40+ Recipes with 5 Ingredients or less

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This collection of over 40 recipes with 5 ingredients or less are all about simplicity but with lots of flavor. Made with simple ingredients, minimal prep, but lots of wholesome goodness, you’ll find something you love here! These fast easy recipes with few ingredients will help you whip up meals, snacks, and desserts fuss-free.

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These recipes prove that making food from scratch doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. They are perfect for anyone who might be running low on ingredients before the next grocery run or anyone who might be looking for some budget-friendly meals to feed a family. This roundup has everything from simple breakfasts to 5 ingredient dessert recipes to end the day on a sweet note. We can all use simple recipes with minimal ingredients on busy weekdays, and these are just too good not to share.

WHy you should cook more 5 Ingredient recipes

  • Simple homemade meals are simply better. The great news is that 5 ingredient healthy recipes are simple, homemade, and flavorful. This means they’ll naturally be tastier and healthier than takeout or pre-packaged options.
  • Quick meal solutions. These fast easy recipes with few ingredients are so quick to whip up. With very few key players to deal with, you can have a meal, snack, or dessert in as little as 10 minutes.
  • Budget-friendly meals. Fewer ingredients often mean lower grocery bills, making these options cost-effective. Plus, you can use versatile ingredients across multiple recipes, reducing food waste and stretching your dollar even more.

Tips for making 5 ingredient recipes

  1. Use good quality ingredients. These simple recipes only require a small amount of ingredients, so make sure they are good quality. Use organic ingredients whenever possible and the freshest available.
  2. Gather the ingredients before you start. These recipes are quick and easy to make, I always find it so much easier to grab your ingredients before you start cooking so everything you need is ready. It also makes you feel more confident while cooking by having ingredients prepped.
  3. Read the recipe twice before you start cooking. This will get you familiar with the steps, so you know the process and what to expect next.
  4. Clean as you go. I always find it best to take breaks in between prepping and cooking to clean up around me. This is especially great when you’re waiting for water to boil or something to simmer. It will save time and stress later.

Best Recipes with 5 Ingredients

Simplify your meals with this roundup of 5 ingredient healthy recipes, starting with a quick and easy breakfast for the whole family. You’ll also love our 5 ingredient healthy dinners featuring chicken, beef, and seafood that will satisfy everyone at the table. And finish the night with one of our delightful 5 ingredient dessert recipes or a tasty snack before bed. Whether you’re short on time or ingredients, this collection has you covered!

Breakfast Recipes with 5 Ingredients

  • The Incredible Egg – Eggs make an instant breakfast by themselves and their versatility is remarkable. You can make plain scrambled eggs, poached egg, or scrambled eggs with cottage cheese in minutes. You can also boil eggs or make sheet pan eggs on the weekend for an easy breakfast throughout the week.
  • Crispy Feta Fried Eggs – If you haven’t tried the viral crispy fried feta eggs, you’re missing out! It combines the classic fried egg with the tanginess of feta cheese that has been crisped up in a pan for delicious texture and crunch. Cover that with a toasted tortilla and top with fresh dill for a quick and easy breakfast idea.
  • Chocolate Protein Pancakes – Start your morning off right with these protein-packed pancakes. Each serving has a whopping 15 grams of protein and is made with oats, bananas, and chocolate protein powder. Serve with chia seed jam to make this sweet breakfast extra special.
  • Avocado Toast with Eggs – Made with whole grain bread (or use your favorite bread), avocado, eggs, and whatever seasonings and toppings you desire. It’s a healthy breakfast that’s ready in 10 minutes and loaded with protein.
  • Baked Eggs in Avocado – The only thing better than an avocado toast is eggs baked in the avocado. These green fruits are a great source of healthy fats, and the protein in eggs will keep you feeling full until lunchtime. Add your favorite additions like diced tomatoes, feta, and parsley, or keep it plain and fuss-free.
  • Steel Cut Oatmeal – It’s no surprise we are big oatmeal fans. There’s nothing better than starting the day with a bowl of warm oatmeal with all your favorite tasty toppings. Learn how to cook steel-cut oats perfectly on the stovetop for a healthy and hearty breakfast. Drizzle homemade almond butter on top to make it extra decadent.
  • Strawberry Banana Smoothie – This 4-ingredient smoothie is sweet, creamy, refreshing, and the perfect way to use fresh or frozen strawberries. It’s a great smoothie for breakfast, snack, or after a workout and is a total kid favorite. The best part? You probably have all the ingredients in your fridge right now!
  • Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs – A simple, one-pan breakfast that delivers flavor and nourishment is my kind of breakfast. Sweet potato cubes are fried in a pan until nice and crispy followed by kale greens and eggs. It’s a wholesome breakfast that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients, prep time, or effort. Consider using boiled sweet potatoes to make this breakfast hash go quicker.
  • Smoked Salmon Bagel – You can make this quick and easy breakfast as simple or fancy as you’d like. Keep it basic with your favorite bagel, cream cheese, smoked salmon, and fresh dill, or add more tasty toppings like capers, red onions, and cucumbers.
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5 Ingredient Healthy Dinners

