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 →

Vegan Foods You Can Bring on A Plane (US/CANADA/EUROPE)

Finding food while travelling as a vegan can be a source of anxiety for many vegans, especially when our journey involves a layover in another country and you are unaware of our options. Some planes too are terrible at accommodating vegan diets, I am looking at you British Airways. In anticipation of my trip to... 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 →

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 →

Lentil Quinoa Pilau

Something a lot of people do not know is that I spent four years in Tanzania. Living on the Swahili coast introduced me to a lot of new cultures and most importantly new flavours.Tanzania was the first place I tried food that was not Ghanaian. I tried Indian food, Chinese food as well as the... Continue Reading →

Curried Lentils Shepherds Pie

I remember the first time I tried Shepherd's Pie was on a British Airways  flight to Tanzania. I remember it tasting like plane food, and it did not really stand out to me. Granted you do lose a good amount of your sense of taste flying, it was definitely something I did not want to try again.... 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 →

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