These quick and easy recipes won’t take any time at all!
So we decided to make it all easy and fun for you. These are some recipes that need little to no cooking at all, some quick recipes that you can cook anytime for: a binge session on Netflix, while you’re working on something, while you read that book, or begin the workout. It’s quick and easy in any situation whatsoever. Here are some quick fix and healthy recipes for a salad, a sandwich and a smoothie that will quench your hunger pangs and keep you healthy, in no time at all.
1. Greek salad
Known as horiatiki, this traditional Greek salad is made with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, kalamata olives, thinly sliced red onion, and feta. The easy dressing is a mixture of red wine vinegar, fresh lemon juice, dried oregano, and extra-virgin olive oil. Simply said, it's the best, especially considering this Mediterranean side dish only takes 15 minutes to prepare. A simple, healthy and yummy dish for anytime that doesn’t stress your stomach and keeps you healthy
1 pt. cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, thinly sliced into half moons
1 c. halved kalamata olives
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
3/4 c. crumbled feta
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
1 tsp. dried oregano
Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
Make salad: In a large bowl, stir together tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and red onion. Gently fold in feta.
In a small bowl, make dressing: Combine vinegar, lemon juice, and oregano and season with salt and pepper. Slowly add olive oil, whisking to combine. Finally, drizzle dressing over salad.
There you have it. Greek Salad. Make it now and see how long it takes. Once you know how easy it is to make, you would get addicted, which is completely okay considering how amazingly healthy it is.
2. Chicken Salad Sandwich
Whether for lunch or supper, flavorful chicken salad sandwiches are always a hit. Serve the sandwiches for lunch and enjoy them with sliced tomatoes, chips, or a cup of soup or make them part of a sandwich supper with French fries and greek salad. You can use leftover chicken or a purchased rotisserie chicken. Or, bake or poach 2 or 3 boneless chicken breasts. Another simple, quick but delicious and healthy recipe will change everything about your day.
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
6 slices lemon
1 green apple, chopped
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
2 celery stalks, finely chopped
2/3 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. mustard
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
Freshly ground black pepper
Baguette, for serving (or your choice of bread)
In a large pot, arrange the chicken in a single layer. Place lemon slices on chicken and pour water over it, covering by at least an inch. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until cooked through, 10 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes, then slice into 1" pieces.
In a large bowl, combine chicken, apple, onion, and celery.
In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, and vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve on a baguette with lettuce.
YUM! If this doesn’t provide a sudden boost of wholesome energy, we don’t know what will.
And for a perfect finale, we have for you.
3. Blood Orange Smoothie
Blood orange and banana smoothies are a win-win when it comes to body and soul. The pretty pop of color will keep moods high, and their vitamin C can help shorten the length of time you suffer from an inevitable cold. Blood oranges are closer to red than orange on the inside, and it’s those darker pigments that make them higher in antioxidants than regular oranges. Score!
4 blood orange juice
2 frozen bananas
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 cup ice
1-2 Tablespoons honey, to taste
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into four glasses, and drink immediately.
Try these easy and healthy recipes to make you days and tummy healthy and energetic all day, everyday.
Tools and essential ingredients you will need:
1. Nourish Vitals Red Wine Vinegar
Nourish vitals red wine vinegar is pure and has the goodness of 'mother' of vinegar, that lends it a cloudy look, but is an affirmation of high quality unprocessed vinegar. It is raw, unfiltered, undiluted and unpasteurised. It uses no preservatives or artificial colours or flavours, so you get a rich, all-natural appearance and taste. It is obtained by the natural fermentation of red grapes. The product is non alcoholic. Red wine vinegar is the most popular of all flavoured vinegars, perfect for any salad dressing.
2. DiSano Extra Virgin Olive Oil, First Cold Pressed
Disano Extra Virgin Olive oil is carefully extracted from the first Cold pressing process of selected quality olives to give a splendid Taste and rich aroma to the preparation. Extra Virgin olive oil is perfect for food where one would like to enjoy the fresh aroma & flavour of olives.
3.Yanco BP-3005 Black Pearl-2 Salad Bowl
This salad bowl is perfect for serving salad. It’s made of melamine, making it more durable and less likely to break. Its matte finish makes it look sleek and elegant, making it the perfect choice for a salad party.
4.Biona Organic Dijon Mustard
Dijon Mustard is perfect for any salad or sandwich. The thickness and raw taste it provides is unmatchable. Biona brings you this jar of dijon mustard that’s as organic as it gets. It’s got Great taste and that’s what counts that’s more by over and over again.
5.NutriBullet Select High Speed Blender
NutriBullet Select - 13Pc Blender/Mixer System features a powerful 1000-watt motor with unique extraction blades and exclusive cyclonic action to break down, pulverize, and emulsify whole fruits and vegetables better than any standard blender or juicer, creating silky-smooth nutrient- extracted beverages that nourish your system from the inside out. Great for those who are active in their lives and proactive about their health. The NutriBullet Select makes ultra-nutritious NutriBlast smoothies to enjoy at home or on the go. Its compact size and simple assembly fit onto any countertop, while its cups, blades, and accessories rinse clean under the tap or in the dishwasher. NutriBullet Select is easy to use and clean, and even comes with a membership to a recipe site that has hundreds of smoothie recipes.