Up your student cooking game with these shortcuts to tasty food for lazy days when you just can't.
Make baked beans on toast actually interesting
Beans on toast is a student staple, here are 9 ways to spruce it up on the cheap.
Stick almost everything in a toastie
You can put most things between two pieces of toasted bread from fruit and nutella (always a winner) to nachos and even cheeseburgers. > 14 yummy toastie ideas
Nutella hot chocolate
Turn the ends of your Nutella into a decadent hot chocolate by adding warm milk directly to the jar and mixing.
Easy homemade cereal bars
Heat cereal with marshmallows in a microwave for 20 seconds, mix, form into bars and let cool. That's simple.
3 ingredient, 3 minute pizza bagels
Slice and toast your bagel, top with sauce and cheese, microwave for 1-2 minutes. DONE. Get the full pizza bagel recipe here, if you really need it.
Cook baked potatoes in the microwave
Prick them all over with a fork and cook on high for 10 minutes. Turn over half way through. Slice open and ENJOY!
Get healthy with salads
Salads are dead simple to prepare and are good for you, so don't avoid them! It doesn't all need to be lettuce and tomato, try the above bean pasta salad, southern fried chicken and apple or tuna, yoghurt and grape!
3 ingredient Nutella cupcakes
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No washing up recipes
All these recipes require NO washing up. A win for everyone.
Sweet n sour chicken dippers
Cut tomatoes like a boss
Place them between two places and cut across, slice tomatoes like a ninja.
Use a tortilla as a plate
via Flickr/David Boté Estrada
Avoid washing up with edible places like tortillas.
You need to be something rather odd to cook quesadillas wrong. Stuff ’em with all sorts.
One ingredient homemade ice cream
via Flickr/Tim Sackton
Chop bananas, freeze and then blend for easy, one-ingredient healthier ice cream. Add a teaspoon of coca powder when blending for instant chocolate banana ice cream.
Cook bacon in the microwave
Make cooking everyone's favourite bacon in the microwave with no fuss or mess - here's how
Yoghurt ice lollies
Stick lollipop sticks in yoghurts and shove 'em in the freezer. Enjoy from an hour or two later!