Move over microwave. Step aside toaster oven. The food processor is taking over as the unsung hero of the kitchen.
Whether you’re looking to step up your hosting game with killer party snacks or planning dinner for
two one, there isn’t much that food processors can’t do.
Here are five unexpected tasty treats that you can create with a food processor.
Chocolate Protein Bites
This is the perfect snack to make when you’re craving something sweet–and they’re especially handy when you’re on the go. You can make these with just about anything depending on what kind of flavours you like, but this chocolate-cinnamon version is our favourite. These five-ingredient chocolate peanut-butter bites are also amazing.
Who hasn’t gone to a Mediterranean restaurant and wished they always had fresh falafel at their disposable immediately after leaving? With this easy recipe, your dream can become reality. You’ll probably need to pick up a few spices before tackling this one, but once you have all your ingredients the rest is easy!
We’re continuing the Mediterranean theme with this next item (we like chickpeas, ok?), a simple recipe for hummus that only requires five ingredients. A basic container of hummus tends to cost around $4.50, so this will definitely help you cut down on your grocery spending. Plus, who doesn’t want to be that person who’s all like, “Hey guys, I make my own hummus.”
Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce
If you’re a Fettucine Alfredo monster and could eat it for every meal for the rest of your life, try out this recipe from Canadian lifestyle YouTuber The Domestic Geek–a lighter, healthier version of Alfredo sauce that uses cauliflower and chicken/vegetable broth. You’ll have to steam the cauliflower in a broth-filled pan before pulling out the food processor, but once you finish that easy first step, all you have to do is throw the cauliflower mixture into the processor along with cheese, parsley, salt and pepper–Alfre-DO try this recipe!
It’s true! Impress your friends by using this recipe to create your own, freshly baked bread. Combine yeast, butter, flour, water and salt in the food processor and be amazed as the ingredients start to turn into delicious dough before your very eyes. Also–you now have another excuse to indulge on carbs.