Microwave meals at the office

Microwave meals at the office

Bypass the oven and make these delicious recipes in the microwave at your office. 

Macaroni and cheese
Macaroni and cheese/ iStock

Nothing beats delicious freshly made hot food on a cold winter's day.

If you hate cooking your lunch the night before, don’t stress. Now you can make freshly cooked meals at the office in the microwave.

Here are a few quick lunch ideas that can be made in less than 10 minutes and don't require an oven or stove.  



Crack eggs into a microwave-suitable container.

Whisk the eggs.

Put into the microwave for 30 seconds.

Remove from microwave and check if it’s cooked the way you want.

If not, put it back into the microwave for another 10 seconds.

Macaroni Cheese


1/2 cup pasta

3/4 cup whole milk 

1/2 tablespoon butter 

Pinch of salt 

1 tablespoon cream/goat cheese

1 cup shredded cheese


Put pasta in a microwave bowl

Add milk

Add salt

Add butter

Cook for 6 minutes

Add cheese

Put back in the microwave for 30 seconds until cheese is melted.


Place the salmon in a microwave container.

Smear butter or oil on it.

Sprinkle salt and pepper on it.

Add half a cup of water into the microwave container containing the fish.

Cover with a film wrap.

Cook in the microwave for 6 minutes. 

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