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6 meals you can make with one hand

We know you love when your little one snuggles into your shoulder and falls asleep, but Mom and Dad need to eat! These meals are quick, simple, healthy and you can make them without putting down what's really important.

By Madeline Morra

6 meals you can make with one hand

6 meals you can make with one hand

Meals you can make with one hand

You learn how to do many things with one hand as a parent of a young child. Get dressed, use the computer, do laundry, but let us give you a hand with dinner. These meals can be cooked with one hand so that you can become the ultimate multi-tasker.

6 meals you can make with one handPhoto: iStockphoto

Mushroom Quesadilla

Melty cheese and perfectly sauteed mushrooms squished between a soft flour tortilla? Hello, Meatless Mondays!

Get the recipe here: Mushroom Quesadilla

6 meals you can make with one handRoberto Caruso

Scrambled Eggs in the Microwave

A scrambled egg in about a minute and a half. So easy—and fast—you can make this even before you've had your cup of coffee.

Get the recipe here: Scrambled Eggs in the Microwave>

6 meals you can make with one handPhoto: Flickr

Whole Wheat Tortilla and Cheese Quesadilla Wedges

Depending on how adept you are at one handing it, this tasty snack might be better eaten whole rather than trying to cut it into wedges.

Get the recipe here: Whole Wheat Tortilla and Cheese Quesadilla Wedges>

6 meals you can make with one hand

Saucy Pulled Pork

Simple to make and extremely tasty, your family will be begging for seconds of this barbecue favourite.

Get the recipe here: Saucy Pulled Pork 

6 meals you can make with one handPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Asian Sticky Rice

Not only can this meal be made with one hand but it's cooked right in a thermos! Now if you get side-tracked before you get a chance to eat, your meal will still be warm when you come back to it.

Get the recipe here: Asian Sticky Rice>

6 meals you can make with one hand

Fancy Eggs and Toast Cups

This is one of the simplest, most impressive breakfasts ever. It’s a recipe kids can surely put together or you can with just one hand. 

Get the recipe here: Fancy Eggs and Toast Cups

 

6 meals you can make with one handMaya Visnyei

Tortellini Pasta Salad

Perfect for a picnic or easy dinner, this versatile tortellini pasta salad travels well when packed for lunch, too.

Get the recipe here: Tortellini Pasta Salad

Tortellini Pasta saladMaya Visnyei

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