The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook: Easy, Healthy Recipes for the Next Four Years & Beyond (Paperback)

The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook: Easy, Healthy Recipes for the Next Four Years & Beyond By Pamela Ellgen Cover Image
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More than 100 tasty and affordable 5-ingredient recipes for busy college students

College students don’t typically have a ton of time, money, or kitchen space to get fancy with their meals, which means good and cheap is the name of the game. This college cookbook makes it easy for students to prepare fresh, tasty, healthy meals for themselves on a budget, with more than 100 recipes that only take 30 minutes to throw together, and only require 5 main ingredients.

Upgrade from fast food and microwave dinners with a college cookbook that features:
  • 5 ingredients, 30 minutes, 100 recipes—Learn simple and fast ways to throw together dozens of favorites like Classic French Toast, Vegan Enchiladas, Greek Pita Sandwiches, Thai Chicken Ramen, and more.
  • Kitchen basics—Brush up on fundamental cooking skills with an easy cookbook that includes tips and tricks on everything from using knives to storing veggies.
  • A wide variety—Most of these student-approved recipes also include 3 alternate versions to keep things interesting and accommodate every taste.

Equip students with a college cookbook that makes it fun and accessible to cook fresh food for themselves—in college and for life.

About the Author

PAMELA ELLGEN is a food blogger, certified personal trainer, and author of several books on cooking, nutrition, and fitness, including Sheet Pan Ketogenic,Cast Iron Paleo,The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook, and The Gluten-Free Cookbook for Families. Her work has been published in Huffington Post, LIVESTRONG, Darling Magazine, and Learn more at

Praise For…

What Readers are Saying About The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook:

The recipes are super easy and fast, and they taste amazing. As a college student with depression who never learned how to cook, this book has helped me tremendously in feeling like I can accomplish cooking a real meal. And they're healthy and affordable, too!—Victoria

"I love the layout of this book, the recipes are easy, and she has the nutrition facts listed as well as tips, tricks, and substitution info. I would recommend this book to anyone, or as a gift to a student, or if you want to get your children involved in cooking."—Stephanie B.

"Not only does this book include recipes for every kind of dish and even some that are vegan or vegetarian, it also includes some extremely helpful tips for college students about nutrition, saving money while grocery shopping, and kitchen tools. The information packed in this excellent cookbook is so helpful for a beginner who maybe doesn't know much about techniques used for preparing food."—Kathryn
Product Details
ISBN: 9781623158576
ISBN-10: 1623158575
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: February 21st, 2017
Pages: 216
Language: English