  • 5 Ingredient Tomato Soup – With nothing else but canned crushed tomatoes, vegetable broth, onions, butter, and garlic, this soup is simple to make and absolutely delicious. Pair it with grilled cheese sandwich, and you have an easy and complete meal with minimal prep.
  • Tuna Pasta – This pasta dish has slightly more than 5 ingredients, but most of them are pantry staples. Canned tuna is warmed in a skillet with garlic, lemon zest, and capers and tossed in spaghetti for a healthy dinner that comes together in 10 minutes.
  • Air Fryer Steak – When it comes to 5 ingredient healthy recipes, an air fryer is your best friend. It cooks your food quickly and with less fat to get the same juicy and flavorful result as stove top cooking would. Make this steak recipe and see for yourself.
  • Honey Lemon Salmon – Salmon fillets are coated in honey and lemon juice and seasoned with salt and pepper, then pan-seared in a skillet with coconut oil. This dish is an easy weeknight recipe that can be on your table in 20 minutes. Serve with a large salad or a side of brown rice to make it a complete meal.
  • Grilled Lamb Chops – Marinated in a delicious blend of olive oil, fresh lemon, garlic, and mint, these lamb chops do not lack flavor. Serve this for a weekend party or switch up your weeknight dinners and treat your family to these most delicious, tender lamb chops.
  • Ground Beef Casserole – Made with ground meat, pasta, onion, and garlic tossed in marinara sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese for comfort food that will nourish and satisfy everyone. It’s simple, quick, and oh-so-delicious.
  • Pan Seared Halibut – Simple to make but so incredibly tasty. Consider this an impressive restaurant-quality halibut dish you can easily make at home. It’s seasoned with a simple blend of salt, pepper, parsley, and garlic and pan-seared to perfection for an easy weeknight meal or fancy special occasion dinner.
  • Lentils and Rice – Lebanese mujadara is one of those 5 ingredient healthy recipes that’s incredibly simple yet flavorful. It’s made with just 3 main ingredients: rice, lentils, and onions to create a stunning dish with amazing texture and mouthwatering flavor.
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Chicken Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

