Benefits of meal prep

Disclaimer: This piece reads like sponsored content. It’s not, I just really love this program.  Good food, saving money, and learning how to cook, there’s a lot to get excited about in meal planning. For those that don’t know, meal planning is figuring out what to make for a week and then buying all those…

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Carrot Zucchini Apple Sauce Cranberry Orange Muffins

  Mi amigo Charlotte Cowan was in the midst of a physically and mentally stressful time. After she fell on the ice while walking and fractured her elbow (on her writing arm!). I decided that as a friend, I can attempt to sympathize with what that might mean for her, but due to Charlotte’s stubborn…

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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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