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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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!
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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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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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 Cashew Jalapeño Sauce (6 Ingredients!)
Introducing a tasty new sauce for your next taco night or burrito bowl lunch: creamy cashew jalapeño sauce! This subtly spicy, savory sauce comes together with just 6 ingredients and 5 minutes active prep time.
Inspired by a restaurant called Harlow, it’s a versatile flavor addition to bowls (recipe coming soon), quesadillas, and so much more! Get ready to level up your next meal. Let us show you how it’s done!
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No-Bake Cinnamon Roll Bites
Craving cinnamon rolls but not ready to commit to the hours of wait time? SOLUTION: no-bake cinnamon rolls! These naturally sweetened treats combine the ease of energy bites with the flavor of cinnamon rolls. Not to mention, how cute are they?!
They’re the perfect treat for lunch boxes and mid-day energy slumps. Just 8 ingredients, 20 minutes, and 1 food processor required! Let’s get rolling.
Ridiculously Good Snickers Energy Bites
What else is there to say, friends? These energy bites taste like Snickers! They have all the caramelly, nougaty, peanutty, chocolaty goodness of the classic candy bar, but in a more wholesome, bite-sized form. They’re salty, sweet, and eye-rollingly delicious!
Grab 9 simple ingredients from your pantry and you’re ready to make these delicious portable treats. Let us show you how it’s done!
How to Make Snickers Energy Bites
These tasty treats have four essential elements: chocolate, “nougat,” “caramel,” and peanuts.
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10-Minute Mushroom Avocado Toast
Avocado toast? We’re not over it. It’s hard to beat the quick, easy, and savory goodness of this breakfast staple, but topped with subtly spicy sautéed mushrooms?! It’s a must-try, friends!
We love this mushroom avocado toast on its own as a snack, but it’s also perfect for breakfast with greens or alongside a fried egg. Just 1 pan, 7 ingredients, and 10 minutes required.