Nine Monochrome Recipes That Are Anything But Bland
Comfort food takes on a whole new meaning with these mouthwatering eats!
Published Feb 22, 2017 5:00 AM
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When it comes to the palest shade,
delicious flavors make up for the absence of color. Out of all the hues in the rainbow, white is in all the ultimate comfort foods (hello Swiss fondue, scoops of vanilla ice cream, pavlova, still-warm bread…). Garnish your dish with fresh, fragrant herbs or bright citrus for extra pop on your plate.
Full Moon Martini
A refreshing take on the classic martini, this cocktail features a thick coconut cream and ripe blackberries, which add a fruity punch and bold, visual contrast.
Chai Latte Sandwich Cookies
These fluffy, cream-cheese filled sandwich cookies will be hard to resist. Chai concentrate and spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves will remind you of your favorite tea latte.
Raw Vanilla Orange Cheesecake
Impress everyone at your next party with this gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan cheesecake alternative with a cashew almond crust and coconut “cheese filling.” The ingredients are all healthy and wholesome, so you can indulge guilt-free.
Lychee-Ginger Lassi and Pineapple Lassi
These fruit-filled lassis are perfect for hot, summer days. Experiment with different variations by adding in your favorite fruit for a twist on this classic yogurt concoction.
Awesomely Easy Swiss Fondue
What’s better than fresh bread and veggies dipped in melted cheese? This creamy, white garlic-infused Swiss fondue makes for the ultimate comfort food.
Gluten-Free Vanilla Cardamom Pound Cake with Candied Lemons
Eating gluten-free doesn’t have to mean missing out, especially when it comes to dessert. This dense and delicious pound cake gets a flavor upgrade with spicy cardamom, a sweet white glaze, and tart lemon slices on top.
Lemon Lavender Donuts With White Chocolate Ganache
These donuts come baked – instead of the typical fried variety – for a healthy twist on a cult-favorite treat. With lavender-infused white chocolate ganache, these are almost too pretty to eat.
Tahini Ice Cream With Honey Caramel
Homemade ice cream transforms into an extra rich and creamy blend, when made with tahini – a ground sesame-seed paste. For an added level of flavor, top with caramel sauce made from honey.
Smashed Pavlova With Mulberries and Roasted Raspberry Jam
This gorgeous white dessert gets a fun twist by smashing the meringue into bite-size pieces with a spoon. Top with thick cream, vibrant berries, and mint for a visually delectable addition.