Always feel like you are running errands with no time to think about cooking? We are here to help! We broke down and simplified easy and quick recipes for students. The recipes require minimal time, and you can get busy with other tasks while they cook in the oven!
Put drained tuna in a bowl with Greek yogurt, celery, onion, mustard, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Boil the eggs and peel them. Cut eggs in half or chop them.
Toss tuna mixture, eggs, cucumber, chopped lettuce and apples in a bowl. Mix– your healthy and protein packed salad is ready!
Spread the tuna salad mix in between two slices of bread for a sandwich! If you go with the sandwich option, it may be a good idea to take off apple and cucumber slices from the mix as they may not work the best with bread.
Traditionally, Japanese follow a 4:3:2:1 ratio when filling their bento boxes. Rice or salad will occupy the largest portion size while others can be customized by individual needs.
Soak the rice in cold water for 30 mins, and drain the water.
For 1 cup of rice (180 ml), use 1.25 cups (200 ml) of water.
Bring rice to boil in medium heat. Once boiled, turn the heat low and boil for 10-15 minutes.
Grill the choice of meat on a pan with olive oil or other choice of oil.
Chop veggies and fruits.
First put your rice, then meat, choice of egg, vegetables and fruits to your bento box. It is important to pack your food in order of placement so everything fits to the box. Enjoy your healthy boxed lunch!
Where Can I Find the Ingredients?
Lucky you, there are so many local grocery stores near GEC residences, all featuring foods and spice from all over the world! We linked some stores below to help you find the ingredients you need.