Happy 2019! The first batch of viral recipes for this year all look so amazing, we can’t wait to see what the rest of the year is going to bring us! During this winter month, people have been loving nourishing and tasty recipes to keep them going all January. Moussaka, coconut banana bread, crispy tofu nuggets and more: check out these 10 recipes that have gone viral from the first full week of 2019 on our Food Monster App!

1. Chickpea Flatbread and Marinated Crunchy Chickpeas

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This Chickpea Flatbread and Marinated Crunchy Chickpeas from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi is the result of creating a bread that contains it all: crunch, sweetness and spiciness all married together. It’s a typical over-the-top dish that incorporates all amazing ingredients, and it goes well with so many dishes.

2. Roasted Vegetable Loaf With a Balsamic Glaze

Roasted Vegetable Loaf With a Balsamic Glaze

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This hearty loaf of lentils and vegetables is pure deliciousness! Speckled with colorful bits of bell peppers, it’s as savory as it is satisfying. Served with a side of plenty of roasted vegetables, Roasted Vegetable Loaf With a Balsamic Glaze from Dawn Hutchins is the perfect dinner for any gathering.

3. Coconut Banana Bread

Coconut Banana Bread [Vegan]

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Take your traditional banana bread up a notch with this amazing COCONUT banana bread! Coconut makes for such a great addition in this easy, moist, incredibly delicious Coconut Banana Bread from Nicole Dunai!

4. Gobhi Manchurian

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Gobhi Manchurian is a classic and quintessential Indo-Chinese dish. Crispy deep fried cauliflower in tangy, spicy gravy is absolutely scrumptious. Check out Pavani Nandula‘s Gobhi Manchurian!

5. Multi-Vegetable Paella and Avo Aioli

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This Multi-Vegetable Paella and Avo Aioli from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi is a veggie contribution to Spain’s beloved national dish. It’s a jam-packed delicious version that converts the weary.

6. Creamy Cauliflower Curry Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Curry Soup

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This Creamy Cauliflower Curry Soup from Christin McKamey combines coconut milk and curry spices with a pinch of warm nutmeg. It’s perfect all year round, but you’ll find a special place for it in your heart during the cold winter months. This still tastes amazing as a leftover, so feel free to make a big batch and eat it for lunch all throughout the week.

7. Brown Butter Cardamom Cake With Chai Buttercream Frosting

Brown Butter Cardamom Cake With Chai Buttercream Frosting

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This Brown Butter Cake With Chai Buttercream Frosting from Sarah Gory has rich frosting that’s irresistible. It’s the little details that matter — by browning the butter prior to using it for the cake, you create a subtly unique taste. It’s the perfect winter dessert served with fresh fruit and a hot cup of coffee.

8. Crispy Turmeric Tofu Nuggets

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All that’s between you and these Crispy Turmeric Tofu Nuggets from Priscilla Soler are a few ingredients! When you need to make a dish that’s guaranteed to please everyone, go for these crispy delights. These are great served on a bed of lettuce, or with a few simple sides and some dipping sauce.

9. Moussaka and Tzatziki

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A dish that deserves the time that it takes to prepare, and is reminiscent of holidays in Bulgaria. You’ll love this Moussaka and Tzatziki from Happy Food by Bettina Campolucci Bordi!

10. 3-Ingredient Snowman Cookies

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Delicious 3-Ingredient Snowman Cookies from Holly Jade which taste like shortbread with a vegan royal icing decoration – perfect for the winter season! These cookies are simple to make, taste delicious and look so cute decorated with colorful, homemade vegan royal icing.

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