7 Single-Serve Recipes for People Who Live Alone and Are So Sick of Leftovers

A dish of gooey pasta is the ultimate comfort food, and there's no better place to indulge in it than in front of Netflix. In one pot, combine grated Parmesan, cheddar, milk, butter, and seasonings. For a heartier taste, mix in some broccoli or peas with the sauce.

Single-Serving Macaroni and Cheese from Sunday Table

Place the almond butter, chia seeds, rolled oats, milk, maple syrup, baking powder, and ramekin (or oven-safe dish) in the oven and bake for a toasty and comforting breakfast. 

Single-Serving Blueberry Baked Oatmeal from Eating Bird Food

This is a really easy recipe to make: After tossing the cauliflower florets with buffalo sauce, bake them until crispy. After that, pile them over a warm tortilla and garnish with blue cheese crumbles and salsa.

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos for One from One Dish Kitchen

Mugs are a great tool for single-serve meals because they may hold the ideal amount for one person. For a simple dessert, combine pumpkin puree, coconut oil, flour, sugar, and spices to make a batter. 

Vegan Pumpkin Mug Cake from Ambitious Kitchen

This recipe is a great idea for supper because it includes robust ingredients like orzo, pine nuts, and olives. You won't have any leftovers, so you shouldn't be concerned about anything getting mushy in the refrigerator.

Spinach and Orzo Salad for One from One Dish Kitchen

This comforting curry is loaded with your choice of protein, such as tofu or chicken, and nourishing vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and mushrooms. After having it for supper one night, try something else the next.

Japanese Curry for One from Okonomi Kitchen

A 1.5-quart Crock Pot ($28, Amazon) is the perfect size for cooking smaller meals at the right temp, Zisk says. That way, you can enjoy tender beef stew on those extra chilly evenings.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast for One from One Dish Kitchen