12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

Have you ever had one of those days where you haven’t eaten in a while, things are getting stressful and you just need food right now. Even worse is when there’s no ready-to-eat food in the fridge, but luckily that’s where mug recipes come to the rescue! These recipes cover breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert recipes, that will take at most five minutes to pop into a mug and have ready to eat in no time!

1. Loaded Omelette

Putting together the ingredients you need to make an omelette could not be easier or quicker. Some people may raise an eyebrow at cooking eggs in the microwave, but really, when you’re in a rush or needing to eat something asap, then protein packed eggs is the quickest, best go-to meal. Better yet, your omelette can be customized with any topping you desire!

Get the recipe at Land O Lakes

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

2. Spinach And Cheddar Quiche

This one is another protein and veggie packed breakfast idea that will provide all the energy and food satisfaction you need first thing in the morning. This recipe takes only five minutes to make, so you won’t have to rush or starve yourself while you make this. Plus, the toppings can be customized to whatever you prefer in a quiche. Ham and cheddar? Zucchini? Broccoli? Just swap in the new ingredients and you’re good to go.

Get the recipe at Bowl Of Delicious

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

3. Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal on its own is definitely a filling meal, so any other protein-boosting or just filling additions you add will just make this dish even more satisfying and keep you full until lunch time. Like our other two breakfast items, this dish can have its ingredients customized, but the cooking time is still just a quick three minutes.

Get the recipe at Kims Cravings

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

4. Pizza

Yes! You can both avoid being hangry, and you get to enjoy a pizza without having to wait for the delivery! This pizza mug has the crust, the sauce, the cheese, the toppings, and for a five-minute prep time recipe, it even tastes like the real deal. You can even swap out the dough crust for a cauliflower crust, without loosing out on the flavour.

Get the recipe at Bigger Bolder Baking

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

5. Mac And Cheese

Why go through the long process of boiling water on the stove, adding the macaroni and waiting for it to cook, then stirring in the cheese before finally getting to eat, when you could have the same delicious meal ready in just five minutes? This is a perfect recipe for one, and better yet, you can avoid avoid all the mess and clean-up after!

Get the recipe at Kirbie Cravings

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

6. Calzone

Goodbye 30 minute calzone baking process and hello two-minute cook time calzone! This recipe makes a perfect lunch option thanks to the speed at which you can put together this calzone, and because of how filling it will be. It tastes just like a regular calzone, with all the cheese and all the flavour, just with a mug-sized spin to it!

Get the recipe at Bigger Bolder Baking

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

7. Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is one of those handy recipes that everyone should learn at some point in their lives. It’s surprisingly easy, tastes delicious, and is an incredibly satisfying meal. A full-sized chicken pot pie recipe however does take some time to make, which is why we’ve included the mug sized version instead! It’s quick, easy, and just as delicious.

Get the recipe at Refinery29

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

8. Baked Potato Soup

It’s a known fact that putting any sort of soup into a mug will make the whole eating experience all the better, and this baked potato soup is no exception. It’s hot, creamy, has crispy pieces of bacon, tastes delicious, and makes for a perfectly quick and satisfying dinner option.

Get the recipe at Bigger Bolder Baking

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

9. Lasagna

Looking for a quick lasagna recipe that you can be happily eating without waiting an hour, won’t leave a giant mess behind, and won’t leave you having to eat lasagna for the rest of the week? Well, lasagna in a mug covers all those criteria. It’s ready in six minutes, makes a perfect serving size for one, and won’t leave a big mess to clean up after!

Get the recipe at Bigger Bolder Baking

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

10. Cinnamon Roll

Naturally kicking off our selection of mug recipe desserts, is a cinnamon roll! How many times have you craved a cinnamon roll, but knew that if you bought yourself a pack from the store that you would be endangering yourself to consuming the entire thing in record time? Not to say that there aren’t some days where that needs to be done, but for those other days, this recipe is the perfect single serving cinnamon roll!

Get the recipe at Recipe Me

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

11. Lemon Cake

Some days you need to satisfy a sweet lemon craving, and while a lemon cake is a perfect solution, making an entire cake for one can be a bit excessive…and dangerous. Luckily, this lemon cake in a mug recipe is to the rescue! It is just as fluffy, sweet, and full of lemon flavour as a full-sized recipe, but just in a friendly, single-serving size.

Get the recipe at Robert Rose

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

12. Apple Crisp

Last, but not least, is a quick and easy apple crisp recipe! Apple crisp is a classic choice when it comes to the dessert menu, but if apples aren’t your thing, then this recipe can be easily modified to make peach crisp, pear crisp, or any other fruit you prefer! In any case, it only takes five minutes to prepare, so you can enjoy this delicious recipe in no time.

Get the recipe at Lindsay Ann Bakes

12 Mug Recipes For Those Days When You Need Food NOW

Have you ever made a mug recipe before? What is your favourite go-to recipe when you need food asap? Let me know in the comments below!

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