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Fresh Rolls

  Not sure about you folks, but we like to keep things fresh. The best way to do this in the winter is to get together with some friends and some of your favourite veggies (we pick up all of ours at the DSU market!) and make some fresh rolls. Everything here is vegan and…

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World of dreams

Dan Weir is living a barista’s dream. Blasting a self-curated playlist on a tape player in a crisp white space and pulling delicious espresso all day, he is living his definition of success. Sporting a bearded smile and simple grey sweater, he said, “There is nothing else I would want to do.” Weir opened Weird…

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Krista’s in the kitchen

Mac and cheese, pizzas, burgers, fudge and cookies. Believe it or not, these foods are being featured in a local dietician’s new cookbook. Krista McLellan lives in Halifax and created a cookbook specifically for students. World food for student cooks features healthy, cheap, easy and quick recipes from around the world. “Although it is pretty…

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Ramen Mac n’ Cheese

Ramen. Two syllables so juicy they make the mouth water. Like many of my university peers, I too have treated my lil’ taste buds to the splendour of the classic salty noodle bowl that is ramen. Mr. Noodles, Ichiban, $0.29 Compliments ramen, Thai street vendor ramen – you name it, I ate it. It’s time…

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Recipe: pumpkin beef chilli

Over the past weeks, I have been so bus with midterms that I haven’t had time to cook myself proper meals. My solution? Having frozen meals that I can easily thaw. I made this recipe last week, and I had a bunch of leftovers that I was able to freeze to help sustain me through…

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Digging deeper: Challenging the status quo of food systems

Rosie Thompson’s idea of a utopic world is to live off the land. She and her friends planned to buy a piece of land together, grow their own food and raise babies in a rural, self-sustaining community. “I think it’s something that my generation is also really fascinated with, this dystopia and utopia,” Thompson says,…

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Hot chocolate for the soul

Everyone has bad days. Taking care of yourself might mean relaxing and enjoying the simple, yet comforting things in life. And what is more comforting than a decadent and very simple homemade hot chocolate? Here are five different and easy-to-make hot chocolate recipes to try out: Peppermint Hot Chocolate 1 cup milk ½ cup of…

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Dalhousie law faculty asks, “What is food law?”

What is food law? One of the main purposes of Dalhousie’s first Food Law and Policy Conference is to answer that question “We’re interested in connecting with people who see themselves as part of that field [and] getting all the actors together in one space,” says Jamie Baxter, co-organizer of the upcoming conference. The Food…

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Top 5 places to eat healthy on campus

Healthy eating is hard, and it’s especially hard if you feel like you have limited options. While Dalhousie doesn’t have an abundance of healthy eating options, there are still some ways to avoid eating poutine and pizza everyday. Here is a top five list of some of the calorie-wise, veggie-filled options you can have around…

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Orphan Thanksgiving

My first thanksgiving in Halifax was spent hovering around the oven. I was cooking anything and everything to keep my mind occupied; I only had to make it until 6. At 6, I would be with the other “orphans” at CBC’s Pauline Dakin’s house, who kindly offered up her home to host a journalism school…

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