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Cooking for One: 29 Insanely Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make In Minutes

Cooking for One: 29 Insanely Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make In Minutes
In the kitchen, one can be the loneliest number. The fear of leftover fatigue or doing the math to modify recipes for a single serving (why do so many recipes make so much at once?) can drive anyone to order out or eat a sad bowl of cereal rather than cooking. After all, spending time making a dish that requires pans and utensils isn’t worth it when you’re dining alone, right? You might also like Cooking for One: Here's Everything You Need to Actually Make It Happen READ We call BS. We’ve gathered some of the healthiest, tastiest meals for one (or for one meal and just enough left over for lunch the next day) from around the web to inspire you to get in the kitchen (Yes, even if you don’t think you can cook). Breakfast Who said burrito bowls are just for dinner? 2. Who says omelets need to be complicated? Pizza for breakfast? Peaches are an underrated fruit when it comes to smoothies—berries seem to get all the love. These mini frittatas make for a healthy breakfast (or lunch, or dinner).

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15 healthy dessert recipes for a sugar fix Sometimes, you just crave something sweet. There's nothing wrong with that, but it's all about what kind of sugar you eat. Unrefined sugar is the best kind – natural and unprocessed. White sugar has been over-processed and contains little nutritional value; it can stimulate your appetite, cause high or low blood sugar and dips in energy. Natural sugars such as agave nectar, stevia and sugar from fruits are a far healthier choice.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles I’ve never liked chocolate chip cookies. Go ahead and throw tomatoes at me if you’d like, but I don’t like ’em. They’re just a plain old cookie, after all, with a few studs of chocolate chips in them. They’re nothing special to me, unless you get some cookie dough-action before it meets its fate in the oven. Healthy fettuccine alfredo with cauliflower sauce and sweet peas When I first saw the recipe for healthy fettuccine alfredo with cauliflower sauce by Pinch of Yum on Foodgawker, I immediately fell in love with the idea of making a perfectly healthy alternative to my favorite alfredo sauce. Plus, seeing this sauce immediately brought back the memories of a few years back, during Atkins diet craze, when I used to make “fake” mashed potatoes using cauliflower and how much I enjoyed it! Making this healthy alfredo sauce has long been on my mind but what stopped me from making it was simple logistics: I would forget to buy cauliflower at the store!

Easy Stir Fry Sauce Recipe cancel TOP Filters What's in Your Fridge? Browse By: Essential Pepin Filed in pasta, Recipes on September 13, 2011 with 6 comments Episode 108: Cozy Carbs Recipe: Gnocchi Maison There are four different types of gnocchi: Roman-style, which are made with semolina that is cooked into a mush and then cooled, molded, and cut into shapes; potato gnocchi, which are made with mashed potatoes; Parisian gnocchi, made with pâte à choux (cream puff dough), and ricotta gnocchi. For this recipe, I add mashed potatoes to the dough for Parisian gnocchi to create an appealing hybrid that I particularly like. 89 Simple Swaps That Could Change Your Life Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided to go all out and provide 89 “this for that’s,” so there are no excuses when it comes to making healthier choices! Fitness 1.

Homemade Cheesy Chili Dip Waell, looks like we’re going to have to stuff our faces with favorite game day foods two posts in a row. Hmm. Darn. Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe - Clean Eating Classic beef Stroganoff is a Russian dish made by simmering strips of beef in a stew and swirling in velvety sour cream. Our slow-cooker version has all the flavor of the original recipe but with less fuss. Serve over whole-grain broad noodles or brown rice. Photo: Gibson & Smith By Marianne Wren Serves: 6Hands-on Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes

Baking 101: The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder I tell you this with nothing but love and understanding. I tell you this as a person who received the most mediocre grades in middle school science. I tell you this as someone who copied her chemistry homework from the nicest chemistry-smart boy she could find in high school. Don’t judge. It’s just the truth. Baking is a science. Recipe for Pork with Paprika, Mushrooms, and Sour Cream A generous amount of Hungarian Paprika makes this Pork with Paprika, Mushrooms, and Sour Cream flavorful and slightly spicy. It's been a bittersweet week for the Denny family, as we paid tribute to our wonderful father and spent time with family members who came from far away for the funeral services. Thank you to for the many thoughtful messages I've received from readers and friends; they have meant a lot to me during this time.

30 amazing post-workout snacks to try Snacking after your workout may not seem important, but getting the right balance of carbs, fats and proteins to satisfy your hunger and help recovery from your workout is vital. Ensuring you down a protein shake or enjoy a protein-packed snack after your workout helps to rebuild tissue. Just ask the guys from the new Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series, who trained hard for six months to build their physiques – protein shakes were top of the list as their post-workout snacks. Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but what you eat after a workout is equally as important. Which is why we've come up with 30 amazing post-workout snacks for you to try.

Bacon and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Grilled cheese sandwiches are packed full of delicious flavor: sweet crisp apples, savory bacon and sharp white cheddar cheese. Top with a light honey mustard and you've got the perfect lunch! Well, because I posted tomato soup yesterday, I only felt it necessary to post grilled cheese today. Classics Made Clean - Clean Eating We transformed biscuits & sausage gravy from guilty pleasure to breakfast of champions. Photo: Laura Wright By Julie O'Hara Serves: 8Hands-on Time: 40 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes 5 tbsp cold organic unsalted butter3 1/2 cups whole milk, divided1 tbsp white or apple cider vinegar1 3/4 cups plus ⁄ cup white whole-wheat flour, divided, plus additional for dusting1/2 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda (TRY: Bob’s Red Mill Baking Soda)1/4 plus ⁄ tsp sea salt, divided4 scallions, light green and green parts only, sliced3 piquillo peppers, patted dry and finely choppedOlive oil cooking spray2 all-natural lean Italian turkey sausages (about 3 1/2 oz each), casings removed6 oz lean ground turkey breast1/2 tsp dried thyme1 tsp fresh ground black pepper8 eggs (over easy, sunny-side up or poached), optional1 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh chives

Square cake tin to round cake tin conversions A fellow blogger The Ordinary Cook recently asked about square to round cake tin conversations so I thought it would be nice to share the information with everybody. As a general rule of thumb, a square tin holds approximately 25% more than a round tin of the same size; therefore reduce the round cake tin size between 2cm and 2.5cm (±1 inch) to arrive at the equivalent size of a square tin. Approximate conversions Round Tin Square Tin 15cm or 150mm (6 inch) 13cm or 130mm (5 inch)

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