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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). Related:  Food!

Kitchen Stories ENG 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. I know there are plenty of cookie-dough-nay-sayers out there… you know, the salmonella scare and all . Chilled dough is rolled into 1-inch balls. Those chilled dough balls are dipped in chocolate and then placed onto waxed paper to set. I dipped a few in Ghirardelli White Chocolate Bark and a few in the Chocolate version too. Oh yeah! Yield: 3 to 4 dozen truffles Prep Time: 45 min + chilling time Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Best served cold, these treats are for cookie-dough lovers. Ingredients: Directions: 1. 2. 3. Tips: *I used the Ghirardelli Candy Making Dipping Bar- both Double Chocolate and White flavors. *Have your own favorite cookie dough recipe?

10 Foods That Burn More Calories Then They Contain There are a lot of ultra-low calorie foods out there you can eat, but did you know there are some that burn more calories than they contain? These can easily become foods that you snack on each day and lose weight with! By eating these calorie burning foods you will be doing your body and your diet a favor, so give them a try! Even if you’re not on a diet these are great to eat when you’re hungry for something light. 1. Most people are aware that celery is super low in calories, mostly because it’s loaded with water. 2. This fruit is sweet and delicious, but it’s also very low in calories. 3. Lettuce is another food that is high in water content and that also has fiber in it. 4. With a high water content and sweet taste, this is a great fruit to enjoy when you want something that is nice and refreshing. 5. You can use this veggie in a number of different recipes, but it also tastes great on its own. 6. 7. 8. Instead of reaching for a high calorie dessert, slice up an apricot to eat. 9.

gimme some oven 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. When it comes to party food game food snack food etc, I have a deep and borderline inappropriate love for cheesy dips bubbling away inside of little mini Crockpots. So enter Homemade Cheesy Chili Dip: it starts with a made-from-scratch super quick chili with spicy sausage and black beans that is so deliciously Tex-Mex flavored because I must have all the spice in my mouth right now, and it’s stirred all up to the happy place of dip land with a creamy *real food* cheese sauce involving butter, flour, milk, and cheese AS CHEESE SAUCE SHOULD. I had actually not really wanted to post this recipe today (too much game food all at once = annoying) but I’ve been really trying to make some awesome desserty-type things this week and the bottom line is that they have not been awesome and therefore they cannot be posted today. For example. So, uh…. are you mad at me? I knew you would.

Spaun, the new human brain simulator, can carry out tasks (w/ video) (—One of the challenges of understanding the complex behavior of animals is to relate the behavior to the complex processes occurring within the brain. So far, neural models have not been able to bridge this gap, but a new software model, Spaun, goes some way to addressing this problem. The Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network (Spaun) is a computer model of the human brain built by Professor Chris Eliasmith and colleagues of the University of Waterloo in Canada. Spaun is presented with a sequence of visual images in eight separate tasks. These tasks are simple, but they capture many features of neuroanatomy and physiology, including abilities to perceive, recognize and carry out required behaviors. The most surprising feature about Spaun, according to Prof. Spaun is more similar to the human brain than previous models, Eliasmith said, and it could therefore be used in the study of some brain disorders. The research paper was published in the journal Science.

Chef in Training | A great place to find easy, delicious and family friendly recipes. 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. It’s been all about the easy recipes this week. Wait … it is my job … But anyway, it’s all about keeping recipes quick and easy as we prepare for Thanksgiving, and you don’t get much easier than soup and sandwiches. Grilled cheese is one of those recipes that I love to put my mark on. The apples send this bacon and apple grilled cheese sandwich over the top. Recipe and beer pairing is below! Don’t miss a post! Bacon and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Ingredients 8 slices artisan bread 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1/4 cup honey mustard 8 slices sharp white cheddar cheese 8 slices fully-cooked bacon, crisp 2 apples, sliced thin Instructions

