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    affordable and quick meals for a college student

    Hello Everyone,
    Wanted some delicious affordable yet quick meals to make my life easier here in college!

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    Do you have your own kitchen?

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    1) Ground beef, eggs, and veggies.
    2) Bacon, eggs, veggies.
    3) Bacon.
    4) Chicken thighs/legs/drumsticks in the oven.
    5) Soups -- chicken, marrow bones w/beef, etc.
    6) Slow cooker + roasts + veggies
    7) Veggie ideas -- oven roasted, steamed, sautéed.

    It doesn't have to be fancy. I'm a grad student so I know how you feel. If you have your own kitchen, excellent. If not, let us know. We can help brainstorm.
    Are you a college student, trying to navigate college while being Primal? Do you know any other PB college students on a tight budget? Heck, for that matter, are YOU trying to live Primal on a budget? Enroll at Primal University!

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    And stir fries! Any combo of meat, veggies and fat that you want. I'm also a grad student and find that it really helps to make 2-3 different batches of food on Sunday, then rotate through them during the week.

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    If at all possible, whatever you choose to do, invest in a slow cooker / crock pot. I mean "do it yesterday" type quickness.
    Are you a college student, trying to navigate college while being Primal? Do you know any other PB college students on a tight budget? Heck, for that matter, are YOU trying to live Primal on a budget? Enroll at Primal University!

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    Organ and offal are cheap per pound.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
    1) Ground beef, eggs, and veggies.
    2) Bacon, eggs, veggies.
    3) Bacon.
    4) Chicken thighs/legs/drumsticks in the oven.
    5) Soups -- chicken, marrow bones w/beef, etc.
    6) Slow cooker + roasts + veggies
    7) Veggie ideas -- oven roasted, steamed, sautéed.

    It doesn't have to be fancy. I'm a grad student so I know how you feel. If you have your own kitchen, excellent. If not, let us know. We can help brainstorm.
    This is pretty much what I would say too, except I'm just a lowly undergrad.
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    diced meat, veg, and seasoning sauteed.
    egg salad, chicken salad, tuna salad etc
    frittata or quiche
    primal trail mix (i eat this as a meal, usually breakfast)
    soup/stew
    curries or stir fries
    salads (i like to use a base of baby spinach)
    traditional fry up (eggs, bacon, sausage, tomato, mushroom..)

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    Hello!

    Check out everydaypaleo.com. Her recipes fit the easy, quick, economical bill.
    "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." -- Hippocrates

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    I do have a kitchen and thanks everyone.
    Also, does everyone not usually eat much dairy? I have been slacking lately.

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