8 Tasty Mini-Meals You Can Make in a Mug

From Bicycling.com


Trying not to overeat this year? From desserts to healthy pre-ride snacks, there’s an easy, single-serving recipe for all your cravings.

This year is all about individuality in nutrition and training, so why not take your cooking to a micro level by making more meals in mugs? With these simple, microwave-friendly recipes, it’s easy to create a meal that’s perfectly sized for one, from breakfast to dessert to the perfect pre- and post-ride mini-meals. Need a new mug to get started? Check out our New Year’s sale to get 10-percent off our cycling elements mug bundle.


Ultra-Fast Omelet

Eggs in the microwave sound weird, but once you’ve tried it, you won’t go back when you’re short on time. This “Crafty Mom” has a great veggie-heavy recipe for a two-minute omelet made in a mug: no mess or pans to clean up, and easy eating even if you spend the morning chasing the kids. It’s also a great way to individualize omelets for family or for a brunch party, since you can build your own by adding different toppings to each.


Nutella Rice Krispies Treats

Need a quick dessert but don’t want to have a bunch of leftovers in the house? YellowBlissRoad’s Single-Serve Rice Krispies Treats made in a mug are quick, easy, and will quell any sweet-tooth cravings—but won’t allow you to overeat! (Plus, what cyclist doesn’t love Nutella?) The recipe is simple and takes under 30 seconds in the microwave to complete. That’s practically faster than pouring yourself a bowl of cereal!

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