Easy Recipes to Cook in Your Truck

Who says you can’t eat good out on the open road? When you have a Green APU on board your rig, the comforts of home are right at your fingertips.

For many truckers, eating healthfully can be a challenge, especially when time in between loads is limited. But with a little planning and the right equipment, you can enjoy delicious, nutritious meals anytime.

In another blog, we reviewed several appliances that are available to over the road truckers that can be used to prepare meals. Whether you choose a crock pot, an electric skillet, a microwave, an air popper, or all of the above, you can cook practically anything you want in no time.

Let’s take a look at 8 great recipes you can easily prepare in your truck with one of these great products.


Crock Pot

If you are into “set it and forget it” cooking a crock pot is the perfect solution. It’s almost impossible to name all the delicious dishes you can make with one.



Who doesn’t love a hot, delicious bowl of chili after a long day? Try this one next time you get a taste for some comfort food.



Mac & Cheese

There are few more perfect foods than mac and cheese! Creamy, cheesy and delicious, this classic dish is a winner every time. It’s super easy to make mac and cheese in your truck’s crock pot.



Electric Skillet

Having an electric skillet is like having a stove and oven in your truck. The meal possibilities are virtually endless.

Southwest Breakfast Wrap 




Lemon Thyme Roasted Chicken


Microwave Oven

Since its introduction back in the 1970’s, microwave ovens have changed the game when it comes to cooking. Today’s compact microwaves are perfect for trucks, and whether you prepare food or buy it packaged, a microwave does a great job heating up your favorite dishes.


Corn on the Cob

Delicious corn on the cob is a treat all year long. Corn goes with just about any meat, including steak, chicken, and pork. Add a little butter and salt to the corn, and you will have yourself a wining meal every time.




Try and find someone who doesn’t love bacon! Bacon goes with everything. Whether you want it with your eggs in the morning, or a BLT sandwich at lunch, microwave bacon is fantastic.



Air Fryers

Air fryers make cooking a wide variety of foods easy, and more healthful than other traditional ways of preparing meals. Food made with an air fryer often contains fewer calories and fat, since oil and other additives are not used.


French Fries






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Every day, the team at Green APU has one goal in mind – to help our customers out on the road get the job done in comfort. If you want an APU that will make your life easier, and better, and save money, you can count on Green APU. Let’s get cooking!

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