  • Hummus Crusted Chicken – If you have leftover homemade hummus – give it new life with this easy weeknight meal. The hummus gives the chicken a nice crust and keeps the meat juicy and flavorful. Serve it with garlic-roasted potatoes or classic Caesar salad.
  • Chicken Gyro – You’ll love how easily this chicken recipe comes together. With 5 simple ingredients plus salt and pepper, it is loaded with flavor. Cook the chicken on an indoor or outdoor grill and tuck them in pita bread, with add-ins, and lots of tzatziki sauce.
  • Breaded Chicken – When it comes to chicken recipes with 5 ingredients or less, simple breaded chicken must be at the top of that list. This winning chicken dinner starts by coating the meat in eggs, flour, and breadcrumbs and pan-cooking in a hot skillet until perfectly golden brown.
  • Za’atar Chicken – Get ready to enjoy an explosion of flavors with this easy dinner. Chicken drumsticks and thighs are perfectly seasoned with za’atar seasoning, olive oil, and salt and pepper for an easy and irresistibly delicious meal. Za’atar chicken goes well with mujadara, fattoush salad, and Lebanese rice.
  • Dijon Chicken – The chicken breasts are marinated in a zesty sauce made with Dijon mustard, olive oil, and garlic, and seasoned with salt and pepper. It’s so flavorful and you’ll love how simple and quick this 5 ingredient chicken dinner comes together. Serve with a simple side dish like fresh garden salad or roasted Brussels sprouts to make it a complete meal.
  • Skillet Cilantro Chicken – This Lebanese-inspired cilantro chicken starts with a simple and flavorful citrus and herb marinade and finished by cooking the chicken on the stovetop. Serve cilantro chicken over rice, lemon pasta, or pair it with a large salad like Mediterranean chopped salad to add more veggies to your meal.
  • Sauteed Chicken with Mushrooms – You will love this easy one pan meal – it’s made with simple ingredients, loaded with flavor, and comes together in 30 minutes. Chicken is sauteed in the pan first, then the mushrooms and the vegetable broth ties it all together at the end for an easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love!
  • Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan – Quick and easy to make, this chicken Parmesan always comes out crispy on the outside and juicy and delicious on the inside. It’s quick and effortless to prep it too! Pair it with cottage cheese alfredo pasta for an easy family meal that is perfectly comforting and oh-so-delicious!
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5 Ingredient Dessert Recipes

  • Vegan Vanilla Pudding – Ditch the instant pudding mix and make this homemade version instead. Made with almond milk, sugar, cornstarch, and vanilla extract, you’ll only need 5 minutes of prep time to make this vegan dessert.
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars – If you love peanut butter, you will love these no-bake bars. Made with just 4 ingredients and sweetened with maple syrup, they have a perfect fudgy consistency and a lovely peanut butter-chocolate combination. The hardest part is waiting for them to firm up in the fridge.
  • Chocolate Chia Pudding – When it comes to 5 ingredient dessert recipes, pudding is at the top of the list. It’s creamy, simple to make, and oh-so-delightful! This is a chocolate version, made with chia seeds, and it’s just as satisfying and rich as vanilla pudding.
  • Peanut Butter Cookies – Quick, easy to make, and so incredibly tasty. These 3-ingredient cookies are such a classic old-fashioned recipe made with only pantry staples and one bowl. They have a rich peanut butter taste, chewy texture on the inside, and perfectly crispy on the outside.
  • Coconut Date Balls – These treats are so satisfying they can qualify as a healthy vegan snack. Soaked dates are blended with pecans and rolled in shredded coconut for a vegan and gluten-free dessert everyone will love.
  • Watermelon Pizza – Honey-sweetened whipped cream cheese and ricotta icing and juicy watermelon already make an irresistible pair. Top that with your favorite fruit like kiwi and fresh berries, and you have a refreshing dessert that will be a hit wherever it’s served.
  • Date Bark – Love Snickers candy but not the ingredients in it? I have a solution for you in this wholesome treat. Medjool dates provide a caramel-like flavor, while creamy peanut butter, crunchy almonds, and rich dark chocolate create a perfect mix of flavors and texture in every bite. You will be hooked with this 5 ingredient dessert recipe.
  • Cottage Cheese Ice Cream – This is a hit – and for good reason. It’s high in protein and blends perfectly to create a smooth, creamy frozen dessert. The two main ingredients are honey and cottage cheese, and from there, the flavor options are only limited to your imagination.
  • 2-Ingredient Chia Jello – A delicious vegan snack or dessert that’s actually good for you? Yes, please. Made with chia seeds, fruit juice, and an optional sweetener, this refreshing sweet treat is packed with nutrition and easy to whip up in a few minutes.
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Snacks with 5 Ingredients or Less

