12 No-Electricity Meals

Stay well-fed when the power goes out with these no-cook recipes.

Some of these might call for electricity in one for or another, but when they do it is not essential. They are meant to be used as inspiration. BuzzFeed Food will continue to update this with more ideas as long as we have a working web connection. Good luck storm cooks!

1. Avocado-Coleslaw Open-Face Sandwich

Make a quick coleslaw by combining cabbage with mayo, vinegar, sugar and salt. Pile on a bagel or english muffin and top with avocado.

2. Vegetarian Soba Noodles

If you still have power and are concerned about losing it — and your ability to boil water — cook a bunch of pasta and soba now.

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4. Raw Tuscan Kale Salad

Serve this with an egg salad sandwich to round out the meal. Like the pasta tip above, it’s a good idea to hard-boil half a dozen or a dozen eggs to have on hand if you’re concerned about losing the ability to boil water.

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7. Simple Kale and Black Bean Burritos

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8. Simple Peach, Basil, and Ricotta Flatbread

This recipe asks you to heat the flatbread or naan, but if your gas is out and the oven doesn’t work you could skip that part and it would still be pretty delicious.

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9. Ribboned Asparagus and Quinoa Salad

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12. Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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