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Mashed Potato Pancakes
Are you looking for fun Mother's Day recipes that even the pickiest ones will enjoy? When you don’t feel like spending hours cooking, these Potato Pancakes are just the answer. Crisp and golden, these easy savory pancakes are made from mashed potatoes and a few delicious additions. They're good for a vegan breakfast, side dish, or even dinner. Get the recipe.
Moroccan Semolina Pancakes
Moroccan Semolina Pancakes are one of a kind breakfast recipe that is sure to impress anyone. Uniquely spongy, lacy, and easy to make, these beautiful pancakes are perfect for a cozy weekend breakfast or brunch. Get the recipe.
This Cruffin recipe is a vegan version of a famous Croissant Muffin - a beautiful and delicious sweet pastry. Unlike a traditional Cruffin that features homemade laminated dough, my Cruffin is made with yeast which makes the whole process so much easier. Get the recipe.
Best Homemade Waffles
This is the best waffles recipe made with simple pantry ingredients in the comfort of your kitchen. These easy waffles are a tasty way to start the day. Make them for Sunday breakfast or brunch.
Homemade Apple Hand Pies. These tasty apple pocket pies are great for an afternoon snack, dessert, or as breakfast treat. Also called Milopitakia, these sweet Greek hand pies are made with fresh apples and walnuts. They're flavorful, delicious and perfect for fall baking. Get the recipe.
Fluffy Apple Pancakes
People can't get enough of the fluffy interior and crispy edges of these "Oladi" pancakes. Cozy, sweet and so delicious, these homemade Ukrainian pancakes are a staple on a weekend breakfast menu. The recipe is so easy to make and it will surely become a family's favorite. Get the recipe.
Cherry Chocolate Baked Oatmeal
Chocolate Baked Oatmeal for breakfast? - Yes, please! These delicious oats are loaded with good-for-you ingredients like fresh cherries, walnuts, and cacao powder. It's a healthy breakfast recipe your family will love. Get the recipes.
Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Healthy Cottage Cheese Pancakes are fluffy on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside. These delicious fried Cottage Cheese Patties will soon become your new favorite breakfast or even dessert. Super easy to make (under 30 minutes) and so good! Get the recipe.
Crispy Apple Pie Egg Rolls
These Apple Pie Egg Rolls are crispy on the outside with a tangy and moderately sweet green apple filling. They make a great choice for breakfast or brunch. Get the recipe.
Bruschetta With Pesto And Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Easy Bruschetta With Pesto And Sun-Dried Tomatoes features homemade basil Pesto, sautéed zucchini and delicious sun-dried tomatoes. If you're looking for a very best crowd-pleasing appetizer for birthday party, Thanksgiving or Christmas, you can count on this Basil Pesto Bruschetta to deliver. Easy to make and absolutely delicious! Get the recipe.
Khachapuri (Georgian Flatbread)
This Georgian Flatbread can be served as a side dish or as a vegetarian main dish with a side salad. Filled with a combination of creamy and delicious cheeses and topped with an egg, these perfectly baked Khachapuri are sure to please your family and friends. Get the recipe.
Polenta Bites With Olive Tapenade
If you need a 30-minute appetizer idea, these Polenta Bites will do the trick. Tubed polenta is fried until crispy and then topped with a tangy Kalamata Olive-Caper spread. Easy and mouthwatering appetizer that everyone will love. Get the recipe.
Roasted Chickpea Caesar's Salad
This easy Vegan Caesar Salad is so good, you'll never go back to the original. Even omnivores will never know there’re no anchovies or cheese in the dressing. Get the recipe.
Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad
Easy and fun Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad With Green Olives is perfect for picnics or potlucks. Mushrooms make this pasta salad hearty and rich. They also stand up to the bold flavors of the dressing. Be sure to slice the mushrooms thin to make sure they absorb plenty of flavor from the marinade. Get the recipe.
Smoked Salmon Nicoise
Smoked Salmon Nicoise Salad is vibrant, festive and so delicious! It's a perfect summer recipe for dinner or when you have friends over and need to make something quick yet impressive. Get the recipe.
