Posts Tagged ‘Gwyneth Dunsford’

Satisfying Cravings in Ghana: Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

4 Apr, 2015  |  by Gwyneth Dunsford

  When I first arrived in Tamale, Ghana, I was eager to try the food. I spent six months in Ghana’s northern province, working as a human rights journalist. Water was scarce. Electricity was intermittent. Fresh food was available, but not in any variety. Accustomed to abundant choices in Canada, my food cravings were constant. My fellow expatriates would often help me sate my appetite. We would conspire on elaborate meals, cooked on a surly stove that was reluctant to…

Real Talk: You Can’t Always Eat What You Want

10 Oct, 2014  |  by Guest Post
TPA- Gwyneth Dunsford - You Can't Always Eat What You Want

Deprivation is never sexy. When my doctor told me — for the third time this year — to go on an elimination diet, I was in a decidedly bad mood. No caffeine, no sugar, no gluten, no tomatoes, no dairy, no corn, no soy, no peanuts, no citrus fruits, no alcohol, no fried foods. For three weeks. That amounts to a lot of meals eaten in sullen silence. Picture me eating my virtuous bowl of zucchini noodles with kale pesto…