The microwave — either you love it or hate it. While some people associate it with unsavory dinners out of plastic containers, we're here to tell you it's got much more sophistication than that. Ahead, check out recipes that will show you how to put the good ol' microwave to perfectly good use; in fact, you won't believe these dishes came out of that infamous beeping sound. Whether you're headed back to school and need to make do with a fridge and microwave or your cooking style errs on the lazy side (hey, no one is judging), these dishes are for you. We see those microwave haters dwindling in 3 . . . 2 . . . 1.
Omelet in a Mug
Start your morning off not with coffee in your mug, but with an omelet instead! Eggs, veggies, and chicken get the microwave treatment  and promise not to disappoint.
Cinnamon Roll For One
Does it get any better than a cinnamon roll in a mug ? We think not. Try out this deceivingly simple recipe and your sweet tooth will thank you.
Maple Walnut Oatmeal With Peaches
It's true: oatmeal can be decadent. Just heat some oatmeal, butter, milk, maple syrup, walnut oil, and peaches and you've got one definite breakfast of champions .
Lavender and Honey Steamer
You could get a steamer (flavored warm milk topped with foam) from your neighborhood coffee shop. Or you could make it at home, thanks to this simple recipe  infused with lavender and honey. But forget the espresso machine or milk frother — all you need is a small mason jar and a microwave.
Mango and Jalapeño Quesadillas
A quesadilla is a fail-proof microwave recipe. But this isn't just any quesadilla — it's a mango and jalapeño treat  that's all kinds of sweet, spicy, and scrumptious.
Baked Potatoes, Two Ways
Get not one, but two rich baked potato recipes  that you can make on the fly. One calls for bacon, cheddar, jalapenos, and sour cream, and the other for yogurt, chives, and zucchini. The common factor: a microwave to bake!
Nutella Rice Krispie Treats
What do you get out of some marshmallows, Rice Krispies, Nutella, chocolate chips, and a microwave? Crackly biscotti  that you'll crave well after the batch has been eaten.
Melon Milk Mochi
Never thought you could make mochi on your own? If you've got a few basic ingredients and a microwave, this easy recipe  will turn you into a pro in no time.