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Have you ever wondered what to put in Mini fridge? Can anything be put in the fridge?
A mini-fridge is an asset that every college student should have and a necessity. A Compact refrigerator in your dorm room will make you feel more at home. However, putting too many unnecessary things in the mini-refrigerator causes energy consumption and the refrigerator deteriorates quickly.
In this post, Dream Cheeky will help you answer the question of what should be put in a mini-fridge?
- 1 What Is A Mini-Fridge?
- 2 What To Put In Mini Fridge?
- 3 Food Items For Dorm Rooms In Mini-Fridge
What Is A Mini-Fridge?
Mini-fridges are sometimes called under-the-counter refrigerators. They do exactly what they sound like. This mini-fridge is a smaller version of the standard-sized refrigerator that’s found in most American kitchens. There are some differences, such as the smaller size and lower electricity costs. Also, there is a freezer compartment. Some mini-fridges lack freezer space while mine does. A mini-fridge, in my opinion, is a stylish way to keep chilled beverages at the right temperature and away from food.
What To Put In Mini Fridge?
Your grocery store trip is key to a successful stocking! You have a small fridge, so you’ll likely need to make several trips to the grocery store. This is because bulk buying won’t work if you don’t have enough space to store cold items. Weekly trips are recommended! You should limit the amount of freezer food you buy, as the mini-fridges have the smallest freezer compartments. This is fine, as fresh foods are healthier for you!
1. Deli Meats & Cheeses.
They come in individually wrapped portions, so they’re perfect to grab and go. To prevent it from dripping onto other foods and contaminating them, you will need to place this item on a lower shelf or in a container. These items can be grouped together in small containers at the bottom of your fridge. You’ll be able to locate condiments, salad dressings, and cheeses as well as other meats in one place.
2. Orange Juice.
Use it as a breakfast drink or as a chaser—mix champagne with orange juice for a stylish start to a morning tailgate. Vitamin C will keep you healthy, even if everyone else seems to have the flu.
3. Plain Greek Yogurt.
When you shamefully can’t make it to the dining hall for breakfast even before your 11 am class, the individual size makes a great breakfast. Mix in berries and granola to make a classic parfait. Drizzle with honey for a delicious dessert, or add chunky peanut butter to give it an unexpected crunch. Make sure you have enough spoons on hand to eat them.
4. Almond milk.
This sweetened dairy-free version can be added to low-quality cereals and microwavable oatmeal to make it thicker. You can use it as a creamer, and you can skip the sugar for black coffee flavoring. This creamer is perfect for the dunking of cookies that you have smuggled out…
I have been known to dip anything and everything in the hummus container to prevent the last bit from being thrown away. It’s delicious with carrots, red peppers, and pretzels. This is a crowd-pleaser that can be served with crackers when there are 15 hungry people in your dorm. You can also make spicy hummus wraps if you feel more adventurous.
6. Freeze Pops.
It’s easy to be disgruntled by the Durham heat. These sweet and inexpensive popsicles can help you get through any moment of disgruntlement. They are also great for satisfying sweet cravings.
7. Sugar cravings.
If you have a sweet tooth, keep some “sugary” treats handy in your freezer. You can snack on frozen fruit like grapes or mango.
You can have a mini-fridge for your bedroom, office, or dorm, and it will also work well with trucks. A must-have is chocolate. They are all fond of it, except if they have diabetes. They can be stored for their taste buds.
Vegetables are a good snack because they’re high in vitamins and fiber. Many people don’t like to store them in their mini-fridges. People at work don’t eat raw vegetables, but someone at home keeps them in their regular fridges. It can be beneficial to chop them and make a salad. College Students who live in dorms may also want to make salads out of raw vegetables and eat them as part of their meals.
10. Pop in large bottles
Mini refrigerators usually have a spot on the door that allows for 2 Liters of soda. This makes good use of door space.
Every college student will need to consider how much space they have if there isn’t a designated spot or a limited room in the refrigerator. A large bottle of pop can quickly eat up half the fridge space.
11. Tall bottles can be fit on adjustable shelves.
A dorm room fridge can easily hold smaller snacks that require refrigeration. You can think of cheese sticks, celery sticks, and yogurt. These will work well with anything smaller. These snacks are great for those who are running late to classes.
Food Items For Dorm Rooms In Mini-Fridge
- Beverages (Hidden Booze, Juice)
- Dairy (Milk, Soy Milk)
- Pizza-Leftovers (The chilled slice tastes incredible the next day)
- Nuts (Cashew, Almonds)
- Ice Cream (If you like it)