5 Easy Student Meals

You’re in the middle of finishing your coursework that’s due at the end of the week, you’re working extra hours at your part-time job and you’re trying to keep up with your social life. Above all this you’re still waiting for your next paycheck, so going out to eat at Nando’s every night is impossible. You’re left with no option but to stir up some quick and easy meals yourself. Here’s my top 5 easy recipes to spruce up your week, and keep your bank account in check!

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Ramen

This is my favourite dish – and it’s great because if you double the portions, you can have ramen saved up for a few days!

I have my own thrown together kind of recipe for this:

● 1x noodle nest (or more if you are cooking for extra days)
● chicken stock or veg 1/2 cube (add more to taste)
● chilli flakes – to taste
● 1x cut chilli
● 1x 1/2 onion
● 1x 1/2 pepper
● chicken fried/cut/seasoned (optional)
● sesame seeds
● spring onion

Just throw these all together and voila you have ramen, healthy and tasty!

TIP: if you do not like cutting and cooking raw chicken, you can buy pre cooked chicken from the shops.

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Omelette

An omelette is really easy to make, but what is great about them is that you can add in whatever you like and make them more filling. I like to add anything from ham, peppers, mushrooms, the list is endless and you can make it to your own taste.

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Spag Bol

Standard student meal! It is also great for freezing and saving up for a future lazy day too. You can follow the recipe here

Tip: Remember double the amount to save up for next time.

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Wraps

Chicken wraps are one of my favourite – more healthy – foods. Easy enough to make, just cook some chicken, lay out a wrap, put whatever sauce you like as a base, some lettuce, onions and chicken – wrap it all up and you have your quick and easy dinner sorted. Same as the omelette, you can modify this to suit your tastes and pop in what you like!

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Toasties

I will end with the ultimate lazy student meal, but in all honesty, when you have no will power to think of what to eat and just want something quick and easy but filling, this is the answer. Same again with toasties, you can fill them up with whatever you like, but a standard beans, cheese and hot sauce for me is the best thing.

I hope you like my 5 easy to whip up list of meals!

Petra x

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