Do you have a busy routine every day? There are dozens of recipes you can quickly prepare for yourself or your family. Adults and kids are sure to like a thing or two on this list. Remember some of these recipes the next time you’re shopping. Here are some homemade and healthy recipes that can be made in minutes.
Spaghetti or Fettuccine
Spaghetti or fettuccine is a great dinner option for the family. It’s healthy, easy to make, and you can make extra to be reheated throughout the week. Dedicate one pot for noodles and one pot for your sauce. Use the desired noodle that you want and choose either the red sauce or white sauce. Just add your vegetables or cooked meats that you like in the sauce and slowly simmer. Wait approximately 10 minutes for the noodles to finish cooking and your sauce will be fully cooked as well. Now you just strain the noodles and you can serve hot food right away. You can also toast some bread and use butter with garlic seasoning for quick garlic bread. If you want more information on how to cook spaghetti click here.Read More »
Do you like Ramen? Well, you’re not the only one. This is a popular choice in Japan and all around the world. You can buy conventional top ramen at most grocery stores and takes minutes to cook on the stove or in the microwave. The sodium content in instant Ramen can be high per serving so Ramen is not very healthy.
There are many brands of ramen and healthier instant Ramen as well. Take a look at your local grocery store and watch out for the sodium content. The best instant Ramen can be found in the frozen section.
Quesadillas are a popular Mexican food consisting of only tortillas and cheese. You can get fancy and add chicken, pork, steak, or anything else you like. Usually served with sour cream or salsa quesadillas makes a great snack that is both filling and easy to make. Just toss a tortilla on a pan with some cheese and toppings then sandwich with another tortilla. Slow cook and flip when you see the cheese has melted. Make sure to not overcook the tortillas.
Bean and Cheese Burritos
Here’s another burrito option that is easy and quick to make. To make bean and cheese burritos all you need is a pot to warm up refried beans, some tortillas, and cheese. Bean and cheese burritos are high in fiber and protein. A great lunch or dinner option for adults and kids. Add some limes, sour cream, hot sauce, or any meats to make it more filling.
Hoagie melts are made by toasting a hoagie roll and adding your choice of meat & cheese. Usually chicken, roast beef, or steak. They are fast to make and requires little effort. Just grab some rolls, a cooked rotisserie chicken, cheese, and BBQ sauce or ranch. Toss everything together and you have a very filling sandwich.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
A kid’s favorite and it’s really easy to make. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a popular lunch in the United States. You can make multiple and store them in the refrigerator throughout the week. Just slap some peanut butter on one slice of bread and some jelly on another slice of bread. Sandwich them together and you have peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
Egg Salad Sandwiches
Here is another sandwich option that is very filling and easy to make. All you have to do is boil eggs until all the eggs float. This process takes about 10 minutes. Once finished cooking just remove the shells then place the hardboiled eggs in a bowl with mayonnaise and mix. You are finished making egg salad. Now you can add some ingredients or just make it into a sandwich.
Breakfast burritos can take minimal effort to cook. There are three or four steps and you’re done. Firstly cook potatoes or frozen hash browns until golden brown. Then you may add any lunch meat or cooked meat that can be easily reheated along with any vegetables. After the meat and vegetables are cooked enough give it a good mix. Crack however many eggs that you want. Finish scrambling and once the eggs are thoroughly cooked just portion out sizes for each tortilla.
Finished. Now just add your toppings like salsa, avocado, cheese, etc. These are easy Breakfast Burritos that requires little to no effort to make. You can easily make up to four burritos in one pan.
Tuna Salad Sandwiches
This is a great option for any lunch. Creates a little mess and takes little effort to make. You can easily make two sandwiches with a 5 oz can of tuna. Just open the can and drain out the water. Then in the same can add a tablespoon of mayonnaise and add a little relish or mustard for some zest. Now you have tuna salad in a can and it’s ready to be put on bread.
You can toast the bread if you like or add toppings.
These would fall under the burger category more than a sandwich. Just go to any grocery store and grab some frozen chicken patties either breaded or not. Simply cook them on a pan for a few minutes and you are done. They are pre-cooked so don’t worry you are just reheating them. Put on your choice of bread or buns with some toppings and you have a meal.
All of these recipes can be prepared and made under 30 minutes. Out of these 10 recipes, there should be one that suits your appetite. Hopefully, you can create a meal plan that is efficient and dialed to your liking. From snacks to big meals these options are sure to satisfy you or a whole family.
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