9 Time-Saving Two-Ingredient Recipes from Breakfast to Dessert

two ingredient recipes

On a hot summer day the last thing we want to do is spend time in the kitchen. Luckily, there is a whole world of two-ingredient recipes–from breakfast to dessert–that will keep you from slaving away in the heat.


Banana Muffins

banana muffins

  • Banana, cake mix and about 15 minutes in the oven = grab and go muffins!

Banana Pancakes

banana pancakes

  • Banana, eggs and hold the gluten = a healthy, hearty breakfast!

Salads and Veggies

Skinny Veggie Dip


veggie dip

  • Cottage cheese and Italian Dressing = a dip that’s skinny and healthy!

Asian Peanut Sauce and Dressing

peanut sauce

  • Peanut sauce plus Thai chili sauce = a fantastic sauce for stir fries or salads. Next time you barbecue, serve alongside a platter of grilled veggies.

Main Entrees

Salsa Chicken

salsa chicken

  • Salsa + chicken = a quick and easy family dinner! Try grilling the chicken and topping with the salsa.

Honey Barbecue Pork

honey bbq pork

  • Honey Barbecue sauce + pork = a great base for many weeknight meals like sliders, pizza and tacos.


Pina Colada Cake

pina colada cake

  • Pineapple + Angel Food cake mix = a low-fat cake that’s a dream dessert recipe!

Banana Nutella Ice Cream

banana nutella ice cream

  • Frozen Banana+ Nutella = freeze small slices of banana and add a little Nutella when you blend!

Nutella Pie Pops (a Coupons.com exclusive)

nutella pie pops

  • Nutella + pie dough = Roll out refrigerated pie dough and cut with your favorite cookie cutter. Place a Popsicle stick in the center and put a teaspoon of Nutella inside. Brush with cream or water and place second piece of dough on top. Press gently and use a small fork to press together. Bake at 450 degrees for 8-9 minutes or until golden brown.

Before you shop: Consider making the pie pops with some other two-ingredient recipes. Try variations using raspberry jam, lemon curd or white chocolate chips.


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