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    19 Dorm Room Recipes You Can Make In A Microwave

    You don't need a stove to make good food.

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    Cooking meals without a stove is a real challenge, whether you live in a tiny dorm room or just want to make your own lunch at your work's break room. Here are 19 wholesome and delicious microwave-friendly recipes to help you get a balanced diet when you don't have a full kitchen.

    1. Bagel Sandwich

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    Filled with some microwave scrambled eggs and ready in less than 10 minutes, this is the perfect to-go lunch.

    Here's the recipe.

    2. One-Bowl Microwave Macaroni and Cheese

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    Forget about Kraft and make your own mac and cheese for a yummier, and also slightly healthier, result.

    Here's the recipe.

    3. Thai Coconut Curry Ramen

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    Upgrade your ramen with some coconut milk, curry paste, lime, jalapeño peppers, and cilantro.

    Here's the recipe.

    4. Single-Serve Microwave Shakshuka

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    I know it looks fancy at first but all you really need for this is marinara sauce, chickpeas, an egg, salt, and red pepper flakes.

    Here's the recipe.

    5. Pumpkin Pie Mug Cake

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    Get your Thanksgiving fix any day of the year.

    Here's the recipe.

    6. Broccoli and Bacon Loaded Sweet Potato

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    On top of being filling and delicious, this loaded potato is full of protein, fiber, and potassium.

    Here's the recipe.

    7. Microwave Nachos

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    Sometimes you just need to indulge.

    Here's the recipe.

    8. Broccoli Edamame Quinoa Bowl

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    You can make the whole thing in a microwave and it's filled with protein thanks to the quinoa and edamame.

    Here's the recipe.

    9. Microwave Prep Breakfast Sandwiches

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    You can prep these in advance and freeze them for up to a month. When you're in the mood for a breakfast sandwich, all you need to do is warm it up for two minutes in the microwave.

    Here's the recipe.

    10. Rainbow Roll-Ups With Peanut Sauce

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    You can customize these however you like and use any veggies you have at home.

    Here's the recipe.

    11. Microwave Loaded Potato

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    Loaded potatoes are delicious but they also take forever to make. Unless you make them in the microwave, in which case they'll be ready in about 15 minutes and just as delicious.

    Here's the recipe.

    12. Microwave Fried Rice

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    Yes, you can make rice in the microwave.

    Here's the recipe.

    13. Microwave Cheesecake

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    This cheesecake only takes about ten minutes to make, but you'll need to chill it in the freezer for at least 30 minutes before you can dig in.

    Here's the recipe.

    14. Scrambled Eggs in a Mug

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    Making scrambled eggs in a microwave is actually super easy and yields great results. This recipe calls for egg whites only for a lighter dish but feel free to use whole eggs if you want to.

    Here's the recipe.

    15. Microwave Meal-Prep Lasagna

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    Who said you had to completely give up on lasagna just because you don't have a kitchen? These may not be as authentic as your nonna's but they'll do the trick when your lasagna cravings get out of control.

    Here's the recipe.

    16. Cheesy Spaghetti in a Mug

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    It turns out you can basically make anything in a mug.

    Here's the recipe.

    17. French Toast in a Cup

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    Introducing: a delicious and indulgent breakfast.

    Here's the recipe.

    18. Microwave Chicken Quesadilla

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    The quesadilla won't be as crispy with this method but the cheese will be equally melty 😍

    Here's the recipe.

    19. Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

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    For that 10 p.m. sugar fix.

    Here's the recipe.