Feeling bored of the same residence hall food or too broke to afford anything else? These 15 easy AF meals to make at college got ya covered! They’re quick and delicious, you’ll definitely find yourself making them all the time.
1. Brownie in a Mug
Brownie in a Mug is a classic microwave food for college, whether you’re in the mood for a snack or extremely on the go. All you need to do is add two tablespoons of water, milk, or chocolate milk, two tablespoons of butter, a dash of salt, and a quarter teaspoon to a mug and mix it. Then, you can add two tablespoons of sugar, two tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder, and four tablespoons of flour, and mix it. Lastly, microwave for 60 seconds and enjoy!
2. Croissants with Cream Cheese and Raspberries
This is a really simple breakfast! All you have to do is toast your croissants, add strawberry cream cheese on top, cut up a few raspberries and you are all done! Woohoo for 5-minute breakfast!
3. Mason Jar Salad
If you are really trying to avoid eating unhealthy, but meal prepping is also too time-consuming, mason jar salads take away the leisure. Just layer lettuce, tomato, spinach, carrots, and other greens so that when you are ready to head out, you can just add some dressing and you are set to go! You can make a few at a time at store in the fridge to save even more time!
4. Avocado Toast
Avocados are really enjoyable to eat, and making them for a snack is even better! For a small two minute meal just cut up an avocado and layer it on a piece of toast! YUM!
5. Oatmeal with Fruit
For a simple breakfast, just microwave oatmeal and add your favorite fruits to resemble an acai bowl! So quick and easy! Add granola for an extra crunch if needed.
6. Caprese Sandwich
Love Italian food? Me, too! All you need is basil, tomato, mozzarella cheese, and a little olive oil in between two pieces of Italian bread for a simple lunch. Spinach is also a great addition.
7. Pizza Bagel
Of course! Anything related to Pizza is a must! Just toast your bagel first, add tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and some pepperoni, and microwave to save on ordering a pizza! Great for on the go.
8. Cheese Quesadillas
Easily make a zesty meal by adding Chihuahua cheese to a tortilla and microwaving! Roll up the tortilla, and enjoy! This is so easy my dog could do it!
9. Coconut Granola
For a simple snack you can take on the go, just add coconut shavings, granola bits, and some dark chocolate to a container. For a little bit of something extra, you can add some syrup and microwave it for 15 seconds.
10. Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie
Who doesn’t love cookies, especially when you can make them in a few minutes? Start by melting 1 tablespoon of butter in a mug. Add 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, 3 drops of vanilla extract, and a dash of salt, and mix. Then, add only one yolk into the mixture and stir. Add slightly less than 1/4 cup of flour followed by two tablespoons of semisweet chocolate chips. Lastly, microwave for 40-60 seconds, and enjoy!
11. Microwave Baked Potato
Just simply cut open a potato, add a teaspoon of butter, and microwave for 5 minutes! If you enjoy sour cream, you can definitely add some.
12. Pumpkin Pie Greek Yogurt
If you absolutely love all things fall, this Greek yogurt is to die for! Simply puree 2 cups of plain, nonfat Greek yogurt, 1 can of pumpkin puree, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon of ginger, 1/8 teaspoon of cloves, and 1/8 teaspoon of allspice for a festive yogurt! You can top with raisins as well!
13. Scrambled Egg and Bacon
For a really easily microwaveable breakfast, all you need to do is beat two eggs, two tablespoons of milk, and a dash of salt and pepper. Then, microwave for 45 seconds with bacon on the side, and you are all set! Yay for 5-minute breakfast once again!
14. One-Bowl Mac and Cheese
For an easy microwavable meal once again, just follow the directions to make a box of Mac and Cheese, but cut it in half! This can easily be microwaved in only a few minutes!
15. Ramen, Broccoli, and Cheese
Lastly, Ramen is a staple of college meals, so of course, it had to be included! Just microwave your Ramen as you normally would, add broccoli, and American cheese to spice it up! You gotta get those greens in one way or another!