Cookbooks for college students are best if they are quick, easy, and provide a healthy alternative to campus food. There are many great books out there that can help college students find better ways to add nutrition and much needed fuel for studying. This list is a collection of recipe books that offer the greatest advice and recipes for college students.
Last Update: July 2021
Cookbooks for College Students
Prep: The Essential College Cookbook by Kate Sullivan Morford
The Plant-Based College Cookbook by Adams Media
Healthy, Quick & Easy College Cookbook by Dana Angelo White
The Visual Guide to Easy Meal Prep by Erin Romeo
The Easy College Cookbook by Candace Braun Davison
The College Vegan Cookbook by Heather Nicholds
Budget-Friendly College Cookbook by Sara Lundberg
The Instant Pot College Cookbook by Julee Morrison
The Everything College Cookbook by Emma Lunsford
The Ultimate Student Cookbook: From Chicken to Chili, Tiffany Goodal
11. How to Feed Yourself by Spoon University
12. The I Love Trader Joe’s College Cookbook by Andrea Lynn
12. Cook This Book by Molly Baz
Featured below is chef Molly Baz creating a Mizo Apple Tart from her latest cookbook, Cook This Book. Her instructions are not only simple and easy to follow, but also informative and engaging. This is one book to learn many cooking techniques from.
13. Broke Vegan by Saskia Side
14. The Unofficial ALDI Cookbook by Jeannette Hurt
If you are on the lookout for the best cookbooks for students to try in college, these are some great titles to start with. We have also added these to our Goodreads shelves if you are interested in learning more. Happy cooking!