Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars (Vegan)

Welcome back, friends! We’ve returned to the magical land of chocolate + peanut butter (one of our favorite places). This timeless combo has won the day YET again, this time in the form of creamy, decadent, salty-sweet vegan ice cream bars! 
They’…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars (Vegan)

Welcome back, friends! We’ve returned to the magical land of chocolate + peanut butter (one of our favorite places). This timeless combo has won the day YET again, this time in the form of creamy, decadent, salty-sweet vegan ice cream bars! 

They’re truly better than we ever could’ve imagined, and they just might replace your favorite store-bought bars. Just 7 pantry staple ingredients required.

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Sheet Pan Ratatouille with Crispy Baked Tofu

What could be better than the saucy, savory goodness of classic ratatouille!? Answer: SHEET PAN ratatouille! Say “au revoir” to stovetop babysitting, and “bonjour!” to extra caramelization with minimal effort!
Turn it into a satisfying plant-based meal…

Sheet Pan Ratatouille with Crispy Baked Tofu

What could be better than the saucy, savory goodness of classic ratatouille!? Answer: SHEET PAN ratatouille! Say “au revoir” to stovetop babysitting, and “bonjour!” to extra caramelization with minimal effort!

Turn it into a satisfying plant-based meal by adding protein-rich Crispy Baked Italian Herb Tofu and drizzling with Creamy Pesto Sauce. We have a feeling it’ll be your new favorite summer meal!

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Creamy Pesto Sauce (Dairy-Free)

We’re throwing a pesto party, and you’re invited! With all the herby, savory goodness of traditional basil pesto, this CREAMY dairy-free pesto SAUCE is endlessly versatile and almost too easy. It comes together in just 5 minutes with 7 simple ingredien…

Creamy Pesto Sauce (Dairy-Free)

We’re throwing a pesto party, and you’re invited! With all the herby, savory goodness of traditional basil pesto, this CREAMY dairy-free pesto SAUCE is endlessly versatile and almost too easy. It comes together in just 5 minutes with 7 simple ingredients!

This sauce is delicious on everything from pasta to veggies and beyond. Let’s get pesto-ing! 

How to Make Creamy Pesto Sauce, Dairy-Free!

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Easy Apricot Sorbet (No-Churn!)

Once upon a time, in the dark streets of San Francisco, a life-changing ice cream cone was enjoyed thanks to Garden Creamery. This apricot sorbet is inspired by that fateful night, and the result is the perfect way to use up an abundance of ripe summer…

Easy Apricot Sorbet (No-Churn!)

Once upon a time, in the dark streets of San Francisco, a life-changing ice cream cone was enjoyed thanks to Garden Creamery. This apricot sorbet is inspired by that fateful night, and the result is the perfect way to use up an abundance of ripe summer apricots. It’s tart, subtly sweet, and SO refreshing! 

Just 4 ingredients and simple methods (no ice cream maker) required. It’s sorbet time!

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Candied Pistachios (4 Ingredients!)

Pistachios are good, but candied pistachios?! VERY good. They’re the ultimate sweet, nutty, versatile topping for everything from salads to sorbets (recipe coming soon!).
Bonus? This version is naturally sweetened and requires just 4 ingredients and 20…

Candied Pistachios (4 Ingredients!)

Pistachios are good, but candied pistachios?! VERY good. They’re the ultimate sweet, nutty, versatile topping for everything from salads to sorbets (recipe coming soon!).

Bonus? This version is naturally sweetened and requires just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes. Let us show you how it’s done!

These SIMPLE candied pistachios begin with tossing raw pistachios with maple syrup, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract. Maple syrup and coconut sugar combine to create the perfect amount of sauciness and natural sweetness, while vanilla gives the flavor a little nuance.

