Vegan Pumpkin Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

Vegan Pumpkin Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!             Fall is all about soup, and all things pumpkin!      In my obsession with all things cookies lately, I’ve ventured off into bars. If you love cookies, bars are even more seamless. You simply throw it all in a dish and call it a day. The last bar we did was a Salted Caramel...

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bagels with Maple Cream Cheese

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bagels with Maple Cream Cheese

                      Fall is here, and so are all things pumpkin! Typically by mid November I’m maxed out on all things, but for now, it’s all about this staple flavor! This year we’ve whipped up countless vegan bagel recipes. We’ve done all the iconic flavors from Jalapeno Cheddar to Everything Bagel and more. So when deciding on the next bagel concept, it was a no...

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Vegan Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Vegan Pumpkin French Toast Bake

                                In all honesty, if I had to say it, I’m a french toast girl all the way rather than a pancake gal. There is something about the components that I just find more flavorful, memorable, and it’s just my cup of tea! For years you couldn’t really make a good vegan french toast. Once the vegan eggs came about and the...

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Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Cake Balls

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Cake Balls

                        Let’s talk cake!    Within the past year I became enamored with 1 bowl sheet cakes! They are just so quick and easy, you’ll never want to do a layered cake again lol. To date, we’ve done probably 10 or more different varieties and one of my personal favorites will forever be the pumpkin!    It’s buttery soft and packs tons of...

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Vegan Brown Butter Sage Mashed Potatoes

Vegan Brown Butter Sage Mashed Potatoes

                              When it comes to holiday dinners, I’m all about the carbs. I love homemade bread, biscuits, and especially mashed potatoes!! You can easily whip up traditional varieties, but you can’t go wrong with add a seasonal flare to dishes.    One combination I’ve been a fan of since my Pumpkin Pasta in 2012, is a staple brown butter...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta with Rosemary Mushroom Bacon

Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta with Rosemary Mushroom Bacon

            While the majority of us gravitate towards rich pumpkin desserts during the fall, I also love all the savory dishes! Soups, mashed potatoes, and definitely, pasta! Believe it or not you can make a fab fall inspired pasta sauce in minutes! All you need is some veggies, herbs, and a handful of cashews.    One of my favorite fall veggies, is butternut squash. The flavor profile is similar to a sweet...

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Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

Vegan Gluten Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

                          As a new mom, the days are long, but the weeks are short! Basically, I can’t believe it’s already Friday. Time just flies by and I swear, he’s only 7 weeks, but it feels l like he just arrived yesterday.    With the new fall season upon us, I’ve been on the move to create effortless pumpkin focused concepts. The older I get, I find...

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Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles

                          Hello & Happy Sunday!!             When it comes to waffles, I honestly gave up on them every being a fragment of the quality they are in a restaurant. I always found the flavor or texture just to be off and crispy waffles were just not happening.    However, with a new waffle iron and playing around with various...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Burger with Kale Apple Slaw

Vegan Butternut Squash Burger with Kale Apple Slaw

                            Hello & Happy Monday!               We’re all typically maxed out on holiday staples like butternut squash, but there is honestly so much you can do with it besides just roasting it. You can make soups, sauces, pizza crusts, pasta, and even burgers! When it comes to veggies burgers, as a seasoned plant...

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Vegan Levain Style Salted Caramel Turtle Cookies

Vegan Levain Style Salted Caramel Turtle 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...

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Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             When it comes to nostalgic eats, I love a good Rice Krispie Treat. There is something about it that just takes you back to childhood and bonus, they are so easy to make! While a classic marshmallow treat is always a win, I love to play around with the flavors and get creative.    When it comes to fall,...

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Vegan Roasted Carrot Soup

Vegan Roasted Carrot Soup

                                    Super Bowl Sunday is over, so bring on the usual routine! While I’m craving warmer temps, I truly love soup season! Soups are one of the easiest concepts to throw together, you can make them as nutrient packed as you like, and you can stretch your veggies a long way!!   One veggie that’s always on my...

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1 Bowl Vegan Chewy Molasses Cookies

1 Bowl Vegan Chewy Molasses Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Monday!!             They say some of the best recipes are made on a whim, and that holds true when it comes to these new 1 bowl vegan Molasses Cookies! I thought about doing a recipe for them a midst all the Christmas concepts, but as a mom, time flies and I wasn’t sure if there was enough time to squeeze them in.   ...

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Vegan Creamy Roasted Brussels Sprout Soup

Vegan Creamy Roasted Brussels Sprout Soup

                        If there is one recipe I’m excited about this year, it’s this vegan Creamy Roasted Brussels Sprout Soup! Believe it or not, there were next to no recipes for this concept online and I was shocked. Just about every gravitates towards the flavor of brussel sprouts, so why no soup?!   Well wait no longer, you can now whip brussels sprouts up into a...

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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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45 Minute Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

45 Minute Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

              Hello & Happy Thursday!!       While I stick to my everyday avocado toast, I love a good muffin or cinnamon roll for a weekend brunch! Although Thanksgiving is officially over, pumpkin season is still going, and I knew I had to revisit these vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls. I created this concept over a year ago, but I honestly wasn’t greatly impressed with the final...

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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 Pumpkin Pancakes

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

                                One thing is for sure, whether basic or not, you can’t have a fall brunch without some staple vegan pancakes!! When it comes to breakfast concepts I love it all from french toast to pancakes, but my all time fave is pumpkin, because it packs so much flavor.  While there are many concepts that are compromised without dairy or...

