Microwaves are typically relegated to heating up leftovers, but forget that! Your microwave has so much untapped potential you should be exploiting. Get amongst these delicious, easy recipes and become a microwave master chef!
1. Microwave Strawberry Jam
Omit the sugar, blast in the micro until foamy, and leave sit until set. Add some chia seeds and milk and you’ve got yourself a healthy breakfast alternative! Get the recipe here!
2. Microwave Baked Potato
Delicious and easy to make, microwave potatoes are incredibly versatile, and this recipe is super simple to follow! Try a Mexican potato with cheese, Mexican beans or chilli, tomato, guac and sour cream. Or the classic chicken, cheese, pineapple and sour cream… Yum!
3. Microwave Popcorn
Avoid store-bought microwave popcorn that’s full of chemicals and opt for a healthier homemade version. Plus, it’s cheaper! Check out the recipe here.
4. Microwave Sweet Potato Chips
Crispy, salty and delicious chips, all within the space of 15 minutes. These guys are easy to make, but make sure you keep an eye on them when cooking! The recipe can be found here.
5. Microwave Corn on the Cob
A quick and easy alternative to boiling and oven cooking your corn – just make sure you grab the corn with its husks still on. Snag the recipe here.
6. Microwave Pizza Quesadilla
I know the recipe tells you to fry the pepperoni, but you could easily chuck it in the microwave for a minute or two for a similar effect. Now, check out this recipe, go watch Netflix and inhale your pizza!
7. Microwave Omelette in a Mug
Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? Either way, this omelette is mouth-wateringly good! You can chop and change with toppings too! Check out this and other mug recipes here.
8. Microwave Nachos
This nachos recipe is incredibly quick, and definitely worth sharing. You can go fancy or as plain as you like, although guac is a definite must!
9. Microwave Chocolate Pudding
How smooth and delicious does this look!? If you’re looking for a chocolate hit, this easy recipe will be one of your favorites.
10. Microwave S’mores Mug Cake
Molten chocolate in the centre with a toasted marshmallow on top… hungry yet? Sink your teeth into this delicious mug cake. Recipe is right here!