Category: Food and Recipes

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3 budget recipes for winter time

Winter can be a cruel season. The freezing temperatures and icy winds can make it tempting to snuggle up with Ben & Jerry’s, Netflix and soft comfy duvets… We can all relate to feeling guilty about comfort eating too. It’s so easy to grab the not-so-healthy snacks and easy ready meals. Here are my fave 3 healthy student recipes to keep you warm this winter.

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4 DIY Christmas Gifts on a Student Budget

Christmas is not just about presents, but it can become a big burden when it comes to money. On a student budget, it can be hard to buy gifts for everyone in your life. The ultimate solution to budget gifts is the £2 challenge. Set yourself a budget of £2 per person and get making, baking and sticky-taping! Here are my 4 favourite DIY Christmas gifts, which can all be made on a £2 budget.

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Christmas Dinner Shopping on a Student Budget

Ah, the annual Christmas Dinner! Long gone are the days of having it cooked for you whilst you sit on the sofa all cosy watching a Christmas movie. Well, not really. You just get to have an extra dinner with your housemates before you go home for the holidays! December can be an expensive month, so here are my tips on shopping for Christmas food on a student budget.

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Cheap Eats in Worcester

Whether or not you’re new to Worcester, finding places to eat and socialise on a student budget can sometimes be challenging. I’m a huge foodie, and I’ve simply refused to give up on eating out. I think going out for food with friends is a very important part of social life (and I won’t miss an opportunity to have something yummy!) Here are my tips on saving money at restaurants and some of my favourite cheap eats in Worcester.

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Missing your mum’s pancakes? Make you own just as delicious!

Pancake day/Shrove Tuesday for some is a religious occasion or just an excuse to eat loads of pancakes. I love pancakes (who doesn’t) but relied on my mum to make. So when I came to university it was a bit of a shock, she shared her secret recipe with me so now I can make pancakes just as good as hers.

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Getting ready for Pancake Day when you don’t like pancakes…

It’s come to that time of year again where all the flat mates get together to make pancakes. But what if you’re one of those strange anomalies who doesn’t like pancakes? I have a solution for you! Quick and simple cinnamon swirls recipe!

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Easy banana bread recipe- quick and ideal for a snack

*Alarm buzzing*….oh no, not again! Morning lectures are never fun…sometimes, if you are lucky enough, you manage to get dressed and have breakfast, but there are days when time is not your friend.

If you have a busy morning, this super easy and tasty recipe will put a smile on your face – it’s tasty, quick, nutritious and student-budget friendly.

Spoiler alert- it’s delicious & can be gluten-free!