A midday recharge

I’ve had great fun setting up Endorphin Stew over the Christmas break; now is the time to offer out a billion thanks to everyone for the well wishes on my latest venture.  However, the time has almost arrived to get down to the college essentials again; studying and eating right outside of the house.

My primary focus for the next while is to crack the most affordable combination of nutritious grab-and-go meals for students and workers. Since eating out and about in college has burned holes in my pockets last semester, I’ve assured myself that I’ll be taking my meal prep more seriously this time around.

I’ll make sure to keep you up to date with it all once I get into it. For now, here’s the best start I have to the working year! 🙂


Quinoa plate insta
This is a low carb, high protein and high fibre meal.
  • Feta cheese
  • Carrot
  • Quinoa
  • Kale
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Chickpeas
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Olive oil


  • Feta cheese is a good source of protein and calcium.
  • Carrots aid digestion, promote good eye health and are powerful antioxidants.
  • Quinoa contains protein, antioxidants and benefits heart health.
  • Kale is bone building, it fights inflammation and is hormone balancing.
  • Cayenne pepper is an anti- cold and flu agent.
  • Chickpeas are a great source of fibre.
  • Pumpkin seeds contain B vitamins, iron and protein.
  • Olive oil is a great source of energy.


  • Sieve water through a tin of (preferably organic) chickpeas.
  • Place chickpeas onto a baking tray, drizzle on some olive oil and shake on a teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
  • Mix well and bake at 180℃, for 20 minutes.
  • Wash two stalks of kale and break up into crisp-like sizes.
  • Make sure the kale is well dry before baking with a drizzle of olive oil at 180℃ for 12 minutes.
  • Add one part quinoa and two parts water to a small pot. Bring to the boil and mix in some pumpkin seeds.
  • Wash a carrot and peel until you have a nice vibrant bunch of peelings.
  • Cut up the feta cheese into some nice chunky slices.
  • Add all foods into a nice portable tray for yourself and enjoy it with a nice mug of green tea (optional).


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As always, thanks for reading!

Happy healthy eating guys,


The original source for this recipe is SpunOut.ie. 🙂

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