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Spicy Passion Fruit Mocktail (AKA “Mockarita”)

Step aside margaritas, the mockarita has ARRIVED! This passion fruit mocktail has all the tart, sweet, refreshing goodness of a traditional margarita thanks to passion fruit, lime, and agave. And, spicy charred jalapeños add booze-like complexity and h…

Spicy Passion Fruit Mocktail (AKA “Mockarita”)

Step aside margaritas, the mockarita has ARRIVED! This passion fruit mocktail has all the tart, sweet, refreshing goodness of a traditional margarita thanks to passion fruit, lime, and agave. And, spicy charred jalapeños add booze-like complexity and heat without the alcohol. Yep, it’s seriously good! 

AND…it gets better! Just 4 ingredients and 25 minutes required, friends.

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Chicken Kofta Kebabs (Middle Eastern-Inspired)

Grilling season is here, and today we’re bringing you an EASY, flavorful addition to your grilling rotation: kofta kebabs! These Middle Eastern-inspired kebabs feature ground chicken, herbs, spices, and aromatics arranged on skewers and grilled t…

Chicken Kofta Kebabs (Middle Eastern-Inspired)

Grilling season is here, and today we’re bringing you an EASY, flavorful addition to your grilling rotation: kofta kebabs! These Middle Eastern-inspired kebabs feature ground chicken, herbs, spices, and aromatics arranged on skewers and grilled to perfection.

They’re elegant yet simple and are especially delicious served with lemon rice, hummus, tahini sauce, tabbouleh, grilled veggies, and/or pita. Just 1 bowl, 10 ingredients, and 25 minutes required!

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Creamy Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

Nothing hits the spot quite like a chocolate milkshake. For us, the ultimate chocolate shake is one that’s thick, creamy, and chocolaty, but just subtly chocolaty…like drive-thru shakes. An equally rich and satisfying vegan version had to happen!…

Creamy Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

Nothing hits the spot quite like a chocolate milkshake. For us, the ultimate chocolate shake is one that’s thick, creamy, and chocolaty, but just subtly chocolaty…like drive-thru shakes. An equally rich and satisfying vegan version had to happen!

Just 7 simple ingredients required for this nostalgic treat, friends. Let’s make milkshakes! 

How to Make a Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

This homemade vegan chocolate milkshake isn’t your average blend-up-milk-and-ice-cream situation.

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Crispy Tofu & Eggplant Lettuce Wraps

Tofu and eggplant just teamed up to create one EPIC appetizer, friends! These lettuce wraps feature SUPER flavorful crispy tofu and caramelized eggplant with fresh, crunchy veggies, vibrant herbs, and a savory-sweet sesame dipping sauce. If you’re thin…

Crispy Tofu & Eggplant Lettuce Wraps

Tofu and eggplant just teamed up to create one EPIC appetizer, friends! These lettuce wraps feature SUPER flavorful crispy tofu and caramelized eggplant with fresh, crunchy veggies, vibrant herbs, and a savory-sweet sesame dipping sauce. If you’re thinking WOW now, just wait until the first bite!

These 10-ingredient flavor miracles make a crowd-pleasing appetizer for four or light spring or summer meal for two. Let’s get to it!

We’ve done tofu lettuce wraps before, but this time eggplant joins in on the fun!

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Simple Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Whether you’re a party person, a meal prepper, or a picnic lover, we’ve got a salad that can do it ALL! This fresh, crunchy Southwest-inspired quinoa salad features corn, black beans, cilantro, tons of veggies, and a zippy lime vinaigrette. BIG TIME de…

Simple Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Whether you’re a party person, a meal prepper, or a picnic lover, we’ve got a salad that can do it ALL! This fresh, crunchy Southwest-inspired quinoa salad features corn, black beans, cilantro, tons of veggies, and a zippy lime vinaigrette. BIG TIME deliciousness, friends! 

It keeps well, making it perfect for BBQs, picnics, or quick lunches throughout the week. Simple ingredients and just 30 minutes required! Let us show you how it’s done! 

How to Make Black Bean Quinoa Salad

This SIMPLE black bean and quinoa salad begins with: quinoa!

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