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Cooking in a dorm

melpy | Jun 9, 2010 10:45 AM

I am going to a summer Spanish immersion program this summer. I'm a teacher and I live there for 5 weeks. Usually I take 2 meals a day in the dining hall but the options are very unhealthy and even though I ate salad for the last two years, I've decided to go down to one meal a day (I have to do one because it is expected as part of the program that you eat at the Spanish table). The driving force behind this is that I am trying to lose weight and this program always puts a damper on it. I am looking for ideas of things I can eat for dinner in my dorm room. I will have a micro fridge (fridge/microwave combo) and I think it might have a freezer, although I forget.

So far I plan to have cereal with milk every morning. I figure I can cook something each weekend and pack up individual dinners for Mon-Thu nights. I need something could warm in the microwave (cold is fine too), that will stay good from Sunday when I cook it until Thursday when I eat it last. I would like to make one thing each week (5 weeks total) because I figure after 4 nights I'll be sick of it for a while. Keep in mind health is one of the priorities (also I don't eat hardboiled eggs). I would like to avoid soup because I tend to get sick of it really fast unless it's really good. Any suggestions are welcome and thanks in advance.

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