When taking a trip and staying in a hotel, you will find that the cost of food can quickly add up when eating out three times a day. However, if you get a hotel with a microwave and mini-fridge, there are foods you can cook and eat to save money. Having a family of four, we always get a room with at least a microwave and mini-fridge to help lower the cost of food. If you are looking for ideas on what to cook and eat in your hotel with a microwave, take a look at the ideas below.
Chow Mein / Ramen Noodles
One of the cheapest and easiest things to cook with a microwave is Chow Meins and Ramen Noodles. All you have to do for the Chow Mein is add water and put it in the microwave. For the Ramen Noodles, you will need a plastic bowl and some water. These two things are especially great for kids.
Pizza / Pizza Rolls
You absolutely can’t go wrong with pizzas and pizza rolls. You can pick these up from a local grocery store or Wal-Mart. Don’t forget the plastic plates. Then throw these in the microwave and you have a meal.
Another idea for meals in a hotel with a microwave is frozen dinners. There are many types of frozen dinners to choose from. There are dinners for kids of all ages and dinners for adults. It’s a quick meal idea that is cheap as well.
Sandwiches are also a great option. You can buy sandwich stuff and place it in your mini-fridge and then throw together a sandwich whenever you get hungry.
Pancakes / Waffles / Breakfast Pockets
For breakfast, you could buy stuff like pancakes, waffles, and breakfast pockets that you can throw in the microwave and heat up.
Another idea for food in a hotel with a microwave is corn dogs. You simply place these on a plate, heat them in the microwave, and you have yourself a meal.
There are many other foods you can buy to cook in the microwave. This is a great way to save money because you won’t have to eat out every day for three meals.