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Updated on 5/18/2020 at 4:30 PM

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Chrissy Teigen's cookbooks, Cravings and Cravings: Hungry For More, have more than lived up to their hype. The books are not only fun to read, but they're also filled with doable and easy recipes that won't intimidate the everyday cook. From John Legend's famous chili to jalapeño grilled cheese, Chex Mix chocolate chip cookies, and more, you won't be able to choose just one! Check out 18 of the easiest recipes that will inspire you to get in the kitchen, get cooking, and embrace your fun inner Chrissy. We guarantee you'll be satisfied with the result!

— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes


Chrissy Teigen's Lemony Arugula Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e pepe (pasta with cheese and pepper) is one of the easiest and most delicious Italian recipes ever, and Chrissy's version adds just a few ingredients to make it even more flavorful, like lemon and pancetta.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's lemony arugula spaghetti cacio e pepe


Chrissy Teigen's Banana Bread

Yes, you need a bundt pan for this recipe, and yes, it's worth it. With shredded coconut and chopped dark chocolate, this is a step above an average banana bread.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's banana bread


Chrissy Teigen's Jalapeño Parmesan-Crusted Grilled Cheese

This next-level grilled cheese from Cravings: Hungry For More takes less than 30 minutes to make. Thin slices of jalapeño are actually pressed into the bread so there's a hint of spice in every bite.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's jalapeño parmesan-crusted grilled cheese


John's Breakfast Sandwich

Sunday mornings are the perfect time to skip the drive-through and tackle John's breakfast sandwich, which is made with a pork sausage patty seasoned with garlic, sage, and red pepper. Topping it with American cheese, a runny fried egg, and plenty of sriracha is the only way to go.

Get the recipe: John Legend's breakfast sandwich


Chrissy Teigen's Coconut Rice

Chrissy's sweet and salty coconut rice pairs well with anything and only requires five ingredients to whip up! Talk about easy. Just make sure you don't burn the coconut, and you'll have a delicious side dish.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's coconut rice


Chrissy Teigen's Chex Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies

First off, Chrissy is an absolute genius for this one. Adding Chex Mix to chocolate chip cookies is dangerously good. Plus, they only take 13 minutes to bake — that's it!

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's Chex Mix chocolate chip cookies


Chrissy Teigen's Rice Pudding

This rice pudding recipe isn't your ordinary milk and rice; Chrissy puts her own unique twist on it with ingredients like cinnamon, vanilla, and sugar that pack a flavorful punch.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's rice pudding


Chrissy Teigen's Armadillo Cheesy Garlic Bread

In her "Party Time" portion of Cravings, Chrissy offers up easy and crowd-pleasing appetizers, like this insanely cheesy pull-apart garlic bread.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's armadillo cheesy garlic bread


Chrissy Teigen's Avocado Toast

You could feed your whole family based on the section of Chrissy's cookbook labeled "Sh*t on Toast." From quick and easy avocado toast, like the one pictured with sun-dried tomatoes, to more dinner-friendly toasts like crab and jalapeño toast, there's something for every occasion.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's avocado prosciutto toast


Pepper's Spicy Clams and Pasta

Pasta with clam sauce might sound fancy, but Chrissy's version from her mom (Pepper) is made with fewer than 10 ingredients and is as easy as waiting about three minutes for the clams to open up before tossing them with pasta and a quick sauce.

Get the recipe: Pepper's spicy clams and pasta


Chrissy Teigen's Dump and Done Ramen Salad

For this recipe, truly all you have to do is "dump" six ingredients (including chicken-flavored ramen packets) into a bowl and add a quick homemade dressing of apple cider vinegar, vegetable oil, and sugar.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's dump and done ramen salad


Chrissy Teigen's Spicy Tomato Skillet Eggs

Chrissy's take on shakshuka involves a spicy tomato sauce and prosciutto. This one-pan dish is perfect for brunch, but it's a meal you can make any time of day.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's spicy tomato skillet eggs


Chrissy Teigen's Frito Pie Bar

You can use a big batch of John's chili to set up an easy DIY dinner: a Frito pie bar with Fritos, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, jalapeños, and scallions.

Get the recipe Chrissy Teigen's Frito pie bar


John's Chili

John's chili has a hearty base of both ground beef and mushrooms, and a combination of garlic, cayenne, and brown sugar gives it a sweet and savory punch.

Get the recipe: John's chili


Chrissy Teigen's Zucchini Fries

Chrissy's ingenious take on "fries" will make you forget you're being kind of healthy. The baked zucchini fries are coated in a crunchy panko breadcrumb mixture seasoned with salt, pepper, cayenne, and parmesan cheese.

Get the recipe Chrissy Teigen's zucchini fries


Chrissy Teigen's Cheesy Jalapeño Tuna Noodle Casserole

This is definitely not your grandmother's tuna noodle casserole. With its spicy jalapeño kick and cheesy, crunchy potato chip topping, it's something you'd look forward to serving.

Get the recipe Chrissy Teigen's cheesy jalapeño tuna noodle casserole


Chrissy Teigen's Super Tuna Melts

If you're in the mood for something really cheesy, buttery, and mayonnaise-y (seriously, there's half a cup of mayo and half a stick of butter in these), opt for Chrissy's ultracomforting tuna melts.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's super tuna melts


Chrissy Teigen's Cheesy Guacamole

The "secret" ingredient that Chrissy swears by for taking guacamole to the next level? Cheddar cheese.

Get the recipe: Chrissy Teigen's cheesy guacamole

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Is Chrissy Teigen a cook? ›

Chrissy Teigen is more than just a supermodel, TV star, and executive producer — she's also her own celebrity chef.

What does Chrissy Teigen eat? ›

Chrissy's healthy cravings often include dishes like tangerine, blood orange, and grapefruit salad. She and John are fans of spicy food, as evident from the well-stocked cupboard she shared on Instagram, filled with numerous bottles of Tabasco sauce and containers of chili peppers (4).

Why did PEOPLE cancel Chrissy Teigen? ›

Story at a glance: Chrissy Teigen has been “canceled” after allegations of cyberbullying surfaced. The supermodel said she wants to mind her own business and not comment on celebrity affairs.

Is Chrissy Teigen a trained chef? ›

While she didn't go to culinary school in the traditional sense, she did complete a condensed program at the French Culinary Institute, POPSUGAR reports. Other graduates of the Institute include Bobby Flay and Christina Tosi, NBD.

Are Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian friends? ›

Kim Kardashian West's latest "Inner Circle" video revealed never-before-heard memories with her good friend Chrissy Teigen. Not only are they mothers and great cooks, but they're also married to Grammy-winning musicians.

Does John Legend have a tattoo? ›

Legend took to his Instagram story on Sunday to share a look at the tattoo -- both as it was being inked on and the end result. "New tattoo by @winterstone based on a sketch by Luna," Legend wrote over the photo of the adorable tattoo -- a line drawing of a bouquet of flowers first created by his 5-year-old daughter.

What is John Legend's religious beliefs? ›

John Legend (Jesus)

On religion I grew up in a Pentecostal Christian family, pretty fundamentalist. My grandfather was my pastor growing up. My dad is a pastor himself and played drums in the church choir, my mother was a choir director, and my grandmother was the church organist.

What is John Legend's real name? ›

John Roger Stephens was born on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio.

Is John Legend a Millionaire? ›

John Legend's bank account is stacked. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Grammy-winning singer has a $100 million net worth. This should not come as a surprise, as John has sold more than 7 million records worldwide, per Best Selling Albums. John also got a big bag from selling his music catalog in 2022.

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