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Five meals you can make in your microwave

The microwave! A staple in every home. Perfect for re-heating all those delicious leftovers you are too tired to throw back in a pan or oven! Did you know, there are a few easy meals, you can cook directly in the microwave too? Here are 5 of the easiest recipes below:

1-Macaroni and cheese
Mix the macaroni with water and salt in a microwaveable mug and heat for 2-3 minute. Add milk, salt, cheese, and pepper and microwave again for 30 seconds. Yummy Yummy Cheesiness!

 

2-Perfect salmon
First, arrange salmon fillets in a microwaveable dish. Brush some oil over the salmon and add some garlic. Season with the salt and pepper to taste, cover and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes. Check the salmon to make sure it is cooked through and piping hot!

 

3- Hot chocolate for one
Mix some cocoa powder and sugar in a mug. Add 2 tablespoons of water, enough to cover the powders. Microwave for 20-30 seconds. Add milk and microwave for an additional 40-60 seconds. For a little extra, you can add some vanilla extract and stir well. Comfort in a bowl!

 

4- Butternut squash risotto
In a microwavable bowl, combine risotto rice and oil, add broth and 1 cup water to rice mixture and microwave on high for 9 minutes. Remove from microwave and let it stand for another 5 minutes.
While the risotto is cooling, heat cubed squash in the microwave on high for 2 minutes. Add the cooked squash, salt, pepper, and cheese to risotto, stir well to combine and enjoy!

 

5-Tuna sweet potato jackets
Place the potato in the microwave and cook on full power for 9 minutes.
Split the jacket potato in half, add Tuna, 1 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise and black pepper. Easy, peasy!

 

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