It’s back to school time, which means you’ve gotta learn how to cook for yourself. Cooking single-serve recipes is the best way to keep your roomie from eating all your food (in addition to straight up hiding food from them…) and to avoid eating leftovers. Stay single, people.
So good. So easy to make. So customizable. Recipe here.
Dark chocolate is healthy, right? Make it here.
All you need is cereal, marshmallows, butter, a mug, and a minute. Recipe here.
This recipe makes the chewiest, softest peanut butter cookie on Earth. If you’re not into chewy cookies, try substituting brown sugar for white sugar. Recipe here.
You don’t even need an oven for this. Recipe here.
For optimal taste, pair it with Netflix. Alone. When your roommate is out for the night. Recipe here.
You won’t even taste the avocado. Recipe here.
It looks super difficult to make, but no one has to know that it only took five minutes. Recipe here.
If you want to add in more spice, add a little chopped jalapeño. Recipe here.
10. Avocado Toast
Okay, avocado toast might be a little basic, but it’s super easy and quick to make. Just be sure not to Instagram it. Recipe here.
11. Eggs Benedict
Brunch on a school night, yippee! Recipe here.
Low carb for when you’re low on ingredients. Recipe here.
13. 3-Minute Oatmeal
Use rolled oats and add honey instead of using the overpriced packets. Recipe here.
14. Breakfast Pizza
Last night’s pizza just got better. Recipe here.
Even when it’s not Passover, you’ll be craving this. Recipe here.
Even though McDonald’s has all day breakfast, this DIY version is much healthier and cheaper to make. Learn how here.
17. Pizza Lunchables
The healthier and better tasting version of your childhood. Pair with some Dunkaroos and pack it for a field trip. Recipe here.
Basically a portable Thanksgiving meal. Recipe here.
This recipe is going to make your roommate drool. Top with ice cream for even more deliciousness. Recipe here.
All you need is a microwave. Recipe here. #StopBuyingPremadePopcorn2K15
Make your own caramel for added freshness and play with different topping combinations. You’ll never get tired of this. Recipe here.
Top with chili and you’re good to go. Recipe here.
Or you can bake your cornbread and make this amazing shrimp and grits in a jar. Recipe here.
This lava cake is easier than it seems. You can even use your toaster oven. Learn how here.
You can also make this in your dining hall. Recipe here.
26. No Bake Cake
Who knew cake mix and soda made just a great pairing? Here’s how.
Who needs to buy sandwiches when making them is so much easier? Whip it up like this.
Pumpkin spice. Cinnamon. Mugs. Fall is officially here. Recipe here.
Breakfast real fast. Recipe here.
Eat out of the pepper so you don’t have to do dishes. Recipe here.
31. Caprese Chicken
More proof that tomato, mozzarella and basil is the best flavor combination out there. Recipe here.
This sweet and savory toast will replace your avocado toast obsession. Recipe here.
All you need is tinfoil and a toaster oven. Recipe here.
No bake. You don’t even need a microwave. Recipe here.
Guilt free. Recipe here.
36. S’mores Muffin
It’s all about the toasted marshmallows. You’ll be begging for s’more. Recipe here.
37. Buddha Bowl
For when you’re tired of salad. Recipe here.
38. Sushi Burrito
This recipe is super customizable, and you can use the veggies in your fridge.
This Shepherd’s pie in a jar is portable and great for eating when you’re in a rush. Recipe here.
Because no one asks for pinto beans when they go to Chipotle. Recipe here.
41. Portobello Pizza
Proof that portobello mushrooms can do anything. Recipe here.
You can also buy candy melts to cover your strawberries with for added color. Recipe here.
This light and creamy dip is great with apples, pears, and almost every other fruit. Recipe here.
This veggie burger doesn’t try to be a meat patty. Meat patties wish they were it. Recipe here.
No torch or fancy cooking supplies necessary. Recipe here.
46. Overnight Oats
For when you want a cold, filling breakfast, but you’re too lazy and tired to make it in the morning. Recipe here.
Throw out that Easy Mac and orange cheese powder. Recipe here.
Can you believe that you can make this stuff in a mug? Recipe here.
49. Green Smoothie
Finally look forward to eating your greens with this smoothie, which doesn’t taste like blended kale. Recipe here.
Store overnight in the fridge and grab it in the morning. It’s basically guilt-free dessert for breakfast. Recipe here.
It’s all about portion control. Recipe here.