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Whether you live alone or your spouse/roommate/S.O. just isn’t home for dinner, you’re fending for yourself tonight. You don’t want a ton of leftovers, but you also don’t want scrambled eggs or a salad. What to do…? Oh! Make one of these scrumptious single-serve meals and bask in the glory of not having to eat lasagna for your next four lunches and dinners.

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meals for one macandcheese

10-Minute Macaroni and Cheese in a Mug

Pretty much our childhood dreams come true.

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meals for one minestrone

Minestrone Soup for One

The glass of red in the background is optional (but encouraged).

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Roasted Root Soup

Warming and nourishing and oh-so-delicious.

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Shrimp Scampi for One

Honestly, the less shrimp we have to clean, the better.

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Quick Ramen Bowl

Yolk porn commencing in 3, 2, 1…

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meals for one caciopepe

Cacio e Pepe

Equally delicious if you make it for yourself or for a crowd.

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Healthy Lasagna

We won’t tell if you eat two ramekins yourself.

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meals for one petso

Oil-Free Pesto Pasta

The secret ingredient? Avocado.

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meals for one cod

Moroccan-Spiced Cod with Cauliflower Couscous and Carrots

Like those microwave fish sticks you could be having on your own…but a billion times better.

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meals for one frenchonion

Single Lady French Onion Soup

Bonus: No one's around to judge how much Gruyère you use.

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