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25 Simple Meals You Can Make When Your Life Is In Shambles

Because even when things are bad, you do still have to eat.

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the simple meals they make for themselves when going through a difficult time.

The responses were all so thoughtful and serve as a good reminder that if you're struggling, you are not alone. ❤️ Here are some of the best suggestions.

1. This two-ingredient slow-cooker meal is 💯:

2. Tuna is a lifesaver:

3. And rice is nice:

4. And/or beans:

5. You could upgrade your ramen:

6. Take your grits to the next level:

7. Try an easy one-pan meal:

8. Don't forget to eat your veggies:

9. Or drink your dinner:

10. And don't overlook this classic:

11. There's pasta, of course:

12. And pasta salad:

13. Try this make-ahead spaghetti when you're feeling motivated:

14. Go for mac and cheese a million different ways:

15. Remember that potatoes are basically everything:

16. Maybe stir in something colorful to cheer you up:

17. Don't sleep on the frozen section:

18. Stock up on pre-made sandwiches:

19. Or quickly whip up some chili dogs:

20. You could pick up a rotisserie chicken:

21. Or enjoy some Nutella toast and tea:

22. Try one of these simple but elegant meals:

23. Remember that eggs are incredible:

24. Try an easy casserole:

25. And don't forget about this classic:

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