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
Always have staples on handGilda Mulero, a natural foods chef in Boston, Mass., who lives on her own, can relate to the challenges that arise when dining solo: "While I can cook in my sleep, when I come home from my clients' homes and am exhausted, I don't want to cook at all," she says. "I have staples in my kitchen just for that reason. I prepare small quinoa salads that are fast, and great to eat hot or cold -- plus, quinoa counts as a protein." Mulero also suggests making and freezing whole grain, vegetable pancakes, switching up the kinds of veggies to prevent food boredom.
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