It’s that time of year again, the two weeks of fresher’s have been and gone and it’s just a matter of time before the dreaded ‘fresher’s flu’ hits. The 9am starts have become a stark reality and yep, that’s right, its flu season yet again and we need to learn how to prevent, cure and look after ourselves…
It can be so tempting, can’t it? Walking down the aisles of your food store of choice, browsing the gorgeous goodies on offer, particularly with Christmas coming up... And all those offers and brightly-coloured badges, they mean you’re saving money in the process too. It’s a win-win situation, right?
Most couples nowadays have to limit the amount they spend on each other for birthdays, Christmas and day to day activities. For student couples, this can be even more difficult. So when it comes to Valentine’s Day, as much as you might want to splash out and treat your loved one to an outlandish evening out (pretending not to worry about the mounting bill) your bank account may not agree. Valentine’s Day can often mean bars and restaurants bump up the prices and restaurants will no doubt be heaving.
Here we are at the end of the Student Summer Detox with guilt free and healthy snack and treat ideas. For those of you dedicated readers of the SSD (i.e. Student Summer Detox), if anything I want you to have learnt from these blogs is that cooking and healthy eating isn’t impossible or boring – there’s no deprivation or starvation, just enjoying fresh and nutritious food and feeling good on the inside!
Making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday was traditionally a way to use up any stocks of milk, butter and milk which were forbidden during Lent… but why do so many of us restrict ourselves to them once a year? They are delicious, cheap, incredibly versatile and easy – and so perfect for students.