7 Best Meals When You're Cooking for One
Eating alone? Put down that microwave dinner and step away from the Pop-Tarts. We found these very healthful (and very tasty) ways to eat solo
Bag ItWhen it comes to eating for one, it's not a bad idea to look to the Girl Scouts and always be prepared (OK, OK -- that's the Boy Scouts' motto, but go with us here). "I'm a single -- unfortunately! -- registered dietician and always on the go. The best way that I've found to eat healthy is by making portion-sized baggies ahead of time," says Shari Portnoy, MPH, RD, a certified fitness trainer and dietician at Nutrition and Food Safety Consulting.
"Make packages of 1/2 cup servings of beans so that you can add them to soups or pasta. Cut fresh veggies and fruits as soon as you bring them home from the grocery store and put them in the fridge," she says. Then there's never an excuse not to quickly grab something healthy.
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