Let’s be honest here, you could probably live off beans on toast but you really shouldn’t. We know it’s super quick and easy to make but all those carbs and lack of vegetables will not make for a productive brain or digestive system.
If your cooking skills leave a lot to be desired, fear not, these easy, basic but tasty meals will see you through your student days…
Nachos – Super quick, super easy and really filling. Keep the cost down by making them veggie and share them with your flatmates.
Fried Rice – If you use microwave rice for this recipe, it really is a one pot super speedy dish. You can also load it with whatever veggie you like to try and reach your 5 a day.
Fajitas – Show me a person that doesn’t love a fajita. It’s easy to assemble your own fajita at the table so everybody can pick and choose what they like and how they build it. We all have a specific way, right?
Chicken Stew – Fancy something hearty for that rainy day? This chicken and vegetable stew with a marmite kick is perfect.
Quesadilla – Almost like a toastie with a Mexican twist using wraps instead of bread. Quesadilla can be filled with almost anything as long as it contains cheese to stick it all together.
Great as a snack or as a meal with some crunchy coleslaw.
Pasta – Pasta dishes are a common student staple. Have a look here for lots of recipe ideas.
Stir Fry – Make this stir-fry recipe with meat or Tofu. Go further and make it vegan with rice noodles instead of egg noodles.
Bagels – Got those pizza cravings? Bagel pizzas are the way forward. Top them with tomato puree, cheese and all the toppings you like. Classic butter, cream cheese or even peanut butter and banana are good bagel toppings too.
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Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.
For a very spacious space with great amenities, the price is very mucb affordable. Good views and great support staff to help out at anytime of the day.
Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Highly recommend Mezzino Student living, it’s furnished to a high standard and is in the heart of the student area. Has very helpful staff and it’s well run in the office.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
I moved to Mayfair Court 3 years ago and we love it here. My apartment is spacious and enlightened by large windows facing Wilmslow road. Commons, including a flourishing inner garden are well kept. Staff are friendly and always there to help, and the community is diverse. Location is very convenient. There’s a bus stop at the foot of the building, a supermarket across the street, Bodey Medical Centre behind the supermarket, and plenty of restaurants and pubs around. I'm happy to call this place our home while in Manchester.