Easy Healthy Recipes To Made In 20 Minutes

Easy Healthy Recipes

In this competitive age and hectic work schedules, one can feel tired and get easy drained out of energy.

The quick and easy healthy recipes are easy to prepare and save most of your time.

These recipes are the quickest way to cook the healthy food when it comes to eating.

Whether its dinner party, hungry tummy or cranky guest appears at home, the best solution is 20 minutes recipes.

Go with the quick and easy healthy recipes that will keep your tummy full and save your most of the time.

In this article, we will share some of the recipes that you can prepare in 20 or fewer minutes.

11 Healthy Recipes that One Can Make in Short Time

1. Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble

Tofu is high in protein, sugar-free and packed with calcium, iron, and nutrition.

It is the best food to start the day and also helps to support weight loss.

Tofu scramble is the perfect substitute for vegetarians and vegans in place of scrambled eggs.

You can make this recipe at home with a few seasonings and veggies.

Things You Need:

  • Two 14 ounces Organic firm Tofu
  • One small Onion chopped
  • One and a half tbsp Ground Turmeric
  • Two tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • One finely chopped Red Bell Pepper
  • One finely chopped Green Bell Pepper
  • Half teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • Half teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • One cup Beans cooked
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh Cilantro
  • 4-6 Whole Wheat Tortillas, warmed

Garnishes: Avocado, Salsa, Hot Pepper Sauce and sliced Tomatoes

Steps to make quick healthy recipes

  1. Cut the Tofu in the different layers and mash the Tofu with fork or potato masher.
  2. Take a pan and heat Oil in a medium flame and add Onions and Pepper and stir it for three to four minutes.
  3. Stir Cumin and Coriander and cook for one minute.
  4. Next stir in Tofu and then Turmeric, add Beans and heat it for another one minute.
  5. After that stir in Cilantro and season it with Salt and Pepper.
  6. Heat for few seconds and put off the stove, you dish is ready to serve.

You can garnish it with Avocado or Tomato Slices, Salsa or other toppings.

2. Banana Berry Smoothies

Banana Berry Smoothies

This healthy smoothie contains vitamins and food nutrients.

It is one of the best and easy healthy recipes one can try during hot summers day.

Things You Need:

  • Two ripe Bananas
  • One and a half cup of Frozen Mixed Berries
  • ¼ cup Orange Juice (optional)
  • 1¼ cups Raspberry Sherbet
  • ¾ cup fat-free Frozen Yoghurt
  • One cup Berry Blend Juice
  • Few Ice Cubes if needed

Steps to make quick healthy meals

  1. Add Bananas, Raspberry Sherbet, Blueberries, and Frozen Yoghurt in a blender and blend it until it gets perfectly blend.
  2. Add Orange Juice and ice in the blender and make a perfect smoothie.

Serve the smoothie in an open jar or glass and you can garnish it with Strawberry or Orange slice.

3. Veggie Rice Bowl

Veggie Rice Bowl

If you lack time to cook a healthy meal, then this easy vegetarian recipes is for you.

It is easy to make, super delicious, and contains nutrients and minerals in the vegetables.

You can add this recipe for lunch and dinner which is ideal to make when the time is short.

Things You Need:

  • One cup Broccoli
  • One cup chopped Pepper
  • 3 to 4 tablespoon of Vegetable Oil (you can use oil of your own choice)
  • A cup of cooked Peas
  • Two bowls of Rice
  • ½ tsp Chili
  • 1 tbsp Sweet Chili Sauce
  • One tbsp Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Ginger
  • Half cup Spring Onions

Steps to make quick healthy meals

  1. Heat the oil in a wok pan and add Broccoli and pepper in it.
  2. Stir it on high heat for 3 minutes, add Tofu and cook for two or one minutes.
  3. Put the Rice in the wok and stir it to fry for 4 minutes.
  4. After that add Peas and cook for further two or three minutes.
  5. Make the sauce with spices. Mix the Vinegar, Chili, Ginger, Garlic, Sweet Chili Sauce in the bowl or else puree it together.
  6. Pout it over the Rice mixture and toss it.
  7. Serve it in a bowl and scatter the Spring Onions and Sesame Seeds.

You can also read about 11 Quick and Easy Weight Loss Recipes You Should Try

4. Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad is the main dish made with chopped salad green, tomato, crisp bacon, chicken, eggs, and avocado.

It is the American Garden Salad that is quick and easy to make.

The best part of this salad is that it almost covers all the nutrients and vitamins.

