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1 Bowl Vegan Red Velvet Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Red Velvet Sheet Cake

                       Today was one of those days where I wasn’t sure what I wanted to share lol. We have so many recipes coming through that it can be hard to decide, but it seemed like the right choice because..    You can’t go wrong with a 1 Bowl Vegan Red Velvet Sheet Cake with cream cheese icing!   As an Atlanta native, red velvet cake was very commonplace....

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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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1 Bowl Vegan Pineapple Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Pineapple Cake

                            Every week I love to do a sheet cake! With summer coming to a close I knew I had to do a pineapple cake before it’s just too late. I honestly don’t us pineapple enough in recipes. However, these pineapple cupcakes and muffins are still some of my favorite recipes today. That says a lot of of 700 recipes!   Whether you love pineapple or...

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Vegan Strawberry Shortcake

Vegan Strawberry Shortcake

                    As a Georgia native, there are a few southern staples that I’ll always have an affinity for, one of them is Strawberry Shortcake!! While many variations of this recipe have come over the years, this classic dessert is typically biscuit based with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Whether it be the simplicity in it’s components, that it’s fruit forward,...

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Vegan Bourbon Pineapple Parfaits

Vegan Bourbon Pineapple Parfaits

                          When it comes to summer desserts, I’m all about the parfaits. Whether it be that they are typically fruit forward, fun to make or just aesthetically gorgeous, they are one of my favorite concepts. Parfaits can feature everything from granola to pudding or my personal favorite, cake and coconut whip!   Since there are so many flavors the blend...

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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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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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4 Ingredient Vegan Salted Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

4 Ingredient Vegan Salted Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

                          Hello & Happy Wednesday!! This week we’re celebrating Ronin’s first birthday! That being said I’ve been in the kitchen a little less and exploring nostalgic eats because birthdays are like being a kid all over again. One of my favorite things to do every so often is take nostalgic recipes and put a modern health spin on them!  ...

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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 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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45 Vegan Cinco de Mayo Recipes

45 Vegan  Cinco de Mayo Recipes

                      If there is one cuisine I love, it’s Mexican style foods or anything with a little bit of heat!   I find that when you add one element of heat it enhances all of the flavors, almost like salt does. However, years ago, I ran from the sight of heat in any dish. This is proof that as you age your tastebuds evolve. In actuality they become less and less to by...

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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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1 Bowl Vegan Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 Bowl Vegan Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

                  Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           If there is one thing I love after a long week, it’s cake! Each week I love to produce a new 1 bowl cake concept as they are just so effortless and you can tweak the base I use to cater to whatever you’re craving! If you haven’t delved into our 1 bowl concepts, well you haven’t lived!  ...

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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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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Galette

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Galette

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!           Typically I don’t feature desserts on Monday, but if there is any time of the week that I have fruit going bad, it’s early in the week. I order groceries either Sunday or Monday and there always happens to be fruit lingering behind that’s on it’s way out. No matter...

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Vegan Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Vegan Lemon Shortbread Cookies

                          Hello & Happy Friday!           If there is one flavor profile I love, it’s lemon. I have such an affinity for all things lemon that I’d have to say I may prefer it over chocolate lol. (gasps) Some of my favorite vegan concepts are actually these vegan Lemon Rosemary Cookies or these Lemon Rosemary Muffins. I find that...

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1 Bowl Vegan Lemon Blueberry Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Lemon Blueberry Sheet Cake

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           Fridays are for cakes, so this new vegan Lemon Blueberry Cake seemed like a no brainer! I once found cakes to be overwhelming and too tedious, but a simple sheet cake can be thrown together in minutes and removes all the stress of a layer cake. What’s even better about layer cakes is that...

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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 Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes

                          Hello + Happy Friday!!         While we’ll be celebrating indoors, Easter is still coming! Out of all the cake flavors, Carrot Cake has always been one of my personal favorites. Being a November baby, it was still the one I always picked.    I gravitate towards all things vanilla and cinnamon more so than any flavor profile,...

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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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1 Bowl Vegan Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

1 Bowl Vegan Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

                          Today literally flew by so we’re bringing you this recipe in the evening, because it’s just that good! When it comes to the weekend, I’m all about a sheet cake. Within the last year I’ve explored countless 1 bowl sheet cakes and they just never get old. There is no tedious mixing, excess dishes or fancy icing techinques..   ...

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Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

                        This week I whipped up some fab dishes! Something I also do for Eat Drink Shrink is create an effortless concept for the weekend. While some of us prefer to dine out on the weekends, a lot of us take it as an opportunity to get in the kitchen, which I love!   When it comes to full proof brunch concepts, I love a good muffin. I skipped doing muffins for...

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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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5 Ingredient Vegan Haystacks

5 Ingredient Vegan Haystacks

                        You know those recipes that just stick with you, embredded in your mind whether god or bad. From green jello salad to ambrosia, and of course Haystacks! As much as I love this recipe today, I ironically never tried them until I was 16 or 17.  For countless others, the concept of Haystacks may be even more obscure as it could just be a southern tradition lol. ...

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Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

                              If there is one cake I’m forever enamored with, it’s carrot cake! While my birthday is in November, my cake was typically a carrot cake with cream cheese icing. That being said, I’ve always had an affinity for all things vanilla and cinnamon, and been less about chocolate.    Whether it’s the cinnamon, the...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Fruit Loop Marshmallow Treats

3 Ingredient Vegan Fruit Loop Marshmallow Treats

                          In my opinion, life is all about balance and that applies to the diet. We can adhere to these stringent diets as much as we like, but in order to keep your sanity and to have longevity with your routine, your diet has to have a give and take.    My day to day routine is typically avocado toast, salads, fruit, with some fun desserts mixed in. While I...

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Vegan Pound Cake

Vegan Pound Cake

                      While I sometimes forget, I have deep Southern roots being from Georgia! There are some concepts from childhood that will forever be staples, one of them in particular, is Pound Cake! Ironically it’s not a go to for other cultures and the majority have only experienced with the store bought frozen option.    However, there is nothing better than homemade...

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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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Vegan Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies

                                        I’ll be honest, I’m not a huge cookie person. I haven’t made a ton of recipes, I don’t crave them all the time but there are few that are just staples   One of them is Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies!   For most people you could find these staple cookies at your local market. They have them for...

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Easy 1 Bowl Vegan Vanilla Cake

Easy 1 Bowl Vegan Vanilla Cake

                          If there is one thing we all need, it’s an effortless cake recipe. I personally love sheet cakes. They are seamless to throw together, easy to store, and the list goes on. While many are all about the chocolate cake, I’m honestly team vanilla. I love the simplicity of the flavor and the fact that it pairs will with just about any fruit!  ...

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1 Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Cake

                      Hello & Happy Thursday!!               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...

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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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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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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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