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Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

                          As we’re getting deeper into November, it occurred to me that we had yet to feature a staple pumpkin muffin! I don’t know about you, but I love all things pumpkin, especially a muffin! I’ve found that to perfect a vegan pumpkin muffin it’s all about balancing the moisture. Too much and it won’t cook all the way through, too...

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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 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...

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Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

Vegan Pumpkin Biscuits with Maple Butter

                          If there is one flavor I’ve always gravitated towards, it’s pumpkin. Long before the dawn of the Starbucks pumpkin spice, it was my favorite flavor. However, as a child it wasn’t as popular as it is today. Seasonally companies would feature a pumpkin flavor, but the options were not have as vast as they are today.    With the fall...

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn

                        If there is one concept I recently fell in love with, is vegan caramel corn! As a child we all loved caramel corn, especially the kind that came in the large tins. Lord knows what was in that, but thankfully you can take a trip down memory lane and recreate this classic treat to be vegan and it’s just so easy!   What I love about carpal corn is that...

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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 Pumpkin Cobbler

Vegan Pumpkin Cobbler

                        In the midst of whipping up countless pumpkin concepts, it occurred to me that I’ve only done about 1 cobbler before and that was over a year ago, and it was while I was out of town. (wasn’t crazy about how the pictures turned out) So this vegan Pumpkin Cobbler was a no brainer!     What I love about this dish is everything! It’s a...

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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Crispy Old Bay Potatoes with Vegan Remoulade Cream

Crispy Old Bay Potatoes with Vegan Remoulade Cream

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday           Lately I’ve been exploring potato concepts as there is just so much you can do with them in regards to playing around with the flavors. I love a basic potato, but why go basic when you can easily elevate the flavor to be game changing?   Potatoes get a bad reputation for being white carbs...

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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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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 Beet and Carrot Fritters

Vegan Beet and Carrot Fritters

                                I don’t know about you, but I love all things beets and fritters! Beets pack nutrients, a natural sweetness, and of course a gorgeous hue. Fritters on the other hand are this magical concept that has never ending combinations to keep your tastebuds on their toes.    One of my first creations was a Jalapeno Zucchini...

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Vegan Grilled Lemon Artichoke Dip

Vegan Grilled Lemon Artichoke Dip

                        Hello & Happy Tuesday!!         Lately I’ve been craving effortless dips. I find that we typically reach for store bought ready made options when they are so easy just to whip up ourselves. bonus, it’s also way more cost effective to go the homemade route and you can skip all the preservatives, additives and make them more...

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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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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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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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Vegan Herb Cashew Cheese with Pickled Blueberries

Vegan Herb Cashew Cheese with Pickled Blueberries

                          Lately I’ve been all about creating effortless appetizers! While it’s easy just to pick something ready made up from the store after a long day, I love homemade! Just like everything else, it taste better when homemade!    Back in my early cooking days cashews were making a comeback and you would see endless cheesecakes and cheese recipes...

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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 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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Vegan Super Food Cinnamon Apple Granola with Toasted Pecans

Vegan Super Food Cinnamon Apple Granola with Toasted Pecans

                Hello & Happy Saturday!             If there is one concept I love making from scratch, it’s granola. I typically always reach for my basic avocado toast, but some days I’m craving something a lil sweet and homemade granola is just so easy!    Let’s be honest, right now, the market is saturated with ready made granola. Let’s...

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Butternut Squash Salad with vegan Citrus Maple Dressing

Butternut Squash Salad with vegan Citrus Maple Dressing

                          One thing I do just about every night Mon – Thur, is a big salad! While that may become redundant for many, that all depends how you approach making a salad. The biggest thing I tell my clients in nutrition counseling, is that you have to mix it up. If you make the same thing day in and day out, no matter what it is, your tastebuds are bound to get...

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1 Bowl Vegan Orange Cranberry Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

1 Bowl Vegan Orange Cranberry Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

                        Hello & Happy Wednesday!!               Christmas is coming in just a few days, so we’re whipping up all the holiday classics! When it come to holiday flavors, it’s all about the cinnamon, eggnog, gingerbread, and cranberries! If like the majority you cringe at can cranberry sauce, I’m right there with...

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Easy Vegan Tomato Basil Focaccia Bread

Easy Vegan Tomato Basil Focaccia Bread

                        Hello & Happy Monday!!         This past year I got into baking bread explored a wide variety. We did countless bagels, pretzels, and I was curious about the staple focaccia bread! You’ll see it served here and there at Italian spots, but that’s about it. Majority of the time I’ve also found that the bread isn’t...

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Vegan Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Vegan Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bark

                                  Christmas is almost here, so I’ve been on the move to create a few last minute holiday concepts that pack flavor and are hassle free! One of  my favorite concepts is what they refer to as “Christmas Crack” lol. The name alone is a lil off-putting, but I promise you the name suits the recipe. The concept is so...

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5 Ingredient Vegan GF Blossom Cookies

5 Ingredient Vegan GF Blossom Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Today is officially December 1st! That means it’s all about the holiday recipes! What I love most about Christmas concepts, is that there is more room fro creativity. You’ll find the most random combinations for everything from cookies to salads and more, and in many ways, its like anything...

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