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Recipes: 5 healthy meals in 10 minutes or less

Making meals at home is not only a very fine practice, but also good for your health and pocket. However in current time with busy schedules, spending long time cooking does not always sound feasible.

Instant Oatmeal

Instant Oatmeal
Skipping the pre made flavors in packet to homemade version. Combine half cup rolled oats with a cup of water or milk, with a touch of salt and microwave for 3 minutes. Serve with toppings of your choice like sliced almonds, 1 tea spoon maple syrup or ¼ cup dried fruits.

Nutty Nana

Nutty Nana
Toast 1 slice of bread preferable wholegrain, apply 1 tbsp crunchy almond butter and half sliced banana.

Mediterranean Pita

Mediterranean Pita
Split whole-wheat pita and spreading 1 side with 2 table spoon hummus add 1 large sliced roasted pepper, 1 table spoon black olives and same quantity of crumbled feta. Also add 5 slices of cucumber and handful of mixed grains and Mediterranean pita is ready to be served.

Mango Quesadillas

Mango Quesadillas
Spread 1/8 cup mango chutney on 1.8 inch whole-wheat tortilla. Add 2 slices of deli ham, 1/8 cup feta cheese or crumbled queso fresco along with 1 tbsp. chopped scallion. Fold it half and grills each side for 2-3 minutes and serve by cutting it to quarters.

Veggie Fried Rice

Veggie Fried Rice
Prepare a single serving of instant rice (3/4 cup approx) as per the package instructions for around 90 seconds. Sauté the cooked rice with ¼ diced zucchini, ¼ cup cherry tomatoes (halved) along with ¼ can drain and rinsed black beans. Also add 1/8 cup vegetable chowder and cook for 5-7 minutes. Now push the vegetables to outer edges of pan and scramble 1 egg in the center for about 3 minutes. Serve Veggie Fried rice with ½ tbsp. shredded cheddar cheese.

Source courtesy: www.onlymyhealth.com

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    1 Comments

    • michelle fernandes06-Mar-2016

      These recipes are really affordable for the common man nor are the ingredients easily available. Nothing like our subzi roti or dal chawal or simple kheema anda pav

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