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1. For breakfast, serve eggs IN bread instead of eggs with bread.

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Recipe: Baked Egg Boats

2. Or, transform your breakfast sandwich into a breakfast bread bowl for easier clean-up.

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Recipe Ham, Egg, and Cheese Bread Bowl

3. For something simpler, eggs baked in a crispy potato crust is the ultimate breakfast cup.

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Very exciting.

Recipe: Baked Eggs In a Potato Crust

4. If you want to carry the egg/potato combo over to lunch, try these sweet potato egg boats.

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Not sure why these count as lunch, but that’s true for most things. Lunch is a feeling, and I feel these sweet potato boats.

Recipe: Sweet Potato Egg Boats

5. Potato boats with kale are delicious and healthy.

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Just like having salad for lunch.

Recipe: Cheesy Bacon Kale Potato Skins

6. Lettuce boats count, but only when filled with delicious things like bacon and avocado.

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There are radishes, too. Which are also delicious, but a admittedly less of a selling point.

More here: Bacon, Lettuce and Avocado Lettuce Wraps

7. If you’re going to turn a classic sandwich into a stew, you should at least serve it in a bread bowl.

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Because taking the bread away would be blasphemy.

Recipe Philly Cheesesteak Stew in a Bread Bowl

8. If you’re anti-bread, potato boats are the only acceptable substitute.

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Recipe: Cheesesteak Potato Skins

9. PRO TIP: Pizza boats allow for more cheese than regular pizza baguettes.

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Almost enough cheese to sink the ship.

Recipe: Pizza Boats

10. If you’re feeling healthy-ish, you can make your pizza boats out of zucchini instead of bread.

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Not too healthy, though, because look at all that wonderful cheese. Recipe here.

11. Remember, a salad in a huge, cheese-lined tortilla bowl is still a salad.

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And they’re baked, not fried, so you’re golden.

Recipe: Taco Salad with Homemade Tortilla Bowls

12. When you start to feel snack-y, celery logs are the answer.

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Before potato boats and lettuce cups, there were celery logs.

Recipe: Reinvented Ants On A Log

13. Marshmallow-topped sweet potato boats make for a good snack and a fun afternoon project.

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Not just for Thanksgiving, people. And if “snack” appeals to you but “project” does not, forget about the pretty piping and just spoon the filling right in.

Recipe: Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Boats with Toasted Marshmallows

14. A pretzel bowl filled with spinach dip is fun and filling and super cute.

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Carrot sticks are optional, since the best way to eat this is obviously to tear the bowl apart and messily dig in with your hands.

Recipe: Spinach Dip Pretzel Bowls with The Best Spinach Dip

15. How about Italian for dinner? The best kind of parm is an eggplant/chicken parm hybrid in boat form.

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These halved eggplants are stuffed with chicken sausage and sauce and smothered with mozzarella.

Recipe: Roasted Garlic Eggplant Lasagna Boats with Spicy Italian Chicken Sausage

16. This overachieving pumpkin is both the bowl and the soup.

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A hollowed-out pumpkin gets filled with stock and cheese and roasted, then served whole and split into individual serving bowls, where you’ll ladle on more stock to make a soup. It’s very pretty, but also pretty genius.

Recipe: Pumpkin Soup with Gruyère

17. No tortillas? No problem, if you stuff your fajitas right into bell peppers.

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You would have put the peppers in there, anyway.

Recipe: Chicken Fajita-Stuffed Peppers

18. For a gluten-free, vegan dinner, look no further than the acorn squash bowl.

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As with many edible bowls, the vessels may actually be the most delicious part.

Recipe: Cranberry Wild Rice-Stuffed Squash

19. If you like your squash boats with a little more attitude, add cream and cheese.

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Actually, the recipe calls for milk, not cream. You can feel good about that.

Recipe: Pumpkin Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese Boats

20. And for dessert, why eat ice cream out of a cone when you can eat it out of a cookie bowl?

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If if was a cookie cone, that would also be acceptable.

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cups

21. Cookies and cream is your favorite flavor?, You can make the cookie bowls out of OREOs.

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OREO overload is right.

Recipe: Oreo Overload Edible Ice Cream Bowls

22. Brownies make for excellent ice cream bowls, too, if you have two muffin tins.

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Brownie batter is thinner and won’t stick to the sides of the tin, so you need that second tin to give your bowls a little help.

Recipe: Brownie Bowl Sundaes

23. And of course, the ultimate food bowl is a HUGE cookie bowl to fill with more cookies!

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Make your cookie bowl big enough and you can just go ahead and fill it with more cookies!

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookie Serving Bowl

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