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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White Bean Eggplant Caponata (1 Pan!)

Have you tried caponata? If not, let us introduce you! It’s a delicious Sicilian eggplant dish with sweet and savory flavor, and we ADORE it! While commonly served as an appetizer or side, it’s worthy of being a main when a little protein and fiber are…

White Bean Eggplant Caponata (1 Pan!)

Have you tried caponata? If not, let us introduce you! It’s a delicious Sicilian eggplant dish with sweet and savory flavor, and we ADORE it! While commonly served as an appetizer or side, it’s worthy of being a main when a little protein and fiber are added in. Introducing: white bean eggplant caponata! 

Made in 1 pan with just 10 ingredients, this is an effortless, plant-based entrée that pairs well with pasta, polenta, bread, or even mashed potatoes.

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Frozen Passion Fruit Mezcalita

We love a margarita, but a mezcalita? Do tell. A mezcalita has the familiar sweet and tart elements of a margarita, but with the added smoky complexity of mezcal. This frozen version is SO refreshing and bursting with passion fruit for a fun and fruity…

Frozen Passion Fruit Mezcalita

We love a margarita, but a mezcalita? Do tell. A mezcalita has the familiar sweet and tart elements of a margarita, but with the added smoky complexity of mezcal. This frozen version is SO refreshing and bursting with passion fruit for a fun and fruity twist. 

Bonus? It’s (ridiculously) quick and easy with just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes required. Let us show you how it’s done! 

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Simple Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

If you love hummus and the rich flavor of tomatoes, you’ll ADORE this simple sun-dried tomato hummus. It’s SO versatile, creamy, easy to make, and adds instant flavor to just about everything. Enjoy it on pita, veggies, crackers, sandwiches, and more.

Simple Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

If you love hummus and the rich flavor of tomatoes, you’ll ADORE this simple sun-dried tomato hummus. It’s SO versatile, creamy, easy to make, and adds instant flavor to just about everything. Enjoy it on pita, veggies, crackers, sandwiches, and more.

It’s perfect for parties, picnics, meal prep, road trips, and everything in between! Just 15 minutes and a food processor or blender required. Let’s make hummus!

This recipe is adapted from the Simple Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus in our cookbook!

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Sheet Pan “Philly” Chicken

Enjoy the classic Philly flavors in a lower carb way!

Sheet Pan Philly ChickenEnjoy the classic Philly flavors in a lower carb way!

5-Ingredient Chocolate Tahini Truffles

Our new favorite fudgy, not-too-sweet truffles are inspired by a similar treat from Margalaxy in Portland, Oregon. They’re creamy and complex thanks to the inclusion of tahini, bitter and chocolaty because of cocoa powder, and dates lend the perfect te…

5-Ingredient Chocolate Tahini Truffles

Our new favorite fudgy, not-too-sweet truffles are inspired by a similar treat from Margalaxy in Portland, Oregon. They’re creamy and complex thanks to the inclusion of tahini, bitter and chocolaty because of cocoa powder, and dates lend the perfect texture and sweetness.

These seriously snack-able truffles disappeared quickly in the test kitchen. And they’re SO easy to make — just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes required!

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Roasted Tuscan Vegetables

Savor the flavor of these tender, roasted veggies!

Sheet pan roasted veggiesSavor the flavor of these tender, roasted veggies!

Smoky Shredded Tofu Taco “Meat”

Have you tried shredded tofu yet, friends? We’re into it. Super firm tofu + a box grater are all you need to meet your new BFF that helps make this smoky, spicy shredded tofu taco “meat”!
Not only is it quick & easy to make, but it’s endlessly vers…

Smoky Shredded Tofu Taco “Meat”

Have you tried shredded tofu yet, friends? We’re into it. Super firm tofu + a box grater are all you need to meet your new BFF that helps make this smoky, spicy shredded tofu taco “meat”!

Not only is it quick & easy to make, but it’s endlessly versatile! It’s perfect for everything from tacos to burritos, bowls, nachos, and beyond. Just 20 minutes required and perfect for making ahead for a quick protein throughout the week.

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Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce

Weeknight-friendly meals with weekend flavor? Those are our jam! Introducing a new one to try this season: Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce. These Caribbean-inspired tacos combine tender roasted cauliflower, fiber-packed black beans, creamy …

Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce

Weeknight-friendly meals with weekend flavor? Those are our jam! Introducing a new one to try this season: Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce. These Caribbean-inspired tacos combine tender roasted cauliflower, fiber-packed black beans, creamy avocado, and the star of the show: a zesty, sweet + spicy sauce!

Just 30 minutes until plant-based taco night is on. Grab your tortillas, friends!

These tacos owe their glory to the magical flavor combination that is Jamaican Jerk Seasoning.

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DIY Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Spicy, savory, salty, and sweet? Jamaican jerk seasoning has it going on! When a recent craving arose for the bold, balanced flavors of this Caribbean spice mix, we got into the kitchen attempting to replicate its magic with ingredients we had on hand….

DIY Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Spicy, savory, salty, and sweet? Jamaican jerk seasoning has it going on! When a recent craving arose for the bold, balanced flavors of this Caribbean spice mix, we got into the kitchen attempting to replicate its magic with ingredients we had on hand.

Our inspired version comes together in just 5 minutes with easy-to-find ingredients! It’s so versatile and adds instant flavor to everything from chicken to plantains, veggies, chickpeas, and more.

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