Spending hours preparing and cooking food is great, but many of us are super busy…or just lazy! But don’t let laziness cause you to pop a frozen meal into the microwave and potentially damage your health in the process. With a minimal amount of effort, you can have real, honest-to-goodness, healthy food. Give these 10 dishes a try; they’re easy-to-cook and perfect for busy or lazy people.

1. “Egg” Salad Sandwiches

With just seven ingredients (three of which are simply spices and take basically zero effort to add), this dish is easy-breezy and ideal for your lunch break.

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10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

2. Pasta With Vodka Sauce

Pasta is the classic, go-to meal for busy or lazy people. Instead of dumping a jar of marinara over some noodles, just take this process one tiny step further by adding a delicious, creamy texture from cashews, as well as a kick of vodka.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

3. Vegan Potato Salad with Ciltantro, Dill, Tomatoes, and Raw Mayo

A creamy, flavorful potato salad is perfect for a busy lunch; you can always make it the night before and grab it to go for work. The dill atop this vegan potato salad is really what makes this dish, so be sure you have some fresh dill ready before you prepare it.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

4. Raw Carrot Avocado Soup

What’s easier than placing some chopped veggies and spices inside a blender, giving it a whirl, then pouring it into a bowl? Raw soups are so easy to make and perfect for lazy and busy people in the summertime.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

5. Raw Tomato Red Pepper Soup

Here’s another delicious, healthy, raw vegan soup that takes little time and effort to prepare. This cold soup will help refresh you in the summer heat.

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10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

6. Miso Roasted Tomatoes and Spiralized Carrot Noodles

When you roast tomatoes, those juicy, red fruits take on a deep, rich flavor that is just divine. As they roast and burst, the miso seeps further into the skin, adding an amazing flavor to the overall dish.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

7. Soba Noodle Salad With Avocado and Mango

This salad has a nice taste balance with the sweet and sour tanginess of lime and the creaminess from the avocado. Soba noodles are made from buckwheat, which is a healthy alternative to white pasta.

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10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

8. Mushroom Mutter Masala

This dish is great for lazy people because you don’t have to dirty up a bunch of pots and pans. You cook this dish all in one pan, and bam, you’ve got a meal.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

9. Avocado and Hummus Wrap

Lazy “cooking” doesn’t get much easier than wrapping a bunch of stuff up and eating it with two hands (or even one!). The hummus and avocado together create a satisfying, creamy taste that is very filling.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

10. Vegan Chick’n Salad With Cranberries and Pistachios

This vegan “chik’n” salad is full of delicious and healthy ingredients like crisp apples, tart cranberries, and crunchy pistachios. It’s also packed with protein thanks to the soy curls.

10 Easy-to-Cook Dishes for Busy or Lazy People

Lead image source: Miso Roasted Tomatoes and Spiralized Carrot Noodles