6 Recipes to Survive the School Year
Life for a university student isn’t all ramen noodles and macaroni! Your UVic bloggers got together to share some quick recipes to help you survive the school year.
Dish: Chicken Split Wings
Chef: Trev H.
1 package of split wings
2 tsp salt and pepper
25 mL Frank’s Red Hot Sauce
2 tsp oregano
1 dash cayenne pepper
1 dash garlic powder
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp bbq sauce
5 mL vinegar
Mix all into a Ziploc bag and marinate for 24 hours. Put in oven at 425 degrees for 30 minutes, then turn over and cook for another 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for about 10 minutes before you begin eating.
“Here’s what I love to eat when I’m on the go. It’s simple, quick and super filling” – Trev
Dish: Poached Eggs & Avocado Toast
Chef: Jess N.
2 pieces of toast
Poach eggs to your liking (soft, medium or hard). Mix your avocado into a bowl (you can mix it with some parsley to increase the flavour). Spread the avocado onto toast, top with poached eggs and enjoy!
“I love this recipe cause it’s #basic but still really delicious” – Jess
Dish: Overnight Oats
Chef: Rachel F.
steel cut oats or regular quick oats
almond milk or coconut milk
scoop of almond butter
Throw it all in a little container the night before and you have breakfast the next morning!
“I’m all about the quick breakfast to go. This recipe is super easy, handy and loaded with great stuff to get me going throughout the day” – Rach
Dish: Grilled Cheese with Basil Pesto + Side of Tomato Soup
Chef: Kate H.
tomato soup (Campbell’s works best)
Butter the bread and then throw it on a pan, topped with cheddar cheese and pesto. Heat until the cheese is melted. Warm up the soup.
“For me, I’m all about simple, wholesome meals. This recipe takes less than 3 minutes and it’ll keep you full all afternoon” – Kate
Dish: Refrigerator Jambalaya
whatever you have in the fridge
Mix it altogether and hope it tastes good!
“Eat it – even if it doesn’t taste good because you don’t have any other food in the house #struggles” – Anna
Dish: Lemon Pepper Chicken
Chef: Kevin R.
lemon (or lemon juice)
Preheat oven to 400F. Toss chicken breast in lemon and black pepper. Bake for 45 minutes and eat with rice, pasta, potatoes, whatever!
“My favourite thing about this recipe is the meal prep. You can literally cook a whole bunch of chicken at once and have enough food to last you for the week” – Kevin
What’s your favourite student recipe? Post it in the comments!