Moroccan inspired sweet potato and chickpea salad

Another weekend, another lunch recipe. I was struggling a bit this week for inspiration, so I decided to use up the growing collection of sweet potatoes in my fridge in this spicy salad recipe. The recipe will probably do around three lunches for the week, but you could add another tin or two of chickpeas … Continue reading Moroccan inspired sweet potato and chickpea salad

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Spicy bean and cheese wraps

Honestly, a decent packed lunch is what gets me through long days of studying. As much as I love a Tesco meal deal, it's a lot cheaper (and nicer) to make your own lunch. This recipe is pretty quick and easy and involves no cooking and very little washing up - yay! If you'd like … Continue reading Spicy bean and cheese wraps

How to make soup

Soup is exactly the kind of thing you need after a long day studying or at work and it's incredibly easy (and cheap) to make. These recipes use simple but tasty combinations of ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboard. No need to make a last minute trek to Tesco is always music … Continue reading How to make soup

Library Lunches

Recently I've been really enjoying making tasty lunches to take to the library. It makes such a difference to my lunch break (and my finances...) when I have a delicious pasta salad or homemade soup to look forward to, instead of heading to the nearest Pret. These recipes are easy to make in batches for … Continue reading Library Lunches

Quinoa Stir Fry with Honey Sesame Cashews

I don't often cook from Asian inspirations but I've been reading about quinoa stir fries in foodie magazines this month and thought I'd give one a go myself.  It's actually turned out to be really tasty (as taste tested by my scrounging housemates) and I'll definitely be making this dish again.  I love the thinly … Continue reading Quinoa Stir Fry with Honey Sesame Cashews