Cooking for one: 4 easy, healthy desserts you can make in minutes

Not only can cooking healthy recipes provide some much-needed alone time, but the best part is that it's a lot quicker than cooking for a crowd. Here are four desserts perfect for one person.

1. Strawberry Protein Pancakes With Yogurt Filling (pictured above)

Strawberry Protein Pancake Rollups Recipe Photo: Dashing Dish PIN IT Are these a dessert or a breakfast? All we know is they’re delicious. A pancake batter made of oats, Greek yogurt, and egg whites gets whipped together in a blender and then cooked in minutes. Stuffed with yogurt and jam, these make an awesome French-inspired dessert.

2. One-Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug

With a name like that, you can’t go wrong. This easy treat is made with Greek yogurt, cinnamon, and a pinch of all your basic baking ingredients. Cook everything in the microwave and top with a mouthwatering streusel for a healthier coffee cake that will satisfy your sweet tooth whenever a late-night craving strikes.

3. Berry Cobbler 

Cobbler was definitely on our needs-a-crowd recipe list, until now. Oatmeal, berries, and a few tablespoons of flour, brown sugar, and butter are all you need for a personal pie in minutes.

4. Microwave Fudge Brownie 

Single-serving dessert recipes = the easiest form of self control. This microwave brownie recipe is made from unsweetened cocoa powder, Greek yogurt, whole-wheat flour, agave, and vanilla extract. So as far as sweets go, it's definitely on the healthier end of the spectrum.

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