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Energy balls

Energy balls

Hey guys, so this week I’m going to share with you the recipe for energy balls. They are super simple to make and taste great:) all you need is……. 1 cup of dates 1 cup of oats 1 tbsp of coconut oil 1 tbsp cacao powder 1 tbsp peanut butter method 1. Add all the ingredients to a food processor 2. Blitz ingredients until they look like the picture below 3. roll the mixture into balls 4. enjoy! adapted from: https://inspiredentertainment.com/recipe/chocolate-peanut-butter-energy-bites/…

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Meals on a budget

Meals on a budget

        Today I decided to have a look at what special offers are out there in the local supermarkets at the moment, It can be a great way to stretch your budget and keep your meals interesting at the same time. Here is a list of stores in Galway that provide special offers with links for you to browse their offers. Centra: Centra have a number of cereals on offer at the moment at half price as…

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Socs Fair

Socs Fair

Next Tuesday (22nd of January 2019) is a great opportunity to meet and chat with members of all different Societies. There will also be a poster sale in the foyer of Aras na Mac Leinn.

Super easy homemade granola

Super easy homemade granola

Hey guys, so this week in honour of it being study week, I’ve got a straightforward recipe for you guys that contains omega fatty acids which a great for your brain! And it takes less than 15 minutes to make. All you need is……….. 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbs cinnamon 1 cup oats 1 cup seeds and nuts (I just used sunflower and pumpkin seeds because I had them on hand) 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. 2….

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Motivation in Fitness

Motivation in Fitness

I could embellish the whole meaning of this piece by declaring that my own motivation arises from inner will-power and determination. I could fabricate reality by stating that my own motivation stems from my soul and personality. I could distort the truth and express that I do not experience slumps in my own motivation. But; that all would be a colossal lie. When following my own healthy lifestyle, I always decide what truly motivates me. What deters me away from…

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10 Things to Do in Galway at Christmas

10 Things to Do in Galway at Christmas

1. Go Ice-Skating at Leisureland in Salthill Student tickets are only €13, so get down to Lesiureland in Salthill between November 18th, 2018 and January 6th, 2019! More info: www.galwayskates.com   2. International Potluck Party at the Hub   In association with the International Student Society (ISS), we’re hosting an International Holiday Party here at the Hub on Friday, December 7th from 5pm to 8pm! Bring a traditional dish to share and enjoy a little study break on us! 3….

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DE-STRESS THE STRESS

DE-STRESS THE STRESS

We’ve reached the time of year where the looming thought of exams are going to take up 50% of our thought process, while the other 50% is made up of a mix of studying and whether you should be going out! Exam timetables were posted on 15th November (if you haven’t checked your timetable, I’m trying to remind you, cough! cough!). Here are a few tips I’ve found to be useful in my previous experience:  Have structure: As it is to be…

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Easy lemon drizzle cake

Easy lemon drizzle cake

Hey guys, so this week I’m going to give you the recipe to my favourite type of cake lemon drizzle cake. It’s super easy to make and tastes amazing. All you need is…… cake: 225g softened butter 225g caster sugar 4 eggs 225g self-raising flour zest and juice of 1 lemon icing: juice of 1 lemon 40g icing sugar 40g caster sugar 1. Preheat the over to 180 degrees and grease a baking tin with butter 2.Beat together butter and…

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Study Snack Hack

Study Snack Hack

It’s that time of the year again; we are finally into our last week of classes for the fall semester. The Christmas market in town is proof that all the fun things going on surrounding the holiday season are so close and I’m sure we all can hardly wait, but one huge thing stands between us and a Christmas ham: exams! I understand, as a student, just how stressful and exhausting this time leading up to our exams can be….

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