Are you one of those busy people who rush to work each morning without as much as a glass of water? It gets sickening after a while to eat junk food on the subway to work. Making a meal at home is healthy and satisfying. It’s also great to foster familial bonds. If you don’t have hours in the day to devote to making meals as your grandmother did, try one of these quick recipes once in a while:
Smoothie with Bread Crumbs
The morning is the worst part of weekdays. Who has time to even brush teeth much less make breakfast. Stop depending each morning on microwave burritos and try making this quick meal that won’t take more than 3 minutes. Mix in bananas, blueberries, strawberries and other fruits you like with some milk to make a delicious smoothie. The liquid won’t be enough to make you feel full in the morning so you can intensify the texture with some bread crumbs. It will feel full just like eating a full meal. To save time, you can chop the fruits on the weekend and preserve in the refrigerator.
Get some hormone free chicken and boil it with a pinch of salt, carrots, quinoa, and onions. Once cooled, add some parsley or dried basil. Voila, a soup for all occasions.
Want to feel full in the morning without much effort? Try this unique and healthy recipe them. Boil two or three different kinds of legumes you like, like soybeans, chickpeas or black beans. Drain and let cool. Mix nuts, raisins, blueberries, chopped strawberries, pomegranate and other fruits you like in to the legumes. Now you have legume cereal. Refrigerate and you can use up to five days.
Boiled Rice and Curry
A simple and highly filling lunch. Boiling rice is easy. Just put some rice, a pinch of salt and cover it in water in a rice cooker or a microwavable ball. It won’t take more than 10 minutes for the rice to cook for one serving. To make the curry, buy curry mix and coconut milk powder at the store. You can try an Asian specialty store if these items are not available at your regular store. Get some hormone free chicken, carrots and onions and chop into small pieces. Prepare the coconut milk powder as instructed in the package, and put all the ingredients, a teaspoon of curry mix and some salt, and bring to a boil while storing occasionally. Now you have an easy rice and curry lunch.
Try one of the above recipes next time you are home.