19 super easy meal ideas from readers’ go-to recipe files
Back in the summer, we featured a call-out to readers for their favorite super-easy lunches and dinners and you delivered. You gave us a ton of awesome lunch and dinner ideas! Let’s face it, we’re also tired after work, amirite? I’ve divided them into categories: grains and stuff, easy pastas, salads and greens, and sandwiches and toasts.
There are a lot of super easy meal ideas to be had here…
14 go-to easy breakfast ideas from our readers (for really easy mornings)
Back in the summer, we featured a call-out to readers for their favorite easy breakfast ideas and you delivered. Y’all delivered so hard that I had to pull out the ideas into a post to share. The recipes are solid, easy, and sound guh-mazing. I’ve divided them into categories: oats and grains, stuff on toast, and yogurt and smoothies.
Prepare to be inundated with genius easy breakfast ideas straight from your fellow readers that will have you throwing yummies into bowls at break-neck pace.
Never eat the same meal twice with these 7 tips for cooking for one
I’ve lived alone most of my adult life, and I absolutely detest eating the same meal more than twice in a row! So I have a few pointers for cooking for one…
My favorite 5 minute meal: Egg and avocado toast
Breakfast, lunch, or dinner — ever since I discovered I can make egg and avocado on toast in less than five minutes, it’s become my go-to meal when I’m short on time. In addition to being fast, it’s filling, full of protein, and only about 300 calories!
Perfect travel-friendly lamb and beef gyro burritos
These gyro burritos are the perfect take-along meal to bring with you when you are camping or hiking. You can make them ahead of time and store them in your cooler, or pack the ingredients separately and assemble them when you’re ready to eat!
Food that FEELS good vs food that just tastes good
As you may have heard, last year I got divorced. One of the big shifts I dealt with after the split was adapting to solo food preparation duties… and in fact, completely relearning my relationship with hunger, food, and nourishing myself.
A big part of this shift was relearning how food feels in my body…
The Korean take-out-inspired, coconut pumpkin soup recipe that taught me how to embrace cooking
After watching the Food Network, I got inspired. I did some digging in my parents’ kitchen, and I found some pureed pumpkin, a can of coconut milk, and some carrots. And then I discovered their mother-effing VITAMIX with a “hot soup” setting.
I took a few deep breaths, put on some music, and decided to wing it.
When I finally tasted my soup, everything made sense. This is why my husband loves cooking so much. It was FUN. I made a restaurant quality soup. All by myself. A soup that completely embraces the non-official start of fall; deliciously fatty, with a stunning orange color and perfect creamy texture. An artistic masterpiece…
What do you pack for lunch?
At the grand old age of 35 I’m still figuring out how to be an adult. One thing I wish someone had warned me of is that one of the hardest parts will be feeding yourself. A challenge I’ve had for years is… I just don’t know what to pack for lunch at the office. Homies, what do you pack for lunch?