So you’ve just started the new College year, or maybe you’re a Freshman and you’re living away from home for the first time, cooking for yourself can present challenges. You may find that you don’t have time to cook for yourself all the time or that you’re just not that good at cooking. We’ve got some easy meals ideas for College students with the recipes below that will help you make some quick, exciting, delicious and cheap meals or snacks to keep your mind and body energised.
Food for Breakfast
Quite often in the morning you may be in a rush and therefore skip breakfast, as I’m sure you’ve heard many times before, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, well it is! You need to give your brain the energy it needs to get your through your morning lectures.
Quick Pancakes. All it takes for pancakes is eggs, flour and milk. But if you don’t have this in the cupboard, grab yourself a pancake shaker mix and just add water.
Spruced-up bagels. Grab your bagels, tomatoes, cream cheese and fresh apple juice to make a quick and healthy meal.
Food for Lunch and Dinner
Bread, cheese, drink. Grab a chunk of your favorite cheese, a small baguette and something nice to drink. This your great snack or small meal and is easy to eat while studying your lessons.
Macaroni and cheese. There are a lot of easy to prepare mac and cheese choices available so you don’t have any reason to not enjoy mac & cheese now and then. Some of the big brands like Velveeta offer easy to make favorites you can create for yourself. If you have an oven or microwave you can opt to have a frozen food options for your lunch or dinner.
Taquitos. Have a hot, crunchy, delicious and cheap and easy to make meal by making these Taquitos and you’ll enjoy eating this while doing your homework.
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup. Feeling like comfort food, then this one is sure to satisfy. Simple yet nutritious and tasty.
Chicken, Couscous and Tomatoes. Grill some Chicken, boil up some couscous and fry off some tomatoes and you’ve got yourself a protein rich delicious dinner.
Homemade quesadillas. Looking for a very delicious snack that would leave very little mess behind? Then grab some tortillas and shredded cheese and whatever other ingredients you want to pop inside, like tomatoes, beans, corn, etc and give them a short cook in the microwave. Comfort food in minutes!
Food for Desserts
Brownies and Ice Cream. Grab brownies and your favorite flavored ice cream just for a midnight snack. Enjoy eating these foods while having a chit chat.
Peanut Butter Cookies. These yummy peanut butter cookies are so simple to make and only contain 3 ingredients. So satisfying and will give you a great boost of energy for your evening studies.