The microwave is a student life-saver and you can cook up a surprising array of foods and meals in them.
Microwave chicken fajitas
A spicy 15-minute Mexican chicken fajitas mix ready to wrap! Get the full recipe here: > Microwave chicken fajitas
3 ingredient pizza bagels
Easy pizza snacks ready in just a minute or two - if that. Get the full recipe here: > 3 ingredient pizza bagels
In a bowl or mug, beat eggs with a splash of milk, salt and pepper to taste. Microwave for 45 seconds, stir, and microwave again for another 30 seconds. Repeat until eggs are just set.
Fully Loaded Nachos
This simple, no nonsense nachos recipe will take less than 5 minutes to do. Get the full recipe here: > Fully Loaded Nachos
This Ridiculous Chocolate Marshmallow Tart
This decadent and rich chocolate tart is super easy to make and is shockingly cheap. Get the full recipe here: > This Ridiculous Chocolate Marshmallow Tart
Salmon (or fish in general)
You can rustle up a nice and healthy fish dish in your microwave. Salmon is particularly ideal, if not necessarily the best for budgets, and here’s one recipe to try out.
Carrot cake in a mug
A quick and tasty carrot cake in a mug recipe that takes less than 5 minutes. Get the full recipe here: > Carrot cake in a mug
You can cook pasta straight in the microwave. Add the dry pasta to the bowl and add cold water to cover the pasta by about an inch. Microwave in 30 second – 1 minute blasts, stirring in between until cooked to taste. Drain any excess water.
Mac n Cheese
You can’t just cook pasta right in the microwave, you can cook full on pasta dishes like this mac n cheese for one mug recipe.
If you’re look to serve more than one, try this microwave lasagna recipe. Who needs to buy ready meals?
Poach an egg easy – and with no need for any expensive special gadget – in a mug in the microwave. Here’s how!
Microwave Sweet Jacket Potato
Tuck in to this light and healthy sweet jacket potato meal within minutes by ditching the oven and using the microwave. Get the full recipe here: > Microwave Sweet Jacket Potato
You can cook perfectly crispy bacon right in the microwave with no fuss – here’s how to do it!
Microwave pancakes? Oh yes, it CAN be done. Here’s just how to do it.
Microwave chicken curry for one
This super quick microwave recipe will give you a tasty chicken curry quicker than you can even decide which takeaway to order from. Get the full recipe here: > Microwave chicken curry for one
A whole frickin’ roast chicken
If you’ve got a big enough microwave you can even cook a whole frickin’ CHICKEN in there. While it probably tastes better done in the oven, it’s takes about 30 minutes in the microwave. Here’s a step by step video.