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7 Mini Meals You Can Make In a Muffin Tin

Sometimes the tastiest foods come in small packages. These adorable recipes prove that your muffin tins should be a kitchen staple.

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Courtesy Lauren Brennan

Homestyle Lasagna

Whether you’re entertaining a crowd or cooking for the family, you can’t go wrong with this traditional Italian dish. Lauren’s Latest walks you through the steps to creating your own personal portions of meat (or meatless) lasagna.

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Courtesy Chelsea Lords

Strawberry Pancakes

Mix up your Sunday breakfast routine with these yummy pancake cups from Chelsea’s Messy Apron. The pop of strawberry filling adds a fruity flavor to these delicate treats.

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Courtesy Toni Dash

Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes

Your kids will look forward to this comfort food staple when it’s baked in a muffin tin. The recipe from Boulder Locavore takes less than 30 minutes to make.

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Courtesy Amanda Finks

On-the-Go Oatmeal

In a time crunch? Grab breakfast on your way out the door with these oatmeal cups from The Wholesome Dish. You can sprinkle each cup with your favorite sweet or savory toppings.

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Courtesy Kiersten Frase

Broccoli Parmesan Meatballs

Ready, veggie lovers? This recipe from Oh My Veggies is a delicious twist on a traditional meatball recipe. All you’ll need is almonds, broccoli, Parmesan cheese, garlic and one egg to get started.

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Courtesy Stephanie Parker

Deep Dish Pizza

Forget takeout! This recipe from Plain Chicken only requires four ingredients plus the topping of your choice.

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Courtesy Lauren Rapp

Chicken Pot Pie

Shrink your portion size (and your waist) with this mini version of the classic by blogger Lauren Rapp. Follow her simple steps here to recreate your own savory meal.

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