7 Essential Recipes for Living On Your Own

By Karen Cheng, Epoch Times

Moving to college or getting your first apartment? You’ll soon come to realize that feeding yourself can be a real hassle if you don’t know how to cook. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled seven incredibly easy recipes so you don’t have to live off of leftover pizza and Cup Noodles every day.

1. Bacon Parmesan Hasselback Potatoes

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They’re as delicious as they look! Did you know that potatoes also have more potassium than a banana, more vitamin C than an orange, and more fiber than an apple?

Recipe link here.

2. Spicy Chicken with Cashew Nuts

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If you love cashew nuts and like your chicken spicy, this is a great recipe to try out.

Recipe link here.

3. Pizza Rolls

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Ah, the classic pizza roll. Ever tried making them from scratch? That extra effort is worth it, guaranteed.

Recipe link here.

4. Chicken and Pineapple Fried Rice

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Can’t go wrong with fried rice! Throw in some fruits and vegetables and you have a balanced meal.

Recipe link here.

5. Guacamole

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Healthy, delicious, and easy.

Recipe link here.

6. Ramen Noodle Salad

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Ramen noodles often become a staple in the average college student’s diet. Here’s a way you can switch it up a bit – but still keep the noodles!

Recipe link here.

7. Pancakes for One 

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Homemade pancakes? Impressive.

Recipe link here.

*Photo of pizza rolls via Shutterstock

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