Things You Need:

  • 1/3 cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2/3 cup Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Four hard-boiled Eggs (peeled and quartered)
  • 12 ounce cooked Chicken and diced
  • Eight slices Bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • One Avocado (thinly sliced)
  • 4 ounces of crumbled Blue Cheese
  • 5 ounces of Cherry Tomatoes (sliced into halves)
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Chives

Steps to make Quick and Easy Healthy Recipes by Delish

  1. Shake Vinegar Oil, Mustard and Olive Oil together in a jar and season it with Salt and Pepper.
  2. Take a large platter and spread out Lettuce, then add rows of hard-boiled Eggs, Chicken, Avocado, Blue Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, and Bacon.
  3. Sprinkle some Salt and Pepper and drizzle the dressing of Oil and garnish with Chives.

5. Brown Rice and Veggie Wrap

Brown Rice And Veggie Wrap

The smart approach to make for your lunch is a veggie wrap.

It is the super vegan lunch, and you can also make it with the leftover veggies, and rice.

It is in the favorite list of quick healthy meals that make you feel full.

Things You Need:

  • One Red or Green Pepper finely diced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh Mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Two Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 cups cooked Brown Rice
  • 1 cup frozen Corn
  • ¼ cup chopped Green Onions
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 16 ounces Kidney Beans
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper
  • Six Flour Tortillas
  • ¾ cup Salsa
  • ½ cup Cheddar Cheese

Steps to make quick healthy meals

  1. Take a nonstick pan, put Olive Oil and saute Red Pepper and Mushrooms until it gets tender.
  2. Then add Garlic and cook for one minute.
  3. Add Beans, Rice, Corn, Green Onions, Cumin, Pepper, and Salt. Cook and stir for four to five minutes and until it get heated.
  4. Put 3/4 spoon of each Tortilla and sprinkle with Cheese and Salsa.
  5. Fold the sides of Tortilla and serve it immediately.

6. Tortellini Tomato Spinach Soup

Tortellini Tomato Spinach Soup

Spinach and Tomatoes are rich in vitamins, minerals, potassium and other nutrients.

These food choices are easy to cook and provides you with numerous benefits.

Things You Need:

  • One tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Three Cloves Garlic, minced
  • ½ cup minced Onion
  • 4 to 6 cups Vegetables or Chicken Broth
  • One diced Tomato
  • 9 ounces of fresh Tortellini
  • ½ teaspoon dried Basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried Oregano
  • One Bay Leaf
  • Fresh Black Pepper
  • Kosher Salt
  • 3 cups Baby Spinach chopped
  • Two tablespoons grated Parmesan

Steps to make quick and easy healthy recipes

  1. Heat one tablespoon of Olive Oil in a large stockpot, add Garlic and Onion and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Put Chicken Broth, Tortellini, Oregano, diced Tomatoes and season it with Salt and Pepper.
  3. Bring to the boil and reduce until it gets properly cooked.
  4. Sim the flame for five to six minutes and stir the Spinach and cook for another two minutes.
  5. Serve it in a bowl and garnish it with Parmesan.

7. Orange Walnut Salad

Orange Walnut Salad

This salad is quick and easy to make and contains a lot of proteins and nutrients.

It is a nutritional recipe for summers that filled your day with energy and delicious to taste.

Things You Need:

  • 1/3 cup Orange Juice
  • Two tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Oil (you can take Walnut or Olive Oil or as per your choice)
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 grated Orange Zest
  • 5 to 6 cups crisp Salad Greens
  • Two Cucumbers thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Walnuts pieces
  • ¼ cup sliced Green Onions

Steps to make quick healthy meals

  1. Take a large bowl and mix Salad Greens, Walnuts, Orange, Cucumber and Green Onions in it.
  2. Put it aside for a few seconds.
  3. Take a blender and blend Orange Juice, Orange Peel, and Sugar until it gets smooth and put it in a freezer for few minutes.
  4. Pour the mixture over the Salad and toss to coat it well.
  5. Serve it immediately.

8. Spicy Chicken Kebabs

Spicy Chicken Kebabs

The chicken contains many healthy nutrients such as proteins, cholesterol, antioxidants and other nutrients.

Meat is delicious to taste and is also best for the immune system.

One gets super excited when it comes to making chicken kebabs as you can enjoy family time while cooking.

You can add this to the list of quick dinner recipes that you can relish with the family.

