Convenience in cooking can be very helpful. Whether it's a hurried weekday morning, a sudden snack craving, or a busy evening after work, we all need some quick and tasty recipes up our sleeves. So, today, we're diving into the world of speedy, 10-minute recipes that will rescue you when hunger strikes and time is of the essence.
In the realm of modern cooking convenience, these ‘Breakfast Delights’ shine as quick and satisfying morning solutions. These recipes are not just speedy; they redefine breakfast by delivering deliciousness in just 10 minutes, proving that a nutritious and flavourful start to your day can be effortlessly achieved:
This golden Bircher muesli is the perfect start to the morning when in need of something simple and flavoursome. The turmeric and ginger add a kick of spice, while you get a crunch from the grated carrot and a deliciously creamy texture from the coconut yoghurt. You can either make this to enjoy instantly (just be sure to use porridge oats) or keep it in the fridge overnight for a quick breakfast. View Recipe
Starting our day with a nutritious breakfast is essential. The Golden Bircher Muesli - a sunny and spicy concoction that will kickstart your morning. The turmeric and ginger bring a delicious zing, while the grated carrot adds a refreshing crunch. Plus, you can prepare it in advance and grab it straight from the fridge, making it the ultimate breakfast time-saver.
These simple pancakes are our go-to. They couldn’t be simpler or easier to make, they’re always a huge hit and they’re easy to adapt – try adding some frozen blueberries to the batter or a handful of chopped dark chocolate chunks. Serve with nut butter, fresh fruit, maple or warm chocolate sauce.View Recipe
These Simple Pancakes are a breeze to make and a crowd-pleaser. Customise them with frozen blueberries or chocolate chunks, and top them with nut butter, fresh fruit, or warm chocolate sauce.
A simple, speedy way to start your day in the most delicious way. Freezing the bananas here makes the shake extra creamy, but don’t worry if you don’t have any pre-frozen ones, you can simply add ice instead.View Recipe
Need a pick-me-up in the morning or a quick energy boost in the afternoon? The Cashew Coffee Shake is your answer. Creamy and delightful, it's like a coffee shop treat at home. Freezing the bananas makes it extra luscious, but don't fret if you don't have them – just toss in some ice cubes.
Lunch or Dinner in a Flash
When it comes to satisfying your midday or evening appetite without a fuss, these ‘Lunch or Dinner in a Flash’ recipes are your ultimate go-to. In just a matter of minutes, you can whip up hearty and delicious meals that won't compromise your schedule or your taste buds.
This is such a simple salad to make for lunch during a busy week. The balsamic and olive oil bring the flavours together and taste delicious with the fresh tomatoes and parsley. We love to enjoy this with a side of fresh rocket drizzled in balsamic vinegar and our butter bean and artichoke dip. View Recipe
When you're juggling a busy week, this Simple Tomato & Chickpea Salad comes to the rescue. A quick toss of fresh ingredients with balsamic and olive oil, and you have a tasty lunch. Pair it with fresh rocket drizzled in balsamic vinegar and a side of butter bean and artichoke dip for a complete and satisfying meal.
We're huge fans of avocado toast and this recipe is our new breakfast & lunch go-to. Make sure to use really smooth, runny tahini for this (we love Belazu.) It tastes incredible with just a squeeze of lemon and sprinkled with chilli flakes.View Recipe
Avocado toast lovers, this one's for you. This recipe elevates the classic with smooth, runny tahini, a squeeze of lemon, and a sprinkle of chilli flakes. It's a new breakfast, lunch or supper favourite that's quick and utterly delicious.
This is the perfect soup to make for supper when you're short of time and craving comfort food. The coconut milk makes it really creamy, while the turmeric gives it a rich and warming flavour. We love to top this soup with crispy roasted chickpeas and kale. View Recipe
When the evening calls for comfort food, whip up this 10-minute Soup. Creamy from coconut milk and rich with the warmth of turmeric, it's a perfect supper solution. Top it with crispy roasted chickpeas and kale for an extra crunch.
Dips and Spreads
These ‘Dips and Spreads’ are absolute gems and will help to enhance your dining experience with ease. In just ten minutes or less, craft these mouth-watering blends, effortlessly elevating your meals and snacks. These versatile additions cater to the demands of contemporary, fast-paced living while ensuring a burst of deliciousness.
Everyone needs a simple basil and pine nut pesto recipe and this one is my go-to. It’s a weekly staple for me and I normally make a big batch on the weekend to see me through the week. I use it to instantly add flavour, colour and texture to a meal. It’s great stirred through pasta for a 10 minute meal; spread onto crusty rye or sourdough sandwiches for lunch; dolloped onto bowls of quinoa with roasted veggies or simply spread onto crackers for a quick snack. This pesto freezes really well too, which means you can make a little extra now and then stash it away for another time. View Recipe
A versatile staple in any kitchen, this Simple Basil Pesto is a must-have. Stir it through pasta, spread it on sandwiches, or dollop it on bowls of quinoa with roasted veggies. It's a flavour-packed, time-saving secret weapon.
A simple, velvety smooth butter bean dip with lots of roasted garlic, lemon juice, tahini and sea salt. Perfect for dipping with crackers and crudites.View Recipe
This velvety smooth Butter Bean Dip is a creamy delight. With roasted garlic, lemon juice, tahini, and sea salt, it's perfect for dipping crackers and crunchy veggies. A quick and satisfying snack or appetiser.
A deliciously simple spiced hummus made from roasted garlic, lemon juice, chickpeas, creamy tahini, smoked paprika and a pinch of chilli. Perfect for dipping with crackers and crudites.View Recipe
Spice up your snacking with Spiced Hummus. Roasted garlic, lemon juice, chickpeas, creamy tahini, smoked paprika, and a hint of chilli create a deliciously simple dip. Perfect for pairing with crackers and crudites.
Conclusion: The Joy of Quick Cooking Without Compromising on Taste
In the hustle and bustle of life, these 10-minute recipes are your kitchen companions, ensuring you never compromise on taste, nutrition, or satisfaction. So, the next time you find yourself short on time but craving a delicious meal or snack, turn to these recipes and savour the joy of quick cooking.