Homemade Chipotle Barbacoa Burrito Bowl (Vegan)

I have been craving a chipotle burrito bowls for a while but was not too keen on loading m bowl up with a ton of sodium and fat so I thought I would make a health version at home. I took on the challenge of veganizing the barbacoa option at chipotle which is actually a... Continue Reading →

The King of Veg Chinese Take Out (King’s Cafe Restaurant)

If you guys follow me on instagram, which you should (thecanadianafrican) you will know that I am OBSESSED with this restaurant. A bit of a back story. My first in this restaurant was 2016 after a vegan meetup, but it was not the greatest. We were a very very large group and did not come... Continue Reading →

Maple Nut Granola (Vegan)

One day my mum had bought a bunch of grains and seeds and was looking to make granola but her first batch unfortunately burned. So I took it upon myself to make some for my mother and it has been a hit at home. It is ready in less than 40 minutes and is the... Continue Reading →

Out of This World Vegan Eats (Cosmic Treats)

Cosmic Treats has a special place in my heart. It was one of the first vegan eateries I visited in Toronto after going vegan. I believe the first time I actually went into what one can call a cross between a dinner and a cool ice cream shop was after a vegan meet-up. Since then,... Continue Reading →

Spicy Oven Baked Tofu Steaks

When it comes to flavouring meat in any Ghanaian household, ginger, garlic, onion and scotch bonnet peppers are the essentials to make any meat option taste good. These are the flavours I drew on to make this spicy oven baked tofu. I believe it is this key flavour combination that transform the protein from bland to... Continue Reading →

Steel Cut Oats in 5 Minutes

Steel cut oats have always been such a difficult thing for me to make. I have tried making it several times on the stove top but somehow I always burn them. When I soak it overnight, the next day I still burn it again. So I thought to myself, why not use my instant pot... Continue Reading →

Ghanaian Beans Stew (Red Red) Two

Something to know about many Ghanaian cooks. If you ask them for exact measurement for recipes, they cannot tell you because most people cook with intuition, probably from learning how to cook by watching their parent, who themselves did not have any written recipes. Thus, no two tries of a recipe are exaclty the same,... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Gut Health

Recently I was thinking to myself and realized that I have not been experiencing a lot of side effects I used to experience after I ate and I went through the last few months to see if I made any significant changes to my diet or lifestyle. After reflecting I realized that maybe my probiotics... Continue Reading →

Eat Food, Only Plants, Not Too Much

On Christmas Day after indulging in a tasty vegan feast, I sat down to watch "In Defense of Food" with my father on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Channel) This video, similar to What the Health and Forks over Knives addressed current issues of food and health. One phrase made by Michael Pollen (author of In... Continue Reading →

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