|Healthy Carrot And Beetroot Cake||A great treat if you are craving cake, but are on a diet!||6408||67%|
|Low Fat Zesty Meringe Pudding||There's no need to feel guilty about indulging in this pudding! 100% guilt free||6103||100%|
|Homemade Diy Pizza!||Try your hands at making your very own pizza from scratch at half the cost of a delivered pizza!||4469||100%|
|Smoky Mexican Pork Filled Tacos||Easy to make and share with your flatmates||4623||50%|
|Sausage,bean And Tomato Casserole||Super delicious to share with your flatmates||6989||100%|
|Meatball Chilli||Easy to make and great to share with your flatmates||8910||100%|
|Roasted Veg, Spinach And Ricotta Lasanga||Great for sharing with your flatmates, especially if you have a veggie flatmate.||17088||73%|
|Spicy Mexican Enchiladas||A little time and effort but definately worth it.||10072||100%|
|Cheap Pork Burgers||Very easy and cheap to make.||6299||100%|
|Chicken, Bacon And Broccoli Pasta Bake||Easy way to get a creamy, delicious pasta sauce in next to no time||24706||93%|
After the buzz and luxury of Christmas and New Year at home, not all of us are looking forward to going back to our lives at Uni. What’s more – January can be a particularly grim month for everyone with continuous bad weather, flu circling around campus and darker nights closing in. So here are some ideas in the kitchen that will help you fight off the January blues and start feeling good!
Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. It also means the end of a long, tiring but exciting term (especially for you fresher’s) at University. So seeing as most of us won’t be spending much of Christmas with our new found friends at Uni, why not make a day of it before everyone heads for the old homestead...
Ready meals – very much the food baby of Western Civilisation. What’s more, us Brits are the worst in Europe for stocking up on them. £1.9bn was spent on ready meals in last year alone, double that of France and even triple that of Spain. More than 1/3 of adults in the UK admit to eating ready meals more than once a week – I wonder how many of those guilty are students...
Eggs – what’s not to love! They are the key to a healthy lifestyle, and as they are cheap as chips they are ideal for our health, budget and meals. They are a great source of protein and so satisfy our appetites, not to mention they provide a range of essential vitamins and minerals!
Don’t get me wrong – I like a drink. In fact, I’m feeling slightly ropey while writing this after a late night. However, after a lecture last week regarding the big subject, the reality of alcohol and its effects have started to hit home...
There’s something fishy going on around here…
Unfortunately, a typical student diet consists of highly processed, nutrient-poor fatty foods. However, there is one food that does not feature in our diets as often as it should do – fish.
Here we are again... and it’s the first week of November already! Where has all the time gone? Fresher’s Week seems like many moons ago now (or, it’s all just a bit of a blur to you!). Hopefully you have all settled in, had fun, made friends, attended lectures and are coping with your new student lifestyle. Whether you have made a real stab in the kitchen just yet now that might be another story...
You might think you’re too old for Halloween now, being a mature and individual university student... but think again!
Now, we students aren’t the only guilty ones. People of all ages seem to have this stereotypical idea that buying and cooking fresh food is more expensive than loading up on fast food and ready meals – when actually, they couldn’t be more wrong!
Can you feel the cold snap yet? Yep, autumn is coming – and whether you love the cold or not, fear not! Coming into season are some nutritious vegetables and fruits that will warm you up and keep you going through those early morning starts and keep the winter flu at bay. What’s more, supermarkets fresh weekly offers have started to sell these vegetables and fruits at prices that we can all afford!
So, it’s that time of year again - stressful whether you are in your first year or final year, whether you feel prepared or unprepared. Now we're nearing the end of exam season, the summer break is calling and concentraction levels may be waivering. Follow the 5 points below to help you make it through those last few weeks...
With the type of supermarkets we shop in nowadays we don’t tend to worry about whether we are eating seasonal fruit and vegetables; freezing and refrigerating have changed the food we have access to all year round. However you may not always realise it but certain fruit and veg may be cheaper at certain times […]
I know what you are thinking; the loan is quickly running out as the first academic term of the year is slowly drawing in and the worry on students’ minds of making sure they can stick to a small budget is enough to make your eyes water! It can be really hard to balance a budget for Christmas as well as leaving enough for yourself to attend those Christmas parties, roast dinners with housemates or buy decorations for your room to make it feel more Christmassy! You can easily budget for Christmas if you have little money left. A little can go a long way and it’s important to remember that it’s the thought that counts!
Do you find yourself hopeless in lecture halls without a cup of coffee inside you? Can you not kick-start your morning without a caffeine fix? If you’re the type of student who needs to fine-tune their focus and elongate their attention span with the help of a cup of steaming coffee, you probably spend your […]
When you’re not doing coursework or revising for exams, you probably want to have a bit of fun and do something a bit different.