Everyone needs a recipe for busy days. It’s easy to get caught up in work and home responsibilities without taking time for yourself. But when you’re burning the candle at both ends, it’s even more important to feed your body well. That’s why we’ve collected these fast and simple
Egg drop soup
When you need a light, yet comforting, meal that can be ready in 5 minutes (or less), this egg drop soup recipe is the way to go. It’s naturally vegan, gluten free, and packed with flavour. If you’re feeling under the weather and need something to help you feel better fast, this soup is great for soothing your stomach and throat due to its high water content and low fat.
What you’ll need: Serves 4 ** Other options - Try adding your favourite veggies to the soup like bok choy, celery, or carrots. - Substitute the rice noodles with soba noodles, udon noodles, or rice. - Add ground ginger or fresh grated ginger for an extra kick.
This salad is perfect for when you’re in a rush but want to eat something healthy. It’s super easy to make and can be customized to fit your taste buds and cravings. You can make this with whatever veggies you have on hand.
Try broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, and even mango. What you’ll need: Serves 2 ** Other options - Add coconut flakes, sunflower seeds, or hemp seeds for extra crunch. - Try diced apples or pears for a twist on this salad. - Switch up the veggies for whatever you have on hand or your favourite type.
Bean & kale soup
If you’re looking for a healthy and super easy meal, this bean and kale soup is a great option. You can make this dozens of ways, but this simple recipe is a great starting point. It’s vegan, gluten free, and packed with fibre and protein to keep you full and nourished for hours.
What you’ll need: Serves 4 ** Other options - Add brown rice, quinoa, or couscous to this recipe for extra protein and fibre. - Try chopped broccoli, broccoli sprouts, and zucchini as an alternative to kale. - Add cumin, coriander, or chili powder for a kick of spice.
Chicken stir fry with veggies
This stir-fry is extremely easy to make, gluten free, and packed with nutrients. You can adjust the veggies and protein to fit your taste and favourite ingredients. It’s an easy, single-serving meal that can be ready in 10 minutes or less and is perfect when you’re super busy with work and life.
What you’ll need: Serves 1 ** Other options - Try diced or sliced carrots, corn, bell peppers, and broccoli for some variation. - Add diced or sliced chicken, beef, or tofu for extra protein. - Add chopped peanuts, cashews, or almonds for crunch.
Quick salmon Bowl
This salmon bowl is full of bright, fresh flavours and a simple swap for a traditional sandwich. If you’re looking for something quick and healthy, this bowl is full of fibre, protein, vitamins, and minerals to keep you energized and nourished throughout the day. What you’ll need: Serves 2
Kale quinoa salad
This salad is packed with vitamins, minerals, and fibre. You can add whatever ingredients you have on hand or your favourite combo. This salad is a great option when you need a nourishing, full meal that can be ready in 10 minutes or less. What you’ll need: Serves 2
When you’re in a rush, it can be tempting to pick up take-out or go through the drive-thru. But not only is that sort of meal extremely unhealthy, it’s also super expensive. These recipes are easy to make and can be ready in under 10 minutes.
They’re great for when you don’t have time to cook a full meal or want something on the go. Plus, they’re nutritious and will help keep you full for hours.