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Quick and Healthy Recipes

Quick and Healthy Recipes

Are you occupied enough that you don’t have time to cook? Nowadays we are so busy with life that cooking seems more of a burden than necessity. We often ignore the significance of having a healthy meal and have a perception that cooking nutritious food takes time.

It is often easier to grab a cheeseburger on your way, back home than standing in the kitchen making food. Nobody likes to cook after a long hectic day at work, isn’t it?

But the bigger question is do you wish to cook quick and healthy recipes at home and still have time in your hands? If yes you are at the right place.

If you have been struggling to make a healthy recipe with literally NO time? Follow these quick recipes to make a yummy, quick and healthy recipes for yourself. It will not only offer you enough nutrients but also keep you energetic throughout the day.

1. Pasta Salad

Whether you are in Italy or any other part of the world. There is no doubt that pasta is loved worldwide, which comes in endless shapes, sizes and varieties. Whole grain pasta is a rich source of fiber, manganese, copper, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B, and selenium. Moreover, it is lower in calories and easy to digest as well. Let’s unfold the recipe of pasta salad.


•             120 gm shell-shaped whole wheat pasta

•             2 garlic cloves

•             ¼ cup chopped onion

•             1 tomato

•             ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar

•             ½ teaspoon herbs de Provence

•             1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

•             ½ teaspoon dry oregano

•             7-8 sliced black olives

•             Salt

•             Pepper

 Steps to follow:

• Add salt to lukewarm water       

• Add pasta and garlic cloves to boiling water

• Cook the pasta till it gets done and drains out water     

• Add a few drops of oil to avoid the pasta from sticking and then stir continuously        

• Take a salad bowl, add herbs, vegetables, pasta, and mix it well     

• Add olive oil, salt, pepper, and vinegar as per taste           

•Mix it well and garnish it with finely shredded basil

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2. Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich

Now if you are feeling extremely lazy after a heavy workout, this extremely healthy and easy to make recipe will bugger-off all your laziness and rejuvenate your body with new energy. This dish is rich in sodium, potassium and amino acids that will make you feel better in no time.

 Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich


•             1 tablespoon peanut butter

•             1 banana

•             2 slices of whole wheat bread

•             ½ teaspoon cinnamon

•             1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil

Steps to follow:

• Spread the peanut butter on both slices of bread

• Cut thick slices of banana and put the pieces over one slice of bread

• Sprinkle cinnamon over it

• Put both slices on top of each other

• Add oil to the pan. Cook it from both sides till the appearance of a brownish color.

3. Cashew Milkshake

Who doesn’t love having nuts? And among them, cashew is loved by almost everyone. It is a very delicious nut with one of the lowest-fiber packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. How about the lethal combination of cashews and chocolates? Never heard about it.

Let’s make a mouth-watering milkshake based on this combination. Moreover, it helps in maintaining weight, decreases the possibility of heart diseases, helps in strengthening bones and avoid gallstones.

Cashew Milkshake


•             1 banana

•             One cup of soy milk

•             Three teaspoon cacao powder 

•             3 tablespoon cashews

•             Salt

Steps to follow:

• Take a blender jar >> mix milk + banana + cashews + cacao powder and a pinch of salt

• Blend them all for around 2-3 minutes and garnish it with chopped nuts. Then, put it in the refrigerator for a while.

Now you already have three lip-smacking healthy recipes. Go ahead and enjoy that extra time you’ve saved for yourself.