poke bowl with prawns, mango, avocado and rice

Quick student recipes

Our easiest ever student recipes, all ready in just 25 minutes or less, and with plenty of vegan options. Try our breakfast porridge, salads, curry, pasta and quick puddings.

73 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Whizz up a low fat breakfast smoothie in no time. Use banana with other soft fruit, plus honey for a little sweetness and oats for slow-release fuel

2 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A super quick version of this flavoursome Thai green curry with just 4 ingredients. Our simple prawn and coconut soup is ideal for a midweek meal

2 mins
Easy
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103 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table

25 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake a simple vegan mug cake in the microwave – you can have it ready in under 10 minutes to satisfy a craving. Serve with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream

7 mins
Easy
Vegan
39 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Save on the washing up with this speedy supper for one, with wholesome ingredients like Chinese cabbage and brown rice, finished with a fried egg

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
68 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a classic coronation chicken filling to serve with jacket potatoes or in sandwiches and salads. It's an excellent way to use up leftover chicken after a roast

5 mins
Easy
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
26 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Keep mid-morning hunger pangs at bay with this nutritionally balanced breakfast toastie

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Shape a mix of peanut butter, flaxseeds, pecans, raisins and coconut into balls for a healthy, energy-boosting snack

10 mins
Easy
116 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This simple rice dish is a useful backup – it needs practically no preparation and uses storecupboard ingredients

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
60 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat, low-calorie Indian vegan one-pot that's full of delicious sunshine flavours and hot spice

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Prepare an easy veggie noodle bowl in 25 minutes with mostly storecupboard ingredients. A simple budget meal that's filling and vegan-friendly

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
139 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Save time and money with this simple and tasty sauce, great with pasta, meat or fish

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A creamy breakfast-friendly blend that's high in calcium and low in calories

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Keep the kids happy over the summer holidays with a patisserie-style afternoon tea complete with these easy open sandwiches featuring a variety of toppings

20 mins
Easy
36 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This chocolate cake is made entirely in a mug. It requires no weighing, takes 45 seconds to cook and has a melty chocolate centre, perfect for a quick treat

4 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Discover a shameless shortcut to this family favourite pud

15 mins
Easy
169 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this easy, sticky Asian-style teriyaki chicken for a speedy weeknight supper – it takes just 20 minutes to make! Serve it with sticky rice and steamed greens

20 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

No one will guess that this easy, rich and creamy no-cook, make-ahead cheesecake uses only 4 ingredients - ideal for a dinner party

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook this simple brown butter linguine as a filling meal for one. It costs just 90p per serving and only takes 20 minutes to make – ideal for busy weeknights

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Knock up this quick party snack using fish fingers, corn shells and a fennel coleslaw

25 mins
Easy
16 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Spend a grand total of 12 minutes on this healthy, low-cal supper for two. Our fuss-free smoky chickpeas on toast deliver two of your 5-a-day

12 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This classic mozzarella and tomato toastie is a simple and quick lunch option. Upgrade your sandwich with veggies, shredded chicken or pepperoni

10 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try this fruity breakfast smoothie bowl for a quick, easy start to your day. Vary toppings according to the season – fresh berries or peaches work well in summer

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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