Vegan Italian Sausage Crumbles (15 Minutes!)
A plant-based dish that’s full of protein, takes just 15 minutes, and is perfect for everything from breakfast burritos to pizza, tacos, and pasta?! Count us in. These easy vegan sausage crumbles combine protein-rich tempeh with classic Italian sausage spices like fennel and paprika for a flavorful addition to any meal.
Just 10 ingredients required, friends. Let’s get cooking!
The protein-packed base for these vegan sausage crumbles?
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Homemade Gluten-Free Oreos (Vegan)
We’ve done vegan, gluten-free Oreos before, but never a CLASSIC baked version. That HAD to change! After many tests (and faces stuffed with Oreos), we landed on a WINNER: a crispy, chocolaty cookie that snaps perfectly and keeps its crunch even when the sweet, creamy filling is added. Oh, yes!
These snack-able, nostalgic treats are made with just 7 ingredients and are ready to make lunchbox and snacking dreams come true.
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Roasted Chickpea & Veggie Bowls with Green Tahini Sauce
A nourishing, flavorful bowl that comes together fast with minimal cleanup? That’s our kind of meal! These Mediterranean-inspired veggie bowls combine spicy roasted chickpeas, vibrant roasted veggies, and optional grains with an herby green tahini sauce. Prepare to fall in love!
Plant-based, gluten-free, and just 10 ingredients required. Let’s make this thing!
First up on the nourish bowl agenda: chickpeas! We toss them with olive oil to help them crisp up, cumin for smokiness, cinnamon for sweetness, and a touch of cayenne for heat.
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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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The Ultimate Gluten-Free Banana Bread (Bakery Worthy!)
What do Britney Spears, Back to the Future, and banana bread have in common? They’re all undeniable National Treasures. And not to be dramatic, but this gluten-free banana bread might be the be-all, end-all of banana bread: tender, moist, perfectly sweet, and undetectably gluten-free (seriously!).
It requires simple ingredients and methods, and all the magic happens in just 1 bowl. What are you waiting for?!
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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.
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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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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!
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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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