27 Healthy Meals (and Desserts) You Can Make in a Mug
With time moving so quickly these days, you can never have enough quick, healthy recipes up your sleeve. Here are 27 healthy meals and desserts you can make in a mug. These simple breakfast recipes, lunch recipes, dinner recipes, snack recipes, and dessert recipes are great for people who live on their own and don’t need to make large meals with tons of servings; they’re also ideal for students, for taking to work for lunch, and they are also fun recipes for kids. Whether you enjoy using the microwave, or don’t, you can still make these quick and easy recipes either way. If you decide to use a conventional oven, then you might want to invest in a couple of mini casserole dishes or French onion soup bowls because you won’t want to put your cup in the oven. It may also take you a few minutes longer to cook these recipes in the conventional oven, but the extra time will be worth it.
Just to give you an example of how healthy and quick these recipes can be, let’s talk about the One-Minute Blueberry Muffin recipe. You can make this Starbucks-inspired blueberry muffin recipe for breakfast, dessert, or a mid-day snack, and it only requires a few simple ingredients. Best yet, this is a gluten-free and low-calorie blueberry muffin recipe. If you’re vegan, on a paleo diet, or you need a higher-protein version, these are also available right in the same recipe. Also, when you consider the high nutritional value of blueberries, it’s always good news to have another blueberry recipe like this one to work with. Just one cup of frozen blueberries is only 70 calories, is very high in dietary fiber as well as a source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron. If you possibly can, however, do try to use fresh organic, unsweetened blueberries for the best possible nutritional value.
If you’re looking for the perfect, healthy one-mug lunch recipe, then you could try the one for Couscous Greek Salad. This mini meal is jam-packed with nutritional goodness, including delicious ingredients like couscous, feta cheese, and chicken broth. If you’re wondering about the nutritional value of cooked couscous, one cup of couscous is only 176 calories, and it is very high in selenium. It’s also a source of iron and calcium. As for feta cheese, just one wedge of feta cheese is only 100 calories and it’s high in calcium, phosphorus, riboflavin, and vitamin B12. The nutritional value of chicken broth is also very favourable – at just 38 calories, one cup of chicken broth is very high in niacin and manganese, high in phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin B12. Imagine putting all of these nutrients together into one meal. Again, it is always the best course of action to cook with organic ingredients, so you know you’re getting the highest nutritional content. Some other quick and healthy recipes you’ll find in this article are: a frosted cinnamon muffin recipe, a coconut chai muffin recipe, a peanut butter oatmeal cake recipe, a microwave pancake recipe, a sweet potato hash recipe, an egg white omelette recipe, a crustless quiche recipe, a hot pumpkin breakfast quinoa recipe, a healthy soup recipe, an instant mac and cheese recipe, a lasagna recipe, and an easy apple crisp recipe – just to name a few handy one-mug recipes that will take minimal time to make.
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