When it comes to feeding ourselves, it can be oh-so-easy to resort to ready meals and pre-packaged goods for breakfast, lunch or dinner. But we all know that behind the labelled guises of 'low-fat', 'fat-free' and 'high in fibre' are a series of unnatural chemicals and additives that would otherwise be absent if we'd made the meals ourselves. If your schedule is anything like mine, then your schedule is pretty packed, meaning it can be tempting to reach for shelved temptations. But if a healthy alternative takes 10 minutes or less to make, there's no way you can blame busyness as an excuse for a poor diet. Here are 5 quick and easy healthy meals.
Avocado toast has become insanely popular in recent years, particularly among vegans. But complimenting it with a poached egg can elevate it to a whole new nutritional level: boasting a balanced wealth of carbs, proteins and fats. Top it off with a sprinkling of parmesan cheese and freshly cut herbs to make it extra tasty.
Jam-packed with delicious and nutritious ingredients, these quesadilla's provides a speedy lunch that is sure to satisfy your stomach. Getting a Tex-Mex version nicely combines corn, cheese, red pepper flakes and black beans in a flour tortilla for a whole-wheat, fiber-packed and satisfying meal.
As a recipe that can be cooked up super fast, shrimp is an excellent idea for event filled evenings. Spice up with cinnammon, paprika, cumin and cayenne for amazing flavour and sauté for mere minutes in butter. Shake this up together with fresh lime juice and homemade honey lime dipping sauce.
Create an amazing protein-packed combo by joining potassium-rich sweet potato, scrambled on the insides, with scrambles protein-rich eggs. Put all the goodness back into the tater shell and cover with salsa, cilantro, avocado and Greek yogurt.