megan-simple

Home & Life’s Managing Editor, Megan, is deficient in the cooking departing. So our readers like to help her out by providing recipes that are SO easy to make, even MEGAN could pull them off… “megan-simple.”

Simple Vitamix recipes for blending newbs

We got two Megan-simple cooking appliances from our wedding registry. I already talked about how much the Instant Pot rocks. But I have to say, I love our Vitamix (the one with the idiot proof soup, smoothie settings) EVEN MORE! It’s incredibly Megan-simple. I’ve made soups, smoothies, and acai bowls.

I’ll totally show you my favorite Vitamix recipes if you show me yours!

Asian beef: A quick dinner recipe for a picky family

Do you need a quick meal you can throw together without measuring spoons? A pinch here and a splash there? Let me introduce you to my family’s new favorite meal, a little thing I like to call Asian beef. (And it is also great for picky eaters!)

My favorite 5 minute meal: Egg and avocado toast

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner — ever since I discovered I can make egg and avocado on toast in less than five minutes, it’s become my go-to meal when I’m short on time. In addition to being fast, it’s filling, full of protein, and only about 300 calories!

How to make wheat and dairy-free blender muffins

Sometimes nothing satisfies like a warm muffin. I love this recipe because not only is it dairy and wheat-free, it is also void of refined sugar and has just a trace of oil. Even better, you whip it all up in your blender!

My experience in amateur cake decorating: aka How to make easy birthday cakes

My experience in amateur cake decorating has been really positive. People don’t appear mad at my cakes (even if they are sometimes crooked). With a few hacks, you too can learn to make easy birthday cakes too…

Try this easy chocolate pie recipe that’s “like pie crust filled with brownie batter”

This easy chocolate pie recipe is GOOD. Both my mother-in-law and husband, (aka our resident picky eaters) loved it and said it was like a pie crust filled with brownie batter.

I advocate buying pre-made crust. After that it’s mix, pour, bake, and voilà: pie! And if you’ve got your fancy pants on, you can even make whipped cream to top it…