In case the countless banana bread-related posts haven’t made it obvious, stress-baking is totally a thing. So if you’re going to be in sharpening your skills in the kitchen, why not try your hand at these tasty options? Slip into some comfortable loungewear and scroll on for some healthy baking recipes to conquer while you’re sitting it out at home. (And follow us on Pinterest for more recipes!)
1. Gluten-Free Chocolate-Tahini Brownies
Don’t know where to start in your stress-baking journey? Opt for brownies! This gluten-free take includes a touch of tahini for a modern, sweet kick. Intrigued? Check out Bon Appetit’s A+ recipe here.
2. Vegan Blueberry Muffins
No matter your skill level in the kitchen, having a solid blueberry muffin recipe in your book of healthy baking recipes is vital. This vegan, antioxidant-packed recipe by Forks Over Knives takes it to another level. Taste for yourself here.
3. Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
Strawberry season is HERE, so take advantage of it with these seriously tasty oatmeal bars from Well Plated! These can be whipped up and enjoyed at breakfast, second breakfast, lunch, a late night snack… whenever the quarantine sweet tooth strikes! Save the recipe here.
4. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
Tired of ordering takeout? Test drive Feel Good Foodie‘s healthy swap on buffalo wings! There’s a strong chance you’ll prefer this healthier take over the original. Check out the recipe here.
5. Baked Carrot Chips
Can’t kick that crunchy craving? We’re with you. Thankfully A Spicy Perspective has a fail-proof recipe for crunchy, delicious carrot chips that work as a wonderful substitute for potato chips. Bookmark the how-to here.
6. Mini Cauliflower Pizzas
We’re dreaming of entertaining our friends and making these adorable (and way healthy) mini pizzas from Damn Delicious. But until then, we’ll be memorizing this recipe and enjoying the fruits of our labor solo.
7. Healthy Baked Broccoli Tots
You may still be scarred by bad broccoli experiences from your childhood, but this recipe from Gimme Delicious will definitely change your mind. Curious to try it? Here’s the recipe!
8. Baked Chicken Fajitas
Fajita night is always a good night. Take out a bit of the sizzle and replace it with bright bell peppers and citrus with this flavorful recipe from Delicious Meets Healthy!
9. The Best Banana Bread
Everyone may be baking banana bread at the moment, but trust us… this is the best recipe floating around online. After all, over 2,100 five-star reviews can’t be wrong. Test the recipe here.
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Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.