Category: Quick & Easy Recipes

Noodles At Home (Quick & Best)

Instant noodles is a packed block of dried noodles that is famous in Asian countries and now very popular all over the world. Each pack of noodles has flavoring powder in it, some include a spicy seasoning in it. This dish is very quick and easy to cook, ready in less than 5 minutes! You can always add other ingredients such as sunny-side-up egg and some chopped greens.

Ingredients:

• 1 pack instant noodles
• 1 egg
• a little oil for frying
• some sesame seeds (for garnishing)
• some chopped coriander/parsley (for garnishing)

Instructions:

Set a small saucepot over medium heat.
Add 2 cups of water to the pot.
Let it boil.
Once it boils, add the noodles.
Add the flavoring powder that comes with it.
Let it cook for 3 minutes.
After 3 minutes, remove from the heat and transfer to a bowl.

Set a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
Add a little oil for frying.
Fry a sunny-side-up egg until egg white has set.
Remove from the heat and transfer to the bowl with the cooked noodles.
Garnish with some chopped coriander or parsley.
Sprinkle with some sesame seeds.
Serve and enjoy!

Noodles At Home (Quick & Best)
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8cHXJxpqds

How To Make The Ultimate Crispy Fish And Chips

This ultimate crispy fish and chips is the dish you need to cap off the weekend. Coat the fish pieces with a flavorful batter to make them delicious and crispy. Bake seasoned potato strips to match the crispy fish and serve with the dip of your choice.

Ingredients:

Chips

• 6 large potatoes (unpeeled, cut into thin strips)
• 3 tbsp vegetable oil
• 2 tsp garlic powder
• 1/2 tsp sweet paprika
• 1 tsp sea salt
• pepper to taste

Fish

• 4 x 5 oz white fish pieces (codfish or snapper)
• 1 cup cornflour
• 400 grams all-purpose flour
• 3 tsp baking powder
• 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
• salt to taste
• pepper to taste
• 320 ml cold beer
• 280 ml cold soda water
• vegetable oil (for deep frying)

Instructions:

Chips

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Soak potato strips in water for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes, drain the water.
Place potato strips on a dishcloth and pat them dry.
Transfer to a baking tray.
Season with sweet paprika, garlic powder, sea salt and pepper.
Drizzle with some oil.
Mix well to coat.
Place inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 30 minutes.
Flip over the potato strips and bake for additional 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the fish.

Fish

Add all-purpose flour in a bowl and keep it in the fridge for 15 minutes.
After 15 minutes, it’s ready to use.
Add baking powder.
Season with turmeric powder and salt.
Mix well.
Pour cold beer and cold soda water.
Whisk until batter is well combined.
Set aside.

Place the fish pieces on a plate and keep them in the fridge until they are ready to cook.
Once ready to cook, season the fish pieces with salt and pepper.
Coat each fish piece with cornflour.
Dip into the batter.
Deep-fry over high heat in a pan with vegetable oil.
Keep on flipping the fish to have an even texture.
Once golden brown, remove from the pan.
Transfer to a paper towel to drain excess oil.

At this time, the potatoes are done.
Remove from the oven.
Transfer to a serving plate together with the fried fish.
Serve with your favorite dip.
Enjoy!

How To Make The Ultimate Crispy Fish & Chips
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJlRRLHPfr8

7 Easy Healthy Snack Ideas!

Prepare these delicious and easy healthy snack ideas for your friends when you are hanging out at the crib on the weekend! These are homemade and quick to prepare. You can serve them up in delicious combinations if you like.

Snack Idea #1 – Combos

Ingredients:

• 1 cup strawberries
• 1 cup sliced apples
• 1 cup blueberries
• ripe bananas
• 1/2 cup cashew nuts
• 1/2 cup walnuts
• 1/2 cup raw almond nuts
• 1/2 pecan nuts
• 1/2 pistachio nuts
• 1/2 cup nut butter (or any nut butter of your choice)

Instructions:

Just mix and match any of the fruits and nuts.
Dip with your preferred nut butter.
Enjoy!

Snack Idea #2 – Avocado Toast

Ingredients:

• 1 whole-wheat bread slice
• 1/2 avocado (sliced)
• sea salt to taste
• black pepper to taste

Instructions:

Lay a slice of whole-wheat bread.
Add avocado slices on top.
Sprinkle some sea salt and black pepper.
Enjoy!

Snack Idea #3 – Banana Coffee Smoothie

Ingredients:

• 1 ripe frozen banana (sliced)
• 1 tbsp unsweetened almond butter
• 1/2 cup brewed black coffee

Instructions:

Prepare a blender.
Add ripe frozen banana slices into the blender.
Add unsweetened almond butter.
Pour brewed black coffee.
Blend until well combined.
Once done, transfer into a glass or mason jar.
Enjoy!

Snack Idea #4 – Healthy Nutella Dip

Ingredients:

• 1 tbsp unsweetened nut butter
• 1/2 tsp raw cacao powder
• 1/2 tsp pure maple syrup
• some almond nuts
• some strawberries
• whole-wheat bread slices

Instructions:

In a small sauce bowl, add unsweetened nut butter.
Add raw cacao powder and pure maple syrup.
Mix until well combined.
Make it as a dip for strawberries and almond nuts.
You can make it as a spread for whole-wheat bread slices.
Enjoy!

Snack Idea #5 – Peanut Butter Apple Sandwich

Ingredients:

• 2 apples (sliced into rounds)
• peanut butter
• cinnamon powder

Instructions:

Carve out the core of the apple slices using a knife.
Take one apple slice, then spread some peanut butter on top of it.
Sprinkle cinnamon.
Cover with another apple slice.
Repeat with the remaining apple slices.
Enjoy!

Snack Idea #6 – Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients:

• 2 ripe bananas
• 1 cup rolled oats
• 1 tsp cinnamon powder
• some coconut oil
• chocolate chips
• raisins
• chopped almond nuts

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 180 C.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add two ripe bananas into the bowl.
Mash the bananas using a fork.
Add 1 cup of rolled oats.
Mix until well combined.
You may divide the oats mixture.
Add chocolate chips on one portion, raisins on the second portion and chopped almond nuts on the third.
You may bake the oats mixture as it is.

Prepare a parchment-lined baking tray.
Grease lightly with coconut oil.
Get a spoonful of the mixture, place it on the tray and form into a cookie.
Do with the rest of the mixture.
Place it inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 15-20 minutes.
Once done, remove it from the oven and let it cool.
Enjoy!

Snack Idea #7 – Oats Peanut Butter Bites

Ingredients:

• 2 cups dry rolled oats
• 1 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
• 1 cup peanut butter
• 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
• 3-4 tbsp melted coconut oil

Instructions:

Prepare a large mixing bowl.
Add dry rolled oats, unsweetened desiccated coconut and peanut butter.
Drizzle pure vanilla extract.
Sprinkle cinnamon.
Pour pure maple syrup and melted coconut oil.
Mix until well combined.
Get a spoonful of the mixture and form into a small ball.
Place on tray.
Do this with the rest of the mixture.
Place it inside the fridge for 1-2 hours.
Once done, remove from the fridge and serve.
Enjoy!

7 Easy Healthy Snack Ideas
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydZedLblpFY