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Shopping on a budget of €20 a week

Shopping on a budget of €20 a week

Student life means we can’t always eat luxury foods that we enjoy. I’ve created a shopping list on a budget of €20 with products that can be used in lots of meals. It’s always good to make a list before you go grocery shopping with means planned for the week ahead. This can help save money. There are lots of recipes available on Student Eats which are cheap and easy: https://studenteats.co.uk Shopping List– All of the items are from AldiPorridge…

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Student deals in Galway!

Student deals in Galway!

Food offers: Dough bros offers a €10 2 topping pizza and a drink you can’t go wrong! McDonalds only charges €5 for an extra value medium meal when you show your student leap card. Indi Garden offers discounted dinners and also caters for vegetarian students if your craving an Indian. Charcoal Grill always has student specials on the menu. Costa gives you 10% off any large americano, cappuccino or latte. Tolteca offers a burrito and drink for €6.50 and Boojum…

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Staying Healthy During Exam Season

Staying Healthy During Exam Season

I apologise in advance if this frightens you but alas, we have hit Week 11 and we are in the home stretch towards summer exams. We can almost smell end-of-exam ice cream and sleep in celebrations. I don’t know about all of you, but I tend to forget how to be healthy when studying and when exams are on my mind. It’s like my brain becomes a reservoir of words, numbers, library times, and nothing else. Sometimes, I forget to…

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Chocolate chip cookies!

Chocolate chip cookies!

Hey guys, so this week I’m sharing with you the recipe for delicious chocolate chip cookies. All you need is ……. 1 cup white flour 1/2 tsp baking soda dash of salt 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup chocolate chips (i used a mix of milk and white chocolate) 4 tbsp milk 2 tbsp oil dash of vanilla extract 2 tbsp peanut butter 1. Mix all the dry ingredients together. 2. Form a well in the centre…

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Cupcakes

Cupcakes

Hey, guys so this week I’m sharing with you my go-to recipe for cupcakes. What I love about cupcakes is that they are so versatile and taste great. ingredients 4 eggs 225g self-raising flour 225g sugar 225g butter 2 drops vanilla extract method 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees 2. Mix all ingredients together using a hand whisk until they are a smooth consistency like shown below. 3. Spoon out the mixture into cupcake cases. 4. Bake in the…

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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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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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