Things You Need:

  • Three roughly chopped Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh Ginger
  • One Orange, grated zest, and juice
  • Three Spring Onion roughly chopped
  • 20 button Mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Four small Boneless Chicken Breast
  • 20 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • Two Red Peppers

Steps to make Quick and Easy Healthy Recipes by BBC Good Food

  1. Take a blender and grind Ginger, Orange Zest, Garlic, and Spring Onions and make its paste.
  2. Add Honey, Soy Sauce and Orange Juice in the blender and blend it to make a smooth paste.
  3. Pour the mixture on the cubed Chicken and let it marinate for 1 hour. To save the time it is preferable to marinate overnight or an hour before cooking.
  4. Also, toss the Mushrooms for the last half an hour, so they take on some of the flavors.
  5. Take wooden skewers and thread the Chicken, Peppers, Tomatoes, Mushrooms to it.
  6. Start to cook on a griddle pan for 7-8 mins each side until the Chicken gets cooked.
  7. In between turn the Kebabs so that they get evenly cooked.
  8. Set it on a platter and arrange it with chopped Spring Onions, Tomatoes, and Lemon Slice.

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9. Oat and Chickpeas Dumplings with Tomato Sauce

Oats and Chickpeas contain whole grain, vitamins, mineral, nutrients, and fiber.

It is the best diet for the vegetarians and vegans, provides healthy protein and easy to prepare.

Things You Need:

  • 100 gm Oats
  • 6 tbsp Rapeseed Oil
  • Two medium chopped Onions
  • Two tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 to 3 bowls of Chickpeas
  • 1 x 20g pack Coriander
  • 600ml Passata with Onion and Garlic

Steps to make quick and easy healthy recipes

  1. Take a frying pan and heat two tbsp of Oil in it and fry onions for 5 minutes until it gets golden brown. Now add the Cumin and cook it for one minute.
  2. Put Chickpeas, Coriander, 2 tbsp Oil and Seasoning into the food processor and mix to a coarse puree. Stir it in the oats, divide into 16 and mold into balls.
  3. Heat the remaining Oil in the oil pan and fry the dumplings for few minutes till it gets golden brown.
  4. Now add the Pasta in the pan with 200ml Water and simmer it for 2 minutes to make it boil.
  5. Pour the Tomato Sauce over the dumplings and serve it hot.

10. Seasonal Fruit Salad

Seasonal Fruit Salad

The fruit salad is full of vitamins, minerals, protein, healthy fats and other nutrients.

It helps to maintain your overall health, great to taste and easy to make.

Salad can be the best food choice for the children and health conscious individual.

It is quick and best 20 minutes meals that you can add daily to your food choices.

Things You Need:

  • Two medium Oranges
  • One medium Peach halved and pitted
  • Two medium Apricots halved and pitted
  • Six large Strawberries (stem removed)
  • Twelve Cherries pitted
  • 1¼ cups Blueberries
  • 2 tbsp Chat Masala (a blend of South Asian spices)
  • Three medium Bananas
  • Two tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh Mint Leaves

Note: In case you do not have Chat Masala, you can use Indian Spices.

Steps to make quick and easy healthy recipes

  1. First, peel and cut the Fruits and dice them.
  2. Peel the Oranges and cut them into small dices.
  3. Cut the Bananas, Peach, Apricots, and Strawberries into small pieces and add all the fruits into a large bowl.
  4. Add the Cherries and Blueberries and put Chat Masala into the large bowl.
  5. Mix the Chat Masala and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Peel and thinly slice the Bananas and add it and mint to the bowl. Gently mix all the fruits and sever it.

11. Chocolate Fridge Cake

Chocolate Fridge Cake

Whether its kids or adults all love fruity, nutty and crunch chocolate cakes.

It is super fast to make, and one can relish their leisure time with a piece of cake.

Things You Need:

  • A cup of mixed Dried Fruits
  • ½ mugful Brandy or Juice
  • 300g Dark Chocolate
  • 125 gm Butter
  • 3 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 200 gm Digestive Biscuits
  • 100g toasted flaked Almonds or roasted Hazelnuts, chopped

Steps To Make Quick And Easy Healthy Recipes By Good Food

  1. Put the Dried Fruits and Brandy Juice into a small bowl and microwave for 2 minutes.
  2. Break the Chocolates into small pieces and empty it into a microwavable bowl. Add Butter and Golden Syrup to it. Cover it and microwave it for 2 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, line a 20cm square tin with baking parchment, using a little Butter to stick it in place.
  4. Take another bowl and break the Biscuits into it. Add Nuts, soaked Fruits, and liquid to it and mix it.
  5. Put the Chocolate mixture into the tin, pushing well into corners and flattening the top.
  6. Put it in the fridge for 4 hrs or overnight until set.
  7. Remove it from the tin, peel it away and cut it into many squares.
  8. Serve it in a platter and sprinkle some Dry Fruits over it. Your yummy and tasty cake is ready to eat.
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