Eggplant Gratin With Feta Chese
This creamy and scrumptious Eggplant Gratin is smothered with a secret white sauce and topped with a generous layer or Gruyere cheese. It is a side dish that is so easy to make and will be gone before you know it. Get the recipe.
Quick Eggplant Potato Stew
This thick and hearty Eggplant Potato Stew Recipe features chewy eggplants, tender potatoes, and aromatics full of flavor. Made with plenty of veggies in just under an hour, it's the ultimate vegan stew. Get the recipe.
The Best Potato Salad
This Healthy Vegan Potato Salad with cucumber and tomato in a garlicky yogurt sauce is all you need for summer picnics or BBQs. This simple salad is so easy to make and it's creamy and delicious. Get the recipe.
Italian Bean Salad With Olives
This Italian Cannellini Bean Salad is healthy, flavorful, and satisfying. Made with white beans, juicy roasted bell peppers, olives, marinated red onions, and dollops of cashew cheese, it's the perfect cold side dish or easy lunch. A good option for picnics, potluck, or work lunches too. Get the recipe.
Mediterranean Roasted Asparagus
Really easy Mediterranean Asparagus With Balsamic Drizzle And Pine Nuts. Trimmed asparagus spears are baked in olive oil until tender but crispy and then finished with a quick homemade Balsamic drizzle. This healthy recipe is kid-friendly and makes a delicious dinner side. Get the recipe.
Chicken Tartiflette is an ultimate French potato bake taken up a notch. So creamy and insanely delicious, this comforting Chicken Gratin packs a serious flavor punch. Perfect entree for when that comfort food craving kicks in. Get the recipe.
Sharlotka Apple Sponge Cake
Super delicious and moist Apple Sponge Cake, also called Sharlotka will become your new favorite apple dessert. It's so easy to make, topped with a sweet and crispy almond layer that literally melts in your mouth. Give this decadent fall treat a try, and it won't disappoint! Get the recipe.
The Best Homemade Eclairs
This easy Chocolate Eclair Recipe is one of the most famous and most delicious desserts ever created. And I'm going to help you make this classic French treat at home. Get the recipe.
Soffioni Abruzzesi are cute little Italian cupcakes or muffins filled with fluffy Ricotta cream. They are easy to make and are an excellent addition to any occasion. Get the recipe.
Lighter than air and utterly delicious Chocolate Eclair Cake Recipe for when your tooth craves something sweet. Distant relative of traditional Chocolate Eclair, this beautiful dessert is perfect for special events or weekend baking with the kids. Get the recipe.
Poppy Seed Cake
Stunning and absolutely delicious egg-free and dairy-free cake made with real poppy seeds, rich fruit layer, and homemade buttercream. This easy vegan dessert will brighten up any occasion. Get the recipe.
Orange Creme Brulee
Hands down, the Best Creme Brûlée Recipe is right here. Easy-peasy, creamy, melt in your mouth dessert your family and friends will devour in no time and ask for seconds. Get the recipe.
These Lemon Tartlets are creamy, lemon curd filled pastries that are totally a crowd-pleaser. Restaurant-style dessert perfect for holidays or special occasions. Get the recipe.
Super delicate layers of almond meringue are filled with mascarpone whipped cream and fresh berries. Almond Dacquoise is a special treat you'll quickly fall in love with. Get the recipe.
Coconut Raspberry Panna Cotta
This 15-minute easy vegan Raspberry Panna Cotta is creamy, rich, and literally foolproof. With no gelatin, it is so easy, you can make it every day. I'll show you how to make Panna Cotta that is dairy-free, sugar-free, and absolutely delightful. Perfect for any occasion. Get the recipe.
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Iryna Bychkiv is the founder and writer of the culinary website Lavender & Macarons, where she shares clean, European-inspired recipes that are delicious, easy to prepare, and made with wholesome ingredients. Iryna loves creating meals that are simple yet healthy and unique, including vegan and vegetarian recipes.
Iryna is also a freelance writer for MSN and Associated Press Wire.