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 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 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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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 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 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 Sweet Potato Gnocchi with a brown butter sage sauce

Vegan Sweet Potato Gnocchi with a brown butter sage sauce

            If there is one food I’ve never been crazy about it’s.. (brace yourself)   Pasta.    I alway looked at it through the lens of well, it’s just carbs, there is no nutrients and it just was never something I craved. Until I made, homemade pasta at NYU during undergrad.    If there is anything that tastes a million times better homemade, it’s pasta! From a distance the...

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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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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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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 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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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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Roasted Veggie Fall Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

Roasted Veggie Fall Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

                      Hello & Happy Monday!!           When the colder temperatures arrives we’re instantly craving warmer foods, and more carb heavy options. In many ways, salads are pushed aside because we naturally gravitate away from them.  However, there is something about a gorgeous salad with all the flavor components that blend seamlessly together...

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Homemade Vegan Apple Pie

Homemade Vegan Apple Pie

            If there is one dessert I’m forever enamored with, it’s Apple Pie. It’s nostalgic, packed with apples and the majority of the sugar can be derived from the fruit which is always my preference. I think a homemade apple pie was one of the first concepts I tried ages ago while entertaining guests. I of course tried to go all out with a whole wheat crust and it was just was way too rustic,...

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Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

                          Hello & Happy Thursday!!         If there is one recipe that’s just so “me”, it’s classic pumpkin pie! I feel as though it’s one of those concepts that you either love it or hate it, I of course love it. Like countless others, I grew up always enjoying the store bought options and as you would imagine, everything is so...

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Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan 1 Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

                        Hello & Happy Thursday!!         Lately I’ve been craving all things savory, but I knew it was time to feature a new dessert concept! No matter what they say, you can never have too many cookie recipes, especially when they are this easy! Typically with cookies you have to beat butter and sugar together, make a flax egg and so on.  ...

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Vegan Shaved Brussels Salad with Citrus and Olives

Vegan Shaved Brussels Salad with Citrus and Olives

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           If there is one item I could throw in countless dishes, it’s olives! You can throw them in everything from salads to dips, top sandwiches with them and more. One of my personal favorite approaches with olives is to combine the element of salty with sweet. I feel this approach always garners my attention in dishes and...

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Vegan Soft Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Soft Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

                    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!           I’ve been craving pumpkin concepts already and going thru the list of the recipes we don’t have. One of them was, a chocolate chip cookie! Typically a pumpkin cookie made with real pumpkin will turn into one that’s more cake like. Perhaps it’s from adding the additional moisture of puree...

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Vegan Tiramisu

Vegan Tiramisu

  This post is sponsored by So Delicious Dairy Free and all opinions are my own. #SoDeliciousDairyFree  #sponsored                                       When it comes to desserts, we all have our favorites! While I’ve gone through phases with drinking coffee, I actually have an affinity for coffee based desserts. Needless to say, I’m...

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Vegan Bread Dipping Oil

Vegan Bread Dipping Oil

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!             Nearly 20 years ago, I discovered bread dipping oil. Whether you were at a restaurant or the market, this iconic concept became commonplace. No matter what your preferences are, fresh bread with herb infused oil, is always a win! While you can purchase the herb mixture, homemade is just so seamless...

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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 Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Spice Caramels

Vegan Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Spice Caramels

                              Hello & Happy Friday!!               We’re wrapping up 2019, so we’re finishing off this fab year with some game changing recipes!! Long before this recipe I had dabbled in vegan caramels. I had tried some with dates, but they didn’t really mirror the taste or texture of real caramel....

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Vegan French Onion Pasta

Vegan French Onion Pasta

                                    If you know anything about me, you know I’m all about onions! I throw them in anything and everything and could literally eat them just by themselves, especially if they are caramelized! When it comes to caramelized onions you can throw them on anything from sammies to salads, pizza, and even…pasta!!  ...

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Vegan Roasted Brussels Pasta with Shiitake Bacon in Dijon Garlic Cashew Cream Sauce

Vegan Roasted Brussels Pasta with Shiitake Bacon in Dijon Garlic Cashew Cream Sauce

        Hello & Happy Thursday!!     Thanksgiving may be over, but it’s still all about the brussels! Believe it or not, I didn’t get heavy into brussel sprouts until 2009. I had been a vegan, raw vegan, and never had tried them, gasps. For years I always roasted them with rosemary, garlic, olive oil, and balsamic!    Today, thankfully brussels are universal and seen everywhere. You can toss...

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

    Hello & Happy Wednesday!!         If there is one recipe that’s just so me, it’s classic pumpkin pie. I feel as though it’s one of those concepts that you either love it or hate it, I of course love it! Sadly, I grew up always enjoying the store bought option like countless other. Today however, I make everything from scratch! From a distance a pumpkin pie sounds like the type of dessert...

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3 Ingredient Pumpkin Bagels with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Bagels with Pumpkin Cream Cheese

                              Hello & Happy Monday!!         Since pregnancy I become more and more about the carbs. I believe it stems from trying to alleviate nausea, but ever since I’ve been all about.. bagels! lol    When it comes to cooking I do everything from scratch, but bagels are very involved and time consuming. It’s...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Alfredo

Vegan Butternut Squash Alfredo

   Hello & Happy Thursday!! Butternut squash is one of those fall veggies that never gets old. It’s sad to think of all the years that I never gave it the time of day until I was in my early 20’s. As a child my mom loved yellow squash and of course it wasn’t something I had a preference for. Being that the word squash was associated with this veggie I believe I just assumed that it would be the exact same through and...

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Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

                      Hello & Happy Tuesday!!           Staying home with a newborn during the fall can only mean one thing, less time, and more time for effortless recipes!! Cue the vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles!! Believe it or not, truffles are one of the easiest concepts that you can seamlessly make vegan. While it’s easier to feature dark...

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Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies

Vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies

    Hello & Happy Tuesday!         While I typically stick to fruits and veggies, I also love to have fun in the kitchen! One of my favorite things to do is to remake iconic childhood recipes to be more modern and vegan. It wasn’t until recently that I heard of the concept called “muddy buddies”.   I remember seeing them at friends houses as a child, but still wasn’t quite sure as to what it really...

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Roasted Italian Brussels with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Roasted Italian Brussels with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

                Hello & Happy Tuesday!!               Since the moment I experienced brussel sprouts, I’ve been hooked! There is something about the flavor and texture that like countless other people, we’re just instantly drawn to.   While you can easily just roast and enjoy, my favorite thing to do with brussels, is to pair them with flavor!  ...

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

                          Hello & Happy Monday!!           If there was one flavor that’s always been just me, it’s pumpkin! It’s mild, cinnamon based, and my tastebuds just never get bored with it. My birthday is also in November so everything was just always pumpkin and just the thought of the pumpkin sends positive thoughts so...

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