A Bowl of Sunshine: Butternut Squash Veggie Soup

When I started this blog, one of my first posts was a butternut squash soup. I even went on to film a video and the recipe is still in heavy rotation during my winter meal prep. I thought I will reshare the recipe that has made some changes throughout the years. So recently, I have... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Buddha Bowl

Here is another of my favourite buddha bowls. One thing that really inspires my Buddha bowls are thinking about different regional cuisines. This bowl draws inspiration from the classic flavours of the Mediterranean where as my Ghanaian inspired buddha bowl pairs classic Ghanaian ingredients into a tasty buddha bowl. This bowl pairs roasted vegetables perfectly... 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 →

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 →

Full Ghanaian Breakfast (Vegan)

I have been craving a full breakfast with scrambled tofu and potatoes and beans for a while but instead of potatoes, plantains have sounded like a better option. So I thought to myself, why not make it a Ghanaian full breakfast. Of course being vegan, I am subbing the eggs for tofu and using plantains instead... Continue Reading →

Creamy Berry and Almond Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter and Jelly was hands down one of my favourite combination for a sandwich. The sweetness of the jelly was always balanced out by the slightly salty peanut butter taste. I know for a fact that I was not the only one who enjoyed this because this combination finds itself in many kids lunch... Continue Reading →

Chilli Stuffed Sweet Potato

As a student with little to no income, my budget for food is extremely tight. I generally like to spend under 40$ on groceries for the week, which includes all my meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I rarely purchase food on campus just because it is always hard to tell whether foods are completely... Continue Reading →

Spiced Rice with Cumin & Star Anise

I love rice. I definitely eat it more than three times a week and it is a staple in my pantry. Sometime white rice cooked plain serves as a great base for more flavourful stews and sauces, but sometime plain rice can be boring. This spiced rice will elevate your rice game to a whole... 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 →

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