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10 Fast and Healthy Single-Serve Dinner Ideas

4-Ingredient, 4-Minute Chicken Taco Rice Bowls

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It only takes a few on-hand ingredients to whip up dinner. Throw shredded chicken, rice, salsa, and cheese into a bowl to microwave for one minute. This dish will be ready before you even have time to take off your bra (yep, that fast).

Get the recipe: 4-Ingredient, 4-Minute Chicken Taco Rice Bowls

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Single-Serve Healthy Lasagna

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Most lasagna recipes are designed to feed a small army, but this version puts the noodles, meat, asparagus, sauce, and cheese into ramekins to bake for a delicious dinner for one.

Get the recipe: Single-Serve Healthy Lasagna

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Curried Carrot Soup for One

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The spices in this soup are the real stars—fresh ginger, cumin, turmeric, coriander, and chili powder. Combine with carrots, chicken broth, and coconut milk for a light dinner option.

Get the recipe: Curried Carrot Soup for One

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Vegetarian Enchiladas for One

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These quesadillas are so easy you won't even need to dirty a cutting board. Just toss salsa, refried beans, jalapeños, and coriander in tortillas, then cover with cheese. Dinner for one is served in under an hour.

Get the recipe: Vegetarian Enchiladas for One

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Fathead Pizza Dough

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Deceptive pictures aside, this recipe really does make a single-serve pizza. The dough is made with cream cheese, mozzarella, egg, and almond flour—perfect for anyone sticking to a low-carb diet. (Low-carb diets may be the best quick and healthy way to lose weight.)

Get the recipe: Fathead Pizza Dough

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Shortcut Scalloped Potatoes for One

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These loaded potatoes are the ultimate temptation but single-serve recipes ensure you won't go back for seconds, or ahem, thirds. Throw red potatoes together with cheese, ham, and milk for a 350-calorie meal ready in 20 minutes.

Get the recipe: Shortcut Scalloped Potatoes for One

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Egg Fried Rice in a Mug

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This fried rice recipe is perfect for nights when you're too lazy and even takeout seems to take too long. Three minutes in the microwave and a vegetarian fried rice is ready (more healthy mug recipes here).

Get the recipe: Egg Fried Rice in a Mug

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Buckwheat Waffles with Blueberry Maple Syrup

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This recipe uses buckwheat flour, but the recipe creator says it works with whatever flour you have on hand. Cinnamon, almond milk, coconut oil, and vanilla extract are the secret to making them taste so good.

Get the recipe: Buckwheat Waffles with Blueberry Maple Syrup

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Creamy Pork Chop with Mustard and Apples

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Sear a pork chop and apples, then cover with a mustard, cream, and thyme sauce. Once you've whipped up this incredible meal, Netflix and Chill with your damn self.

Get the recipe: Creamy Pork Chop with Mustard and Apples

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Single Lady French Onion Soup

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A more perfect name for a soup has never existed. Beef stock, balsamic vinegar, and wine are the base for this soup—don't forget to pour yourself a glass while it cooks. (Here's how to choose an awesome bottle every time.) Serve with Gruyère cheese and a baguette.

Get the recipe: Single Lady French Onion Soup

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