Heading out on your own this September? Let’s be honest – your microwave will become your best friend.
If you’re looking for a quick recipe between classes or want to save some cash, these microwavable recipes are easy, mess-free, and perfect to make in any dorm room. Grab your mug and get ready for 7 Microwave Mug Recipes To Get You #DormReady!
1. Granola and GO!
Did you know that you can make your own granola at home in the microwave? 😋 It’s so easy to do and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and cook. Perfect for busy mornings! . 🍓INGREDIENTS * 2 tsp coconut oil * 2 tsp water * 1/4 tsp vanilla extract * 2 tsp honey * 5 tbsp rolled oats * 2 tbsp nuts and seeds * 1 tbsp raisins . 🍓INSTRUCTIONS 1. Add the coconut oil, water, vanilla extract and honey or maple syrup to a mug or large cup. Microwave on high for 20 seconds until the oil has melted. 2. Add the oats, nuts and seeds to the mug and stir well. 3. Microwave on high for between 1.5 and 2 minutes in 30 second intervals, stirring well each time, until the oats start to brown. 4. Transfer the granola onto a plate and spread out. This helps it to crisp up. Add the raisins. 5. Serve immediately or keep in an airtight jar for up to 5 days.
Save money this semester and make your granola at home! This a cheap and healthy alternative to buying granola and you can customize to exactly what you’re craving. You’ll know exactly what’s going into it, too!
2. Pizza mug
Satisfy your pizza craving with this pizza recipe for one! This microwavable recipe let’s you skip the wait of your Uber Eats or the trek to ordering a pizza. Check out the full recipe here!
3. Mac and cheese, please!
Mac and cheese is comfort food at it’s finest. This is the perfect meal to ease your mind during though those stressful midterms or finals this year. Click here for more.
4. Mashed potatoes
Who knew you could make mashed potatoes in the comfort of your own dorm room?! Skip the boiling and make this hardy recipe in just 15 minutes! Follow the full recipe here.
5. Friday morning french toast
Even though you’re on your own this year, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some french toast for one! Enjoy this sweet breakfast from your own dorm room. Check out the full recipe here!
6. This is bacon me crazy!
Skip the grease with microwave bacon. It’s the perfect breakfast or addition to a delicious sandwich! Full instructions here.
7. Mug brownie
This classic microwavable brownie recipe is sure to hit your sweet tooth. With a few simple ingredients, you can make a mug brownie in minutes!
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