Beans and tortilla chips

Healthy student meal recipes

Try our triple-tested, easy recipes and create nutritious and delicious meals on a student budget. We have inspiration for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

15 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This budget-busting sharing platter of slow-cooked chipotle chicken is perfect for feeding a crowd - and won't break a student budget, either

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Make this vegan soup in the slow cooker for a super-easy, healthy supper. Packed with veg, pasta and beans, it's a satisfying soup for winter

9 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Top these mushroom, bacon, kale and tarragon pies with butter bean smash to make a healthy main meal that's big on flavour but light on calories

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Dig out the slow cooker to make this stew. Topped with toasted pine nuts and served with flatbreads, it makes a healthy and nutritious vegan meal

10 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Tinned fish is a lifesaver when you need to rustle up some simple potato patties for a healthy, budget-friendly supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
55 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
61 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This quick and healthy veggie dinner has a base of wholemeal noodles for a filling, fibre-rich supper. It's packed with 4 of your 5-a-day, plus vitamin C and iron too

22 mins
Easy
Healthy
52 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
73 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Use guacamole ingredients to make this low-calorie vegan linguine which can also be served cold as a pasta salad. It delivers on flavour and it's healthy.

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Packed with oats, pecans, seeds, dates, puffed wheat and berries, this delicious breakfast muesli will help you to start your day the right way

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant Mexican-style breakfast with fresh avocado and black beans. Give yourself a healthy start with our easy vegan beans on toast with a twist

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
39 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover chicken breast in this substantial healthy soup. Alternatively, make the recipe vegetarian by topping with chunky, fresh guacamole

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Soaking oats and seeds overnight makes them easier to digest, and the muesli will be extra creamy. Great for a quick breakfast straight from the fridge

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This clever packed lunch is super healthy, with crisp vegetables, wholewheat noodles and a spicy, zingy dressing

23 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This seafood stir-fry, with fiery ginger and crunchy veg, is as healthy as it is delicious - a low-fat and low-calorie weeknight dinner

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Combine ready-to-cook vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with super-healthy broccoli, ginger and garlic for a quick, veggie dinner

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
68 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Top cheap and healthy porridge oats with chopped fresh oranges, Greek yogurt and a sprinkling of dried fruit, nuts and seeds

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
92 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Transform everyday eggs into a flavour-packed dish with hummus, peppers and olives - a great healthy vegetarian lunch

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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