6 simple meals for myself

Receive visitors - it is certainly good, but the cook just for myself - a separate pleasure. No need to wonder whether all eat onions, whether anyone allergic to avocado. Another argument in favor of employment culinary experiments alone, my favorite - in which case no one will see your shame.

Here are a few recipes that you can quickly cook after work. Is it possible to come up with the best thing for a single evening than a good dinner?

1. Roast chicken with avocado

6 simple meals for myself

I like recipes that can be ready for the future and to take with you to work. This chicken breast with avocado is very easy to prepare and takes you a little time. It is delicious either hot or cold.


  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar,
  • 1/4 cup of honey,
  • 3 cloves garlic,
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil,
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning,
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt,
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper,
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts and skin,
  • 4 slices of mozzarella cheese,
  • 2 avocados,
  • 3 tomatoes,
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil.


In medium-sized bowl vzbey balsamic vinegar, honey, chopped garlic, olive oil, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Marinate the chicken breast in the resulting brine for 30 minutes. In a separate bowl mix the diced avocado and tomato, add it to the basil, salt and pepper to taste.

Marinated chicken fry on the grill on both sides until cooked and arrange on platter. Top positive slice of cheese and tomato with a mixture of avocado.

2. Detox salad with lemon and cabbage

6 simple meals for myself

A healthy diet should not become a chore, so let it be delicious and original. This salad is very rich, so it can replace other meals. If you still feel a little heavy from the winter holidays - this dish - what you need.


  • cabbage leaves,
  • white beans (can be canned),
  • 1 avocado,
  • 100 grams of tofu or pace,
  • 3/4 cup of cooked quinoa grains,
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds,
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame or normal,
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

For the filling:

  • 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil, or you can simply double the amount of olive oil,
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil,
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar,
  • juice of half lemon.


The ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl whisk. Lay the cabbage in a large bowl and mash with gravy spoon. Then add pace or tofu, pre-fried, quinoa and other ingredients. Avocados are rarely small plates and add at the end. Top wring lemon, salt and pepper.

3. Salmon teriyaki

6 simple meals for myself

If you want something east, set aside the menu with dishes to take away and prepare themselves salmon with teriyaki sauce. It will take a little longer than the others, so this dish is perfect for a Sunday evening. The ideal food for a comfortable holiday.


  • salmon fillet,
  • 3/4 cup of soy sauce,
  • 3/4 cup rice wine,
  • 1/2 cup white or brown sugar,
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic,
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger,
  • 1 sheet nori,
  • 2 tablespoons sesame,
  • 2 cup of rice,
  • 1 cup of rice vinegar,
  • 3 tablespoons sugar,
  • 2 teaspoons salt,
  • 300 grams of fresh spinach,
  • 1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil,
  • bunch of green onions,
  • 1 avocado.


  • Do teriyaki sauce: In a small saucepan Shall the soy sauce, rice wine, sugar, garlic and ginger to a boil. Reduce heat and mascara in the clear, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Prepare the ingredients for the garnish. Fry cut sheet nori sesame on medium heat and set aside. Decoction of rice, add the warmed rice vinegar, salt and sugar in it. Spinach extinguished in sesame oil with two tablespoons of water for about three minutes.
  • Put a piece of salmon in the preheated oven for backing foil. Bake for about three minutes, then Get, zaley teriyaki sauce and lay still for a few minutes until fully cooked.
  • In the bottom of the dish lay out rice and spinach. Put the salmon on top, next to him - slices of avocado. Sprinkle with sesame toasted nori.

4. The Turkish egg salad with

6 simple meals for myself

Although this recipe is a traditional breakfast, it is perfect for lunch or dinner. You will need only 30 minutes of time and a little inspiration. Ingredients:

  • 1 cup yogurt,
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill,
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley,
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed or shredded,
  • salt and pepper to taste,
  • 4 boiled eggs,
  • 2 cups of boiled red quinoa,
  • 1/4 cup dried tomato pesto,
  • 2 cups fresh spinach,
  • 1 avocado,
  • 500 grams crumbly goat cheese,
  • toasted sesame seeds, fresh dill, fresh mint, salt for decoration.


  • 2 tablespoons butter,
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil,
  • 1-2 teaspoons crushed red pepper,
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika.


In a medium bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, dill, parsley, garlic, a pinch of salt and pepper. Stirred until smooth. Put in the fridge until use.

Put the quinoa in a bowl and add a large spoonful of the resulting yoghurt sauce and pesto. Then lay 1-2 eggs. Add spinach and avocado.

In a small saucepan, melt the butter, sesame oil, crushed red pepper and paprika. Fields warm egg sauce. Decorate the dish with fresh herbs, lemon zest, sesame seeds and crumbled goat cheese.

5. Thai peanut tofu

6 simple meals for myself

As you may have guessed, the main ingredient is tofu. Add to it the fresh vegetables, rice and herbs. 60 minutes straightforward magic, and the Buddha bowl on your desk. Ingredients:

  • 150 grams of solid tofu
  • 1/4 cup of brown rice,
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh herbs: cilantro, basil and mint,
  • 1 leaf of Chinese cabbage,
  • 1 medium carrot,
  • 1 avocado,
  • bunch of green onions,
  • tablespoon of black and white sesame seeds for decoration,
  • peanuts for garnish.

For peanut marinade:

  • 3 tablespoons of peanut butter,
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice,
  • 2 cloves garlic,
  • 1/2 peeled ginger root,
  • pinch of stevia.


Tofu wring it well, wrapped in a towel and leave overnight under pressure in the refrigerator. Then, get, cut into cubes. Ingredients for peanut marinade in a blender grind. Soak in the sauce tofu for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven, put tofu on parchment paper and bake until golden brown, turning occasionally.

Boil the rice, mix with fresh herbs and put on a plate. Steamed Chinese cabbage to bright green. Add rice with carrots, onions and chopped avocado. Top with tofu, sprinkled with sesame seeds and crushed peanuts. Drizzle with peanut sauce.

6. Pizza with zucchini and pesto

6 simple meals for myself

Hot pizza restaurant will be useful, and who do not want to cook this classic Italian cuisine? With fiddle test does not necessarily - or buy it ready-made cakes in the shop. It will only have to fill it with ingredients and bake. Ingredients:

  • pizza dough,
  • 1 cup pesto sauce,
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese,
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese,
  • 1 medium zucchini cut into ribbons
  • 1 jar of marinated artichokes,
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes,
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil,
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or grated,
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme,
  • salt and pepper to taste,
  • pinch of crushed red pepper jalapeno,
  • fresh basil and arugula for decoration.


Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Brush the large baking with olive oil.

On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough into a thin circle. Drag it onto the prepared baking sheet. Spread over the dough pesto sauce and sprinkle with grated cheese and mozzarella. Add zucchini with artichoke taste.

In a bowl, mix up tomatoes with olive oil, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper. Lay the tomatoes on the pizza, sprinkle with oil, which is left in the bowl.

Put in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Take out of the oven and sprinkle with fresh basil and arugula.