1 Bowl Vegan Lemon Blueberry Sheet Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Lemon Blueberry Sheet Cake

                  Hello & Happy Friday!!           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 this one requires just one...

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4 Ingredient Vegan Salted Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

4 Ingredient Vegan Salted Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars

                        Hello & Happy Friday!!         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...

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Vegan Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats

Vegan Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!             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...

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Vegan Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

                Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           I’ve been going thru effortless savory recipes, and knew it was time for something on the sweet side! In recent years everyone has been becoming infatuated with the brown butter concept. While sometimes it can be hard to detect in recipes making it a waste of your time, the flavor seems to shine thru in cookies! That...

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Vegan Key Lime Pie Scones

Vegan Key Lime Pie Scones

                          Hello & Happy Friday!!             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...

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Vegan Bourbon Pineapple Parfaits

Vegan Bourbon Pineapple Parfaits

                            Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               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...

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaits

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Parfaits

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           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...

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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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Easy 1 Bowl Vegan Vanilla Cake

Easy 1 Bowl Vegan Vanilla Cake

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!           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...

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Vegan Cinnamon + Sugar Pretzel Bites

Vegan Cinnamon + Sugar Pretzel Bites

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!             Since quarantining, we’ve been all about the bread! We’ve done everything from countless pretzel recipes to bagels and more. The reason being, that bread tastes a million times better homemade, and it’s just so easy! Yes, bread making is known to be time consuming,...

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Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

      Hello & Happy Wednesday!!   If there is one type of cookie that always gets a bad wrap, it’s oatmeal! However, you can make a fab oatmeal cookie that’s sans flour and low sugar! Since our babe is arriving in just a few days, I’ve been on the search for the most effortless recipes from sweet to savory, and an oatmeal cookie was just a must!!   In my early vegan days I would have a bowl of...

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Vegan Soft Baked S’mores Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked S’mores Cookies

                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately we’re expanding the recipes via EDS to offer an array of everything. Something we were falling short of, was some solid cookie recipes! I personally have a few go to’s in my routine, but there are so many varieties to tap into, like S’mores cookies! I’m not sure what it is, but something...

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Vegan Vanilla Sprinkle Cupcakes

Vegan Vanilla Sprinkle Cupcakes

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!           Going into the weekend, it’s always a good time for a dessert concept and these vegan vanilla sprinkle cupcakes seemed like a must! Believe it or not, I don’t do a lot of cupcakes on EDS. I find them a lil more on the tedious side, you have to be familiar with icing and the list goes on. However,...

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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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Vegan Chickpea Flour S’Mores Cookies

Vegan Chickpea Flour S’Mores Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!             I don’t typically feature cookies on a Monday, but these were just too good and I couldn’t wait to share. Plus, they are made with chickpea flour!! Lately I’ve been going thru every category to ensure that I have an array of options. Believe it or not, I didn’t have enough...

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Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!         If there is one cookie that remains to be iconic, it’s the oatmeal raisin cookie. However, it’s one of those cookies either you love or you hate and if you’ve had a bad one chances are.. you probably hate it lol. With today be National Raisin Day, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to...

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           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...

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1 Bowl Vegan Depression Era Cake

1 Bowl Vegan Depression Era Cake

                          Hello & Happy Friday!!         In going thru new concepts, I came across another current food trend, the Depression Cake. At first glance I thought, this has to be a joke, no cake is depressing, and it’s not, especially this cake! The story behind this cake is that is was big during the Great Depression. Times were tough,...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Vegan Chocolate Chip Biscotti

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         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.   ...

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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 Flourless Oil Free Avocado Walnut Brownies

Vegan Flourless Oil Free Avocado Walnut Brownies

                      Hello & Happy Friday!!           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...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

                            Today I was debating whether to feature a zucchini pizza crust or this fab bread, but everyone voted for this one of course, and I completely understand why! While I’ve produced a lot of vegan breads via EDS, I’ve yet to do a full on banana bread. Perhaps it’s because I’ve experienced underwhelming recipes, I’m not quite...

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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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Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been going thru the pantry and trying to use all my lingering food items. One thing I always have on hand, is a can of chickpeas! Whether you’re throwing them in a sandwich, making hummus, or using the brine to make aquafaba, there is always a use for them! Honestly, one of...

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Vegan Lemon Blueberry Galette

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Galette

                                    Hello & Happy Monday!!             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...

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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 Peanut Butter Eggs

Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs

                            Hello & Happy Thursday!!         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...

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Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes

                            Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           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...

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Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

                          Hell0 & Happy Wednesday!!               Lately we’ve been whipping up recipes that are perfect for the social distancing period. From soups to snacks were featuring all the goods! Being that food options are less vast right now and that the window of ripeness for avocados is so quick, I knew I had to feature a...

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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 Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Frosted Sugar Cookies

                                  Hello + Happy Tuesday!             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...

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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 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 dairy...

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Vegan Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

Vegan Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!           If there is one concept that’s always a crowd pleaser, it’s ice cream cookie sandwiches! Honestly, I can’t remember the last time I made one, because either the cookies weren’t firm enough or it didn’t hold together well and the list goes on. That...

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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 Brookies

Vegan Brookies

                  Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Lately I’ve been craving things more on the sweet side with nursing. It has to be in part with burning the additional calories an just craving carbohydrates. Either way, I’ve been running through my recipe bucket list to whip up some fun modern sweets and one of them.. was a vegan brookie!!   You...

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3 Ingredient Vegan Blueberry Truffles

3 Ingredient 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 Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

                          Hello  & Happy Sunday!!           If there is one concept every weekend needs, it’s a good pancake recipe!! Vegan pancakes I feel like one of those starter items that opens ones eyes to realize, you can make even the most traditional items sans animal products. There is no need for milk, no need for eggs, it just works!!...

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Vegan Valentine’s Day Black and White Cookies

Vegan Valentine’s Day Black and White Cookies

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!           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...

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