You have somewhere to be, but barely any time to wolf down your dinner. Cooking can take a while, but so can waiting in line at the dining hall while they cook another batch of pasta for you. Whether you have a class to get to or are just looking for something quick to make, it's always good to have a few recipes in the back of your mind that are quick and easy. Don't have that much time spare? These 10-minute dinners have got your back.

1. Microwaveable Pizza Bagels 

Lee Levi

Recreate your childhood favorite with this quick and easy recipe.  It's super customizable so you can tailor it to your dietary needs. Plus, you can eat it on the go if you don't have enough time to sit down and eat.

2. Blueberry-Peanut Smoothie Bowl

Pazit Schrecker

If you're feeling breakfast for dinner, then this recipe is for you. It's healthy, quick, and uses minimal ingredients. What more could you ask for? 

#SpoonTip: In a serious rush? Pour it into a to-go cup and either eat it with a spoon or drink it with a straw.

3. Microwaveable Stuffing

Sheba Antony

Celebrate Thanksgiving any time of the year with this 10-minute stuffing. No stovetop required, just butter, water, stuffing mix, a microwave, and one minute to spare for it to cool down before eating. Serve it with veggie sticks for a complete meal. 

4. Egg Drop Soup

Vickie Nguyen

Perfect for cold winter nights, this egg drop soup is so easy to make. You only need five ingredients: eggs, corn starch, chicken broth, ground ginger, and soy sauce. It only takes eight minutes to cook, then you're free to enjoy.

5. No-Cooking-Needed Gazpacho 

Amanda Shulman

This isn't your average gazpacho, this one is *loaded*. You won't be hungry after eating this soup, which features burrata and avocado. Bonus: it doesn't require any cooking. Make sure you have a blender or a food processor, though.

6. Cheese Quesadillas

Alex Weiner

This basic recipe is perfect if you live in a dorm. You don't even need a panini press, a stove, or a microwave. Just tin foil and an iron! Yup, that's right. The kind that you use to get wrinkles out of your clothes. 

7. A Healthy and Quick Kale Salad

Peaches Memishian

If health is a priority (after time, of course), then this 10-minute dinner recipe is for you. It's surprisingly filling and super flavorful. 

8. Low-Carb Cauliflower Rice

Kristine Mahan

This recipe is not only healthy, but also different. You don't need a whole bunch of time to try something new. Who knows? This might become your new go-to dish. Pair this with a vegetable that you can quickly microwave, such as broccoli, or a pre-made salad to make it a full meal. 

9. Chilaquiles 

Emily Kim

Feeling Mexican food? Chilaquiles are essentially fried tortilla strips with tomato sauce and cheese. This recipe is perfect for a quick fix. You could even make them ahead of time and eat them as a snack.

10. Caprese-Inspired Wrap

Anastasia Dukakis

Wraps are so easy to make and eat on the go. This recipe will become your best friend if you have a busy schedule.

11. Caprese Salad

Bernard Wen

Salads are a great way to prepare something quickly, but they're also a good way to get some extra stuff out of your fridge. Feel free to add anything that sounds good to this amazing caprese salad recipe.

12. Upgraded Instant Ramen

Jessica Fan

Amp up your cup of noodles with this fun recipe. You can even get creative and add your own spices and toppings. 

#SpoonTip: Looking for more ways to step up your instant ramen game? Check out these three suggestions for more toppings inspiration.

13. Burrata Caprese Crostini 

Max Bartick

This beautiful crostini recipe only takes 10 minutes to make, which means you definitely have time to snap an Instagram-worthy photo before you enjoy your quick dinner. Crostinis are just pieces of toasted bread with a topping, so if you're not feeling burrata or tomatoes, free to change it up.

14. Avocado and Pear Salad

Marina Wollmann

For all the avocado-obsessed people out these, here's your perfect dinner. Easy, fast, and healthy—what more do you need?

As you can see, there are plenty of things you can eat, even if you don't have that much time to spare. In fact, skipping meals can make you tired and lower your ability to concentrate. This is important to note if you're skipping dinner before class or a meeting because you're actually lowering your chances of being able to focus properly. So, do your body and mind a favor and eat one of these 10-minute dinners. No need to wait until afterwards!