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Yes, Quick Healthy Meals Are Possible Even When You Have No Time To Cook

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By Curtis

Everybody’s in a hurry. There’s no time to cook. The drive-thru seems like the only option, right?

Au contraire my friend, quick healthy meals are always possible, no matter how short your time may be!

Some examples:

  • Crockpot oatmeal is a quick & easy breakfast. That’s right, you cook the oats through the night & wake up to the sweet smell of fresh oatmeal.
  • Serve handfuls of nuts instead of 100-calorie pre-packaged snacks – they’re easy to eat on the go, and they’re oh so healthy.
  • Keep salad fixin’s in Tupperware bowls in the fridge. That way, it’s a cinch to whip up a salad in a hurry and everyone gets to pick their own favorite ingredients.
  • How about tasty chicken in just over 5 minutes? Simply use a variety of seasonings to suit fussy appetites. Boneless low-fat chicken breasts make some of the best quick & healthy meals.

You say, even just 15 to 20 minutes of prep time isn’t going to work for you? Then you’ll be glad to know there’s still a way to serve up quick healthy meals.

Check out these meal delivery systems that do all the prep work for you:

  • Send a Meal ships their dinners to you frozen. All you do is pop them in the oven.
  • Nutrisystem offers portion controlled meals that can make a big difference for weight loss.

My own favorite way to avoid the last-minute supper preparation blues is to plan ahead — even if it means getting up a few minutes earlier in the morning. I break out the old crock pot and load it up with a beef roast, pork shoulder, or maybe some spare ribs.  Add some vegetables and seasoning and let her simmer on low all day!

Having dinner ready to eat when I arrive home from a hard day’s work is all the motivation I need to use a crockpot.

Quick healthy meals don’t need to be a time-consuming ordeal. Heck, Rachael Ray does it in 30-minutes.  I often do it quicker than that!

In this video, Joshua demonstrate how to prepare quick healthy meals even easier: