When you’re a student you want food to be made easy, ingredients as cheap as possible all at the same time as attempting to be healthy. Here’s a few easy ideas to get you started. Happy cooking!
Most students will make this in their first week and will probably still be making it in their last week – it’s a real student staple. Pasta and tinned tomatoes will be your base and then get creative with you favourite veg, herbs and try reduced-fat crème fraîche for a lovely texture with less of the stodge.
Full of the good stuff, this bake will be ready in a flash and is healthy. Share with friends or freeze leftovers for easy mid-week meals.
Packed with veg and energy boosting carbohydrates, a big batch of this cheap and speedy soup is freezer friendly and full of goodness. Frozen veg means no chopping and gets a healthy and homely soup on the table in less than 10 minutes.
A cheap, healthy and tasty way of eating and it’s a great option if you’re eating with friends. Whether feeding friends or whipping up a mid-week main, you can’t go far wrong with fajitas. Add and swap ingredients to taste and budget.
Jacket potatoes are a great speedy food when cooked in the microwave but taste their best when crisped up in the oven.
You can add all sorts of fillings to your potatoes like baked beans, cheese, tuna and sweetcorn and salad.
Pack your store cupboard full of Thai spices, curry paste and coconut milk and you’ll be ready to whip up a classic Asian curry – whatever the occasion.
Packed with goodness, this veggie feast should be a permanent fixture on all meal plans.
Don’t forget breakfast! Make your own granola and add your favourite nuts, fruit and seeds to rolled oats. Add honey for a healthy splash of sweetness.
Eggs are a cheap source of high quality protein and are rich in vitamins and minerals. Whipping up an omelette for one couldn’t be easier, making for a speedy lunch or satisfying solo supper.
You can’t go wrong with classic ham and cheese – add tomatoes for extra health benefits and peppers for extra crunch.
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I had an excellent experience living in Brickworks during the last year in Dublin! All the staff members were always very friendly and did everything they could to make people feel welcome and we had a very good atmosphere among the residents. The flats themselves were comfortable and provided excellent living and working space, and the proximity to the city centre means you can experience the Dublin atmosphere. I have met many people and friends that I will take with me for life. If I were to live in Dublin, I would not hesitate to live in Brickworks again, it really was a great place to live!
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Brickworks is a great home for whoever comes to live in Dublin for a while.
The friendliness of the staff along with the welcoming environment make for a great place to live. When I first entered the room, it felt like a hotel room : comfortable, modern and very liveable.
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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.
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.