No Time to Cook gives users an option for cooking quick meals.

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In today’s fast-paced world, people seem to go for the ‘quick and simple’ methods for having dinner. Between extra-curricular after school activities, working long hours, homework, time at the gym and endless to-do lists, families seem to have less and less time to spend together. I remember growing up that my family, while we didn’t always have time, was able to have family dinners around a dinner table. It’s a novel idea and now something you sometimes only seen on TV, but it is a possibility especially when you use apps like No Time to Cook.

No Time to Cook is a quirky little helper for your iOS device that helps you make meals efficiently. When you open the app, you are asked to link to your Facebook account or sign up with your email address. Then, you select a main ingredient from poultry, beef or lamb, pork, seafood, pasta or vegetarian; And, a time limit from 20, 30 or 40 minutes. Then, you hit, ‘go.’ A list of possible recipes are revealed to you. When you open up a recipe, you can view the recipe and walk step-by-step through the recipe.

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No Time to Cook is from Real Simple and offers users an option to create meals, but only limited meals for free. The app is free to download, but has a subscription-based service. of $0.99 per month or $9.99 per year. With the subscription users get access to grocery lists, the ability to save favorite recipes and hundreds of additional recipes.

I’ve tested several cookbook apps and am highly impressed with the concept of No Time to Cook. I rarely have time to cook let alone plan a meal these days and love that this app simplifies the process down to a short, 5 minute process. In fact, the thing that takes the longest is choosing what meal to prepare. The thing I’m not a fan is that it is subscription-based. I’d much rather see it be a one-time pay for app than an automatic renewal subscription app.

If you are looking for a way to prepare quick, easy meals, download No Time to Cook and give it a try.

 

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