Herby Green Tahini Sauce (5 Minutes!)
There’s a (not-so-secret) secret that can take an average plate of veggies to the next level. Want in? It’s sauce! The secret sauce, if you will. We’re BIG fans of all kinds of sauces because they add flavor and pizzazz with minimal effort, and this herby, garlicky green tahini sauce does just that!
Just 5 minutes and 8 ingredients required for this Mediterranean-inspired condiment, friends.
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Creamy Vanilla Tahini Shake
Tastes like a milkshake but sneaks in a veggie? We’re here for it! This 7-ingredient vegan vanilla tahini shake tastes decadent but has a secret: Cauliflower is the base and it’s completely undetectable!
This naturally sweetened, healthier dessert (hello, iron and calcium!) is one you’ll want to make again and again. Let’s get blending!
We often get requests for CREAMY banana-free smoothies and shakes (not an easy feat!).
Gluten-Free PB&J Thumbprint Cookies
You can’t go wrong when peanut butter and jelly are involved. And in a cookie? Irresistible! These vegan and gluten-free thumbprint cookies are tender with crisp edges, packed with peanut butter flavor, and have a fruity jam center (a.k.a. cookie perfection!).
Plus, they’re easy to make with just 8 ingredients, 1 bowl, and 30 minutes required! Naturally sweetened, grain-free, and oil-free too! We know: It’s magic.
Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs (Mediterranean-Inspired)
These baked, Mediterranean-inspired chicken thighs are the BEST: smoky, satisfying, and SO quick and easy! Tender, crispy skin chicken is surrounded by roasted onions, olives, and (optional) dates. It’s the ultimate sweet and savory party and everyone’s invited!
Just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required, friends. Send that RSVP!
How to Make Crispy Mediterranean Baked Chicken Thighs
These Mediterranean-inspired chicken thighs begin with a FLAVOR-PACKED spice combo: cumin, coriander, cinnamon, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes, and sea salt.
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Mediterranean-Inspired Cucumber Chickpea Salad
A fresh and vibrant salad that takes just 10 minutes? That’s our style, friends! This Mediterranean-inspired cucumber tomato salad is so versatile and satisfying thanks to protein- and fiber-rich chickpeas. Plus, just 1 bowl and 9 ingredients required!
It’s delicious alongside tofu, fish, or falafel wraps for an easy spring or summer meal. Let us show you how it’s done!
This VIBRANT, throw-it-all-in-a-bowl salad features crunchy cucumbers, sweet ripe tomatoes, aromatic red onion, fresh mint, and chickpeas.
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Salted Chocolate Banana Nut Muffins (Vegan + GF)
Salted chocolate banana nut muffins — need we say more!? These super fluffy, moist, vegan and gluten-free dreams take your classic banana nut muffin up a notch with flaky sea salt and melty chocolate chips.
Even better? They’re seriously simple to make thanks to our chocolate cake mix. Just 1 bowl, 7 ingredients, and 30 minutes stand in your way. Let’s go!
Inspired by our fan-favorite 1-Bowl Fudgy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, this easier version starts with mashed banana to create a moist, egg-free muffin!
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Easy Salmon “Sushi” Bowls
Who loves all things sushi but feels a little intimidated by making sushi at home? (Slowly raises hand.) Solution: this quick and easy salmon sushi bowl! It’s our take on the satisfaction of sushi without the need for sushi-grade fish or assembling rolls! We’re into it.
Just 9 ingredients required, friends. Let us show you how it’s done!
How to Make Salmon “Sushi” Bowls
These EASY salmon “sushi” bowls come together with just three required components, plus a few optional add-ons to step up the sushi vibes!
Gingery Smashed Cucumber Salad (Asian-Inspired)
Is it just us or does it seem like cucumbers repel any dressing you add to them? Not so fast! After some research and testing, we learned that smashing cucumbers helps the flavors stick around. Smashed cucumber salad to the rescue!
This Asian-inspired take is super fresh, crunchy, savory, a little spicy, and full of ginger and sesame flavor. Plus, so EASY — just 10 ingredients, 1 bowl, and 10 minutes required.
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Easy Vegan Scotcheroos (No Bake!)
Did anyone else grow up eating Scotcheroos or Special K Bars? They’re crispy, salty-sweet, peanut butter cereal bars with a chocolate butterscotch topping. And yes, they’re just as good as they sound — totally decadent and (regrettably) shareable!
We’ve given these classic, NO-BAKE treats the ultimate MB remix with a naturally sweetened, gluten-free base and a fudgy, vegan chocolate “butterscotch” topping. Simple methods, just 9 ingredients, and no corn syrup or butterscotch chips required!
Easy Gluten-Free Crepes (Dairy-Free, Naturally Sweetened)
Your search for the perfect gluten-free crepe is over. These EASY, 7-ingredient crepes are just like the classics — thin and delicate with perfectly crisp edges, and they fold beautifully without breaking! Plus, dairy-free, naturally sweetened, and made in just 1 bowl!
