Basil Jollof Quinoa

If you have ever explored West African food, the word jollof rice comes up time and time again. You will quickly find yourself in a wormhole of people debating which country has the best Jollof Rice? Is the best jollof the Ghanaian jollof rice, packed with spices or the more simpler Nigerian jollof rice, which... Continue Reading →

Everything You Need To Know About the Farmers Market

If you have been following me on instagram, you will see that I am absolutely obsessed with the farmers markets here in Montreal. Although they were abundant in Toronto, this was the first time time I have had large, year round farmers markets available to me. I have been loving getting fresh, in season produce... Continue Reading →

Black Eye Peas Meatballs

Meatballs have always been a recipe that have eluded me. For some odd reason, every time I try and make them, they always end up way too dry or bland. So I have been hard at work trying to come up with a great meatball recipe. And knowing me, I need to add a Ghanaian... Continue Reading →

Vegan Toiletry Essentials

Since going vegan more than three years ago, I promised myself at the beginning of the year to try and fully embrace a natural journey by swapping out my conventional toiletries and skin care for more natural, and quite frankly affordable options. Honestly making this choice has been incredibly easy and also had some incredible... Continue Reading →

Trail Mix Granola Bars (Gluten Free and Oil-Free + Travel Friendly)

If you know me, I love recipes that are easy and adjustable. This recipe fits the bill and it is very tasty. Plus, unlike other store bought granola bars, these are oil free, and gluten free. They are very quick to make and when paired with a glass of plant-based milk or dairy free yoghurt... Continue Reading →

Tomato Basil Unfried Rice

Stir fry and fried rice are a great way to use up leftover vegetables and rice in the fridge! Lately, trying to cut down on my oil and salt intake, I have been experimenting with some of my favourite recipes and trying to make them a lot healthier. I have also been trying to incorporate... Continue Reading →

Eating Healthy is Important in Self Care

These past few weeks I have found myself indulging more and more in vegan fast food, vegan junk food, fake meats and really slacking on my workout routine. Coupled with exhaustion from university and just a lack of motivation, I spent more hours in bed eating and less time moving my body and getting fresh... Continue Reading →

Learning To Cook Traditional Ghanaian Food in Diaspora

Yesterday I was listening to CBC Radio Now and Never and one of the hosts, Ify Chiwetelu was documenting her experience trying to make egbono soup. She said that being able to make the perfect traditional soup is a big achievement for her. Especially as  Nigerian-Canadian woman this is one way she can connect with... Continue Reading →

My Ghanaian Vegan Food Adventure

I was not planning on writing this blog post but seeing that I went back to my home country for the first time since going vegan, it is definitely important for me to reflect on such a unique experience for me. I do not know where to begin but I know that this is going... Continue Reading →

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