August Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, August 16th at 7 pm at Buddha’s Vegetarian Restaurant at 666 Dundas Street West. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by August 14th. Vegetarians of High Park The Vegetarians of High Park will get together for dinner at Grasshopper on August 8th at 6 pm. RSVP to highpark@veg.ca. Find… Read more »

Discount Profile: Parka Food Co.

Late last year Parka Food Co. opened up a permanent location on Queen St., just west of Spadina. As I work just a couple blocks away I’ve been lucky enough to eat my way through most of their menu. My go-to lunch is the potato burger and cauliflower fritters. The burger consists of a few… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Bell Peppers & Marinated Veggie Skewers

Care of Amy Symington at ameliaeats.com Crunchy, juicy, refreshing bell peppers are one of the most nutritious, delicious and versatile summer time veggies. Aside from being the bell of the salad ball, peppers can be used in everything from simple crudité platters to hot or chilled soups to complex, intricate hors d’oeuvres to being the… Read more »

Food & Recipe of the Month: Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Care of Andrea Howe of glowingongreens.com  Blueberries are nature’s candy! Their sweet and tart flavour satisfy all sugar cravings. This nutrient dense berry is considered a super food as it is abundant with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre, and more! Blueberries are known for their deep blue colour. This colour comes from the antioxidant anthocyanins which… Read more »

July Social Group Events

Veggies of Halton-Peel This group will be venturing into downtown Toronto for lunch at Rosalinda, Toronto’s new all-vegan Mexican restaurant! Sunday, July 8th at 1 pm. Click here for all the details on Facebook. Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, July 19th at 7 pm at Fresh on Eglinton (90 Eglinton Avenue East). RSVP… Read more »

Discount Profile: Away Kitchen and Cafe

Care of Barbi Lazarus Walking into Away Kitchen and Cafe in Little Italy is like walking into a garden, with living walls and a bright, airy decor. But before sitting down we wandered up to the counter to place our order and see what pastries were on hand that day. From the menu, my partner… Read more »

Vegan Catering Addresses Veganism Boom In Canada

Guest post care of Jackie Edwards Delicious and nutritious plant-based meals are taking Canada by storm and to respond to the boom, there are now 232 restaurants that serve vegan-friendly cuisine in Ottawa alone. To keep up with what restaurateurs are calling a food renaissance, many of the 5,041 restaurants and caterers in Canada have embraced the trend,… Read more »

Job Posting: Festival Assistant – Social Media

Canada Summer Job Post: Festival Assistant (Social Media) POSITION OVERVIEW – The Festival Assistant (Social Media) will assist with promotions for the 2018 Veg Food Fest and associated events. The successful applicant will work closely with the Toronto Vegetarian Association team to promote the festival within the GTA and to vegetarians across the continent. S/he/they… Read more »

Food of the Month: Artichokes in Caesar Potato Salad

Care of Amy Symington at ameliaeats.com  Although somewhat intimidating in appearance, artichokes are one of the friendliest vegetables you can consume! They are rich in inulin fibre, which aids in reducing one’s overall risk of cardiovascular disease by helping to reduce LDL cholesterol levels in the blood and consequently avoid the build up of harmful… Read more »

Vegan Rock! 10

This year marks the 10th anniversary of VEGAN ROCK!: a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It features live music from local veg musicians and delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks. Last but certainly not least, Vegan Rock! also features an awesome raffle with amazing prizes to… Read more »