On busy days, you still want to have a tasty meal. When it’s made with only five ingredients, it’s even better.
Some days you just don’t have the time to whip up a big meal. Sure, you can order something, but a homecooked dish just tastes better. (And it’s usually healthier too!)
Between work, time with family, and afterschool activities, making a meal can sometimes feel like the last thing on your list. A tasty dish doesn’t need a bunch of ingredients. With just five or less ingredients, you can create a simple and satisfying meal!
Whether it’s dinnertime, snack time or something in between, these recipes are perfect for any time. My family loves them and yours will too!
Enjoy all the flavours of summer in this simple and delicious salad. With fresh watermelon, tomatoes and basil, each mouthful tastes like a perfect summer’s day.
Drizzling it with a honey-sweetened balsamic reduction rounds out all the flavours, making Watermelon Summer Salad a perfect addition to picnics, barbeques or any family gathering. Check out the recipe.
Made with canned salmon, this simple recipe can be thrown together in 15 minutes. With a little low fat mayonnaise, egg whites, bread crumbs, and Worcestershire sauce, you have a tasty mini burger.
Enjoy Salmon Pattie Sliders as an appetizer and as an entree. Serve them with your favourite burger fixings for a tasty, family-friendly meal. Check out the recipe.
With all the flavours of your favourite cheesecake, Skinny Cheesecake Dip is a wonderful addition to any night. Serve it as a skinny dessert or even as a sweet appetizer treat. You’ll love how easy this dish is to make. And everyone else will enjoy eating it! Just don’t expect any leftovers. Check out the recipe.
A family favourite dish! With only four ingredients, this is one simple and delicious dinner. The combination of sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil, sautéed garlic and cottage cheese creates a truly luscious pasta sauce.
With a rich and decadent creamy sauce, this healthy pasta recipe is made without any cream or butter. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta is a perfect dish to throw together any night of the week. Check out the recipe.
Honey Mustard Salmon is truly yummy-licious! With only four ingredients, this salmon is quick and easy to make. It’s really as easy as 1, 2, 3 – 1 tablespoon of Honey, 2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard, and 3 tablespoons of brown sugar. Bing, bang, boom! You have a delicious fish to impress your family and friends with. Check out the recipe.
Asian-inspired, Miso Glazed Salmon is one simple meal. Not only is the marinade made with only four ingredients, but within the time it takes for your oven to warm up, your salmon will be ready to bake.
To make it even easier, you only need two kitchen prep tools – one bowl and one measuring spoon. The measurements for each of the glaze’s ingredients are only two tablespoons. It doesn’t get easier than that! Check out the recipe.
White Wine Summer Salmon is a perfect simple meal. Made with only five ingredients, this salmon is ready in only 20 minutes, but it tastes like you’ve been cooking all day.
At first bite, White Wine Summer Salmon has a wonderfully floral flavour. But as you continue to enjoy the fish, you notice the lemon, fresh basil and roasted garlic. That’s one of the best things about this recipe – each ingredient truly adds to the overall flavour. Check out the recipe.
When the right fruits and veggies combine in a smoothie, they become even tastier. Berry Spinach Smoothie has all the flavours of a refreshing berry drink. Even though it’s green, you can’t even taste the spinach in this healthy smoothie treat. You’ll simply sip the wonderful flavours of mixed berries with a hint of creamy banana. Check out the recipe.
If you love creamsicles, you’ll love Creamy Pineapple Smoothie. With an exotic and tropical flavour, you can enjoy the tart and creamy flavour combination that’s wonderfully delicious.
Drink away! With a creamy orange colour and a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals, Creamy Pineapple Smoothie can be a tasty and beautiful part of your day. Check out the recipe.
Creamy Raspberry Lemonade has everything you love about a classic lemonade drink. With freshly squeezed lemon and frozen raspberries, this honey-sweetened drink is creamy and refreshing. Don’t be fooled by the creamy flavour, this drink is actually really healthy. Check out the recipe.
Forget about chocolate milkshakes, Chocolate Banana Smoothie is loaded with good for you ingredients and it tastes great too!
It’s thick, creamy and it actually tastes like dessert. Except this dessert-tasting drink is so healthy, you can enjoy it for breakfast. I did the other day!! Check out the recipe.
Orange Feel Better Smoothie tastes like creamy orange heaven. Taste aside, this smoothie is my cold-fighting secret weapon. When I feel a cold coming on, this is my go to drink. It’s packed with orange juice, banana, honey, and cinnamon. Each of these ingredients can give you the boost you need to feel better soon. Check out the recipe.
Decadent, velvety, and bursting with a chocolate-peanut butter flavour – this is one tasty dip. Enjoy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fruit Dip with strawberries, apples or your favourite fruit and you’ll be in cocoa heaven!
Your taste buds will think it’s made with creamy chocolate, but Chocolate Peanut Butter Fruit Dip is actually packed with vanilla Greek yogurt, peanut butter, cocoa powder, honey and with a hint of cinnamon. Yummy, healthy and easy to make, this is one super snack. Check out the recipe.
When the weather is warm and the sun is shining, there is nothing more refreshing than frozen yogurt. With the perfect combination of creamy and fruity, this summer treat is sure to keep you cool. Plus, it’s tasty too!
Mango Frozen Yogurt may taste like a decadent and creamy treat, but it’s actually made with healthy ingredients. The creamy base is made up of vanilla Greek yogurt. While the mango and lime add a tasty and sweet pop of flavour. Check out the recipe.
Melt-in-your-mouth fruit!! That’s right, something amazing happens when cantaloupe is roasted in the oven – a naturally sweet fruit becomes even sweeter. While roasting, the cubes of cantaloupe collapse a little, after losing some of their water weight. What’s left is a sweeter, more complexly flavoured fruit. Each piece of Maple Roasted Cantaloupe is so soft it almost melts in your mouth. Yum! Check out the recipe.
There’s nothing like frozen treats – rich, milky and wonderfully delicious. Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream Bites is filled with everything you love about ice cream in a bite-sized treat. Each bite is packed with frozen bananas, peanut butter and honey. Three easy ingredients in one amazingly tasty dessert. Check out the recipe.
Give your fruit salad a little tasty twist. Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad is a fresh and refreshing take on a fruit salad with a lime and maple-sweetened dressing. The combination of cantaloupe melon balls and blueberry create a simple and delicious fruit salad that’s a real crowd pleaser. Just don’t count on leftovers. Check out the recipe.
Chocolate Apple Nachos is a tasty treat for kids and adults alike. Each bite tastes like the perfect candy apple. With a tasty balance of crunchy apple, chocolate, butterscotch and coconut, you can indulge in your sweet tooth and enjoy every bite of it. Check out the recipe.
With a heavenly flavour and a perfect soft brownie texture, Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies are a chocolate lover’s dream. There’s also a hint of banana throughout, which perfectly compliments the chocolate and hazelnut. Banana, hazelnut, and chocolate – talk about serious yum! Check out the recipe.
With the taste of strawberry and cheesecake, Strawberry Cheesecake Bites are overflowing with yummy flavour. The combination of strawberry, graham cracker crumble and cheesecake, make this skinny dessert completely irresistible. It’s a perfect treat for kids and adults alike. No one can get enough of these sweet and creamy treats. Check out the recipe.
Now, the only question is what are you going to make tonight?