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28 Recipes Using Five Ingredients Or Less
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28 Recipes Using Five Ingredients Or Less

Just because you don’t have a lot of food in your fridge doesn’t mean your belly needs to suffer.

1. One-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

Photo by Katie Walsh

Photo by Katie Walsh

Chunky Monkey better watch its back.

2. Argo Tea’s Mojitea

Photo by Ana Cvetkovic

Photo by Ana Cvetkovic

Easy, boozy, beautiful.

3. Bacon Egg Cups

Photo by Danny Schuleman

Photo by Danny Schuleman

What better way to wake up in the morning than with the prospect of bacon for breakfast?

4. Kale Chips

Photo by Alex Tom

Photo by Alex Tom

Kale truly is the superfood of the century, so why not turn them into chips.

5. Roasted Chickpeas

Photo by Kirby Barth

Photo by Kirby Barth

A healthy alternative to popcorn when you’re desperate to snack in front of the TV.

6. Tandoori Chicken

Photo by David Cui

Photo by David Cui

Can’t make it over to India soon? No problem. Try this easy recipe and propel yourself to the east for an evening.

7. PB&J Alternatives

Photo by Hannah Lin

Photo by Hannah Lin

Tired of your lackluster PB&J? Mix it up with these combos.

8. Chocolate Truffles

Photo by Mimi Takano

Photo by Mimi Takano

With only three ingredients (and chocolate being one of them), these truffles are impossible to resist.

9. Cuban Panini

Photo by Bernard Wen

Photo by Bernard Wen

Way better than your average deli sandwich.

10. Cake Batter Milkshake

Photo by Andrea Kang

Photo by Andrea Kang

Mom’s not around to scold you for sticking cake in your milkshake.

11. Honey Ricotta Toast

Photo by Daniel Schuleman

Photo by Daniel Schuleman

For breakfast or for lunch, we’ll eat this at any time of day.

12. Loaded Potato Soup

Photo by Christine Chen

Photo by Christine Chen

Because who can say no to potatoes?

13. Hummus

Photo by Parisa Soraya

Photo by Parisa Soraya

The apocalypse has arrived when Sabra is no longer in your fridge. Learn how to make your own when that time comes.

14. Oreo Cheesecake Truffles

Photo by Christine Pritula

Photo by Christine Pritula

Oreos make everything better.

15. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pops

Photo by Hannah Lin

Photo by Hannah Lin

Chocolate and bananas go together like college students and free food.

16. Watermelon Refresher

Photo by Kathleen Lee

Photo by Kathleen Lee

Nothing screams summer more than watermelon.

17. Mochi

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Photo by Photo by http://www.spymania.com/pgs/downloads.html

Why bother with sushi when you can skip dinner and head straight to dessert?

18. Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Photo by Parisa Soraya

Photo by Parisa Soraya

Panera may make an infamous version, but homemade tastes so much better.

19. Apple Carrot Juice

Photo by Daisy Dolan

Photo by Daisy Dolan

Quench your thirst with some freshly made juice.

20. Quinoa Salad

Photo by Julia Maguire

Photo by Julia Maguire

Tired of lettuce in your salad? Stick quinoa in instead.

21. Greens and a Fried Egg

Photo by Amanda Shulman

Photo by Amanda Shulman

It’s like green eggs and ham, minus the ham.

22. DIY Nutella

Photo by Clark Halpern

Photo by Clark Halpern

Out of Nutella? No fear, you can make your own.

23. Crêpes

Photo by Liz Tadie

Photo by Liz Tadie

Load ‘em up with Nutella and your favorite berries.

24. Pumpkin Butter Pecan Gingersnap Rolls

Photo by Anthony Wan

Photo by Anthony Wan

Rollin’ with some pumpkin butter.

25. Boozy Negroni

Photo by Janice Byun

Photo by Janice Byun

Let’s admit it: vodka and cranberry juice gets boring after awhile.

26. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Photo by Rachel Conners

Photo by Rachel Conners

Peanut butter plus chocolate plus no bake may be the best invention ever.

27. Bacon Hash

Photo by Devon Carlson

Photo by Devon Carlson

We all have those cravings for our favorite diner potatoes.

28. Two Ingredient Coconut Macaroons

Photo by Danny Schuleman

Photo by Danny Schuleman

Two ingredients are college students’ favorite words, after all.

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Amy Schulman

About the author

Amy is a rising junior at Franklin & Marshall College, studying English and French. A native New Yorker, she divides her time between devouring food blogs and traveling into the depths of Brooklyn for the perfect scoop of chocolate ice cream. Her Instagram photos of her baked goods generate ecstatic texts from her friends begging for samples.

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