Tag : Patsy Oneill

The well-fed student: Savvy spending edition

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Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Abu Bakr and Asda Online seem to be where we all shop the most, so I’ve compared prices in these shops, alongside places like Millie’s and Taste of the Orient (on Vicar Lane), Kirkgate Market and Aldi to find you the best bargains in Leeds. Bargain Bits and Bobs … Read More

The well fed student: Brain-fuel breakfast – overnight oats

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It’s that horrible time of year when you’re constantly in the library, or feeling guilty for not being in the library, and you can’t be bothered make anything for your meals that takes any effort at all unless it’s a way of procrastinating from doing ALL THAT WORK. This week … Read More

The well-fed student: Christmas leftovers special

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Here are some delicious and healthy ideas for using up the turkey and ham leftover from Christmas day; balancing out the inevitable over-indulgence of the festive season, and leaving you feeling light and nourished. If you are a vegetarian, you can substitute the turkey for your Christmas meat substitute, and … Read More

Health and happiness in the New Year

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It’s a classic New Year’s resolution – to want to be healthier. However, first of all, to get there, we need to try to have realistic aesthetic goals. If we try to look like other people we will end up hating ourselves when it isn’t happening, and will be more … Read More

The well-fed student: Party peanut butter cups

3 years ago / 0 comments

Vegan friendly & gluten free. Makes 10 It’s the Christmas party season, and these delicious and simple chocolate peanut butter cups are a lovely, fun-size snack to offer to your friends and family instead of the usual variety chocolate boxes that are full of additives and refined sugar. Cocoa contains … Read More

Gluten-free mince pies

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These tasty festive treats are made using simple and affordable ingredients. They are gluten free (to help avoid that Christmas bloat), and the only sweetener used is honey, which is much more nutrient-dense than refined sugar. You will need: A muffin/bun tray with 12 holes Cling film Pastry Ingredients (for … Read More

Why is "diet" a dirty word?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Whenever I’ve told people that I’m on a ‘special diet’, it’s usually met with a discerning, judgemental smile, and a loaded comment; ‘how strange’, ‘Is that wise?’ and ‘YOU don’t need to go on a diet’. As soon as the word ‘medical’ is introduced, people either look guilty, or surprised, and … Read More

The well-fed student: A cold-busting, skin-boosting recipe

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It’s getting chilly here in Leeds, and the workload is getting out of hand. This warming curry is not only rich in vitamins to keep away colds and stress-induced breakouts, it’s also delicious, and cheap and simple to make. The leftovers freeze really well, so you’ll have a healthy, homemade … Read More

Woman Crush Wednesday: Nigella Lawson

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One of the few female celebrity cooks, Nigella celebrates her femininity with gusto and enthusiasm. Her liking for rich, indulgent recipes, and midnight fridge-raids have become infamous, alongside her penchant for innuendo and ridiculous adjectives to viscerally describe food as she eats it. Is it possible for an English student … Read More