When it comes to students, it’s safe to say most of us (including myself!) aren’t Michelin starred trained. In fact, most are limited as to what they can do in the kitchen – but you don’t have to be an outstanding chef to be able to cook up something not only delicious but nutritious too.
If you’re like me, you tend to experience a tonne of stress and anxiety in the run up to a big exam. A certain small amount of stress is good; it keeps you on your toes and shows you care! However, in excess it can lead to lack of sleep, poor appetite and prolonged bad moods, which can all have negative impacts on your exam performance if not dealt with head on.
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!
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.
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!