Is “Eating Healthily’ written in your 2017’s resolution list? Or maybe “diet” is the one written instead?

The end of the year is near but maybe for some of you, the resolution to live healthier is just out of your reach. Being a college student where you have a bunch of deadlines lead you to crave midnight snacks although you realize it’s not the best idea to eat right before you sleep. Albeit, it’s nearing the end of the year, so don’t give up yet! You can still start a new healthy diet before our year-end holiday.

So, instead of binge eating your ice cream or taking a drive to the nearest 24-hour fast food chain, why don’t you try these easy recipes that can perfectly match your sweet-tooth as well as your savory taste! It might require some extra energy to do so, but the fact that you feed yourself right will be satisfying.


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Number of servings: 1 serving
Cooking time: 5 minutes

What You Need:
½ cup frozen or fresh spinach
1 egg
⅓ cup milk
⅓ shredded cheese
1 slice smoked beef, chopped
Salt and pepper for taste

How to Make:

  1. Place spinach in a mug and add 2 tablespoons of water. If you are using fresh spinach, drain the water from spinach. If you are using frozen spinach, cover it with paper towel and microwave for 1 minute.
  2. Add the spinach in a mug. Crack the egg into the mug and add the milk, cheese, smoked beef, salt, and pepper. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  3. Cover the mug with a paper towel and microwave it for 2-3 minutes or until fully cooked.
  4. Remember to eat it while still hot!

This recipe is the ultimate go-to college breakfast. Not only is it high in protein, it is delicious and will finish your leftover spinach, too!

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Number of servings: 4-5 servings
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Calories per Serving: 200 calories

What You Need:
Rice according to your portion
1 package firm tofu, cut into cubes
250 gram broccoli, chopped
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 ½ tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 teaspoon chilli flake
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon salt

How to Make:

  1. Heat a large pan then add cooking oil
  2. Add garlic and cook until golden brown. Then, add ginger and tofu.
  3. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli flakes, and broccoli.
  4. Stir in 1-2 tablespoon of water then add salt and pepper.
  5. Wait for 1 minute until the broccoli becomes tender.
  6. Serve it with rice according to your portion.

This rice bowl is ready to switch up your regular rice bowl into a healthier one. Plus, you can save some bucks when you’re sharing it with your friends!

Ps. If you’re not a fan of tofu, you can substitute the protein with chicken.

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Number of servings: 1 serving
Cooking time: 20 minutes + 3 hours

What You Need:1 mango
3 tablespoons of condensed milk
250ml fresh milk
1 plastic bag (preferably ziploc)
2-3 slices of white bread

How to Make:

  1. In a bowl, add fresh milk and condensed milk. Stir well.
  2. Pour the milk mixture into the ziplock plastic and put it in the freezer for 3-4 hours until frozen.
  3. Cut the mango into dices.
  4. Pull out the frozen milk mixture and crush it to turn the milk mixture into shaved ice.
  5. Put ¼ part of the shaved ice into a bowl. Add the diced mango, sliced white bread, and the remaining shaved ice on top.

With the mango season here, it complemented the completion of a healthy and tasty version ice cream!

Ps. If you’re not a fan of mango, you can change it to any fruit that suits your taste more.

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Number of servings: –
Cooking Time: 10 minutes + 1 hour

What You Need:
2 large bananas, sliced
Peanut butter
100ml melted chocolate

How to Make:

  1. Slice the banana into small circle bites.
  2. Spread peanut butter onto a slice and sandwich two slices together.
  3. Freeze the banana sandwich for about an hour.
  4. Prepare the melted chocolate and dip the banana sandwich into the chocolate.
  5. Store in a jar as your late-night snack!

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Words by: Deborah Putrilla Wirya

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