What I’m NOT Changing in 2018

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you've all had an amazing 2017 and if not here's to the start of a hopefully great 2018. The New Year is usually a time where everyone thinks about all the things they want to change about their lives and make themselves a list of resolutions. The overindulgence of … Continue reading What I’m NOT Changing in 2018

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Christmas Gift Guide 2017

This is definitely the post that I was most excited to write and share with you all this month, because who doesn't love a good Christmas gift guide? I wanted to make sure that my gift guide was full of great products that not only I absolutely love (and am convinced you all will to) … Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2017

Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Curry

I asked you all on Twitter and Instagram if you wanted the full recipe to this delicious vegan curry to which you all said yes so, as promised here's the recipe! Based off the recipe from The Vegan 8  this is my interpretation of the original, with a few tweaks here and there to represent what … Continue reading Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Curry

Fruity Granola Porridge

Since I haven't shared a recipe with you in a little while I thought I'd write out one of my favourite breakfast recipes for when I'm not in university and have a bit more time in the morning to make myself a real breakfast. Ingredients Porridge Oats (I just use the low sugar ASDA own … Continue reading Fruity Granola Porridge

The Ultimate Snacks to Have in your Room at University

I've been absolutely loving blogging about university at the moment *spends 3 months off university and literally only blogs about university* - I think it's all the excitement of returning for my second year next week, so I posted over on my Twitter page asking you whether you'd be interested in hearing about what snacks … Continue reading The Ultimate Snacks to Have in your Room at University

Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Inspired by a recipe featured on BudgetBites I thought I'd share a great pasta recipe for when you need a quick dinner that tastes great! This recipe serves 1-2 people, as I normally just cook for myself - being a student. Ingredients Penne pasta (use packet instructions for serving size) 1/2 onion  2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 can plum tomatoes  250g fresh … Continue reading Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Roasted Aubergine with Sweet Onions

With the summer holidays coming to an end we're all beginning to get ourselves ready for heading back to work or school/college. I don't know about you but I tend to overindulge in food and drink during the holidays - eating out and going for evening drinks with friends. It's safe to say that my … Continue reading Roasted Aubergine with Sweet Onions

Advice for Freshers #1: Cooking and the Kitchen

I’m starting a small series of tips for incoming freshman/freshers to university this year, covering everything from surviving freshers week to what to bring for your university bedroom. I’ll be uploading this series a few times a week for the next two weeks to hopefully give you all the information you need to get yourself … Continue reading Advice for Freshers #1: Cooking and the Kitchen

Sweet Potato with Avocado and Goats Cheese

  Ingredients: For the potato: Large sweet potato 2 tbsp goats cheese 1/2 avocado For the salad: 5 cherry tomatoes, halved Small chunk of cucumber Handful of rocket Black olives Salt and pepper Drizzle of olive oil Drizzle of balsamic vinegar Method: Preheat the oven at 180 °C Prick the sweet potato in several places … Continue reading Sweet Potato with Avocado and Goats Cheese

Mackerel Salad

  This is a really simple to make salad that’s perfect for a filling lunch or a light dinner. Ideal for when you don’t have a lot of time available to make your evening meal but still want something substantial, this Mackerel Salad is also great for when you’re lost as to what to make … Continue reading Mackerel Salad