7 Essential Foods You Should Purchase On That College Budget

7 Essential Foods You Should Purchase On That College Budget

Relatively easy, quick, and cheap foods for those who don't have money or are just lazy.


The college experience is one that comes with many ups and downs.

You never need to raise your hand and get permission to use the restroom, you can use your phones/laptops in class, and you can set your own schedule and skip if you want to. It's a whole new world. With that world comes the added responsibility of taking care of yourself. You now have to grocery shop, make sure you eat, and force yourself to go to class.

For those of you who are struggling on that college budget or are simply just lazy, here are some necessary items you should purchase.


It's relatively cheap and easy to make. It's a very filling meal that can be eaten on its own or with added proteins or veggies.


It's incredibly cheap for a large bundle and takes only a couple of minutes to make! It's perfect for breakfast.


It's incredibly cheap and doesn't take a rocket scientist to cook it. On top of everything, it has a long shelf life.


It can be cooked in the microwave, on the stove, or in your toaster oven. Easy and cheap.


It's pretty cheap, comes with several, and can be eaten in many ways. Make a quick quesadilla, make a wrap, or even a taco.


Once again, it's very cheap for a loaf of bread. You can eat toast for breakfast, make a grilled cheese (in your microwave, toaster, or on the stove), or even a quick sandwich.

Frozen foods.

This is last on the list because it really should be your last option. If you know you're not going to bother with cooking, maybe get Pizza Bagels, Chicken Melts, or Hot Pockets. They aren't very expensive and come with multiple, which might last you awhile.

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