Great Cookbooks for Lazy and/or Impatient People

Posted on January 21, 2019

by Amy H

If I could find a way to have food cook itself, I would be the happiest person on earth. No, strike that….if I could find the above with food that automatically kept me at my ideal weight, THEN I’d be the happiest person. Basically, I’m hoping for the Star Trek replicator technology to happen SOON. I wouldn’t say no to a holodeck, either. But until then, I’ll have to grit my teeth and cook for myself.

Here are some great cookbooks to inspire better eating habits, aimed at lazy cooks (like me!).

Let’s Get Cooking!

Cookbooks for People Who Hate to Cook, but Love to Eat Good Food

Ready or Not! 150 Make-ahead, Make-over, and Make-now Recipes by Nom Nom Paleo by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong
Tasty ultimate : how to cook basically everything by the editors of Tasty
Sheet pan suppers : 120 recipes for simple, surprising, hands-off meals straight from the oven : plus breakfasts, desserts, and snacks, too! / Molly Gilbert.
Just cook it! : 145 built-to-be-easy recipes that are totally delicious by Justin Chapple
Dinner made simple : 35 everyday ingredients, 350 easy recipes / by the editors of Real Simple
Dinner illustrated : 175 meals ready in 1 hour or less by the editors at America's Test Kitchen.
How to feed yourself : 100 fast, cheap, and reliable recipes for cooking when you don't know what you're doing by Spoon University
Skinnytaste one and done : 140 no-fuss dinners for your Instant Pot, slow cooker, air fryer, sheet pan, skillet, dutch oven, and more / Gina Homolka with Heather K. Jones
Dinner A.S.A.P. : 150 meals made As Simple As Possible by the editors of Cooking Light
One pan, two plates vegetarian suppers more than 70 weeknight meals for two by Carla Snyder
Fast and easy five-ingredient recipes : a cookbook for busy people by Philia Kelnhofer

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