Some people think that just because you’re living in a condo, it means that you have no time to cook—and that you only eat fast-food. This notion is so wrong because contrary to popular belief, cooking doesn’t actually have to take a lot of your time.
In fact, there are a lot of healthy recipes that you can whip up in a jiffy! Here are 15 no-frills recipes that any condo dweller can cook and love.
1. Grilled Chicken Sandwich Wraps
A sandwich wrap is filling—and can make you drool, especially if it has that cheesy, melt-in-the-mouth goodness. This one takes it up a notch by making use of parmesan cheese, yogurt, chicken, and greens with a hint of lemon that’ll surely satisfy your taste buds!
2. Quick and Easy Stir Fry with Chestnuts
Stir fries can be anything but boring—as long as you have ingredients that can spice things up. This recipe makes use of chicken tenders, veggies, and chestnuts that give it an extra kick—and a certain texture that would make you want to go for seconds over and over again!
3. Shake-Shake Omelet
This Omelet is not your usual omelet. In fact, you can prepare it and just bring it with you anywhere—because you only shake it in a freezer bag, and cook when needed! And, with avocados, mushrooms, and bacon, omelet certainly becomes exciting!
4. Chocolate-Dipped Banana Bites
If you’re looking for a healthy, easy-to-make snack, this one is perfect for you. With a combination of bananas and chocolate, you’ll get the right amount of carbohydrates and fiber that will keep you energized throughout the day!
5. Balsamic Chicken and Strawberry Salad
The Mediterranean Diet is said to be one of the healthiest kinds of diets in the planet—and this recipe will give you a taste of it. With chicken breasts, strawberries, arugula, and balsamic vinaigrette, this zesty recipe is something you won’t soon forget!
6. The Quinoa Energizer
The love for quinoa isn’t just hype. It’s actually one of the best rice substitutes you can eat because it is packed with fiber and protein—and can really help hasten your metabolism. Mixed with lemon juice, black beans, and tomatoes, this recipe will surely energize you!
7. Avocado Creamy Cups
Avocado contains good fat. Why? Well, because it helps tell the brain that you’re already satiated while really making you feel full—even with small bites! This easy to make snack is zesty, thanks to lime, and has the right amount of spices to perk you up, too!
8. Amazing Roasted Veggies
Broccoli and Mushrooms become appetizing when mixed with kosher salt, carrots, and zucchini. This recipe will certainly make you see vegetables in a different light!
9. Swiss Cheese, Ham, and Pear Sandwich
Sure, these ingredients do not seem to come together, but this recipe will show you that opposites actually attract! The creaminess of the cheese complements the pear’s juicy, zesty appeal, and the ham gives it that little salty kick—minus the calories!
10. Oven Tacos with Green Chili
Tacos are the perfect movietime snack, and this one right here is a healthy, appetizing version! With a mix of ground beef, beans, green chili, and the salsa of your choice, you’ll surely be able to nosh on the best tacos ever!
11. Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn
Popcorn doesn’t have to be salty. In fact, it can be really healthy—especially with the help of cauliflower, a little bit of garlic, and salt! Now, you’ll realize that cauliflower isn’t actually bland, after all!
12. Hazelnut, Grapefruit, and Kale Salad
Kale really is the King of all Greens for it contains a lot of vitamins, minerals, and calcium that provide strength. When mixed with grapefruit and hazelnut, it becomes extremely appetizing, you’ll forget you’re eating greens!
13. Spiced Egg Salad Sandwich
Your old-school favorite can now be turned into something new. With the right amount of spices, that egg sandwich would certainly rock your world!
14. Feta and Broccoli Omelet served with Toast
Make breakfast special with this broccoli and feta concoction. With a lot of fiber and protein, this gives new meaning to health on a plate!
15. Fruity Greek Yogurt Parfait
And finally, end the day with a well-deserved treat! This mix of nuts, plums, nectarines, and healthy, tasty Greek yogurt can be done in just 5 minutes—and would leave an unforgettable explosion of taste in your mouth!
Try these recipes and you’ll surely enjoy cooking in your condo even more!