While it is tough to eat healthy in college, its not impossible. Here is a list of small kitchen items you can take with you to make sure you can prepare food as needed and a recipe that you can prepare in the dorm!
Microwave (most dorms have one)
Tupperware (get the nesting type to save on space)
Mini Food processor
Look around. There are lots of small appliances out there that are made for small spaces and made to meet college guidelines. Now onto something yummy you can make while you’re away from home.
No-Bake Granola Bars
These are totally customizable! Choose your favorite mix-ins, slice into bars or squares and store in an airtight container or individually wrap with plastic wrap and store in the fridge!
1 ½ c brown rice cereal
2 c oats
2 Tbsp flax seed
2/3 c peanut butter
½ c brown rice syrup
¼ c chia seeds
¼ c pumpkin seeds
¼ c sunflower seeds
1 tsp vanilla
½ c chopped almonds
¾ c raisins and/or craisins
1/3 c chocolate chips
Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
In a separate bowl, microwave the brown rice syrup and peanut butter until melted.
Add the liquid to the dry ingredients to mix well (Use your hands if you need to!)
Press into a 9×13 pan and refrigerate until set.