For these recipes, all you will need is a fridge and a microwave!
Cooking in the dorm can leave a lot to be desired. These three easy recipes will keep your tummy quiet without breaking your budget.
The first snack is tuna with apples and honey. For this easy and delicious treat, you’ll need
- One can of tuna, drained and rinsed
- One tablespoon of honey
- Half an apple of your choice.
Begin by finely chopping your apple. Gather the tuna, honey and chopped apples into a medium size bowl and mix the ingredients well. Pop the mixture into your mini-fridge and serve cold.
This vegetarian burrito bowl doesn’t take much time and will have you feeling full for hours. You need
- One pouch of frozen, pre-cooked brown rice
- One cup of black beans, drained and rinsed
- Half a cup of corn kernels, drained and rinsed
- 1/4 cup of salsa
- Half of an avocado
- Two tablespoons reduced-fat cheddar cheese
Prepare the rice according to the guidelines on the box. Dice your avocado. In a medium, microwavable bowl combine the black beans, corn and salsa. Microwave this mixture for three to five minutes, stirring halfway through. In a large bowl, serve the warm black bean mixture over rice and top with shredded cheese and diced avocado.
We all have that late night study session, bad break-up or just an everyday chocolate craving. This simple chocolate soufflé recipe will be sure to fix your craving. This recipe calls for
- One scoop of chocolate protein powder
- One tablespoon of almond butter
- Two egg whites
- One egg
- A dash of cinnamon
Combine protein powder, egg whites, egg and cinnamon in a microwaveable mug. Microwave the mixture on high for one to two minutes or until the egg begins to raise. Remove the mug and top with almond butter. Place the mug back in the microwave and cook for an addition minute or until the egg rises again and the butter is melted.
Give these recipes a try and Instagram your results to stephens_life.
Recipes found at (www.teenvouge.com/beauty/health-fitness/2012-10 /healthy-dorm-meals-and-snacks/)
Story by freshman Meaghan Dye