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5 Simple Weeknight Dinner Recipes to Cook in a Flash

5 Simple Weeknight Dinner Recipes to Cook in a Flash

Cooking. Whether we love it or not, we all enjoy good food! But what if we are in a hurry? You might find yourself ordering in or eating out – especially when it’s been a long, busy day. Instead, try out any of these 5 easy weeknight meals! Your belly and your wallet will thank you.


1. Korean Beef Bowl with Quinoa

This one is perfectly delicious, nutritious, and quick to cook. You can exchange the quinoa for rice if you prefer, or add in other vegetables! Prep included, this meal takes under 30 minutes and serves 4. Save money and make something healthy!


2. Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Mark this one down, as it’s likely to be your next go-to slow cooker meal. You can simply set-and-go 4 hours before dinnertime.

Tip: Prep the night before cooking by tossing all the ingredients into an air-tight container, and storing in the refrigerator. Don’t have a slow-cooker? Find an affordable one here.


3. Veggie Gnocchi

For this delicious, fast-cooking meal, it’s only the preparation that needs a bit of time. Once you’ve got the vegetables chopped and ready, dinner is no more than 10 minutes away!

The fastest way? If you already know you’ve got a busy day ahead of you, dice all of your vegetables the night before – you’ll be laughing when the clock strikes dinnertime the following day.


4. Lemon Broccoli Pasta Skillet

Just think about this for a moment: steamed broccoli combined with spinach, lemon zest, parmesan and hints of chili flakes in under 30 minutes! This is a delightful vegetarian meal. Once again – for seamless, even faster cooking – prepare all your chopped vegetables a day ahead.


5. Herb Roasted Chicken and Veggies

This easy-peasy dump-and-bake meal can go from your freezer to your oven within 24 hours! Absolutely zero fuss so that you can enjoy your evening after a long day. Feel free to exchange some of the vegetables for other ones you favour or that need to be used up.

Know any other great fast-cooking recipes? Share them with us in the comments below!

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