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 →

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 →

reFRESHing a Toronto Favourite (Fresh Restaurant Review)

I remember when I first went vegan, whenever I told someone I ate a vegan diet they would always ask me, have you ever been to Fresh? Honestly, how can you be a Toronto vegan if you have never been to Fresh? Are you really vegan if you haven't taken a picture of your food... Continue Reading →

Red Lentil Curry

This is by far one of the quickest and easiest recipes I make. I have been making this curry for the past two years since being vegan and it has become such a usual that I can make it with my eyes closed. It takes no time to make and ready in less than 40... Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter & Dates Snack Bites

Energy bites are by far a go to snack for that in between meal pick me up! They are absolutely tasty, easy to make and can last a long time. Also as a university student, I do not have access to a food processor and wanted to make a simple recipe that did not require... Continue Reading →

Beans and Corn Snack Bites

Here is a savoury snack bite to go well with the Peanut Butter and Date Snack Bites. For this recipe I used leftover beans from my Tomato Rice recipes and made snack bites that could be easy to take on the go. Ingredients 1.5 cup beans 1/4 cup corn 1/2 cup rice-left over turmeric rice... Continue Reading →

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