Easy recipes to take your cooking skills next level

It's time to settle in for the semester and hit the books to prove yourself. But, do not let your health take a back seat. It is important that you keep yourself nourished and full of energy to make it through the classes, study sessions, and also a part-time job. It is easier to stop and grab some fast food, but taking a few minutes to prepare something on your own can be both nutritious and also helps in relaxing your mind. So, here are some of the best recipes which you can make in no time and take your skills to the next level.

Easy Recipes for cooking

Mac and cheese: This is one of the best recipes, which you can make easily and would love to eat as well. Though it is not a nutritious meal, it is easy to make. Mac and cheese are really easy to make, but it calls for just a handful of cheap and staple ingredients. In addition to it, you only need one pot. While the recipe includes elbow macaroni, you can use any pasta that is handy.

Homemade pizza: Another staple but amazing dish for the students is pizza. It is one of the well-loved party food but often a quick choice you can order from a local takeaway shop if you are too lazy to cook. Though it is one of the easiest foods to order, it is recommended to try this recipe out by yourself. There are different advantages to doing it at home. You can definitely turn this food into as healthy as you want. For starters, you can get a base that is both low in calories and vegan. You can also choose toppings as per your preference. It is also the best way to engage with your new flatmates and get to know each other. All you need to get some pizza base, add some tomato sauce or pizza sauce, and decorate it with your favorite toppings and cheese. Put it in the oven and in a few minutes, you are good to go.

Bowties and broccoli: The name sounds quite fancy, but it is one of the best and easy recipes. It is definitely a go-to meal when you literally do not have much time on your hand. There is nothing more satisfying than making pasta with little butter and parmesan. You can add broccoli florets to balance out the taste. If you are looking to add some zing, you can add little pepper and red pepper flakes. The recipe is really easy and you can keep all the ingredients at home.

Philly Steak Sandwich: If you are new to the student accommodation Manchester and want to make some friends, then this recipe can help you. To reach anyone’s heart is through the stomach and thus Philly Steak Sandwich is the best recipe. This sandwich is loaded with meat and vegetables. Simply sauté your meat and veggies, layer them on rolls with cheese, and broil them in the oven until the cheese is nicely melted. You can buy steak, which is already pre-cut if you want to save some extra time.

Philly Steak Sandwich

Orange chocolate mug cake: When you are home alone and you crave a home-baked dessert, the mug cake is your friend. The cake can be dense, moist, and warm such as steamed pudding, the single-serving dessert cooks in just a couple of minutes in the microwave. Try it out any time of the day as it is very easy to make. This amazing cake is loaded with citrus and a touch of dark chocolate. For the best results, you can use a small orange.

Stir-fried rice: If you are stocking up on the student cupboard essentials, do not forget to keep some rice handy. When you have rice at your accommodation, you are never more than 15 minutes away from a quick and healthy dish to fill you up. There are many options, from one-pan stir-fries, which use up those leftover veggies you might have bought a few days before to chicken fried rice to make the food more rich and tasty.  The best and easy recipe consists of egg fried rice or prawn fried rice. You can make this dish in less than 20 minutes and you can load it with whatever you want. You do not even have to buy anything or everything. You just look in your fridge at what you have such as frozen prawns, veggies, or chicken or whatever you have.

Wrapping Up

There is a wide range of recipes available, which you can make. You just have to be a little bit creative if you want to take care of your health. Be it a sandwich, pizza, or pasta, you can make anything you want by adding your own creativity to it. If you love cooking, then you might innovate something on your own. Ensure you keep all the raw ingredients handy like pasta, bread, and rice so that you can cook whatever you want.

Posted in Daily News Summary on March 25 at 11:05 AM

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