  • Whipped Cottage Cheese – Creamy, tangy, and oh-so-delicious with your favorite dipper. This snack recipe takes a basic ingredient and turns it into something so tasty and decadent. Add a touch of olive oil, garlic, some fresh herbs, and pair it with some veggie sticks or pita chips for a wonderful snack.
  • Potato Tuna Cakes – With soft, pillowy interior and crispy crunch exterior, these tuna cakes check off all the boxes. Made with canned tuna, gold potatoes, shallots, panko breadcrumbs, and dill – these tuna cakes are satisfying in flavor and texture and make an excellent snack or appetizer. Serve with a squeeze of lemon or creamy tzatziki sauce.
  • 5 Ingredient Raw Almond Joy Bites – These homemade Almond Joy bites are tasty and make a wholesome treat in the afternoon. Made with shredded coconut, honey, raw alonds, coconut oil, and chocolate, this delicious snack is light and easy to make.
  • Air Fryer Cauliflower Tater Tots – These tasty bites make a simple snack in the afternoon or appetizer at a party. Made with cauliflower, Parmesan cheese, egg, breadcrumbs, and simple seasonings, they are cooked to crispy perfection in the air fryer. You’ll love them with homemade ranch dressing.
  • Cream Cheese Fruit Dip – Skip the fruit dip with marshmallow fluff and powdered sugar and make this lightened-up version. This cream cheese fruit dip is sweetened with honey and has some protein, thanks to Greek yogurt. It’s creamy, decadent, and perfectly sweet.
  • Roasted Chickpeas – Chickpeas aren’t just for the hummus. When perfectly roasted, they make a wonderful snack. And with 4 different flavor variations, you’ll certainly find one that you and your family will love!
  • Stuffed Dates – Medjool dates are stuffed with your choice of delicious fixings for a satisfying snack any time of day. Try ricotta almond and coconut, goat cheese pistachio, cashew butter cacao, or peanut butter chocolate. All four flavors have very minimal ingredients and can be quickly whipped up in no time.
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frequently asked questions

What are some quick and well-balanced dinner ideas?

A good variety of meats like chicken tenders, air fryer salmon, chicken thighs, and cast iron steak paired with an easy side dish is always simple, quick, satisfying, and oh-so-good. Roasted vegetables are quick and easy to make. Try roasted cabbage, sweet potatoes, or cauliflower steaks. Or check out my guide on how to roast any vegetable.

How can I quickly and easily season my food so it will taste better?

Having pre-made seasonings like homemade taco seasoning, BBQ seasoning, 7-spice, ranch, and lemon pepper seasoning on hand makes meal time a breeze. These ready-to-go seasonings can quickly add flavor to any protein or vegetable.

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I hope these easy recipes with 5 ingredients or less are helpful in making mealtime and snack time a breeze. It’s amazing how much flavor and nutrition can be packed into a dish made with such minimal ingredients! Whether you’re searching for fast easy recipes with few ingredients to feed a crowd or 5 ingredient healthy dinners on a busy weeknight – this roundup has it all. Don’t forget to finish the night with one of the 5 ingredient recipes dessert lovers will go crazy over!

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Plate of easy scrambled eggs recipe

How to Make Scrambled Eggs

Learn how to make scrambled eggs, restaurant-style! I'll walk you through cooking this easy no-fail step-by-step tutorial for fluffy eggs!
8 minutes
5 from 67 votes
Plate with eggs, bread and tomatoes garnished with chives.

Scrambled Eggs with Cottage Cheese

Scrambled eggs with cottage cheese makes for a high-protein, low-carb breakfast option that is full of flavor and goodness!
10 minutes
5 from 159 votes
Crispy fried feta eggs with harissa on a tortilla shell garnished with fresh dill.

