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Low Carb Main Course Recipes for One

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Chicken

June 6, 2017
A picture of chicken and potato on a plate and the blog post title "Cheddar Bacon Ranch Chicken for one, Gluten free, Grain free, Low Carb"

Let’s face it, cooking for one can be a challenge! I deal with that myself every single day! So many singles opt to grab fast food, restaurant takeout, or less than healthy convenience foods. But cooking for one can be easy. Especially when you have super simple recipes that you can turn to instead! I always recommend having 10-20 easy recipes that you can turn to that are…

Recipes for One

Homemade Hashbrowns (

April 19, 2017

There are times that you need a side dish that is simple and quick to prepare. Hashbrowns are definitely one of those easy side dishes. I’m kinda surprised that people opt to buy the frozen variety so often because they are actually very easy to make and with no chemical additives in the homemade kind, they are much healthier for you too! When I first created this recipe,…

Recipes for One

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oatmeal (Recipes for One)

June 10, 2016

Sometimes, it’s easy to run out of time to have a good breakfast in the morning. And a lot of people struggle to find good breakfast ideas that don’t require a lot of prep. That’s when a recipe like this apple cinnamon overnight oatmeal comes in handy! This recipe makes an easy breakfast idea and is perfect for singles who want simple breakfasts. I absolutely adore overnight oatmeal…

Main Course Recipes for One

Chicken and Veggies Foil Packet Meal (Recipes for One)

June 2, 2016

I fondly remember making foil packet meals when I went camping as a child, so I am excited to share this chicken and veggies foil packet meal recipe with you! Ah, the temperatures are really starting to heat up now that it’s June here in sunny South Carolina! ¬†We’re already seeing days with temperatures in the 90’s! Of course, that means that I really don’t want to turn…

Main Course Recipes for One Salads

Blueberry Chicken Spinach Salad (Recipes for One)

May 31, 2016

It is really quite interesting how your tastes change over the years. Only a few years ago, I would’ve stuck my nose up at the thought of this blueberry chicken spinach salad. Truly, I would have. Blueberries, chicken, spinach, feta cheese, and a honey and apple cider vinaigrette may seem strange to some. But over the past couple of years, I have been trying food combinations that wouldn’t…

Main Course

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Chicken

May 9, 2016

I admit that I spent decades eating far too many frozen dinners and fast food. But I discovered how amazing it is to cook using real, whole ingredients. Cooking from scratch is so much more flavorful than what I was eating before. And so I learned how to really savor what I was eating. At the same time, I enjoy maximizing my time and so I want to…

Main Course Recipes for One Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken (Recipes for One)

July 9, 2015

Mmmm…..salsa chicken. Super tasty and one of the easiest meals to prepare….seriously! Just a few minutes to throw in a few ingredients and turn on the slow cooker! I love easy, healthy meals! I really love making the oven-baked version of this during the cooler months of the year. It is truly one of the easiest recipes to prepare and yet it tastes so good! But now, during…

Beverages Recipes for One

Fizzy Lemonade (Recipes for One)

March 27, 2015

I just had to share this fizzy lemonade recipe with you. It’s perfect for the recovering soft drinkers out there! Have you ever had one of those days when you just want something bubbly to drink? I have those moments regularly! There is just something about the fizz and bubbles that delight my tongue. And I will be the first to admit that I used to drink a…

Low Carb Recipes for One

Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Recipes for One)

March 13, 2015

Sometimes a girl just has to have some chocolate. Of course, when that urge strikes me, I want to try to make a chocolate treat that is not filled with unsavory ingredients. This chocolate avocado pudding really fits the bill. Chocolate is rich in minerals like magnesium (and when we are deficient, many people crave chocolate to get more). The avocado provides some wonderful, healthy fat. And it…