There are a bunch of reasons that you can be having dinner alone; your honey is gone on a business trip, you moved out of the house, your family won't eat your cooking, or, you just blissfully live by yourself. Whatever the reason you are cooking for one you might as well make it an awesome experience. And if you throw into the mix the concept of "healthy" well, the options are unlimited! Here are some recipes to guide you so you don't even have to think about what to make, just create a shopping list of ingredients from the recipes listed and after going to the store look forward to a very delicious week!\
Seared Salmon with Garlicky Green Beans
Simple seared salmon paired with flavorful, perfectly crisp green beans, is not only unbelievable easy to make, but requires only a few ingredients.
Garlic Tostones aka Puerto Rican Fried Plantains
Hot rice, spicy beans, and golden crispy salted plantains with garlic make this a very satisfying comfort-food meal when you are spending and evening alone.
Roasted Chicken Breast with Lemony Bombay Potatoes
A classic curried chicken breast pairs wonderfully with roasted potatoes that are given a brightness with the addition of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Creamy Curried Butternut Squash Soup infused with coconut milk and yellow curry powder. A savory, simple soup that's perfect for the fall and winter months.
Quinoa With Squash, Peppers And Figs
Very healthy quinoa with butternut squash, red bell peppers and figs! A simple, colorful, anytime dish. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw
This recipe easily cuts in half, but all the parts keep well, so saving fro lunch the next day is also a great option. The spicy shrimp and crisp slaw put a delicious and healthy twist on the classic fried fish taco.
Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers
Packed with protein-rich black beans, brown rice and veggies, these stuffed peppers make one mouthwatering and healthy meatless meal! So zesty and full of flavor!
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
A large sweet potato baked and filled with a spicy black bean burger, some fresh chopped scallions and avocado, some grated pepper jack cheese, and tossed with some Spanish spices makes this a fast and favorite meal.
Dijon Brussel Sprouts Grilled Cheese
The bets way to eat your veggies! Dijon flavored sprouts pair with creamy Brie in this updated sandwich classic.
Kale, Avocado, Quinoa and Chicken Salad
The perfect New Year recipe! Stick to your new healthy eating resolution easily with this hearty salad that proves clean eating doesn't have to be boring.