Yummy 5-minute recipes you HAVE to try
Too lazy to cook? At times like this, we know the first thing that comes to mind is microwavable meals. But what if we told you that the time you take to read this article is exactly how much time you need to cook a wholesome meal (without a microwave)? Yes. it’s possible! Skip microwave meals & check out these yummilicious five-minute recipes that are super-quick and easy! Don’t believe us? See for yourself.
1. Golden Mango Smoothie Bowl
Brighten up your morning in no time with a healthy bowl of goodness
3/4 cup frozen mango chunks
1/2 cup refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 1/2 teaspoon honey
1/2 of a fresh kiwi (peeled and thinly sliced)
2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
1 tablespoon raw coconut chips (toasted)
In a blender mix frozen mango, coconut milk, honey, and turmeric. Blend until smooth. Keep adding 1 tbsp water if needed. Pour smoothie into a bowl and top it with fresh mango, kiwi, pomegranate seeds, and coconut.
2. Fried Bologna and Cheese Sandwich
Have a busy schedule? Pack an on-the-go lunch
1 to 2 slices bologna (thick cut)
1 slice American cheese
1 teaspoon mayonnaise
1 tablespoon canola oil
In a nonstick pan heat the canola oil over medium-high heat. Place the bologna in the pan and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes on each side until brown. Top it with a slice of American cheese and remove the pan from the heat. Take two slices of bread, spread mayonnaise on the insides and place the fried bologna, and melted cheese on one piece. Top with the other piece of bread – your quick and yummy sandwich is ready!
3. Mediterranean Pita Pockets
Satisfy your mid-day hunger with this healthy & delicious dish. The speediness of preparing this dish depends on your chopping skills.
1 cucumber (chopped)
1/2 red onion (chopped)
2 large tomatoes (chopped)
1 cup kalamata olives (diced)
1 bunch of parsley (chopped)
10 oz. hummus
8 oz. feta cheese (crumbled)
4 pita pockets
Mix cucumber, onion, tomatoes, parsley, olives, and feta in a large bowl. Spread a dollop of hummus inside the pockets and stuff with the vegetable mix.
4. Pressure Cooker Chicken, Broccoli, And Rice
An instant dinner solution for a busy weeknight.
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 – 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast (cubed)
1 small onion (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 1/3 cups long-grain rice
1 1/3 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 tablespoons flour
1 – 2 cups cooked broccoli
1 1/2 – 2 cups mild shredded cheddar cheese
Set your pressure cooker to sauté and heat butter. Then add chicken, onions, and garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent. Then add rice, chicken broth, and seasonings. Stir until mixed. Heat on high for 5 minutes. While it cooks, in a separate bowl whisk the milk and flour together and set aside. Once the rice is cooked, quickly pour the milk & flour mixture, and stir well. Then mix in the broccoli and cheese.