30-Minute Cooking for Two: Healthy Dishes Without All the Fuss (Paperback)
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30-Minute Cooking for Two offers the fastest, perfectly portioned recipes to make homemade meals every day of the week.
Imagine if cooking for two cut prep and cook times in half, too. 30-Minute Cooking for Two offers perfectly portioned, time-saving recipes to make whipping up meals for just the two of you, easy to do.
Table-ready in 30-minutes or less, these recipes offer fast solutions for meals any day of the week, from a quick breakfast sandwich to a proper date-night steak. Using no more than 8 staple ingredients per recipe, 30-Minute Cooking for Two gives you fewer leftovers, less processed food, and more time to spend between your twosome.
Whether you're a newlywed, an empty nester, or just plain tired of giant portions and days of leftovers, this cookbook is for you. Inside you'll find:
- Tips for kitchen prep that include shopping lists for pantry staples and essential cooking equipment to stock your kitchen with.
- 30-minute recipes for breakfast, soups, salads, sandwiches, dinner, and dessert, with quick-reference labels super-fast recipes (20-minutes or less) and one pot meals.
- 8 ingredients per recipe that are easy-to-find all year around, and make every meal fresh and healthy.
Every twosome has a special thing that they do together. With the quick and easy recipes in 30-Minute Cooking for Two, cooking can be your thing, too.
About the Author
Taylor Ellingson is a self-taught baker and home cook who loves creating healthy meals and decadent desserts. Even more, she loves introducing people to cooking and showing them how accessible and easy it can be. She is the founder of the food blog greens & chocolate (www.greensnchocolate.com), where she blogs mostly about her recipe creations and occasionally about her family and their travel adventures. When she’s not cooking and eating, she enjoys running, yoga, hiking, travel, patio happy hours, and spending time with her family. She was born and raised in Iowa and currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband, Marc, and their two boys, Lars and Soren.
“I love Taylor’s approach to cooking for two: 30-minute healthy meals that aren’t fussy. This is what we all need more of! This book is a celebration of simple and approachable recipes you’ll want to eat day after day. The 3-Minute Microwave Vanilla Almond Granola rocked my world, and the BLT with Basil Mayonnaise is a dish I’ve been making on repeat—they’re delicious! I can’t wait to cook my way through this entire book.”—Philia Kelnhofer, author of Fast and Easy Five-Ingredient Recipes: A Cookbook for Busy People, and creator of sweetphi.com
"A fantastic addition to anyone’s cookbook collection! Taylor’s inspiring recipes make cooking healthy meals at home fast and easy—and most importantly, they taste incredible. Whether you’re looking for a quick and healthy breakfast on a busy morning or a savory dinner meal, her dishes demonstrate that using real foods can be nutritious while bursting with flavor. I love the section on Vegetable Mains, and her Cauliflower Chickpea Curry is a favorite at our house. Cooking delicious and healthy meals at home just got easier!"—Suzi Hinck, MS, RDN, LD
"This excellent book shows us that small batch cooking doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming. With delicious recipes from Chipotle Lentil Stew to Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites, Taylor Ellingson's collection is sure to please all eaters!"—Sonja Overhiser, author of Pretty Simple Cooking and founder of the blog A Couple Cooks