Tag : Patsy Oneill

The Well Fed Student: Healthy pancakes

2 years ago / 0 comments

This is the easiest and tastiest recipe for filling, fluffy, American-style pancakes, without any guilt. It’s a filling, healthy breakfast that feels like a real treat. I usually use a gluten-free flour like buckwheat flour or brown rice flour, but you can use whatever you have. You can also use … Read More

The Well Fed Student: Healthy pancakes

2 years ago / 0 comments

This is the easiest and tastiest recipe for filling, fluffy, American-style pancakes, without any guilt. It’s a filling, healthy breakfast that feels like a real treat. I usually use a gluten-free flour like buckwheat flour or brown rice flour, but you can use whatever you have. You can also use … Read More

The well-fed student: Super scrambles

3 years ago / 35 comments

Lots of people don’t see breakfast as a proper meal, but it is just as important as the others, and it’s good to try to get a balanced combination of carbs, protein, and fruit/veg into every single meal. A portion of protein at breakfast time will satiate you and keep … Read More

The well fed student: Easy Easter chocolate nests

3 years ago / 0 comments

Here is a really simple, slightly healthier take on a recipe for chocolate rice crispy cakes! You can get puffed rice without additives from world food shops – Abu Bakar sells plain puffed rice – and health food shops sell lots of different puffed grains as well as rice, so … Read More

The well-fed student: Guilt-free study snacks

3 years ago / 0 comments

When you are staring at a book or computer screen for hours on end during revision time, or twenty pages deep in your dissertation, the last thing you want is a rumbling belly. However, we all know the feeling when you’re three packets of crisps down and you feel like … Read More

The well-fed student: The female cooks that everyone should know about

3 years ago / 0 comments

The UK food world has been largely dominated by men for many years, with the exceptions of a few female home cooks that have become national treasures, such as Delia Smith, Mary Berry and Nigella Lawson. There has recently been a surge of female chefs and health gurus releasing books … Read More

The well-fed student: Stick with the seasons

3 years ago / 0 comments

If you are eating on a budget, it is always a good idea to eat in season – i.e. produce that’s currently being grown in the UK. Firstly, it’s CHEAPER, as there is a lot of it going spare, and on top of this seasonal fruit and veg are often … Read More

The well-fed student: Smoothie bowls

3 years ago / 0 comments

Smoothie bowls are one of my favourite breakfasts: they’re basically like a fruity ice cream/soup. They taste like a dessert but you don’t get the sick feeling that comes after a bowl of actual ice cream, and they are full of goodness to give you a morning glow. If I’m … Read More

Craving quinoa: The trials of trying to be an ethical consumer

3 years ago / 0 comments

So, I want to buy some quinoa, but there’s been so much press on its unethical production that I can’t bring myself to buy any that isn’t fair-trade, and certified fair-trade quinoa is a FIVER a pack. What’s a girl to do? Healthy eating vs. ethical consumerism? In recent years … Read More

The well-fed student: Lunar New Year veggie ‘duck’ jackfruit recipe 

3 years ago / 0 comments

My pescatarian housemate has been craving duck pancakes, so when we heard about jackfruit – a fruit that is native to Southern China and Southeast Asia which has the consistency of pulled pork or crispy duck when baked – we had to give it ago. We decided to use a … Read More