10 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Worried you don’t have enough time to make a healthy dinner during Freshers’? Returned to uni and already ordered four Deliveroos in the past week? These nutritional recipes are easy to follow, wholesome and will be ready in half the time it takes the takeaway to arrive!    

 

Feta and peach couscous  

Using just four ingredients, this light lunch or dinner option is incredibly healthy, nourishing, and will keep you in that summer spirit before the weather takes a downturn.  

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Chickpea curry  

This vegan recipe is bursting with flavour and contains three of your five a day. Although this one does take a little longer to prepare, it’s still just over 30 minutes of prep, and is the ultimate comfort food.

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Garlic, lemon and spinach salmon  

As we know, food is fuel, and salmon is full of healthy fats and omega-3 fatty acids which are incredibly important for your body and brain! Thought by scientists to help fight depression, improve eye health and improve risk factors for heart disease, why wouldn’t you introduce more fish into your diet? 

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Caprese salad  

This classic Italian summer dish is foolproof to make, using just a handful of different ingredients, but packed with so many flavours. Garnish with a thick balsamic glaze to add even more flavour. 

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Quick carbonara 

Treat yourself with this easy, deliciously creamy (without the cream!) carbonara dish that only takes 10 minutes to prepare! 

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Beef pad thai 

A great alternative to racking up yet more student debt on Wagamama, this easy pad thai recipe will give you much more bang for your buck and is light and refreshing. 

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Mediterranean cod with tomatoes and olives 

This simple fish supper is flavourful and incredibly moreish. With olives and capers to give this seafood dish a tangy edge, it’s a crowd-pleaser even for those who are fussy about fish.  

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Two-Ingredient-Dough Margherita pizza     

This pizza recipe is incredibly quick and thanks to the dough made with self-raising flour and Greek yoghurt, there is no need to prepare anything in advance. 

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Easy chicken avocado burritos 

ATTENTION: this is a solution to stop spending so much money in Prêt. Really, this is not a drill. Taking less than 10 minutes to prepare, these chicken and avocado burritos make the perfect packed lunch for a long day on campus. 

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2 minute omelet in a mug 

Yes, this really does only take two minutes. Packed with protein, this is perfect if you are strapped for time, either as something different for breakfast, or as a mid-afternoon snack that doesn’t break the bank. 

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