🍴what I eat in a day – student easy & healthy recipes + come food shopping with me

♡ come bargain shopping with me – on an M&S reduced yellow sticker hunt || what I eat in a day as a student ♡

RECIPES
🍋 CREAMY LEMONY PASTA 🍋
100g spaghetti
75g double cream
80g of mushrooms/ asparagus
hard cheese to sprinkle on top
1 lemon

1. cook spaghetti in boiling water for 8 minutes, don’t forget to salt the water
2. while it’s cooking, cut up your veg and grate your lemon zest & cheese
3. once pasta is cooked, drain out the water and keep a little for the sauce and keep pasta in the colindar
4. then add some oil to your pan and fry your veg with garlic for 4 minutes before adding the double cream, loom zest, juice and pasta water and leave to simmer for 2 minutes before adding the pasta back in
5. stir all together and plate up with a sprinkle of cheese and season to taste

🥕 VIETNAMESE SUMMER ROLLS 🥕
rice paper sheets 30cm preferably
1 grated carrot
vermicelli rice noodles
sliced cucumber
tomato
lettuce leaves
spring onion/ chives
mint/ coriander
king prawns

1. activate your rice paper by submerging it in warm water for 20 seconds
2. the first row should include your lettuce leaves, noodles, cucumber
3. 2nd row: tomato, carrot and herbs
4. 3rd row: prawns, I added sesame seeds at this step as I wasn’t having the peanut sauce
5. roll each row individually and tuck in the sides tightly… as if it were a closed burrito?

SIMPLE PEANUT SAUCE 🥜
3 tbsp peanut butter – preferably crunchy
2 tbsp hoisin sauce
microwave or heat these on a pan together

FISH SAUCE 🐟
2 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp honey/ sugar/ agave syrup
1 tbsp garlic granules/ paste
mix together

🍆 FALAFEL & ROASTED VEG COUSCOUS 🍆
granose falafel packet
couscous
any left over veg – broccoli, peas, spinach, parsnips, sweet potato, pepper, aubergine
apple cider vinegar
mediterranean herbs
garlic salt
paprika
lemon juice
olive oil

1. cut up the veg into tiny pieces and roast at 180 with a drizzle of oil and herbs for 20-40 minutes – check on it to make sure it doesn’t burn
2. 1:1 ratio for couscous aka 1 cup of couscous = 1 cup of boiling water and let sit and expand
3. add 150ml of water to the falafel mix, stir well, and let sit for 5 minutes before either putting in the oven for 10-15 minutes at 180 Celsius or frying for 5 minutes on medium
4. add everything onto a frying pan, couscous, veg and falafel and add in lemon juice, vinegar and season with salt and pepper to taste

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23 comments

    1. Speedy Gonzales Daisy!!! Thank you so much for your lovely comment 🥰❤️ I’m glad you enjoy my videos and I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend xx

    2. Oooh I’ve never had it with crisps but I actually had spinach and salmon for lunch yesterday!! Cream cheese makes everything better so I’m not surprised that dish is tasty 😋😍 thank you for the recommendation!! I shall give it a go xx

  1. Hii! I’m going to London in September for uni and you literally make me so excited for it! You’re such a lovely person, thank for you so much for sharing these videos! 🙂 xx

    1. Definitely for a treat!! Camden food market does a great paneer wrap and pre covid they always have testers so you try everything! Borough market is also a good one for Asian and Italian food!! 🥰

    2. Yess, also the app Too Good To Go is perfect in London – there’s always great stuff on there too 🍴✨ thank you lovely!! I certainly shall do 🥰

    1. I’m so glad Freja! Thank you so much for watching and commenting 🥰 it honestly means so much and I hope you’re having a lovely weekend!!

    1. @Mei-Ying Chow actually i don’t know which brands are sold in UK ; sütaş and pınar which are one of the Turkish brands are good to be tried , but i saw a brand called as Rumi in UK , so if u find it, plz let me know how its’ taste like 🥰

    2. Oooh yes I’ve just seen they have Rumi in Morrison’s so I shall definitely try it out sometime soon. I’ve never had Turkish yoghurt before so v excited 😋❤️ thank you!!

  2. Me and my friend both admire your yellow sticker savings and aim to find some bargains of our own when we both move to London for uni! Have an amazing week Mei-Ying, thank you for always making me smile with your videos <3 xx

    1. Ahh that’s so lovely – give your friend a big hug from me when you see her next ❤️✨ London gets the rep of being expensive (because it often is) but there are always gems and little ways of cutting costs!! Huge congrats to you both for your offers and enjoy your summer before the stress haha ☀️ xxx

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