You have lived with a refrigerator for several years. You know the feeling that builds up while walking to the fridge to pick up another treat knowing fully well that mom has just returned from the mall the other day.
You know on a normal day, the fridge is fully stocked, giving you access to all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals you need.
But now, this is different.
You don’t have anybody to stock it for you; you are the sole determiner of what goes into it. I’m talking about your mini fridge!
Now that you are officially a college student, you need now pay attention to what goes into your mini-fridge if you want to maintain the momentum. When leaving on campus, you may be subjected to structured meal. But if you want to keep having access to your night indulgences, beverages, between-meal snacks, you need to work out what you put in your mini fridge. In the following paragraphs, you will have access to a more-food oriented fridge as oppose to one stocked full of beers.
1. Freeze Pops
When you are in college, you can complain of heat, can you? If you find yourself in an environment that is so hot you are thirsting for a good treat, you will love freeze pops. They are cheap, cold, and sweet and will quickly satisfy your tasty buds. And if you have been taken them before, you know how they can be addictive.
There are many advantages to hummus that you will want to stock your mini fridge with it. They keep your digestive tract regular and serve as a tasty way to get fiber into your diet. And because they contain a high amount of protein, they will help you improve your bone, skin, muscle and skin. Hummus is made up of chickpeas, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, sea salt, tahini with each having variety of health benefits. Surprisingly, there are many hummus recipes – this is one (https://draxe.com/recipe/hummus/) – which you can complete in under an hour.
You can add lunch meat to your compact refrigerator stock as they offer you versatility. To make easy sandwich with it, all you have to do is roll it up with some bread or cheese and you are good to go. You can also add peanut butter and edamame as a pick-me-up anything you feel the pangs of hunger. You can add these to your regular meal for a protein filled meal; take them for eating on the go or while studying in your dorm room.
3. Cheese Sticks
Since this are packed in one brew, you can grab then for eat on the go. You can eat them while lying on the bed, on your way to class and back to the dorm. You can even eat them while studying in your dorm room. You will always have something to go for whenever you need something salty and warm, just put one on a plate and place in the microwave for a few moment and there you go.
4. Plain Greek Yogurt
Can’t make it to the dining hall before your breakfast? No worries. This yogurt is big sized and can serve as a good treat for a satisfying breakfast. Want a healthy dessert, mix it with honey. Want to taste some parfait in the classic form, have them with berries and granola. And if you like something crunchy, a peanut butter will make it good. You will need spoon to eat them, so don’t forget to have one handy.
5. Fruit and Vegetables
These are inevitable and should be in every college student’s fridge. You can take fruits for an on-the-go breakfast of a late night indulgence while buried in your books. Vegetables give you all the energy to last longer under the heavy burden of college life. And when exams are around the corner, they can help you keep up with the study load and cramming sessions.
6. Frozen Fruit
You can also stock up frozen fruit if your mini fridge has a freezer. Since they don’t expire quickly, they can be a great alternative to popsicles. For a frozen food with empty calories, make an ice cream out of bananas or mash them and pour into a mug. Add granola or nut before freezing or eat them on their own – they taste great that way too.