Winners of the 2017 Toronto Veg Awards

The winners of the 2017 Toronto Veg Awards were announced over the weekend of the 33rd Veg Food Fest: September 8th to 10th at the Harbourfront Centre. Congratulations to all of the winners! Please note: The nominations were selected by Toronto Vegetarian Association’s members, and then voted on by the general public. The Toronto Vegetarian… Read more »

Holiday Coleslaw with Orange Vinaigrette

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 5 servings, serving size: 1 cup (250ml) Ingredients Salad: 1 medium Bartlett pear, julienned 1 medium golden (or red) beet, julienned ½ small green cabbage, thinly sliced, approximately 3 cups ½ red onion, thinly sliced Dressing: 1 medium orange zested and juiced, approximately ¼ cup juice and 1… Read more »

Food of the Month: Cabbage

Care of Amy Symington, of ameliaeats.com Cabbages, cabbages, yum yum yum! Cabbage, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, is a vegetable to make serious friends with. Cruciferous vegetables, in general, are full of fibre and phytochemicals, specifically sulphuric compounds that may reduce your risk of certain types of cancer, type 2 diabetes, as well… Read more »

December 2017 Social Group Events

Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington This group will meet on Saturday, December 9th at 6 pm at Zyla’s (299 James Street North, Hamilton). While this restaurant serves meat, they have a good selection of vegan options that are well marked on the menu. Please RSVP by Thursday, December 7th at 6 pm to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca. TVA Reads This will… Read more »

Candidates for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors

On Sunday, December 3rd, members will meet for the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM). At the AGM, members will review our work over the past 12 months, discuss progress made on our 2014-18 strategic plan, and ratify the 2018 board of directors. If you’re a member, please join us starting at 4:00 pm at… Read more »

Annual Holiday Book and Bake Sale

Don’t wait until the last minute to get your holiday gifts – score some sweet savings at TVA’s annual Holiday Sale and Open House! Come & meet members of the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Board of Directors, indulge in treats at our vegan bake sale and pick up holiday gifts from our Vegetarian Bookstore. We will… Read more »

November 2017 Social Group Events

  Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington /Veggies of Halton-Peel Joint Event November 4th from 6 to 8 pm Enjoy an Indian cooking demonstration and dinner at one of the group members’ homes in Burlington (near Plains/Waterdown Roads). Guests are asked to pay $20 with proceeds supporting the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank. All food prepared will be vegan…. Read more »

Harvest Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Care of Andrea Howe at www.glowingongreens.com  Serves 4 Ingredients: – 2 acorn squash – 3 tbsp olive oil – 2 tbsp maple syrup – 1 onion, diced – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1/2 cup celery, diced – 1 green apple, diced – 1/2 cup dried cranberries – 1 tsp dried sage – 1 tsp… Read more »

Food of the Month: Acorn Squash

Care of Andrea Howe at www.glowingongreens.com  Squash, the symbolic ingredient for Autumn! This hearty root vegetable can be found in a variety of forms such as pumpkins and zucchinis, acorn, butternut, and spaghetti. Each type has unique characteristics such as shape, colour, and seasonality. They also require different cooking techniques and can be used as… Read more »

Join Us at Our 2017 Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, December 3rd at 4:00 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Light refreshments… Read more »