Food

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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Stubbornly still in business

There are many great paradoxes of our time: What happens when Pinocchio says “my nose will grow?” Why can Mario smash his head off concrete blocks, but dies when he touches a turtle? If I try and lose a game and succeed, did I win? And why is the Stubborn Goat still in business? On…

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Fresh, healthy and convenient

The DSU farmers’ market is committed to providing fresh, local, affordable, spray-free, and organic fruits and vegetables for students. They are located at the Studley Campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the Student Union Building lobby and the Sexton Campus on Wednesdays from 11:00am until 2:30pm at the Alumni Lounge B…

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The Halifax Farmers’ Market experience

There are some things that are quintessentially Haligonian, and making a morning trip down to the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market is one of them. The prospect of waking up before noon on the weekend can be daunting for a student, but it can be worth it if you do. Armed only with my wallet and…

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