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Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

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  • after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

As college students, there’s much to stress over. From classes to extracurricular to job hunting, the last thing you want to worry about is gaining the dreaded “Freshman 15!” Between unhealthy (and often not tasty) cafeteria food and the temptation to spend money on going out with friends, it’s easy to see why so many college students struggle with packing on the pounds.

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However, staying fit while living in the dorms doesn’t have to be a constant struggle. By treating yourself to healthy care packages and creating nutritious dorm recipes with minimalistic kitchen sets, you can stay on track. Here are our top ideas on how to make simple, and easy meals without spending a fortune or resorting to Ramen noodles:

Breakfast

Instant EggsFor protein, eggs is always a good breakfast standard, but often dorms are not equipped with a stove top. Instead, improvise by making scrambled eggs in a mug. It’s simple: just toss one or two eggs in a microwave-safe coffee mug, stir to scramble, and then place in the microwave for about 30 seconds per egg, or until the egg is fully cooked and not runny. Just like the yogurt or instant oatmeal, add veggies or cheese to make an even more filling meal.

Just Add Fruit

The best way to accomplish a healthy breakfast on a budget is stocking up on perishables, such as fruits, from the cafeteria or grocery. Easy to store, fruits have a shelf life of 1-2 weeks and often do not require refrigeration. Mixed with instant oatmeal, they make a great early morning treat. A favorite combo is sliced apples mixed into cinnamon flavored oatmeal. You can also use fruit mixed with natural or Greek yogurt without risking sugar and artificial flavoring.

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Lunch

Reliable GreensSalads are also a popular choice. Keep a bag of pre-cut lettuce handy in your mini fridge along with your favorite low fat, organic dressing. Add protein by purchasing bags of microwave chicken slices or by adding beans, eggs, or nuts to the mix.

"Toasties"

If sandwiches are your favorite lunch meals, take a note from Europeans and make a "toastie." Toasties are basically grilled cheese sandwiches with meat like ham or turkey. You can make a “toastie” by simply toasting the bread and then microwaving it with the meat and cheese until steaming. If you’re a vegetarian, try making a veggie "toastie" using cheese, peppers, corn and/or beans.

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Dinner

Quick Asian Fix

International food, especially Asian cuisine, doesn't have to require delivery. Instead, prepare rice using the microwave or a rice cooker (if your school allows one). Combine the rice with microwaved veggies, soy or teriyaki sauce, and a protein that can be microwaved for a quick stir fry.

Oodles of Noodles

If you're craving comfort food, mac and cheese in a mug is a delicious alternative to packing on the pounds with the instant packages. Simply place noodles in a mug or bowl, cover noodles with water (or milk), and then microwave until the noodles are soft. Quickly stir in some cream cheese and shredded cheese for an instant tasty treat. Add broccoli or cauliflower for an added veggie bonus.

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Desserts

Melting Pot

Enjoy some microwave fondue! Simply warm up a couple of squares of chocolate for about 10 seconds (stirring frequently) and then dip fruit such as bananas or strawberries in the mix. If you can, place the chocolate covered fruit in the fridge overnight for a colder treat in the morning.

Cookie in a Mug

Making a chocolate chip cookie in a mug is simple. Just take a tbsp of butter, 2 tbsp of brown or white sugar, a couple drops of vanilla, 1 egg, some chocolate chips and ¼ cup of flour and mix together in a mug. Microwave for 30 seconds (or until cooked) and then eat with a spoon. (While not exactly healthy, it’s okay to indulge yourself every once in a while!)

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Just because you are a college student doesn’t mean you are required to eat poorly or to gain weight from your lack of options. Eating in the dorm doesn’t mean sacrificing taste or quality. Adding fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein with a little creativity and attention to the food groups, healthy dorm room recipes are not only feasible but also delicious.Images 1, 2, 3, 4