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Recipes for College Students

Simple, Delicious, and Nutritious Dorm Room Recipes:

As a college student, time is limited. When you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed with work, it’s easy to resort to eating unhealthy fast foods. Next time you’re crunched for time, try cooking up one of these more nutritious meals to fuel your body (and your brain!). These recipes are quick and easy to make and best of all, some of them only require a microwave. Bon appétit!


breakfast tacosEggs in the Microwave 

Waffle and Nut Butter

Make Ahead Fruit & Oatmeal Parfait 

Quick Breakfast Taco


Microwaved Quiche in a Mug 

Cinnamon Maple Breakfast Quinoa in the Microwave

Berry Granola Yogurt Parfait

Microwave Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookie 


hummus wrapsPasta Salad with Broccoli & Peanuts

Hummus & Grilled Vegetable Wrap

Tuna Salad 

5-ingredient Pasta Salad

Peanut Butter and Honey

Lunch Salad with the works

Egg Stuffed Pepper in the Microwave

20-minute Chili

Egg Salad


stir fryPita Pizza

Vegetable Stir-fry with Rice

Spicy Tuna Wrap

Salmon in the Microwave

Penne and Marinara Sauce

Chicken and Rice

Macaroni and Cheese in the microwave

“Baked” Sweet Potato in the Microwave