April Social Group Events

Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Coming up soon is a vegan potluck lunch in Burlington: Sunday, April 9th at 12:30 pm. As it is at a private business, the potluck will only be open to those members of the group that have been to at least one meetup of the group, or those who are coming… Read more »

Strawberry and Hazelnut Streusel Cake with Maple Vanilla Glaze

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 1 bundt cake or 20 small servings Prep time: 15 minutes Baking time: 45-50 minutes Nutritional Bonus: This dessert does not use any processed sugars, is high in fibre and vitamin C and contains zero cholesterol due to the use of ground flax seed in lieu of eggs…. Read more »

Food of the Month: Strawberries

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Strawberries are a spring seasonal favourite for most people, and for good reason. They are sweet and tart, and jam-packed (pun intended) with essential vitamins and minerals. From breakfast parfaits to salad toppers to compotes, jellies and jams, to decadent desserts, there is no doubt that they are a… Read more »

Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale at the TVA Resource Centre

Join us for the Toronto location of the Annual Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale! We’ll be selling vegan cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and more to raise money for the Toronto Vegetarian Association and the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals. We recommend bringing tupperware so you can buy extra treats to take home! We unfortunately do not have… Read more »

Discount Profile: Disgraceland

Toronto’s vegan restaurant scene is booming, with new places opening all the time. No longer is it surprising to find vegan comfort food or bakeries in all parts of the city. You would think with such a plethora of options in this city it would be hard to find something unique, but Disgraceland, a vegan-friendly… Read more »

March Social Group Events

Halton-Peel Veggie Social Group Join them for lunch at Maro’s Bistro at 135 Kerr Street in Oakville on Sunday, March 26th at noon. Maro’s has a vegetarian/vegan-friendly menu that they describe as “Home-style Middle Eastern, with a twist”. RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca. Veggie of Hamilton-Burlington Join them for dinner at Mesa Mexican Restaurant in Hamilton on Saturday,… Read more »

Lemon Asparagus Hummus

Care of Andrea Howe Makes 1.5 cups Ingredients 1 cup asparagus, cut into 1” pieces 1 (400mL) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp tahini 1 lemon, juiced 1 tbsp cooking water 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp + 1 tsp extra-virgin… Read more »

Food of the Month: Asparagus

Care of Andrea Howe This spring super-food starts the season off packed full of vitamins and minerals. Asparagus growing season begins at the end of February and continues all through the spring until May. Unlike most vegetables, asparagus continues to grow and thrive even after it is picked. This trait is beneficial as the powerful… Read more »

Toronto Starch Solution: Reclaiming Health and Appearance

Care of Judy Newman, group leader of Toronto Starch Solution Are you vegetarian or vegan with some health concerns? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or some other chronic condition and prescribed a lifetime of medications? Are you concerned about a family history of disease, or just… Read more »

Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 6 servings Soup ingredients: 1 tsp grapeseed oil 1 small onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 red chili pepper, minced 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp paprika 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 1 L vegetable stock 1 540 ml can coconut… Read more »