The Holiday season is upon us! You’ve probably already started the search for Holiday dinner ideas, baked goods and treats to bring to parties, and the perfect gift ideas… well these holiday specials from your favourite Veg Guide businesses should make your search a lot easier!
*Note: Please contact companies for details, and to confirm availability of Holiday items and dinner reservations.

Holiday Dinner Specials & Events

 

207 Augusta Ave, 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca
Cosmic Treats holiday events:
Gingerbrunch! December 10th and December 16th, 9:30 AM
A delicious and fun morning of brunch followed by decorating gingerbread people and sugar cookies. Children are welcome!
Order tickets online at http://cosmictreats.ca/shop
Cosmic New Year’s Eve!
Stay tuned to our website for ticket information and details about our special set menu.

 

As always, Doug has a Holiday Dinner special available for pre-order!
Details: Pick-up times include: Friday, December 22nd from 11-6pm, Saturday, December 23rd from 10-5pm, Sunday, December 24th from 10-3pm. Order by contacting the Public Kitchen at orders@Dougmcnish.com, or call 647-341-1736. You can also order online, and view the menu and details here: http://dougmcnish.com/product/organic-vegan-gluten-free-holiday-dinner/

 

Fresh Restaurants
4 locations, 416-599-4442, www.freshrestaurants.ca

Holiday Dinner Special: December Food Special: Tempeh & Mushroom Reuben! (Order it with a bowl of homemade soup for only $15 total!)
December Drink Special: Chaga Miracle Cider, and Tumeric Latte

 

Lettuce Love Cafe
399 John St, Burlington, 905-637-2700, www.lettucelovecafe.com
Lettuce Love Cafe will have a holiday dinner special on from December 11 to 24th. “Our holiday dinner special will consist of: maple pecan crusted tempeh and sweet potato mash dusted with a pecan crumble with a side of cranberry pear sauce and mushroom gravy, with a kale, cranberry and hemp seed salad topped a zesty-sweet lemon vinaigrette.” Call for reservations!

 

Rawlicious
Multiple locations, www.rawlicious.ca
Rawlicious locations will have their Holiday Special dinner featuring turkey loaf, mash, stuffing, cranberry sauce available from Dec 21 – 31. Call your nearest location for reservations.
Need some treats to go? “We are also selling treat boxes wrapped in beautiful boxes and our famous chocolate turtles!”

 

YamChops
705 College St., 416-645-0117, www.yamchops.com

Order your delicious YamChops Holiday Dinner! The menu includes Christmas Soup, Sweet Potato Casserole, Chick’n Cordon Vert, Glazed Baby Carrots, with stuffing, cranberry ginger chutney, and mushroom gravy. Finish it off with a pumpkin tart! $29.95 per person.
Order by December 19th by email or phone. Orders can be picked up December 23rd or 24th before 3pm.

 

Yoga Meditation
416-539-0234, www.yogameditation.ca

Yoga Meditation, Toronto’s free resource for meditation and restoration, is holding a Reincarnation talk and Vegan dinner. The evening will include:
-Inspiring meditation & kirtan (musical meditation)
-Delicious vegan feast
-Enlightening lecture by international yoga/meditation master Balakhilya dasAdmission is free. Thursday Dec 28. 6-8pm. 300 Bloor St W. (east of Spadina). Click here for details: http://www.meditationtoronto.com/christmas_party.html

 

Holiday Sweet Treats & Baked Goods

Send friends, family, and colleagues delicious vegan cookies! “We have both a vegan cookie Holiday Gift Basket and Holiday Gift Box available for cookie gift delivery in Toronto and across the GTA.”
Click here for details, and to place an order.

 

 
Bunners
3054 Dundas St. W, 647-352-2975  & 244 Augusta Ave., 647-350-2975, www.bunners.ca
Bunners has a special Holiday pre-order menu up on their website now! Gingerbread people, holiday cupcake flavours, sugar cookies, and savoury items like spanakopita and shepherd’s pie. Click here to view the menu and details, call to order.

 

207 Augusta Ave, 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca
Cosmic Teats has two new amazing holiday cakes to choose from:
  • Candy Cane Cake:Four layers of red and white vanilla cake, vanilla icing and candy cane garnish. A nice compliment to any holiday gathering
  • Classic double chocolate vegan layer cake with some fancy holiday decorations.
  • Can’t decide? Build your own cake!
  • Order online at http://cosmictreats.ca/shop

Dolled Up Desserts
811 King St. E, Hamilton, 416-518-3705, whatsbaking@dolledupdesserts.com, www.dolledupdesserts.com
The 2017 Toronto Vegan Bake Off winning gluten free and vegan bakery, has granted your holiday wishes with the perfect gifts:
– Festive Cookie Boxes include an assortment of traditional and innovative cookies that are perfect for a potluck at work, host gifts, or gifts for the cookie lover in your life.
All cookies are gluten free and vegan and come in three assorted sizes. Cookies include ginger molasses, peppermint chocolate crinkle, spritz shortbread, pistachio chocolate shortbread and our signature cranberry bliss bars.
– Premium Holiday Baking Kits are the ULTIMATE gift for the avid (or not so confident) baker looking to make something that will impress everyone at the holiday party.
Kits include one of our award winning premium gluten free and vegan baking mixes, our coveted holiday recipe book and the festive toppings to help jazz up your baked goods from standard to stellar. 

Bake professionally crafted treats such as peppermint bark brownies or a caramelized pear upside down cake with a brandy caramel glaze all with just one kit! Baking mixes include brownie, blondie, vanilla cake, chocolate cake, waffle, banana bread and carrot cake. 

Details: Orders can be placed securely online at dolledupdesserts.com/shop. All cookies and kits can be either picked up locally at no cost in Hamilton or Toronto (at Good Rebel Vegan) or shipped nationally! If you place an order before December 10th and use the code ‘ilovetva‘, you will also receive $5.00 off your entire cart purchase!
Questions or concerns can be sent to Katarina Poletto at whatsbaking@dolledupdesserts.com

 

Fresh Restaurants
4 locations, 416-599-4442, www.freshrestaurants.ca
In addition to our other desserts, we’re now selling donuts from Bloomer’s!!!
We also sell whole cakes from Sweets From the Earth – pick one up to bring to your holiday dinners and parties! Give us three days notice so we can be sure it will be  ready for you.

 

Sweets From The Earth
218 Canarctic Dr, 647-436-2004, www.sweetsfromtheearth.com
“We’ve baked up some delicious treats to enhance your Holiday Season!” Special holiday items include:
-Chocolate Candy Cane Cake with Peppermint Bark Frosting
-4-Pack of Holiday Cupcakes
Available by direct order, with pick up at our bakery or delivery. Please call us today (647) 436-2004.

 

“We will have our preorder meal form that includes bar and cookie packs, pies and cakes as well as dinner items like our stuffed seitan en croute, gravy, scalloped potatoes and cheesy broccoli as well as our collaboration cheese board with Ladyship.
Festive doughnuts and other treats in the case daily as well as gift baskets, candies popcorn, sponge toffee and beer nuts stocked constantly. Tons of preserves, pickles and jams and a restock on mugs, tshirts and hats!” TBC gift cards are also available!

 

2188 Queen St. E, 647-350-6500, info@torisbakeshop.ca, www.torisbakeshop.ca

Tori’s has a huge selection of holiday items available for pre-order. All ingredients organic, all natural, and vegan; nut-free, but not from a nut-free facility. There’s Hanukkah sufganiyot: fried, jelly-filled, powdered donuts, holiday cake/cupcake flavours (available gluten-free): rummy eggnog, chocolate peppermint, gingerbread, coconut raspberry, pomegranate, hot chocolate, gluten-free donuts: vanilla wreath, salted dark chocolate, gingerbread, seasonal cookies: snickerdoodle, chocolate peppermint, gluten-free ginger cookie, gluten-free thumbprint cookie, pies, 4-inch and 10-inch (available gluten-free): apple, pecan, gingerbread house kits: $30, include all the freshly baked house pieces, a piping bag of stovetop icing, and mixed candies & gingerbread person kits: $18, includes one large gingerbread person, a piping bag of stovetop icing, and mixed candies. Call to order, at least 48 hours advance.

 

Special Holiday Foods & Groceries

348 Danforth Ave, 416-466-2129, www.thebigcarrot.ca
The Big Carrot has loads of perfect items to bring to a holiday party or dinner, including:
– Gusta Vegan Sausages & Block Cheese
– Daiya CheezeCake (no image)
– So Delicious Coconut Milk Nog
-Daiya Cheesecakes
And the classic Tofurky Roll will be on sale all holiday season!

 

Chocosol
1131 St. Clair Ave. W, 416-923-6675, www.chocosoltraders.com
“We have tonnes of holiday specials going on right now!”
1. Holiday Chest: a hand-wrapped chest featuring six half bars of our Rustico Line chocolates, including Vanilla Sea Salt, Coffee Crunch, 5 Chili Bullet, Luscious Coconut, Darkness, and Sinfully Raw Vanilla. A $36 value for only $30!
2. Drinking Chocolate Chest: get any 4 packs of our stone-ground drinking chocolate and get one for free.
3. Coffee and Chocolate Lovers: get one pound of direct-trade, organic coffee from Oaxaca, Mexico plus a full bar of our dark chocolate for only $20.
4. Plus a rotating selection of limited-edition chocolate barks, truffles, and more available in our store at 1131 St Clair West.
Everything is vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, ethical, and sustainable!
Also check out a special holiday and solstice event on December 22nd hosted by Chocosol. The info for the event is on our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1506387436109864/

 

Copper Branch
199 Bay St. – Commerce Court, Toronto & 66 Baldwin St., Brooklin, www.copperbranch.ca
Copper Branch has some exciting new menu items and promotions in time for the holidays.
New Items
– New Golden Turmeric Latte: Our NEW Golden Turmeric Latte is crafted with organic turmeric powder, a powerful spice that builds immunity, clears skin, and lowers blood sugar levels and inflammation. Enjoy one today!
– The perfect Holiday Beverages, try our Signature Teas & Lattes
Holiday Promo
– Purchase a $25 Copper Branch Gift Card, save 400 square meters of endangered Rainforest Land! Copper Branch has partnered with Rainforest Trust and is giving back this holiday season. For every gift card purchased of value $25 or more, Copper Branch will be donating a portion to Rainforest Trust, an organization protecting the world’s most endangered rainforest land and animals across the globe.
Holiday Items
– Copper Branch Karma Coffee, organic fairtrade premium dark roast coffee
– Copper Branch all-natural Hot Sauces
– Copper Branch Organic Teas

 

1591 Dundas St. W, 647-344-9411, www.goodrebelvegan.com
“We’re carrying a number of unique vegan products such as advent calendars made in England and organic panettone made in Italy.” See photo for more vegan holiday products, and drop in for tons of unique vegan grocery items!

 

Healthy Genie has vegan, all natural snacks just for the holiday season.
1. Our holiday flavour: Orange Peel which is only available from now until end of December and can be found on our shop under this link: https://www.healthygenie.ca/collections/signature-stuffed-dates
2. Our special holiday discount coupon HOLIDAYCHEER which is on orders made from DEC 1 – DEC 15th! This is the link to the code: https://www.healthygenie.ca/discount/HOLIDAYCHEER

 

Through Being Cool Inc. Vegan Bakery
1277 Bloor St. W, Toronto, 416-998-3321, tbcvegan@gmail.com
“We will have our preorder meal form that includes bar and cookie packs, pies and cakes as well as dinner items like our stuffed seitan en croute, gravy, scalloped potatoes and cheesy broccoli as well as our collaboration cheese board with Ladyship.
Festive doughnuts and other treats in the case daily as well as gift baskets, candies popcorn, sponge toffee and beer nuts stocked constantly. Tons of preserves, pickles and jams and a restock on mugs, tshirts and hats!” TBC gift cards are also available!

 

Holiday Gift Ideas

Ahimsa Yoga
440 Bloor St. W, 416-922-9642 www.ahimsayoga.com

Ahimsa Yoga in the Annex has a December deal on gift cards!
5 Class Gift Cards $50+hst
10 Class Gift Cards $95+hst

 

 

 

Cool East Market
1390 Danforth Ave, 416-462-3509, www.cooleastmarket.com
“At Cool East Market we have Vegan Bags & Accessories, reasonably-priced and well made, Practical Clutch Wallet (https://cooleastmarket.com/products/billfold-made-from-recycled-tire-tubes-by-eco-wings) and Handsome  Briefcase (https://cooleastmarket.com/products/eco-wings-recycled-tire-tube-briefcase) and much more from Cool East Market!” Visit the website for these and other great gift ideas, or stop into the shop at 1390 Danforth near Greenwood Station.

 

Cosmic Treats
207 Augusta Ave, 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca
Cosmic Treats has amazing gift baskets!
-Chocolate Lover’s: a selection of delicious homemade peanut butter cups, chocolate bars and caramel hot chocolate mix
-Cocomels Lover’s: a variety of all the types of Cocomels we have in stock including espresso, sea salt, vanilla & original flavours
-Can’t decide? Try a gift card or Design Your Own Basket from our large selection of vegan candies and chocolates. Come on into the store and pick out some classic and new favourites.

 

Fresh Restaurants
4 locations, 416-599-4442, www.freshrestaurants.ca
Buy a $100 Fresh Card and get two $10 Fresh cards! Keep them both or give one away… it’s totally up to you! Offer valid both in store and online. Click here to order gift cards online.