Crispy Fried Feta & Eggs – 2 ways

Try the viral Crispy Fried Feta and Eggs for the ultimate breakfast, made 2 ways: with spicy harissa or pesto and served on a tortilla!
10 minutes
5 from 12 votes
Bite cut into chocolate protein pancakes

Chocolate Protein Pancakes

Chocolate Protein Pancakes are a gluten-free breakfast pancake recipe that are made with no flour, but oats and protein powder! Each serving has 15g protein
17 minutes
5 from 245 votes
Avocado toast with egg.

Avocado Toast with Egg

Quick and easy Avocado Toast with Egg 3 ways – fried, scrambled, and poached. It’s a simple healthy protein-packed breakfast, snack or even light meal!
10 minutes
5 from 1976 votes
Taking a spoonful of the baked eggs in avocado
Breakfast, Brunch

Baked Eggs in Avocado

This low carb breakfast is quick and easy to make, and so delicious! Ready to enjoy in 20 minutes.
20 minutes
4.9 from 14 votes
Close up shot of steel cut oatmeal topped with banana, strawberries and coconut

Steel Cut Oatmeal

Learn how to make perfect steel cut oatmeal on the stovetop using my tips and guidelines – a cheap, easy and healthy breakfast for a family or meal prepping
16 minutes
5 from 122 votes
Strawberry banana smoothie divided into two small glasses with extra strawberry and banana slices on top.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This strawberry banana smoothie recipe is made with just a few blended ingredients, making it sweet, nutritious, and perfect for summer!
5 minutes
5 from 23 votes
Sweet potato and kale hash with four sunny up eggs cooked in garnished with red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese.
Breakfast, Brunch

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash With Eggs

This one-skillet Sweet Potato Hash with kale and eggs is high in protein, fiber, and gluten free for a delicious and filling breakfast to start your day and keep you energized!
35 minutes
5 from 14 votes
Smoked salmon bagel sandwich topped with cucumbers, capers and onions
Breakfast, Brunch, Sandwich

Smoked Salmon Bagel

Quick and easy to make this cream cheese and smoked salmon bagel is the perfect brunch recipe. Full of fresh flavors, every bite is delicious!
10 minutes
5 from 661 votes
5 ingredient tomato soup with grilled cheese on the side

5 Ingredient Tomato Soup

Make a delicious tomato soup on the stovetop with just 5 ingredients! It's a soul warming recipe with minimal preparation and perfect with grilled cheese!
40 minutes
5 from 31 votes
Tuna pasta with garlic and lemon
Dinner, Entree

Garlic Lemon Tuna Pasta

Garlic Lemon Tuna Pasta is a 10-minute meal loaded with Mediterranean flavor. You can make it with basic pantry ingredients – a meal the family will love!
10 minutes
5 from 577 votes
Air fryer steak on a textured plate with melted butter on top next to baked potato topped with sour cream and chives.
Entree, Main Dish

Air Fryer Steak

Learn how to make the perfect ribeye or NY strip steak in the air fryer! Air fryer steak is easy to make and tastes amazing!
46 minutes
5 from 87 votes
Honey lemon salmon in a skillet.

Honey Lemon Salmon

You can make this Honey Lemon Salmon with only a handful of ingredients and any skillet. It's quick & easy for healthy weeknight dinners or fancy occasions
20 minutes
5 from 83 votes
Grilled lamb chops on a round white plate garnished with mint leaves and lemon wedges.
Entree, Main Dish

Grilled Lamb Chops

This simple grilled lamb chops recipe features a zesty mint and lemon marinade and is ready to take off the grill in just 8 minutes!
1 hour 13 minutes
5 from 6 votes
Serving spoon lifting up a serving to show stringy cheese pull.
Dinner, Entree

Ground Beef Casserole

Ground beef pasta is a favorite family meal and is easy to make in just a few steps. You can't go wrong with meat, sauce, pasta, and cheese!
40 minutes
5 from 152 votes
Pan seared halibut fillet on top of green beans garnished with lemon wedges and parsley.

