What I Eat in a Day: VEGAN

It’s been a little while since I’ve made a WIEIAD post, but this time I’m back with a post AND a video about a highly requested topic; eating vegan. This was actually the first day that I purposely ate completely vegan, so I really wanted to include meals that were delicious, filling, and complete with […]

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Cuttlefish Ink Pasta

This richly black pasta gets its colour from cuttlefish ink, also known as sepia. Some of you may be familiar with sepia as the reddish-brown ink that was commonly used by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or simply by the reddish-brown filter for your poorly edited photos. The ink is derived from dead cuttlefish and […]

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Strawberry Chia Jam

This quick and easy recipe has been making my mornings healthier and my pancakes tastier. Normal store-bought jam has tons of added sugar, and traditional homemade jam has almost as much in there, if not more. On top of that, homemade jam takes hours of waiting for the pectin to develop. This recipe, however, takes 30 […]

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CEDAR

Although many of us have heard about the negative sides of juicing and juice cleanses, I still think that adding juice to your diet has a lot more benefits than side effects. Juices don’t provide the fibre or meal replacement qualities that a protein packed smoothie will give you, and juice cleanses leave you exhausted […]

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Apple Cinnamon Granola with Pecans

One of the most important things to do if you want to live a healthier, happier and more fulfilling lifestyle is to eat breakfast every morning. This is something that I struggled with throughout high school and during the transition into university. Once I found an easy staple breakfast and stopped eating so late at […]

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Vegan Sushi Bowl

I posted a sushi bowl that I had made the other week on Instagram (@cookbooksandcardigans) which was my version of a California roll sushi bowl, and I have been making sushi bowls on repeat ever since. However, it’s pretty easy to get sick of imitation crab sticks (or kamaboko), since the packages contain generous portions […]

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Packed Lunch 3: MEAL PREP

Breakfast: Toaster French Toasts I love having toaster waffles in the morning since they are quick and easy, and I need speedy breakfasts for early morning shifts. The problem with toaster waffles is that they don’t carry much nutrition or protein in them to get me through to my morning snack. That’s why I thought […]

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Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted red peppers are one of my favourite ways to add smokey and sweet flavours to any dish. These charred and peeled bell peppers are perfect for summer dishes in picnic sandwiches, as burger toppings, in pesto pasta or blended up into a mouthwatering dip. You can also use any colour of bell pepper for […]

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