Truth be told, you don’t have to a student to use these recipe books, as they are ideal for anyone who likes simple, budget-friendly and time-saving food. They are also based on real ingredients (mostly because they cost a lot less than expensive meat and cheese alternatives).
The Plant-Based College Cookbook is perfect for busy students, featuring 175 recipes to skip the temptations of the dining hall and make your own food: Use palm-oil-free vegan butter. Keep these recipes away from pets due to toxic ingredients (garlic, onion, leeks, chives, mushrooms, grapes, nuts, avocado, dried fruits, nutmeg, fresh dough, green potatoes/onions, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, jackfruit and xylitol). Recipes include:
- Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
- Creamy Carrot Smoothie
- Spinach & Artichoke Dip
- Mango Citrus Salsa
- Cocoa-Nut-Coconut No-Bake Cookies
- DIY Peanut Butter Cups
The College Vegan Cookbook is a super little find, by a former airline pilot turned holistic nutritionist! Heather offers 145 modern recipes made with whole foods, ideal on a budget. The book includes (Canadian) serving costs for each recipe including:
- Blueberry Oat Muffins
- Ramen Noodle Bowls
- Barbecue Cauliflower Wings
Brownie Mug Cakes (made in horrors: microwave). Never microwave baby milk or pet food. It cooks food funny. You can make microwave cakes in the oven with a ceramic mug, just adjust temperatures.