Survival food for bachelor kitchens

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Many of us move to other cities for our jobs and studies. Staying all alone, away from home is a big challenge as we have to do everything by ourselves. However, in our fast-paced and busy life, we tend to sleep late, eat junk food and follow an unhealthy lifestyle. Our eating habits get affected to a great extent. It is mainly, because we feel lethargic when it comes to cooking for ourselves. This has a negative impact on our health. However, you can stock up some healthy food items in your fridge to march towards a healthy life. Here’s a list of some nutritious food items that you can store in your kitchen:

 

  • Dry nuts and raisins

 

These food products are a rich source of nutrients as they contain high amounts of protein, iron, vitamin C, potassium and a certain amount of anti-oxidants.  

 

  • Canned foods

 

Storing canned peas, beans, and other veggies is a great choice for the bachelors. These can be prepared instantly and they provide proteins to the body. You can even combine food such as beans and rice which become more nutritive. If you are a non-vegetarian, you can even stock canned fishes such as salmon, tuna and meats like ham. These are high protein food items that provide satiety.

 

  • Bread and buns

 

These are one of the best survival foods for the bachelors. These provide energy as they are a rich source of carbohydrates. You can even keep certain spreads and butter in your kitchen and create your own little meal to suffice your cravings. You can also team up bread with eggs and have a nutritive breakfast.

 

  • Cornflakes and dried corn

 

Cornflakes is the favorite breakfast dish of myriads of people, especially the millennials. It is a good source of fiber and carbohydrates and contains very less amount of fats. So, these can be stocked up to give a kickstart to the day. You can also keep dried corns in your kitchen. They have a shelf life of about 10 years and are also very healthy as well as tasty.

 

  • Roasted cereals

 

Cereals such as wheat, puffed rice, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, jowar, bajra, etc, are first roasted and then mixed together to form a snack. It is a low fat snack which is very nutritious and rich in iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium zinc and Vitamin B complex. It also provides roughage.

 

  • Liquid Diets

 

People can also go for liquid food products in some situations. Liquid items like strained soups, milkshakes, sweetened tea, fruit juices, plain gelatine, etc. are very good sources of carbohydrates and minerals. Such nutritious liquids can serve as a lifesaver in case of emergencies. They can be a great option in the summer season.   

 

So, these were some of the food items that you can keep in your kitchen to tackle hunger pangs and sometimes even be used as a regular diet. These are budget-friendly, these can be easily stored in the kitchen, they are tasty and above all, they have high nutritive content which is essential for the body. So, instead of wasting your money on junk food or poor quality food from the restaurants, you should go for these options.

 

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