Want to eat healthier but you’re not much of a cook? You don’t have to have kitchen skills to rival Jamie Oliver in order to eat better or prepare healthy meals for your family.
For some people, the thought of cooking may feel really overwhelming, especially if it’s something that’s new to you.
The good news is, The Healthy Mummy’s 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge app is so easy to follow. It breaks everything down – from what to get in the grocery store, exactly how much of each thing you’ll need and step-by-step instructions.
But for those of you who just don’t feel comfortable in the kitchen, don’t worry! There are OVER 6,000 meals in the app. They’re not all gourmet. In fact, there are salads, wraps, soups and even recipes that you can stick in the microwave!
Scroll down to check out our SUPER SIMPLE and straightforward meals that you don’t have to have too many kitchen skills for…
Top tips eating healthier for those who don’t like cooking
- Opt for salads and wraps
- Up your fruit and veggies intake – you can even eat raw veggies
- Drink The Healthy Mummy Smoothies – all you need to do is add your milk choice
- Start out with one pot meals
- Add frozen veggies into your meals – they’re just as good as fresh
- Pick meals with only a few ingredients
- Purchase The Healthy Mummy’s ready made Meals To You food delivery service
Stress-free salad recipes
Better For You Chicken Caesar Salad
This is a summer salad through and through. Does any recall stopping by the chicken shop on the way home from the beach and grabbing a caesar for a quick dinner? Well now, you can make your own healthy version which tastes just as good!
Tuna & Corn Pasta Salad
When you’re feeling like a substantial meal but it’s boiling outside, this pasta salad is your answer. This is a really simple recipe and a great one to meal prep for meals later in the week.
This is a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe.
Poached Chicken, Avocado and Blood Orange Salad
Add some quinoa to jazz this up! Did you know you can eat quinoa cold and it still tastes amazing!? Using fruit in your salads is also a good way to get more nutrients and colour into your meals, why not try some in-season fruits this summer.
5 ingredient or less
One pot pasta
One Pot Spag Bol
Save time on washing up and mess by creating this tasty one pot wonder for a tasty mid-week meal in around 30 minutes.
Yes, even the pasta is cooked in the same pot! Try using wholegrain spaghetti if you can.
Healthy and Creamy Carbonara Pasta
There is something about pasta that makes it a huge family favourite. But if you are trying to lose weight you might have thought that carbonara would be off the menu due to the high fat content. But that doesn’t have to be the case on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.
Stovetop Family Friendly Beef Lasagne
If you want to save time on making a family friendly lasagne, this stovetop method is perfect. The whole thing is cooked on the stovetop which means you don’t even need to turn the oven on.
As part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge we have so many family friendly meal recipes that you can enjoy while you lose weight. Think Mexican Nachos, Homemade Fish Fingers, and Pesto Pasta.
Baked Chicken Spaghetti
Cheesy Veggie Pasta Bake
Kid Friendly Cheesy Veggie Pasta Bake is a family friendly meal you can’t beat from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge menu. It’s quick and easy to prepare, making it a winner all round.
Easy egg recipes
Egg with corn salsa
A delicious, budget friendly breakfast that can be made for one or for the whole family.
You could prepare a larger batch of the salsa to enjoy throughout the week and save time in the morning with food prep.
This recipe comes from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge and is very BUDGET FRIENDLY, coming in at just $1.90 per serve.
Egg Cup Salad
Any salad combination can be used- the options are endless! Don’t throw away the egg yolks, they can be enjoyed as a separate snack, sprinkle over vegetables or spread over wholegrain toast.
Get the recipe for our Egg Salad Cups here!
Egg, bacon and kale salad
Bacon and eggs in a salad? Yes please! This delicious bacon, egg and kale salad makes for an easy lunch or dinner with a breakfast twist.
Baked eggs with chorizo and beans
If you haven’t been introduced to the idea of having breakfast-style meals for dinner, let this one be your first (here are some more breakfast for dinner ideas from other real mums).
With flavoursome chorizo, loads of veggies, and the protein of legumes, it’s such a satisfying dish.