5 Easy No-Cook, No-Fuss Recipes #AtoZChallenge

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Cooking is love, passion, fun, therapeutic and rewarding for many and it is a chore and a responsibility for many. It’s obvious that the former love to spend hours in the kitchen creating magical dishes and the latter can’t wait to get out of the kitchen. For those who hate to stand in front of the stove, let me share some no-cook and no-fuss recipes.

Oh, these no-cook and no-fuss recipes are ideal to introduce kids to cooking too. Also these recipes can be made quickly and easily with lesser ingredients as compared to regular traditional dishes.

So whether you are in no mood to cook or have run out of gas or feel it’s too hot to sweat it in the kitchen or are just lazy, here are some Easy No-Cook, No-Fuss Recipes just for you.

5 Easy No-Cook No-Fuss Recipes

1. Appetizers and Sides
Cucumber Cups by Martha StewartCucumber Cups

Ingredients

  • Cucumbers – 2
  • Cottage Cheese – 1/2 Cup

How to Make

  • Slice cucumbers in half lengthwise; trim ends. Cut each half into 3/4-inch pieces.
  • Scoop out the center of each piece of cucumber with a melon baller or a scoop, and fill with about 1/2 teaspoon cottage cheese. Garnish with clover sprouts, and serve.
2. Breakfast
Chocolate Strawberry Overnight Oatschocolate-strawberry-overnight-oats-related-recipe

Ingredients

  • Quaker Oats – 1/2 Cup
  • Low Fat Milk – 1/2 Cup
  • Honey – 1 Tbsp
  • Cocoa powder – 1 Tsp
  • Chocolate, shavings – 1 Tbsp
  • Strawberries, hulled and sliced – 1/4 Cup

How to Make

  • Add Quaker Oats to your container of choice, pour in milk, and layer strawberries, cocoa powder, honey, and chocolate shavings.
  • Refrigerate overnight and enjoy when you wake!
3. Main Dish
Hummus-Stuffed Pitas

Ingredients

  • Plain hummus – 1 Cup
  • Whole-wheat pitas, halved – 4
  • Green leaf lettuce leaves, halved – 4
  • Thinly sliced English cucumber – 1 1/4 cups
  • Thinly sliced radishes – 3/4 cup
  • Thinly sliced red onion – 1/3 cup
  • Crumbled feta cheese – 1/2 cup
  • Freshly ground black pepper

How to Make

  • Divide hummus evenly among 8 pita halves -about 1 1/2 tablespoons each.
  • Divide lettuce, cucumber, radishes, onion, and cheese evenly among pita halves. Sprinkle with pepper.
4. Dessert
Almond Malai Kulfi

Ingredients

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  • Almonds (blanched and ground) – 1 Cup
  • Condensed milk – 1.5 Cup
  • Cream – 6 tbsp
  • Toasted pistachio, chopped coarsely – 15-20
  • Milk – 1/4 cup
  • A pinch of Saffron

How to Make

  • In a bowl, blend ground blanched almonds, condensed milk and cream together.
  • Infuse milk with saffron and add the mix into it.
  • Add pistachio into it and blend them well together.
  • Set them in a matki and cover it with butter paper.
  • Refrigerate and serve cold.
5. Shake
Nutella Milkshake

Ingredients

  • Milk – ½ Cup
  • Nutella – 1 Tablespoon
  • Vanilla Ice-Cream – 2 Cups

How to Make

Nutella Milkshake
  • Pour the milk in the mason jar, add the Nutella and then tightly fasten the lid.
  • Shake the jar vigorously for about 20 seconds, or until evenly mixed.
  • Add the vanilla ice cream and shake the jar to mix all the ingredients evenly.
  • Pour your shake into a glass and enjoy!

Do you like No-Cook and No-Fuss Recipes? Do you give your gas some rest sometime by rustling up some quick and easy dishes?

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