Hearty Adzuki Miso Soup with Kohlrabi Greens

Care of Ashley Sauve of The Vegan Chef This hearty, stick-to-your-ribs miso soup uses the nutritious, often over-looked greens of the kohlrabi plant. Ingredients 1 tablespoon cooking oil of your choice 1 small yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons ginger, grated 3 cups mushrooms (any variety), chopped 1 oriental sweet potato, roughly… Read more »

Cruciferous Kohlrabi

Care of Ashley Sauve of The Vegan Chef You might be thinking, “Kohlrabi?! What on Earth is that?” Well, it’s a vegetable. In fact, kohlrabi is actually “cabbage turnip” in German. A lesser-known relative of the cabbage family, kohlrabi shares the cancer-protective qualities of its cruciferous cousins thanks to glucosinolates. Laboratory studies show glucosinolates can… Read more »

Vegetarian Kitchen Essentials

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By George Danir A vegetarian lifestyle introduces you to a wide range of nutritious recipes and dishes, and for many, vegetarianism encourages you to develop your culinary skills further. You may find that although you have access to a wide variety of delicious vegetarian recipes and cooking tips, many recipes require all sorts of gadgets… Read more »

Mighty Mushrooms

Care of Amy Symington of www.ameliaeats.com   Unami in flavour, mushrooms have their own very distinct taste and texture and are one of the most unique and versatile foods used worldwide. They are a resilient type of fungus that can grow almost anywhere that is moist and dark.  They will grow on any sort of… Read more »

Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off Recipe Books

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Whether you’ve attended the Vegan Bake-Off and want to replicate something delicious you tasted, or if you’ve never had been able to go and want a chance to sample some of the treats you’ve missed, here’s your chance! Each year, generous Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off participants share their special recipes so you can recreate them… Read more »

Pistachio Pesto

Care of Ashley Sauve of The Vegan Chef Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 cups unsalted, shelled pistachios 1 cup chopped tomato 2 cloves garlic 1 cup basil leaves ½ cup nutritional yeast pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons olive oil (or more) salt and pepper to taste 1 cup sundried tomatoes, sliced… Read more »

Powerful Pistachios

Care of Ashley Suave of The Vegan Chef Pistachios are a crowd favourite, especially around the holidays and they are deserving of the love! In fact, pistachios have been described as an honorary legume thanks to their unique nutritional value among nuts. Thanks to their high fiber,  protein, and vitamin E content, pistachios make a… Read more »

Discount Profile: Vegetarian Haven

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Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator Since Grasslands closed last month, we have been getting many inquiries about where people can go for a nice vegetarian dinner with candlelight. Fear not! Vegetarian Haven checks all the boxes and then some. You can come by Vegetarian Haven for lunch Tuesday to Friday from… Read more »

Mushroom Millet Pilaf

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Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 tbsp grapeseed oil 5 cups sliced oyster, shiitake, cremini mushrooms 1 small onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups cooked millet (use vegetable stock in lieu of water for extra flavour) 2 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar ½… Read more »