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23 Recipes That Will Make Cooking Alone Fun

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1. Blueberry Protein Waffles

Made with vanilla almond milk, vanilla protein, coconut flour, and coconut sugar, these waffles perfectly portioned for one are a feel-good way to start the day. Get the recipe.
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Made with vanilla almond milk, vanilla protein, coconut flour, and coconut sugar, these waffles perfectly portioned for one are a feel-good way to start the day. Get the recipe.

2. Spinach and Mushroom Egg White Frittata

Four ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to whip up a filling and delicious breakfast. Get the recipe.
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Four ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to whip up a filling and delicious breakfast. Get the recipe.

3. Sweet Potato, Bacon, and Kale Hash

Top this skillet hash with a fried egg and call it a day. Get the recipe.
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Top this skillet hash with a fried egg and call it a day. Get the recipe.

4. Bacon and Egg Breakfast Ramen

You can really enjoy this sophisticated ramen noodle soup any time of day, because is there any wrong time to enjoy crispy bacon and runny eggs? Get the recipe.
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You can really enjoy this sophisticated ramen noodle soup any time of day, because is there any wrong time to enjoy crispy bacon and runny eggs? Get the recipe.

5. Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Streusel Topping

Bookmark this one for fall, then make it for breakfast or dessert. Get the recipe.
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Bookmark this one for fall, then make it for breakfast or dessert. Get the recipe.

6. Salted Honey, Apple, and Gouda Toast

Smoked gouda, bacon, and apple may sound like an unlikely combo, but serve it with some butter, honey, and sea salt on thick-cut bread and you may never look back. Get the recipe.
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Smoked gouda, bacon, and apple may sound like an unlikely combo, but serve it with some butter, honey, and sea salt on thick-cut bread and you may never look back. Get the recipe.

7. Croissant Breakfast Bread Pudding

Ready in under an hour, this warm and gooey croissant-bread budding hybrid makes for a satisfying breakfast or dessert. Get the recipe.
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Ready in under an hour, this warm and gooey croissant-bread budding hybrid makes for a satisfying breakfast or dessert. Get the recipe.

8. Single-Serving Shakshuka

Craving something different in the morning? Try this Middle Eastern baked egg dish in spicy tomato sauce. Get the recipe.
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Craving something different in the morning? Try this Middle Eastern baked egg dish in spicy tomato sauce. Get the recipe.

9. Vietnamese Summer Roll in a Bowl

This creative, new take on Vietnamese spring rolls comes together in just 15 minutes, and it's jam-packed with flavor from mint, cilantro, peanut butter, ginger, and lime. Get the recipe.
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This creative, new take on Vietnamese spring rolls comes together in just 15 minutes, and it's jam-packed with flavor from mint, cilantro, peanut butter, ginger, and lime. Get the recipe.

10. Pan Seared Salmon

Salmon always seems fancy and difficult to make, but this simple seared fish served over tomatoes and spinach comes together in about 15 minutes. Get the recipe.
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Salmon always seems fancy and difficult to make, but this simple seared fish served over tomatoes and spinach comes together in about 15 minutes. Get the recipe.

11. Fava Bean Toast with Poached Egg

Far from your basic buttered whole wheat bread, this upgraded toast-- loaded with bacon and blanched fava beans-- tastes best topped with a poached egg. Get the recipe.
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Far from your basic buttered whole wheat bread, this upgraded toast-- loaded with bacon and blanched fava beans-- tastes best topped with a poached egg. Get the recipe.

12. Egg Salad Sandwich

Pile this homemade egg salad on bread for a tasty sandwich or on top of spinach for an easy salad. Get the recipe.
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Pile this homemade egg salad on bread for a tasty sandwich or on top of spinach for an easy salad. Get the recipe.

13. Scalloped Potatoes with Ham and Cheese

Comfort food for one, comin' right up. Get the recipe.
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Comfort food for one, comin' right up. Get the recipe.

14. Shrimp Fettuccine

Take pasta night to the next level with this 20-minute scampi. Get the recipe.
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Take pasta night to the next level with this 20-minute scampi. Get the recipe.

15. Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry with Peanuts

The best thing about this recipe is its versatility: Try mixing things up with your favorite protein, like shrimp, beef, or even tofu. Get the recipe.
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The best thing about this recipe is its versatility: Try mixing things up with your favorite protein, like shrimp, beef, or even tofu. Get the recipe.

16. Salmon Soba Noodle Miso Bowl

Chilly nights call for warm bowls of soba, filled with wilted baby bok choy and hearty salmon. Get the recipe.
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Chilly nights call for warm bowls of soba, filled with wilted baby bok choy and hearty salmon. Get the recipe.

17. Zucchini Crust Pizza

Start with shredded zucchini and end with a pizza party for one. Get the recipe.
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Start with shredded zucchini and end with a pizza party for one. Get the recipe.

18. Lasagna In a Mug

You can make this cheesy noodle dish from start to finish in a single mug. Get the recipe.
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You can make this cheesy noodle dish from start to finish in a single mug. Get the recipe.

19. 15-Minute Shrimp Tom Yum Noodle Soup

This hot and sour Thai classic gets its flavor from lemongrass, roasted chili paste, fish sauce, lime juice, and cilantro. Get the recipe.
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This hot and sour Thai classic gets its flavor from lemongrass, roasted chili paste, fish sauce, lime juice, and cilantro. Get the recipe.

20. Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice Bowl

Skip the takeout and make this lower-carb version of Chinese fried rice. Get the recipe.
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Skip the takeout and make this lower-carb version of Chinese fried rice. Get the recipe.

21. Mediterannean Grilled Cheese

The best thing since sliced bread? This fancy grilled cheese sandwich, filled with tomatoes, spinach, kalamata olives, mozzarella, and creamy Feta. Get the recipe.
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The best thing since sliced bread? This fancy grilled cheese sandwich, filled with tomatoes, spinach, kalamata olives, mozzarella, and creamy Feta. Get the recipe.

22. Tex-Mex Quinoa Brown Rice Grain Bowl

Quinoa, brown rice, and black beans form the base of this hearty one-bowl recipe, topped with avocado, tomato, green onion, and soft boiled egg. Don't forget the salsa. Get the recipe.
Joe's Healthy Meals / Via joeshealthymeals.com

Quinoa, brown rice, and black beans form the base of this hearty one-bowl recipe, topped with avocado, tomato, green onion, and soft boiled egg. Don't forget the salsa. Get the recipe.

23. Mac and Cheese

Screw the boxed stuff. You're damn worthy of some homemade mac. Get the recipe.
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Screw the boxed stuff. You're damn worthy of some homemade mac. Get the recipe.

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