Add your favorite crepe fillings and prepare for your breakfast, brunch, or dessert dreams to come true! Let’s do like the French do and make some crepes!
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Crispy Quinoa Root Vegetable Fritters
Ever received a CSA box full of root vegetables and had no idea what to do with them? Problem solved: Make fritters! These fritters are so tasty you’ll fall in love with each of these underused veggies.
Super colorful, savory, lightly sweet fritters that are perfect as an impressive appetizer and require just 30 minutes from start to finish! We ROOT for you to make these crispy root vegetable fritters ASAP!
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No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites (5 Minutes!)
Need cookie dough, like NOW? We’ve got you covered! Meet these chocolate chip cookie dough energy bites. They taste just like cookie dough but come together in 5 minutes with just 1 bowl and 8 ingredients!
Vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and perfectly sweet and chewy. Great for lunch boxes or as a quick snack or dessert! Let us show you how!
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No-Bake Vegan Cheesecake Cups (5 Minutes!)
Cheesecake can feel like an undertaking, but not anymore! These 5-minute, no-bake vegan cheesecake cups solve your cheesecake challenges – all of the flavor, none of the waiting!
Layered with crushed granola, a creamy cashew cheesecake filling, and fresh berries, these parfaits are not only adorable, but perfectly sweet and oh-so delicious! Swap in your favorite seasonal fruit to enjoy this naturally sweetened dessert year round! Just 7 ingredients and 1 blender required.
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Vegan Ginger Sesame Noodles with Crispy Tofu
All the flavor and comfort of your favorite noodle stir-fry takeout, but easier than deciding where to order? You bet! This EASY, weeknight-friendly meal is a breeze thanks to one of our favorite kitchen essentials: the sheet pan.
Flavorful seasoned tofu and crispy roasted veggies combine with saucy, gingery sesame noodles for a nourishing, 10-ingredient party in a bowl! Consider dinner planned. Let us show you how it’s done!
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Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus
A fiber- and protein-rich dip that tastes like cookie dough? Oh yeah! We’ve been seeing chocolate hummus on grocery store shelves for a while, but we just couldn’t get on the bandwagon…until we decided to invite peanut butter to the party. GAME CHANGER!
While chocolate hummus strays in flavor from traditional hummus, it’s similarly creamy, delicious, and snack-able! This naturally sweetened version comes together in just 10 minutes with 6 ingredients you probably have around right now.
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Perfect Roasted Green Beans
Green beans without the fuss? These PERFECT roasted green beans are an effortless side the whole family will love. Say goodbye to babysitting beans on the stovetop!
Just 3 ingredients, 1 pan, and 20 minutes required for these savory, caramelized, perfectly salted beans that basically cook themselves. Let the kitchen multi-tasking begin!
How to Make Roasted Green Beans
It doesn’t get much easier than roasted veggies!
Mediterranean-Inspired Quiche with Potato Crust (GF)
Brunch is saved! We love quiche, but sometimes the idea of making a pie crust seems too daunting in the morning. Potatoes to the rescue! This EASY quiche utilizes a crispy shredded potato crust.
Fresh veggies and kalamata olives bring Mediterranean-inspired flavors that brighten up this normally heavy dish. Let’s make quiche!
How to Make a Quiche With Potato Crust
A potato crust quiche calls for…shredded potatoes! We prefer Yukon gold because they hold their color better than russet, which gray quickly.
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Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake (3 Ingredients!)
Chocolate cake in 3 MINUTES!? We’ve got you covered. This chocolate mug cake is rich, FLUFFY, and studded with melty chocolate chips. Bonus? No one will guess it’s vegan, gluten-free, and SO easy to make!
With just 1 mug and 3 simple ingredients, you’re about to be cozy on your couch with your new favorite single-serving dessert. Let’s make cake!
How to Make a Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake
This seriously easy chocolate cake requires 3 simple ingredients: 1) avocado oil (or melted coconut oil), 2) vanilla extract, and 3) our Chocolate Cake + Cupcake Mix.
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Fudgy Dark Chocolate Sweet Potato Truffles
Sweet potatoes in desserts? You’ve voted: You love it. We had to do it again and we couldn’t be more pleased with the result. These dark chocolate sweet potato truffles are next-level fudgy perfection!
Perfect for Valentine’s Day or a healthier sweet treat to have around in the refrigerator or freezer for when a chocolate craving strikes. Plus, they’re EASY to make — just 6 simple ingredients required.
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Crispy Rice Paper Chips with Vegan Avocado Dip
Introducing the perfect appetizer for game day festivities (and beyond): super crispy rice paper chips perfect for dipping in a bowl (get it?) of creamy avocado dip. It’s a party in a recipe!
Just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes required for this easy, crowd-pleasing snack. Let us show you how we chip ‘n’ dip!
These crispy rice paper chips and avocado dip are inspired by a similar dish at a Japanese-Mexican fusion restaurant called Manta.
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