When you’re cooking for one, it can be easy to overestimate how much food you need. And the sad part is that a lot of this leftover food gets thrown out instead of eaten! Because we’re big fans of reducing food waste, we found some of our favorite healthy and easy meals for one. With these meals, you’ll be enjoying good food and making the perfect amount to satisfy your appetite without too many leftovers!
Easy Vegan Fiesta Quinoa Tacos
This recipe was made in a partnership with Kaity Farrel from Fare Isle! You don’t have to save tacos for Tuesday with this easy meal. Our recipe serves two, but you can half the ingredients and keep the leftover Fiesta Quinoa in your freezer ready for another dish!
Spinach & Potato Salad
This recipe for one comes from Naturally Ella. This spinach & potato salad is perfect for a simple lunch or dinner, and would be made even easier with our Super Greens. You can even drop the eggs for a vegan meal!
Tommy’s Spicy Super Greens Avocado Toast
Of course, plain avocado toast is healthier than boring ol’ toast with butter, but we think it even avocado toast is made extra tasty with the addition of more veggies! This gem, featuring Tommy’s Super Greens, will rock your breakfast and adds spice to give your morning an extra kick.
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Sandwiches with Balsamic Glaze
Sandwiches are a classic one person meal, but that doesn’t mean they have to be lacking in health and flavor. This sandwich from Bowl of Delicious is packed with both! Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, and balsamic glaze come together for one tasty plate. Want more protein? Serve it up with a helping of Broccoli Remix for a delicious and healthy side.
Root Fusion and Goat Cheese Flatbread
This flatbread is tasty, healthy, and a great meal for one. With all the choices for flatbread or naan at your local grocery store, you can find the perfect size and the perfect ingredient for you (gluten-free crust, anyone?!). Plus, you can portion out your Root Fusion, using just the right amount.
Make Cooking for One Easy
When you’re cooking for yourself, and don’t want to worry about having too many leftovers or wasting food, think frozen! Tommy’s Superfoods seasoned vegetables make healthy eating and portioning easy-peasy. Take what you want out of the package, then stick the rest back in the freezer so it’s ready to go for your next meal – no need to worry about racing the clock to eat veggies before they go bad in your fridge. Not only does buying frozen vegetables cut down on the food that gets wasted – from field to grocery store to your kitchen – but it also saves you money!
Next time you’re cooking for one, try out one of the recipes above or whip up your own masterpiece, and don’t forget a generous helping of Tommy’s at the center of the plate. With 8 different vegetable medleys, we promise you’ll find something that you love!