Today’s busy professionals spend more time working than ever before. They barely have time for anything else but sleep and work. When it comes to eating, taking away and ordering in take precedence over eating healthy, home-cooked meals. But we all know that can take a toll on your health. That’s why cooking simple, quick yet nutritious meals are their next best shot.
Here are six recipe books that offer an array of fast and furious meals tailored for every taste bud.
1. 5 Ingredients – Quick & Easy Food, by Jamie Oliver
Every recipe encompasses only five key ingredients, making sure that each meal is prepared quickly with little hands-on prep. The book is about spending the minimal time to deliver tons of flavours. With more than 130 sizzling recipes and chapters on pork, beef, chicken, lamb, fish, veggies, eggs, noodles, rice, pasta, and sweet treats, there’s certainly something for everyone.
5 Ingredients – Quick & Easy Food promises a remedy for today’s hectic schedules with fabulously flavoursome meals that can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. Who thought you could bake bread in less than 5 minutes? The book certainly makes cooking simple meals quick and easy.
Reading Duration: Approx. 6hrs 36 mins
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2. Green Kitchen at Home: Quick and Healthy Food for Every Day by David Frenkiel & Luise Vindahl (Vegetarian Option)
The book showcases more than 100 vegetarian recipes conjured by the Scandinavian foodie couple. It incorporates full-spread images alongside easy-to-understand instruction on how to whip up family favorites that range from snappy weekday breakfasts to quick dinners, and weekend feasts.
The book brings together family recipes of the Green Kitchen favorites David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. It’s a refreshing collection of 6 no-hassle, vegetarian recipes, including blueberry & yoghurt cake and sweet potato wraps. From food vegetarian breakfast to fifty shades of green and everything in-between, this is a cookbook you will refer to time and time again.
Reading Duration: Approx. 5hrs 17 mins
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3. Real Simple Dinner Tonight — Done!: 189 quick and delicious recipes by editors of Real Simple Magazine
What’s for dinner? How about 189 fabulous, quick and delicious recipes? Part of Everyday Food magazine published by Martha Stewart Living. The cookbook presents a dazzling full-page photo on one page with easy recipes on the other. It encompasses reasonable cook times.
You’ll love the composition of the instructions and fantastic image that goes with each recipe. It’s a great cookbook that brings together easy-to-find ingredients and reasonable 30-45 minute prep times.
Reading Duration: 7hrs 36 mins
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4. Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson
A great cookbook for anyone who like to learn to cook with speed and ease. It features fantastic fast recipes, effortless entertaining, ingenious shortcuts, sumptuous meals, and fabulous time-saving ideas. It brings together easy and quick recipes with 4-5 ingredients for busy professionals. It’s all about saving time and bringing out the flavors.
With tons of fast foods, ingenious shortcuts, plenty of ingredients, and so much more, there’s a snappy solution for every appetite and occasion in this cookbook. It’s Nigella’s best recipe book yet.
Reading Duration: 8hrs 16mins
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5. Thug Kitchen 101: Fast as F*ck by Thug Kitchen (Vegan option)
Quick as f*ck recipes for hectic lifestyles. This is a great cookbook for those who want to embrace health cooking with short prep times.Thug Kitchen’s cookbook takes Neflix and Chill to the next level with gloriously tasty recipes that are snappy to make.
This cookbook follows the footsteps of Thug Kitchen’s Eat Like You Give a F*ck. Thug Kitchen’s ethos might not be subtle, but their fantastic vegan recipes are healthy as f*ck.
Reading Duration: 4hrs 57mins
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6. The Chinese Takeout Cookbook: Quick and Easy Dishes to Prepare at Home by Diana Kuan (Asian option)
This cookbook takes American’s affair with Asian foods to a whole new and exciting level. It is a terrific collection of over 80 popular Chinese takeout recipes, from noodles to main courses, to rice dishes and desserts.
The recipes are quite friendly and detailed. Each step is poised to work as described. It also provides ingredient index with helpful substitutions and dazzling images.
Reading Duration: 4hrs 17mins
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