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Quick & Easy Recipes

35 Minutes or Less: Breakfast, Dinner & Beyond

Delicious, quick, and easy lunch and dinner recipes that are tasty but super-fast and simple to make. Here you will find many simple but tasty dishes for vegetarians and vegans and lots of seasonal recipe ideas that can be prepared quickly!

Fenchel-Salat mit Caesar-Dressing

Fennel Caesar Salad

This fennel caesar salad is a twist on a classic favourite. It’s full of familiar flavours: umami rich caesar dressing, plenty of freshly grated...
Marokkanischer Weiße Bohnen Eintopf (Loubia)

Moroccan White Bean Stew (Loubia)

This Moroccan White Bean Stew (also known as Loubia) is the perfect weeknight meal that is bursting with flavour. A classic in Middle Eastern...
Veganer Linsensalat mit Orangen & Zitrus-Ingwer Dressing

Vegan Lentil Salad with Orange & Ginger Dressing

This colourful vegan lentil salad is packed with good for you ingredients. It’s clean eating at it’s best. Black beluga lentils are tossed together...
Champignonpfanne mit weißen Bohnen 

Braised Mushrooms and White Beans

This one-pan recipe for braised mushrooms and white beans is light, creamy and simply delicious. The combination of sautéed mushrooms, garlic, winter greens, cannellini...
Birnentarte mit Blätterteig

Easy Pear Tart with Puff Pastry

This quick and easy pear tart with puff pastry recipe is the perfect thing for when you want a fantastic tasting dessert that is...
Geröstete Möhren und Pastinaken mit Miso

Miso Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Miso roasted carrots and parsnips - a simple and flavourful side dish! Carrots and parsnips are tossed in a Japanese style glaze made with...
Buttermilch-Scones mit Cranberry

Cranberry Scones

This cranberry scones recipe is perfect during the holiday season when fresh cranberries are abundant, or anytime of year using frozen berries! Simply delicious,...
Harissa-Süßkartoffeln mit Joghurt-Tahini

Harissa Sweet Potato Wedges with Yoghurt-Tahini

Roasted harissa sweet potato wedges served with yoghurt tahini sauce is a delicious side dish that can also be enjoyed as a plant-based main...
Original Schweizer Käsefondue

Original Cheese Fondue with Gruyère and Vacherin

This recipe is based on one from Fromagerie Tea-Room Piller in Semsales, Switzerland. It’s the best recipe for fondue that I have tried. I...
Selbstgemachtes Nutella (Nuss-Nougat-Creme) ohne Industriezucker, vegan und glutenfrei

Homemade Nutella – Better than the Original

This is soon to be your new obsession. Homemade Nutella. What’s so great about it? Well for one, not only is it made with...
Apfel-Rosenkohlsalat mit Dijon Dressing

Brussels Sprout Apple Salad with Dijon Dressing

This Brussels sprout apple salad is a simple, light and delicious side dish. A combination of shaved Brussels sprouts, sweet-tart apple, green onion, toasted...

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolatey, soft and lightly sweet! That’s what these tahini chocolate chip cookies are. And there is no butter! Rich and creamy tahini paste eliminates...
Grünkohlsalat mit Orangen & Kokosnuss

Kale Salad with Orange and Coconut

Shredded coconut give this kale salad with orange a touch of tropical flair while also standing up to the bold flavor of kale. Orange...
Pasta mit grünen Bohnen, Kartoffeln und Pesto

Pasta with Green Beans, Potatoes and Pesto

Pasta with green beans, new potatoes and basil pesto or pesto alla Genovese is an easy and delicious recipe inspired by a traditional Ligurian...
Pasta mit Pfifferlingen

Pasta with Chanterelle Mushrooms, Pink Peppercorns & Mascarpone

A quick and easy pasta dish -- pasta with wild chanterelle mushrooms. Pink peppercorns, white wine mascarpone turn it into something delectable! If you are...
Schwarze Bohnen Salat mit Mais 

Black Bean Corn Salad

This black bean corn salad is so flavorful and refreshing! A classic Southwestern combo of black beans, corn, tomato, red pepper, avocado and cilantro...
Lachsfilet mit getrockneten Tomaten und Crème Fraîche 

Salmon with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Salmon in Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce is an easy recipe for oven-baked salmon filet served with a rich and delectable sauce made with white...
Eingelegte Champignons (Antipasti Rezept)

Easy Marinated Mushrooms

Homemade marinated mushrooms are super easy to prepare! Tender mushrooms are cooked and marinated in a mixture of olive oil, lemon, white wine, garlic...
Asiatischer Glasnudelsalat (vegan)

Asian Glass Noodle Salad (vegan)

Asian Glass Noodle Salad — quick, easy and delicious! This vermicelli noodle salad is made with fresh veggies (Chinese cabbage, snow peas, carrots, and...

Green Bean Tomato Salad

This simple green bean tomato salad is one of my go-to summer side dish recipes. It’s quick and easy to make, is packed with...

Quick and easy recipes for effortlessly delicious meals in 30-35 minutes (or less!)


Most of these recipes can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. Even the ones esimated to take 35 minutes (I estimate extra time for chopping since some of us are quicker than others). All of the these quick recipes are made with fresh ingredients, and prepared by scratch. That means there are no shortcuts using a microwave and no frozen pizza involved. So whether you are stretched for time, or the weather is too nice to spend time in the kitchen, here you will find lots of recipes that are tasty and healthy and even ones that will satisfy the whole family.

Fresh ingredients are the key to simple and tasty meals

The secret to a simple and tasty meal is fresh, high-quality ingredients. If you shop right, then you can easily conjure up many delicious dishes in a short amount of time. Which is why I love my weekly farmers market. That’s Elle Republic’s claim. It’s possible to eat delicious and healthy food without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. So let yourself be inspired and get started. Whether salads, stews, soups or curries. The choice is vast. I have put together recipes for you from many different countries around the world and interpreted new ones. There’s nothing wrong with combining Asian and Mediterranean food. Or Germany meets Jamaica. Everything is possible as long as it tastes good and, in this case, is done quickly. You’ll also find quick and easy recipe ideas for breakfast and snacks.  Have fun with these simple, healthy and tasty ideas!