7 Ways to Give Your Favorite Foods a 'Makeover' (PHOTOS)

Rebecca Stokes Hot!

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If you're anything like me, you can fall into a food rut. You know, when you wind up eating the same thing time and time again? It's not the food's fault, but day in and day out, eating the foods -- even ones we love -- can start to feel like a really boring routine. It's not our fault either. We lead busy lives, and sometimes it's easier to just go ahead and pick the fast, easy, well-known option than it is to spend even five minutes doing something to spice up your food-life.

But it doesn't have to be that way! Our once-favorite foods can be something we look forward to once again, and all it takes is just a little bit of imagination. We're here to help! You don't need to scour the web looking endlessly for new ways to turn stuff like oatmeal or macaroni and cheese into novelties -- because we've done the heavy lifting for you! 

Behold! We've rounded up 7 of our favorite go-to foods. We've also found some great ways to make them seem brand-spanking-new so you won't have to. So hop to it and get to funkifying your next meal today.

How do you jolt yourself out of a food rut?

 

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