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Cranberry Chili

Cranberry Chili

Maybe you missed Thanksgiving. Maybe your homemade cranberry sauce took fewer cranberries than expected. Regardless of the backstory, if you find yourself in possession of of a mere half-cup of cranberries, you should really consider making this chili. As delicious as this chili is, I think it would be even better with the substitution of … Continue reading

Acorn Squash & Bell Pepper Soup

Acorn Squash & Bell Pepper Soup

My mother always told me that the best way to ward off sickness was to eat colourful food and get enough sleep. If you’re a student like me, colourful vegetables are probably easier to come by in November than plentiful sleep. Even if you can’t combine this soup with eight hours of slumber, you have … Continue reading

Pumpkin & Black Bean Casserole

Pumpkin & Black Bean Casserole

From pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin pie, October is the month of the pumpkin. If you find yourself faced with extra pumpkin puree after making one of these dishes, this recipe may provide a solution. A hearty bean base, rays of pumpkin flavour and a hint of spice combine for a perfect dish to combat … Continue reading

Half-Marathon Pasta

Half-Marathon Pasta

As the name indicates, this dish was the main event at a pre-half-marathon ‘carb-load.’ However, even if you are not going for a long run the next day, this vegetable and carb-laden dish is guaranteed to fortify your carbohydrate and vitamin reserves. Had half of the ‘carb-load’ guests not been vegetarian, I probably would have … Continue reading

Black Bean Fajitas

Black Bean Fajitas

Often, the best dishes are those thrown together in the spur of the moment, rather than those planned meticulously in advance. After losing track of time on my balmy Sunday stroll, I had only 20 minutes to make food for a March Madness-watching event. These fajitas came together easily, and with time to spare. This … Continue reading