Unplugged Eats: 3 Meals that Don’t Require Appliances

If you’ve decided to unplug for the day, that doesn’t mean you’ll be stuck dishing out cereal for dinner. Even without the help of electricity, you can still serve up healthy, tasty food for your family. Read on for three meals that don’t need to be sautéed, boiled or baked.

photo: Sophia DeSantis via Veggies Don’t Bite

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1. Berry Cobbler Overnight Oats
You keep hearing about overnight oats, and for good reason. Chock-full of protein, and waiting for just about any fruit or nut topping, this breakfast idea is quick, results in a tasty morning meal for the whole family, and doesn’t require a griddle, toaster or microwave. Get the whole recipe by clicking here.

photo: Katie Morford via Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

2. Kiddie Cobb Salad
Cobb salads are full of yummy, kid-friendly stuff like avocado, turkey and cheese. If you forgot to boil eggs ahead of time, you can swap them out for craisins, bacon bits, or another topping. Whip up the tangy dressing created by Katie Sullivan Morford of Mom’s Kitchen Handbook and drizzle to your tiny foodie’s delight. Find out what you’ll need to get started right here.

Greek Salad
photo: The Kids Cook Monday

3. Greek Salad
If you’ve got picky eaters at home, it’s easy to arrange the ingredients of this hearty salad like a taco bar. Feel like passing on the olives? No worries. Extra feta? Be my guest. Bonus: this is a meal the kids can help pull together. Grab the recipe here.

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—Gabby Cullen




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