Ever skipped a meal because you were running late for something? It’s a fast-moving world we live in. With time seemingly racing faster than light itself, it’s very natural to find yourself on your toes most of the time. Let us save time with these quick and healthy recipes to keep you energized throughout your daily routine. These recipes are ideal for people who appreciate spending time in the kitchen alone, as well as those who enjoy cooking with friends and family.
Here are 3 recipes to satisfy your cravings:
#1 Banana Almond Oatmeal Smoothie
Boost up your potassium intake with this quick hot or cold Banana Almond Oatmeal smoothie! Yummy sounds delicious. Some banana sugar rush and a bit of crunchy munchy almonds to lighten up your mood.
All you need:
¼ of Old-fashioned rolled oats, (uncooked)
2 tsp Chia Seeds
1 tsp sliced almonds
1 fresh ripped banana
1 tsp of honey (optional)
Directions: All you need to do is mix them all in a jar and seal it with the cover and shake it until fully mixed. Next step is just the cherry on top, unseal it and drizzle with some almonds and honey for a visually appealing smoothie. You can finally have it now or place in the refrigerator for 2 hours and you are set to go. Voila your smoothie is ready to be served!
#2 Spinach-Quinoa Salad
Whether you are on a healthy diet or just want a quick snack, trust us on this. A combination of berries, granola, yogurt, quinoa, and spinach to create the most unexpected crunchy yet super delicious dish!
All you need is the following:
2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup of plain Greek yogurt
2/3 cup of cooked quinoa
3 cups of baby spinach
½ cup of fresh blueberries
½ cup of almond granola
Directions: In a small bowl, mix the vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, and salt. Drizzle in the oil slowly while whisking constantly until fully emulsified.
On two plates, evenly distribute the yogurt. In a medium mixing bowl, combine spinach, quinoa, strawberries, blueberries, and half of the dressing. Salad should be divided across plates and topped with yogurt. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the salad and sprinkle it with granola for a crunchy feel.
#3 Vegan Quesadilla
It’s time to fill up your lunchbox with a simple easy creative meal you'll love. This vegan quesadilla recipe is quick, easy, and delicious! Enjoy your vegan quesadilla hot from the stove, while the cheese is still melty.
All you need is the following:
1½ cups shredded vegan cheese
1 sweet potato, diced and roasted
1 red bell pepper, stemmed and diced
1/2 cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
¼ cup chopped scallions
Directions: Now that you have all the ingredients let’s get into action and finish up our tasty vegan quesadilla. Char the peppers over a gas burner or under a broiler until the skin is blackened all over, with your hands to peel and remove the loose skin. Slice off the stem, and remove the seeds, and slice it into strips.
Assemble tortillas with sprinkles of cheese, sweet potatoes, poblano slices, bell pepper, black beans, scallions, and serrano, if using. Fold each tortilla in half and cook in a hot skillet for about 2 minutes per side. Serve it with whatever fixings you like. Guacamole, salsa, and pico de gallo are all fantastic.
Eating healthy when you’re on the go isn’t impossible. In fact, it’s quite plausible! With a little preparation, you can stick to your nutritional plan and don’t forget to add these quick recipes on your list. Yet, if you are still too busy try our ready-made boxes and enjoy the best seasonal fruits & veggies delivered at your doorstep!