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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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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Vegan Chai-Spiced Coffee Creamer
Your mornings are about to get a LOT cozier thanks to our new chai-spiced coffee creamer. Made with dairy-free milk, maple syrup, and warming spices in a blender in just 5 minutes, it’s like having a coffeehouse in the comfort of your own home!
Add this EASY, versatile creamer to black tea for a quick chai latte, to a cup of coffee for a dirty chai, or to roasted dandelion root tea for a cozy, caffeine-free option.
Creamy Mushroom Chicken (Samoan-Inspired)
Savory, saucy, and satisfying! What’s not to love?! This Creamy Mushroom Chicken is inspired by a Samoan dish and doesn’t skimp on comfort or richness.
It’s a flavorful, 1-pot meal that’s elegant enough for hosting but easy enough for weeknight dinners. Serve with veggies and rice (or coconut rice!) and it’s meal prep perfection. Let us show you how it’s done!
This easy, 1-pot recipe begins with sautéing onion, mushrooms, garlic, and ginger for a flavorful base.
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Vegan Chai-Spiced Crème Brûlée
Decadent crème brûlée without eggs or dairy or special equipment? Impossible, right!? Wrong! Friends, we’ve got you covered. This vegan crème brûlée is a dreamboat dessert inspired by a recipe in the gorgeous cookbook Mumbai Modern.
Imagine: a creamy, chai-spiced cashew custard with a crackly, caramelized top. Simple methods and just 10 ingredients required for this elegant dessert. Let’s brûlée!
What is Crème Brûlée?
The first known recipe for crème brûlée, which translates to “burnt cream,” appears in a French cookbook from 1691.
Miso-Glazed Salmon & Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner
For those nights when you want a nourishing meal with minimal clean up, sheet pan dinners are a dream. This 10-ingredient version features perfectly cooked salmon, eggplant, and broccolini tossed in a gingery miso glaze. Swoon!
It’s a flavorful, quick & easy, satisfying meal, especially when paired with your choice of grains. Let us show you how it’s done!
The trick to perfectly cooked veggies and salmon on 1 pan?
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Sparkling Blueberry Ginger Mocktail
Step aside, sparkling cider, there’s a new celebratory drink in town! This sparkling blueberry mocktail is a refreshing treat that’s perfect for everything from parties to poolsides.
Just 6 ingredients and 30 minutes required for this bubbly and beautiful drink, friends. Let’s celebrate!
What is a mocktail?
The word mocktail = mock + cocktail! It’s a non-alcoholic alternative to a traditional cocktail that says bye-bye to the booze but keeps all the goodness of fruit, herbs, syrups, and other tasty cocktail ingredients.
1-Bowl Gluten-Free Gingersnaps (Vegan)
Gluten-free gingersnaps packed with holiday flavor and just like the real deal with that quintessential crunch? Here they are! Bonus? These cookies are EASY to make, vegan, naturally sweetened, and perfect for holiday parties or gifting to friends and neighbors.
Don’t worry — no hassle here! The dough comes together in just a few simple steps. Let’s get festive and make some cookies, friends!
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Chai-Spiced Hot Chocolate
There’s not much that could improve the creamy perfection of hot chocolate, but this chai-spiced twist on the classic drink is hard to beat! This spice-infused treat is warming, oh-so chocolaty, and perfectly sweet. It’s winter comfort in a mug!
Plus, it’s dairy-free, naturally sweetened with dates, and requires just 8 ingredients and 10 minutes to make.
Gingery Pear Tart (Vegan + GF)
Beautiful, sophisticated, and subtly spicy…is that you or this recipe?! It’s definitely both. This gingery pear tart is the show-stopping fall dessert you’ve been waiting for, and it’s way easier than it looks!
Just 10 ingredients required for this elegant vegan and gluten-free masterpiece! It’s a unique treat perfect for your holiday table, and it wouldn’t say no to a scoop of ice cream.
Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer (Dairy-Free!)
‘Tis the season, friends! We’ve taken inspiration from the ever-classic Pumpkin Spice Latte and put our own twist on it with this super simple homemade coffee creamer. The result: dairy-free, naturally sweetened pumpkin spice lattes FAST.
This ultra creamy and perfectly-spiced coffee companion adds the dreamiest touch of fall to hot or iced coffee or tea! And it comes together in just 5 minutes with 8 ingredients you probably have around right now.
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15-Minute “Fire Cider”
Intrigued by the health benefits of fire cider but not into the 1-month wait for it to be ready? That’d be us, friends, and there’s a solution! Introducing fire cider-inspired wellness shots made in just 15 minutes with easy-to-find ingredients!
They’re vibrant, spicy, potent (oh yeah), and tasty, too! They’re also great for stimulating digestion and warming you up from the inside out, no matter the season.
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup (Thai-Inspired)
It’s no secret we love butternut squash and certainly no secret the Instant Pot is a good friend of ours. Putting the two together? It had to happen! This Instant Pot butternut squash soup is creamy, comforting, quick and easy, plus warm and spicy thanks to a touch of Thai red curry paste.
It’s perfect for chilly days and meal prep and pairs beautifully with everything from peanut tempeh to salads and spring rolls.
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Super Chunky Chai-Spiced Granola
Who doesn’t love (and dream about) granola?! We’d been dreaming about a chai-spiced version, and today it’s here — and even better than our dreams. It’s perfectly sweet, undeniably chunky, and BURSTING with warming chai spices (we’re ready for you, fall)!
Whether you enjoy your granola with milk, yogurt, or by the fistful (who says granola isn’t finger food!?), we hope you love this one!