Pan Seared Halibut

This simple pan seared halibut recipe is ready in 15 minutes and tastes amazing. With crispy skin and tender, flakey flesh, you can't go wrong!
15 minutes
5 from 184 votes
Mujadara topped with crispy onions on a large platter.

Lebanese Mujadara

Mujadara is a Middle Eastern lentils and rice recipe with crispy caramelized onions. Just 3 ingredients make a easy vegan, protein-rich meal!
45 minutes
5 from 1923 votes
Hummus crusted chicken being cut with a fork
Main Course

Hummus Crusted chicken

This easy to prep hummus crusted chicken is great for an easy weeknight meal. Get perfectly juicy every single time!
20 minutes
5 from 25 votes
Chicken gyro after grilling served with pickles and tzatziki
Main Course, Sandwich

Grilled Chicken Gyro

It's so easy to make your own Greek chicken gyros at home! Full of flavor the simple marinated chicken is perfect for easy family lunches and main meals.
20 minutes
5 from 31 votes
Breaded chicken on plate with parsley and lemon slices
Main Course

How to Bread Chicken

Learn how to bread chicken at home with this easy tutorial so you can make fried chicken, chicken parmesan, and other chicken breaded recipes
20 minutes
5 from 279 votes
Roasted Zaatar chicken arranged on an oval platter with seasoned skin, garnished with red onion slices, lemon wedges, and fresh parsley.
Dinner, Entree, Main Dish

Roasted Za’atar Chicken

Get ready for a flavor explosion with juicy Za'atar roasted chicken drumsticks and thighs! Perfectly seasoned and irresistibly delicious.
50 minutes
5 from 28 votes
Plate of grilled chicken made with dijon marinade and served with lime wedges and cilantro
Main Course

Dijon Grilled Chicken

Made with four ingredients, this simple dijon grilled chicken is quick to cook and full on flavor. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner.
20 minutes
5 from 266 votes
Cilantro chicken breast on a plate with extra fresh cilantro and lemon wedges.
Dinner, Entree, Main Course

Cilantro Chicken

Enjoy flavorful Marinated Lebanese Cilantro Chicken with garlic and lemon. Perfect for quick dinners, and freezer and meal prep friendly!
1 hour 15 minutes
5 from 25 votes
Plate of sauteed chicken with mushrooms, wild rice and broccoli
Main Course

Sautéed Chicken with Mushrooms

This easy one pan 30 minute meal is perfect for a weeknight family meal. Sautéed chicken and mushroom is made with simple ingredients and loaded with flavor.
25 minutes
5 from 64 votes
Chicken parmesan on a plate topped with melted mozzarella cheese and basil
Main Course

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

Quick and easy to make, this air fryer chicken parmesan comes out so juicy and delicious. Simple ingredients and perfectly crispy!
24 minutes
5 from 82 votes
Vegan pudding in glass jars topped with raspberries and whipped cream

Vegan Vanilla Pudding

This egg-free, dairy-free homemade recipe for vegan pudding is lighter than store-bought instant-pudding & made with only 5 easy ingredients
7 minutes
5 from 217 votes
Vertical stack of 3 chocolate peanut butter bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

These chewy No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are made with only 4 ingredients – they're a vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar free easy delicious dessert!
1 hour 15 minutes
5 from 196 votes

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding is a healthy dessert made with chia seeds, milk, cocoa powder and maple syrup. It's a sweet, chocolatey and low-carb feel good treat!
5 minutes
5 from 976 votes

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are quick, easy-to-make & tasty. They're made with peanut butter, egg & sugar so they're naturally flourless & dairy-free
20 minutes
5 from 2839 votes
Hand grabbing one of the coconut date balls from shallow bowl

Coconut Date Balls

Coconut date balls are little balls of nutrition made with dates and nuts and then coated in shredded coconut – an easy-to-make sweet & healthy vegan snack!
10 minutes
5 from 1694 votes
Watermelon pizza on large white plate cut into 8 pieces.

