Sometimes you just need enough food for one. You don’t want any leftovers, nor do you want to waste food and you have no one to share with. Or maybe you just don’t feel like cooking with a large number of ingredients. We’ve definitely been there.

Eating solo? Don’t let that stifle your creativity! You deserve to impress yourself just as you would try to impress with a meal made for others. These ten recipes will provide the perfect inspiration to treat yourself to a delicious meal – just for you!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Healthy Berry Crisp for One

Healthy Berry Crisp for One

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This Healthy Berry Crisp for One by Megan Calipari would also be incredibly easy to size up if you have a couple of people or more who are in the dessert mood. Either make multiple ramekins or use a slightly larger baking vessel. It’s super delicious and is such a crowd-pleaser!

2. High-Protein Single Serve Chocolate Chip Cookie

Single Serve High-Protein Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

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Secretly high in protein, this gluten-free and vegan High-Protein Single Serve Chocolate Chip Cookie by Kat Condon is a quick and delicious way to satisfy that cookie craving!

3. Personal Lavash Flatbread Pizza

Personal Lavash Flatbread Pizza

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This Personal Lavash Flatbread Pizza by Jessica Bose is SO tasty! It’s topped with carrots, onion, apple, kale, mushrooms, cabbage, tomato sauce, and vegan cheese. These toppings are perfectly seasoned for a flavorful, healthy lunch or dinner! It’s pretty easy to make, so it’s great for busy days. You will love this lavash flatbread.

4. Peach and Blueberry Oatcakes for One

Peach and Blueberry Oatcakes for One

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These Peach and Blueberry Oatcakes for One by Lauren Smith have the most delicious flavor combination. They taste like peach and blueberry cobbler, packed into little stackable discs.

5. Protein Pumpkin Mug Cake

Vegan Protein Pumpkin Mug Cake

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This Protein Pumpkin Mug Cake by Kat Condon is crazy soft and fluffy, bursting with all those delicious pumpkin flavors and fall spices and easily whipped up in less than five minutes. Gluten-free and vegan!

6. The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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This sandwich nails all the categories you want in grilled cheese: crusty golden brown bread, gooey melted cheese, and a smidgen of color and extra texture from some veggies. You will love Emily von Euw‘s The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

7. Personal Vegan Pancake Stack


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This Personal Vegan Pancake Stack by Christina Bedetta can be enjoyed traditionally for breakfast, or as a healthy meal or snack at whatever time of day your body is craving them most!

8. Sushi Bowl

Sushi Bowl

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Turn your next sushi craving into a bowl with this bright and flavorful Sushi Bowl by What the Health, Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn with Eunice Wong! This bowl is perfect for any sushi lover, and it includes a homemade peanut-ginger miso dressing that drizzles over to really give this dish a kick!

9. Scrambled Chickpeas

Scrambled Chickpeas

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Legumes are fantastic for many reasons, and versatility is undoubtedly one of them. Chickpeas in particular, both for their texture and their more neutral flavor, are great for savory dishes and even sweets. These Scrambled Chickpeas by Sara Oliveira are perfect for any time of day!

10. Strawberry Parfait

Strawberry Parfait [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This Strawberry Parfait by Lucie Javorska is like a single serving of strawberry shortcake deconstructed into its fruity, creamy and crunchy elements and layered on top of each other into a beautiful, secretly healthy dessert or breakfast.

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

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