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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.

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  • Banana oat breakfast smoothie in a glass with a straw, set beside a plate of pancakes

    Two-minute breakfast smoothie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.77 ratings

    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

  • Easy prawn soup in bowl

    Prawn & coconut soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    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

  • Chicken tortillas with salad and limes on board

    Easy chicken fajitas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.114 ratings

    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

  • Microwave mug cakes with raspberries on a tea-towel

    Vegan mug cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.31 ratings

    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

  • Quick & spicy nasi goreng

    Quick & spicy nasi goreng

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.39 ratings

    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

  • Easy coronation chicken served on a plate with salad

    Easy coronation chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.73 ratings

    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

  • Bircher muesli with apple & banana

    Bircher muesli with apple & banana

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    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

  • Peanut butter & banana on toast

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.26 ratings

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

  • Energy bites

    Energy bites

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.21 ratings

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

  • One pan spicy rice

    One pan spicy rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.118 ratings

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

  • Spinach & chickpea curry

    Spinach & chickpea curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.61 ratings

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

  • Satay noodle soup

    Satay noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Bowl of spaghetti with tomato and basil sauce

    Tomato & basil sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.144 ratings

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

  • Avocado & strawberry smoothie

    Avocado & strawberry smoothie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.36 ratings

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

  • Loaded open sandwiches on a plate

    Loaded open sandwiches

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

    Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.38 ratings

    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

  • Easy teriyaki chicken served with pan choi and rice

    Easy teriyaki chicken

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.180 ratings

    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

  • Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake

    Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.39 ratings

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

  • Brown butter linguine served in a bowl

    Brown butter linguine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Fish finger tacos

    Fish finger tacos

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Smoky chickpeas on toast with fried egg

    Smoky chickpeas on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 ratings

    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

  • Cheese and tomato toasted sandwich cut in half with basil leaves

    Tomato & mozzarella toastie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Açaí bowl served with fruit toppings

    Acai bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

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