As hardworking professionals, moms, dads, husbands and wives, we understand that finding time to cook can be challenging. Finding time to cook something healthy - now that can sound impossible, especially after a long day. But whether you’re cooking for yourself, or a family of 5, you CAN find time to cook, and consume a healthy meal that will be simple and nutritious. Here are 3 of our favorite under 10 minute recipes.

6-Ingredient Easy Cheesy Vegan Zoodles from Running on Real Food
Ingredients

  • 4 small zucchini’s, Spiralized into noodles
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced red pepper
  • 3 tbsp vegetable stock (or water)
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Directions

 

  1. Add the zucchini, onion and red pepper to a pan with vegetable stock/water. Cook on over medium heat for a few minutes.
  2. Add the garlic powder and nutritional yeast and cook for a few minutes until everything is combined and creamy.
  3. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

 

Chickpea Waldorf Salad from One Green Planet

(We swapped out the vegan mayo for 1/2 mashed avocado)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Red Delicious apples, chopped
  • 2 cups Bartlett pear, chopped
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup red grapes, halved
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • ½ mashed avocado
  • ¼ tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. dried tarragon leaves
  • 2 tbsp. tarragon wine vinegar
  • Sea Salt, Freshly ground black pepper, and ground nutmeg to taste!


Directions:

  1. Combine apples, pears, celery, walnuts, cranberries and grapes in a large serving bowl, set aside.
  2. Combine mashed avocado, tarragon wine vinegar, dijon mustard, and tarragon leaves in a medium bowl; mix well. Toss with apple mixture and season with sea salt(optional) and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Chill before serving. Sprinkle with ground nutmeg (optional) right before serving for a fall twist. Serve on top of fresh salad greens or on rolls. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.


3 Bean Chili - derived from vegan.io

 

  • Mix together 1 can of cannellini beans, 1 can of chickpeas, 1 can of kidney beans, and 1 can of diced tomatoes (or substitute with any other bean choice
  • Add 1 diced onion, and 1 cup matchstick carrots, and simmer for 2 minutes
  • Add in 2 cups of water, a clove of crushed garlic, and a handful of chopped pine nuts
  • Cook this for about 3 more minutes, add salt and pepper to taste, and enjoy!


Enjoy, and let us know what you think!