Sometimes you just don’t want to leave your University of Akron student housing to get food. Missing home cooked meals? Here are some recipe ideas that are perfect for a college budget and are easy to make in your off-campus student housing kitchen. The recipes below range from pizza, to breakfast, to study snacks. Read our recipes below and start putting your Akron student apartment’s kitchen to good use!

Texas Toast Pizza

A great substitute for ordering pizza, and cheaper too! These Texas toast pizzas are perfect to make for a study group or an individual snack. See the full instructions for the Texas Toast Pizza here.

Bubble Pizza

Here’s another cheap and easy way to make pizza in your off-campus student housing. Bubble Pizza is a simple recipe that uses biscuit dough for the pizza crust. Make one in your off campus apartment, full recipe here.

Banana Peanut Butter and Honey Roll Ups

Or maybe you are looking for a healthier snack to have in your off-campus student housing. These banana peanut butter and honey roll-ups would be a great option for breakfast on the go or a midafternoon study snack. See the recipe for the roll ups here.

Bean and Cheese Freezer Burritos

Have a freezer in your off-campus apartment? If you do, you’ll need to try these freezer burritos. These burritos come to about .55 a piece. Yep, that’s cheaper than Taco Bell! And you don’t even have to leave your apartment. See the recipe for these bean and cheese freezer burritos here.

Mashed Potato Bowls

Missing home cooked meals? These mashed potato bowls are an excellent way to remake a home cooked meal but in a quick and cost-effective way. These bowls have all sorts of comfort food in them with chicken, corn, cheese and mashed potato. Learn how to make these mashed potato bowls here.

Bacon and Egg Cups

Have a hearty breakfast on the go…even if you sleep in late. These portable bacon and egg cups are the perfect way to have a hearty breakfast in a short amount of time. Just make a batch in a muffin tin, and you’ll have hearty breakfasts for days. Read the full recipe here.

Chili Cheese Dip

You don’t need a lot of ingredients to make yummy recipes in your student apartment. Like for this chip dip, all you need is three ingredients! And you know a recipe is good when 2 out of 3 ingredients is cheese. Make this chili cheese dip for a study group or movie night. Get the recipe here.

Cereal Bars

Speaking of three ingredients, these healthy breakfast bars only need three ingredients. Bonus! They are also no-bake breakfast bars. See for yourself how easy these breakfast bars are to make, full recipe here.

Microwave Nachos

Need food to feed a crowd? Then we recommend these microwave nachos! Simply pop these in the microwave, and you’ll be ready to host in your student apartment. Learn how to make these microwave nachos here.

If you don’t feel like cooking, there’s also many restaurants within a short walk of our Akron student housing. Some of these are even just a short walk downstairs! Have all the food options when you call University Edge home.