Trendy or Trashy: Dress Over Pants

I have been praying for the past decade that no one would start wearing their dress/skirt over pants ever again, but the catwalks lately have been lined with this trend from the early 2000s. You might think you already know my stance on these outfits, but recent styles have been catching my eye on social media… so […]

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Sweet Potato Onigiri

As you have probably noticed from my recent blog posts and my Instagram feed (@cookbooksandcardigans), I have been in the middle of a Japanese food craze. I love the tradition, nutrition, and creativity that comes with Japanese cuisine, so when I found this onigiri recipe, I just had to give it a try. Onigiri basically […]

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Packed Lunch 2

Carrots, Pita & Hummus, Raspberries, Banana, Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Bark When the weather is as miserable as it has been lately, you can really start to feel when you haven’t been eating enough fruits and vegetables. Especially during stressful times, such as the second week of exams that I am currently going through. I wanted to […]

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Crafty Ramen

As promised, I tried some non-instant ramen for the first time ever last weekend, and if you follow me on Instagram (@cookbooksandcardigans) then you’ve already seen images of the bowls that my mom and I got to try. Crafty Ramen recently opened in Guelph (in February to be exact); my belly could not be happier […]

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Homemade Sushi

So guess who is procrastinating from studying for exams!? I promised you a sushi post (in writing, on @cookbooksandcardigans, for those who missed it), so I had to be a woman of my word and provide you with the knowledge that I promised you. If you’re on board for a little practice, here’s the recipe! […]

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Soba Noodle Soup Meal Prep

My assignments have been handed in, my case study has been presented, and my work schedule has given me a break for the next couple of days. Now, it is time to share with you my most recent meal prep recipe! Since my last blog post (Instant Ramen Hack) I have been trying to figure […]

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