Have you ever ever picked up a cookbook, flicked by it and located a bit referred to as “Can’t Be Arsed To Cook dinner”? Effectively we now have – in a recipe e book by Connie Simmonds, whose weight reduction story caught the creativeness of many final yr. After being identified with a fatty liver and informed by her physician to drop a few pounds, Simmonds launched into a 12-week programme along with her PT brother Bradley (who it’s possible you’ll recognise from varied interviews, exercises and recipes on Coach).

Now she’s right down to a wholesome weight and selling wholesome residing through her Instagram and Wholesome Endlessly, subtitled “the happiest weight reduction e book ever”, the essential rules of which make us exceptionally joyful. That features issues like not shedding pounds as quick as you possibly can or depriving your self of sure meals, and cooking easy meals from scratch and being conscious of what you eat and the way a lot of it you’re consuming.

It’s all very simple – similar to the recipes within the e book, which make it a stable introduction to cooking for individuals who up until now might have relied on takeaways and prepared meals, particularly because it consists of that part. The “Can’t Be Arsed” part is right for when, in Simmonds’ phrases “you forgot your packed lunch, otherwise you’ve had a sequence of late nights, otherwise you simply haven’t received the power to cook dinner.”

We took a glance by the part and this easy-to-whip-up salad jumped out at us, and Simmonds kindly agreed to share it solely with Coach readers.

King Prawn Quinoa And Edamame With A Ginger French dressing

Elements (Serves Two)

  • 250g pouch ready-cooked quinoa
  • 200g ready-cooked prawns (search for marinated ones)
  • 175g tub ready-cooked edamame beans (look within the salad part)
  • 4tbsp sesame oil
  • ½tsp floor ginger
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar


  1. Warmth up the quinoa pouch within the microwave, following the directions on the packet.
  2. Put the prawns, edamame and quinoa in a bowl and blend collectively.
  3. Mix the sesame oil, floor ginger and balsamic vinegar in a cup or jug, stir properly and pour over the salad. That’s it!