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This is the second time (first time is here) I have written about these burgers. Still haven’t quite figured them out because they remain too soft to fry. They are completely vegan and taste more like falafel than a veggie burger. They are super yummy and we had a lot of luck with them in the oven (broil is your friend).
Zucchini Quinoa Burgers
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup onion, chopped finely
1 1/2 cup zucchini, grated
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
3/4 teaspoons sea salt, plus more to taste
Black pepper to taste
1 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
1 cup cooked quinoa
2/3 cups water
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon dill
1 tablespoon oregano
1 teaspoon paprika
Heat some olive oil in a pan. Saute onion and garlic until tender. Add zucchini, and continue to saute until zucchini is cooked through…
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I’ve had a bit of a lifestyle change since I last checked in here on the blog: I’ve arrived in Budapest, Hungary to study abroad for the semester! This past week has felt like a whirlwind, and I’m excited to share it all with you.
Upon arriving last Sunday (one week ago), I was jetlagged, exhausted, and overwhelmed. So many unknowns faced me, which was simultaneously exciting and stressful. Upon arriving at the airport, I met my lovely tandem partner (a student from Hungary who is here to help me along the way). I began unpacking in the dorm, met my roommates, and explored the city for a bit that night. My friends and I found a small pizza place only 3 minutes from my dorm selling huge slices of pizza priced at less than $1 each!! I have a feeling we’ll be visiting this place a lot…
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As college graduates, when we finally start the job hunting process, we all have the same complaint: everyone wants candidates with way more experience than we have! Academic credentials are just not enough; not even first class honors guarantee a fair shot at your dream job. So how do you land that dream job? --- or at [...]
Stress is experienced almost everyday by everyone. People experience it in different ways and different strengths.
Stress is the situation or events that put pressure on us and our reaction to being placed under pressure.
But what has stress got to do with mental health?
Well there are 2 reasons. Stress can be caused by a mental health problem and vice versa, a mental health problem can be caused by stress.
For example, if you are constantly stressed at work because of the people around your or because of situations, you could experience anxiety or depression. On the flip side, if you suffer with anxiety, for example, you may struggle to do certain things which could begin to stress you out. Oh what a vicious cycle!
The physical side of stress
If you are stressed, you may not be able to sleep. It is so hard to sleep when you…
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Japanese noodles, Chinese greens, green pepper, hard-boiled egg, and big yummy pieces of shrimp. The shrimp I put in first, so that it would warm with the hot chicken soup base, and pork flavour seasoning. While this sits soaking up all the flavours, I read my morning lesson,
PL Calendar #13 There will always be a Way
“As long as you are serious, there is no reason for you to give up. Move forward one step at a time and things will always turn out for the best”
What better way to start the day, nourishment for the “tummy” and wisdom for the “soul”
If you haven’t already gotten your calendar, there are still some available at the church here in Ottawa, or any of the other churches nearer to you. They are available in Japanese, English, Portuguese and Spanish.