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As a college student, one of the last things that you want to think about is food. This is probably because you do not have enough money to get the food that you want, or you do not want to expose yourself to too much fast food that can make you gain weight very fast. What if you can create your very own food from the comforts of your dorm room? There are so many easy recipes for college students that you ought to try out. The best part is that it does not take a lot of effort to make the food.

Microwavable Recipes

Here are some of the easy recipes for college students you can make with your microwave:

French Toast

If you want to create sweet food from leftover bread that is almost stale, this is the best option for you. You can pull the bread into several pieces before placing in a microwave dish. Add some honey, cinnamon powder, and an uncooked scrambled egg. toss it all together, and just put it in the microwave. You will have something sweet to eat without wasting ingredients.

Tuna Salad

This actually does not require the microwave unless you want to heat the ingredients a bit. The key here is to use olive oil instead of mayonnaise, and you will have something that is not only healthy but amazing as well. Purchase the tuna chunks in water and drain away the juice. Mix the tuna with some capers, tomatoes, olives, and basil. Add a dash of lemon and a bit of olive oil and you are good to go.

Crockpot Recipes

If you want easy recipes for college students that make use of the crockpot, here are some of the recipes you can try:

Rice and Beans

Set your slow cooker to cook this while you are still in class. Putting together the ingredients will be easy before you leave your room. The moment that you arrive, you will be ready to eat. Use quick cooking rice and canned beans of your choice. Drain the beans, and add the recommended amount of water on the rice package. Make sure the beans are properly seasoned with salt, pepper, and some herbs.

Meatballs

Who does not love meatballs? A lot of people think that this is one of the easiest foods to appreciate. If it is cooked in the crockpot, and used with a sauce that is hard to resist, and it can be one of the best meatballs you will taste. The best thing is that you can create it in your dorm room. You can prepare any sauce you want. Serve the meatballs with some coleslaw and you will have a grand time eating it.

Vegetarian Enchiladas

You can create vegetarian recipes that will taste great, and that are not hard to make. You just need to add all of the needed ingredients: such as spinach, radishes, some black beans, herbs, and all the other veggies you may want to use. When you get home, put the filling in some corn tortillas. You can expect that this meal is going to be so filling. You may want to make it again.

With all of the easy recipes for college students that you can try, you will never feel hungry again.

Valerie Stitt lives in New York as a professional freelance writer, blogger, and content marketer. Follow Valerie on her health blog, Halfmile Fitness