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If you are short of time, find yourself in the need of a quick sweet treat, have an unannounced guest, or simply are not in the mood for cooking, there are a bunch of recipes just for you.

These three-ingredient recipes come in the form of quick snacks, delicious desserts, emergency breakfasts, picnic treats, garden party side dishes, and condiments.

Many of these super easy ideas use ingredients that are usually already lurking in our pantries and fridges and can be whipped up in no time.  With these OGP three-ingredient recipes you can have your guests and friends believing you have either been in the kitchen all afternoon, elbow-deep in packets, jars, produce, and washing-up.

1.  3-Ingredient Artisan Bread

Three-Ingredient Artisan Bread [Vegan]

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No need to pop to the store when you run out of bread.  Just make yourself one of Faith VanderMolen‘s 3-Ingredient Artisan Bread loaves.  With any kind of flour, water, and some yeast, you can have a beautiful golden loaf that is perfect for sandwiches or dipping into a hot bowl of soup.

2.  3-Ingredient Mini Hasselback Fries

3 Ingredient Mini Hasselback Fries [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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They might not be the healthiest, but they are sure are tasty.  Dip some of Christine Melanson‘s 3-Ingredient Hasselback Fries in your favorite dips.  These are ideal as a side dish for a barbeque or potluck, and they make a really yummy hot snack, too.

3.  Three-Ingredient Ssam Sauce

Ssam Sauce

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This Three-Ingredient Ssam Sauce recipe by Florian Nouh is a variation of the classic Korean spicy chili sauce.  This recipe is super easy to make and is very versatile.  It can be used as a pizza sauce, on sandwiches, or for dipping chips into.  It also goes very well with tofu or tempeh.  The chickpeas make this a protein-rich condiment.

4.  3 Ingredient Flourless Pancakes

3 Ingredient Vegan Flourless Pancakes

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Nikki and Zuzana‘s 3 Ingredient Flourless Pancakes are fluffy, filling, and indulgent.  What’s more, they are gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free to boot.  This recipe uses oats instead of flour and bananas in place of sugar.   Enjoy these beautiful breakfast pancakes with any or all of your favorite toppings.

5.  3 Ingredient Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars

3 Ingredient Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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In minutes, you can have a delicious, chewy, nutty, and seriously healthful energy bar that is perfect for a mid-afternoon energy boost or a light breakfast.  Sheri Silver combines three deluxe ingredients in this super quick and easy 3 Ingredient Cherry Pistachio Energy Bar recipe.

6.  3-Ingredient Strawberry Banana Ice cream Bites

3-Ingredient Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Bites

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Frozen bananas, avocados, and agave syrup are the base for these 3-Ingredient Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Bites by Sophie Yotova.  Add some strawberries for extra pizazz.  These cool and creamy treats are the perfect light and healthy bite on a hot summer’s day.

7.  3-Ingredient Mango Hibiscus Popsicles

3-Ingredient Mango Hibiscus Popsicles

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Another beautiful frozen treat.  Chia seeds add fiber, bite, texture, protein, and some good fat to these refreshing 3-Ingredient Mango Hibiscus Popsicles by Bianca the Green Creator while the mango and hibiscus give you the tang and sweetness you crave.  These three stars combine to produce a stunning popsicle that is pretty much summer on a stick!

8.  3-Ingredient Grape Chia Jelly

3-Ingredient Grape Chia Jelly

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With this 3-Ingredient Grape Chia Jelly by Jesse Lane Lee, you can have a raw, vegan jelly for your pancakes, oats or toast in minutes. The tartness of the grapes is offset by the natural sweetness of the stevia.  Whizz your three ingredients together and chill in the fridge to set.

9.  3-Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Clusters

3 Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Clusters

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These little bite-sized treats look rich and amazing, but they are so simple to make.  If you are having a craving for a little sweetness, whip up some of Michele Elizabeth‘s 3-Ingredient Salted Chocolate Almond Clusters.  They are salty, crunchy, and chocolaty all at once.

10.  3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Peanut butter, cocoa powder, and maple syrup are all you need to make yourself a batch of Abby Thompson‘s chewy and gooey 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge.  The only downside to this recipe is that you have to wait 4 hours while it sets in the freezer.  Come on!  It’s worth the wait.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

Vegan 3 Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Cookies drizzled with chocolate sauce
Deliciously Vegan 3 Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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