Obscure Animal Alphabet: Axolotl to Zebu | Uglorable! This is my first attempt at creating an animal alphabet. I’ve tried to make sure everything on the list is somewhat obscure, but also somewhat notable! You probably know about some of these creatures, but did you know about all of them? Let me know! Some descriptions are shorter than others because either there isn’t that much information on them, or just because I might have forgot to put more information in. A is forAxolotl The axolotl is a neotenic species of salamander, a salamander that does not go through metamorphosis. made famous, the two are not closely related, the texas cave salamander coming from a lungless family of salamanders. Axolotls are critically endangered in the wild, being only native to two lakes, one of which has been drained by humans to prevent flooding. Wikipedia B is forBongo The bongo is a large forest antelope native to Central and Western Africa. Wikipedia C is forCoati Wikipedia D is forDik-dik Wikipedia E is forElectric Catfish Wikipedia F is forFiddler Crab

Foodoo Yummy inspirations for foodies :) Inside Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter Photo: Also Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter Happy Bastille Day! In honor of Bastille Day, we've pulled togeth­er a selec­tion of French recipes (like gougères, steak au poivre, and of course, frites). Sub­scribe or renew to Gourmet Trav­eller this month and receive a trio of col­lec­tor edi­tion GT cook­books! Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter / Amy Johnson A new post from She Wears Many Hats.No more boring chicken dinners.

Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta - Budget Bytes Easy wins again! I’m on day 6 of an 8 day work week, so that means two things: I’m tired and I’m hungry. Quick skillet pasta dishes like this Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta are perfect for such an occasion. They require only a few ingredients, cook up super fast, and leave me feeling full and happy! This version uses just a touch of cream cheese and Parmesan to make a regular tomato sauce ultra rich and creamy. Anyway, tomorrow is Monday (again) and the week will be long, so I hope this recipe helps make dinner time a little faster, easier, and more enjoyable for you this week! Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta (Photos updated 4/25/16) Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta Total Cost: $3.72 Cost Per Serving: $0.93 Serves: 4 Ingredients Instructions Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Step by Step Photos Start by bringing a large pot of water to a boil so that the pasta can cook while you prepare the sauce. I have to pause for a second to tell you a crazy story. Add the fresh spinach…

Not all tents have to be beautiful, just beautifully brilliant! Not all tents have to be beautiful, just beautifully brilliant! Finally refugee camps will have adequate housing and also the workers will have a safe place to store their food and medical supplies, and other vital gear. What a great invention! Please login to report this post. This Inspired 76 Times This Inspired 56 Times This Inspired 42 Times Chili Pepper Madness - spicy chili pepper recipes and info on all things chili peppers Welcome to Chili Pepper Madness, a special tribute to all things chili peppers, including chili pepper recipes, hot sauces, chili pepper gardening and harvesting, chili pepper types, preserving chili peppers, exploring chili pepper health benefits, as well as cooking with chili peppers. The purpose of Chili Pepper Madness is to inspire creative cooking and fun with chile peppers. Jalapeno Poppers and Other Stuffed Chili Peppers - The Cookbook Visit us often as our site expands to include plenty of chili pepper news and information, as well as spicy chili pepper recipes, chili pepper growing information, preserving chili pepper information, and more. You can also sign up for our chili pepper newsletter to receive news and updates once or twice per month. Visit our Chili Pepper Madness Blog In general, we love chili peppers! If you haven't received our latest newsletter, you can check it out right here! Jalapeno Recipes Galore Print Edition - 250+ Recipes Brand New Cookbook Strictly Salsas!

Top 10 Recipes for College Students It’s that time again! Time to settle in for the semester and really hit the books… But don’t let food take the back burner. You need to keep yourself nourished and full of energy to make it through those classes, study sessions, and probably a part-time job, too. I know it’s easier to just stop and grab some fast food, or how when you’re totally stressed nothing sounds better than take-out pizza, but I promise you, a home cooked meal will take you much further. I know what it’s like to be a busy, stressed, and BROKE college student. So… Here are my picks for the top ten recipes for students. Dragon Noodles – Because, they’re Dragon Noodles. Curried Chickpeas with Spinach – When the autumn nights start to get a chilly bite, warm up with a hot bowl of these hearty curried chickpeas with spinach. Spinach Feta Grilled Cheese – Grilled cheese is the ultimate study/comfort food. Easy Oven Fajitas – These fajitas are perfect for when you need to feed a crowd (hello, hungry study group?).