This blog has fantastic tips for enabling yourself to eat healthy in 2016. Point 4 regarding microwave usage is a hidden secret and to help me save time with rice/vegetables I use a Jospeh Jospeh M-Cuisine. Great if you are on the move or in a rush.
4. Make the most of the microwave Say goodbye to boiling big batches of basmati rice, and say hello to packs of the microwavable stuff that’s done in a flash. Microwaving certain foods is an efficient way of cutting down time in front of the stove, and contrary to popular belief it’s not bad for you. New studies suggest that microwaving certain foods will not affect their nutritional value, and will actually help retain key minerals and vitamins that are normally lost through boiling – bosh! Tip: If you’re microwaving food in containers make sure they’re microwave safe.