Living alone can be a lot of fun, until it comes to the tough task of cooking and eating by yourself. In most situations, you would probably resort to eating out or tossing up a quick meal that might not be the best for your diet. Living alone also means that you get to stay for that extra 20 minutes in your bed and then need to have a quick breakfast so that you aren’t late for work. The following list should be able to solve your problems.
Here are some low-effort, quick, and healthy recipes for one!
Raspberry-Peach-Mango Smoothie Bowl
If you haven’t heard about smoothie bowls, you are probably missing out on one of the easiest and yummiest breakfast. We must warn you that the smoothie bowl is highly addictive and can become a regular breakfast for you. Raspberry, Peach, and Mango are a good combination, but you can use any fruit of your choice. Use the frozen fruit as the bottom layer and then add the nuts and seeds of your choice.
Baked Honey Garlic Salmon
This might sound like a tough task, but it does not involve a lot of effort and cooks itself while you can do other things. All you need to do is get some tender salmon and glaze it with honey, lemon, and garlic. Once it is marinated, put it in the oven for 25 minutes and enjoy a good dinner while you can relax after your long day at work.
Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potato
If you are one for a nice southwestern flavor, this is one dish that would fit right into your list of favorite dishes. Bake a sweet potato overnight so that you do not have to do it in the morning. Slice open the potato and stuff it with corn, black beans, chipotle chili powder, and lime juice. You can top is with some cashew and cheese crumbles to enhance the flavor.
Orange-Walnut Salad with Chicken
This dish can work well as your takealong lunch. It does not take a lot of effort, suffices your hunger as well as your taste buds, and does not involve exorbitant cooking. All you need for this salad is some boiled/baked chicken, orange segments, toasted walnut, goat cheese, and veggies. Pack the veggies, chicken, and the dressing separately to prevent them from getting soggy. Toss them all together at work and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Mac and Cheese in a Mug
This dish might not be the healthiest option, but it works best if you are looking to add some calories to your diet. Mac and cheese is one of the easiest and most liked dishes among all age groups. The best part about this dish is the very low amount of effort required to make it, and it cooks entirely in a microwave. Most ingredients for this dish can also be found at home, all you need is some cheese, macaroni, and milk. If you want to give this dish a healthy twist, you can simply replace the macaroni with some whole-wheat pasta.