Watermelon Fruit Pizza

Fresh and fun, Watermelon Fruit Pizza with a ricotta and cream cheese icing sweetened with honey and topped with fresh fruit! A yummy watermelon dessert!
15 minutes
5 from 73 votes
Square image of date bark.
Dessert, Snack

Date Bark

This viral Date Bark recipe combines chewy Medjool dates with peanut butter, crunchy almonds, dark chocolate, and flaky sea salt. So good!
10 minutes
5 from 94 votes
Cottage cheese icecrea in glass containers made with 3 different flavors: peanut butter chocolate chip, banana cream, and strawberry cheesecake. Extra toppings nearby.
Dessert, Snack

Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

Treat yourself to protein-packed cottage cheese ice cream! It's a creamy, satisfying, and healthy dessert option- perfect for any time of day!
4 hours 10 minutes
5 from 322 votes
Spoon scooping up strawberry chia jello with other flavor varites nearby.
Breakfast, Snack

Chia Jello

This Chia Seed Jello is made with only 2 ingredients, chia seeds and your fruit juice of choice! It's packed full of vitamins and omegas, plus kids love it!
4 hours 5 minutes
5 from 18 votes
Whipped cottage cheese in a bowl garnished with chives and olive oil. Bowl on a platter surrounded by fresh veggies cut into sticks, including red bell peppers, zucchini, carrots, celery, and tomatoes.
Appetizer, Dips, Snack

Whipped Cottage Cheese

Whipped cottage cheese is deliciously easy, infused with aromatic herbs and garlic, and so creamy – perfect as a snack or appetizer.
5 minutes
5 from 9 votes
Potato tuna cakes on a plate with a small dish of Tzatziki sauce.

Potato Tuna Cakes

Hearty and delicious, these savory potato tuna cakes are easy to put together with pantry staples. Enjoy as an appetizer or on top of a salad
25 minutes
5 from 141 votes
Almond joy bars cut in half stacked on top of each other

Almond Joy Bars

These homemade Almond Joy bars are made with only 5 ingredients – they are a simple homemade version that's light, tasty and easy to make!
2 hours 50 minutes
5 from 130 votes
Cauliflower tater tots made in air fryer and served with a ranch dip

Air Fryer Cauliflower Tater Tots

Simple and easy to make, these cauliflower tater tots are a great low carb alternative. Crispy, cheesy and so easy to cook in the air fryer.
40 minutes
5 from 89 votes
Cream cheese fruit dip.

Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

This Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is made with only 4 ingredients and has the best light, fluffy texture! Perfect for dip fresh fruit.
10 minutes
5 from 111 votes
Seasoned roasted chickpeas in separate bowls.

Roasted Chickpeas – 2 Ways

This recipe for Roasted Chickpeas is a healthy snack alternative. With two cooking options – oven or air fryer, it's a customizable snack full of protein and fiber.
40 minutes
5 from 140 votes
Large white plate of stuffed dates with different flavors
Appetizer, Snack

Stuffed Dates – 4 Ways

Simple, quick and easy to make, these stuffed dates make a great appetizer or snack, Choose from sweet or savory fillings everyone will love.
15 minutes
5 from 141 votes

For more similar roundup of recipes, be sure to check out: Easy Pantry Meals, Healthy Recipes with Canned Beans, Easy No-Bake Desserts, and Leftover Friendly Meal Ideas.

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  1. Jabin says:

    I love everything about your site and now these 5 ingredient recipes just makes it even better! Can’t wait to go through them and lots more that you have so thank you! 🤗

    1. Yumna J. says:

      Thank you so much, Jabin!