Starting the Day Right

The morning is such an important part of the day. It represent a new beginning and sets the tone for the rest of the day. Everyone has a different routine to start the day but I feel that when I start my day with the following steps I have a much better day Start your... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Growing up, egg stew with vegetables was one of the first tomato based sauces I learned to make. I would make this after school and eat with plantains or rice. It was so easy to make and I do miss it sometimes, specifically because of how easy to was to make and accompany with other... 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 →

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 →

Lunch Under 2$-Corn & Black Bean Chilli

Last of three recipes under two dollars! This black bean and corn chilli is incredibly filling and such a great lunch option. Beans and rice provide all essential amino acids and corn is high in fibre. Add this cheap meal to your lunch prep and you will thank me later. Each of these recipes are... Continue Reading →

Lunch Under 2$- Tomato Rice

Another cheap recipe that can save you some coins and time for lunch. This tomato rice is a spin of Spanish tomato rice with a few ingredients. It is absolutely tasty and has all the essential amino acids you will need. Give this a try and let me know what you think 🙂 Each of... Continue Reading →

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