Why the Canadian African not the Canadian Ghanaian

So yesterday on instagram, I commented on the fact that it is still 2018 and people refer to Africa as a monolith, from our food, to our culture, to our language and many more. This is especially a problem when "western" countries are referred to as their own country and not an entire continent. It... Continue Reading →

Savory Vegan Crepes (Gluten Free)

This is a very super quick recipe that I kind of stumbled on as I tried to use up some left overs in my pantry. I wanted to create a twist on my crepes and wanted a gluten free option so the first thing that came to mind was chickpea flour. Little did I know... Continue Reading →

Everything You Need To Know About the Farmers Market

If you have been following me on instagram, you will see that I am absolutely obsessed with the farmers markets here in Montreal. Although they were abundant in Toronto, this was the first time time I have had large, year round farmers markets available to me. I have been loving getting fresh, in season produce... Continue Reading →

Vegan Toiletry Essentials

Since going vegan more than three years ago, I promised myself at the beginning of the year to try and fully embrace a natural journey by swapping out my conventional toiletries and skin care for more natural, and quite frankly affordable options. Honestly making this choice has been incredibly easy and also had some incredible... Continue Reading →

Tomato Basil Unfried Rice

Stir fry and fried rice are a great way to use up leftover vegetables and rice in the fridge! Lately, trying to cut down on my oil and salt intake, I have been experimenting with some of my favourite recipes and trying to make them a lot healthier. I have also been trying to incorporate... Continue Reading →

Learning To Cook Traditional Ghanaian Food in Diaspora

Yesterday I was listening to CBC Radio Now and Never and one of the hosts, Ify Chiwetelu was documenting her experience trying to make egbono soup. She said that being able to make the perfect traditional soup is a big achievement for her. Especially asΒ  Nigerian-Canadian woman this is one way she can connect with... Continue Reading →

My Ghanaian Vegan Food Adventure

I was not planning on writing this blog post but seeing that I went back to my home country for the first time since going vegan, it is definitely important for me to reflect on such a unique experience for me. I do not know where to begin but I know that this is going... 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 →

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 →

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