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Instant ramen noodles are a college staple, but after a while, the sodium-filled seasoning packets can become a little monotonous. By pairing cans of ready-to-heat soup with the quick cooking noodles, you can have a satisfying and comforting meal in minutes that won’t bore your taste buds!
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Did you know you could make potato chips in the microwave? This is a great way to satisfy any salty cravings without going straight for a highly processed product that probably contains much more fat, salt, and calories.
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Mac and cheese is one of the ultimate comfort foods, this recipe is so easy you can make it in your dorm room without having to deal with the chaos of a college cafeteria.
For a quick and easy breakfast that will warm you up and fuel you for the day, this microwave egg scramble is the answer. Just add your favorite topping and you have the perfect to-go breakfast.
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It might be impossible to fire up a grill in a dorm room, but that doesn’t mean you have to go without the comforting flavors of a burger. For an added bonus, this soup only takes 20 minutes to prep, so it’s basically effortless.
Here is a truly comforting soup that is thick, creamy and just like chicken pot pie, minus the crust. If you have a toaster oven, a piece of store-bought puff pastry, cooked until golden brown, would be fabulous (and delicious) to use for dipping. Click here to 13 more innovative ways to cook in a dorm room