A New Beginning for Ashley

In Blank On October 22, 2013 0 Comments

To all my faithful readers: I have made the decision to move on from Cooking For One as I no longer really cook meals just for myself. I’ve… Read More »

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Vegetarian White Bean Chili

Vegetarian White Bean Chili

In Main Dishes, Weight Watchers On July 5, 2013 5 Comments

A delicious Weight Watcher’s diet-friendly recipe for vegetarians! Packed with fiber, very filling. Cooks in less than 20 minutes.

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Pan Seared Sea Scallops

Pan Seared Sea Scallops

In Favorites, Featured, Main Dishes On June 17, 2013 1 Comment

One thing that I’ve really mastered this spring is searing scallops for dinner. It’s so expensive to order them out at dinner – often almost $30 when you… Read More »

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Lunch Bento Box Cooking For One

The Fabulous Lunch Bento Box

In Bento Boxes, Favorites On January 29, 2013 4 Comments

Have a hard time getting excited about your lunch? Try making a lunch bento box with a variety of tasty bites – veggies, sandwiches, left overs – all great options!

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Quinoa Tomato Cucumer Salad Ashley Lojko

Quinoa, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

In Main Dishes, Vegetarian On January 7, 2013 0 Comments

I got this recipe from and modified it to suit my palate. It’s full of good stuff including protein-rich quinoa, tangy dressing and veggies!

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Butternut Squash Soup by Cooking For One Ashley Lojko

Butternut Squash Soup

In Favorites, Soups, Vegetarian On December 27, 2012 3 Comments

This soup is another favorite winter staple of mine, especially since butternut squash is in season! Try it topped with croutons, pumpkin seeds or just sour cream.

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Creamy Tomato Bisque Cooking For One Ashley Lojko

Creamy Tomato Bisque with Basil

In Favorites, Soups, Vegetarian On December 26, 2012 0 Comments

Tomato bisque is a classic, all-time favorite of many. It’s creamy, savory and full of flavor! Give this recipe for one a shot – it’s tomato-goodness will surprise you!

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Store-bought Rotisserie Chicken

6 Entrees Using Store-Bought Rotisserie Chicken

In Main Dishes, Quick and Dirty On August 1, 2012 7 Comments

Looking for ideas for that store bought rotisserie chicken? Sure it tastes great on it’s own, but it can be used for so much more!

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Chicken Stock Ingredients Cooking For One Ashley Lojko

Chicken Stock From Scratch

In Soups On August 1, 2012 1 Comment

Learn how to make your own chicken stock for some absolutely amazing soups! Easy to do and worth the time. Fridge it, freeze it, or eat it right away.

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Seared Tofu by Cooking For One Ashley Lojko

Tasty Tofu – How To

In Cooking Tips, Favorites, Vegetarian On July 30, 2012 5 Comments

How to sear and cooking tasty tofu without it falling apart into a million pieces. Vegetarian friendly and delicious!

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