Where to find Valentines deals in Toronto – 2012

Jump to:  Love Lolli’s from Live on Chocolate From Restaurants From Bakeries / Chocolatiers Events Online Shopping Vegan & Vegetarian Special Seatings Vegetarian Haven present a 4 or 5 course vegan meal, with a variety of choicesincluding: Pink Rice Paper wrapped with Strawberry, Mango, Avocado, Apple, fresh Mint and shredded Coconut resting on Arugula & crispy Lotus Root…. Read more »

Where to find veggie holiday fare & gifts in 2011

New Year’s Eve Rawlicious Bloor West They’re having a “delicious 5 course dinner beginning at 8pm on New Years Eve. Live jazz to follow and ring in the New Year! The price is $55/per person and includes one alcoholic drink (or sparkling juice). Beer & wine available through out the evening as well. Reservations are… Read more »

Vegetarian Thanksgiving 2011

This Canadian Thanksgiving enjoy a vegetarian feast. We have tips on what to serve and links to the best recipes. Thanksgiving is also about celebrating the harvest. Farmers’ markets are the best places to find fresh seasonal produce such as squash, pumpkins, corn, tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, peppers, arugula, kale, broccoli, etc. Avoid stress when vegetarians and meat… Read more »

Ideas for Vegetarian Meals

Here are some suggestions for preparing a delicious and satisfying vegetarian meal. Main meals Hearty soup. Start with water or a soup base made from vegetable bouillon cubes, vegetable juice, tomato juice or packaged soup mixes. Add potatoes, split peas, lentils, carrots, spinach or any leftover vegetables. Season with bay leaves, salt, herbs or miso…. Read more »

Vegetarian Easter: Recipes and tips

Easter is a celebration of resurrection and rebirth, so it is the perfect occasion for everyone – veggies and non-veggies alike – to enjoy a delicious meat-free meal. Here are some helpful resource for finding vegetarian Easter recipes. For vegetarian Passover recipes, click here. Musubi Easter Eggs Vegan Lunch Box has a post about making Easter… Read more »

Healthy vegetarian & vegan lunch ideas

Start your vegetarian meal plan right with delicious vegan lunch ideas Great vegetarian and vegan lunch ideas can be key to sticking to a budget and maintaining a healthy vegetarian diet plan. From easiest to hardest Buying lunch See our fast food page for what’s available at the chains in the way of veggie burgers, pizza, burritos,… Read more »

Vegan sandwich recipes

Tofu Club Sandwich Photo: Mike Crooker www.flickr.com/photos/tofu/ by Colleen Shea Question I’m sick of taking peanut butter and jam sandwiches to school every day for lunch – please give me some new ideas! One way to spice up that old classic is to try different nut butters and unusual jams. One of my favourite variations… Read more »

Farmers’ markets opens at Artscape Wychwood Barns

The Stop’s Farmers’ Market opens year-round 76 Wychwood (s. of St Clair at Christie) http://thestop.org/the-stop’s-farmers’-market The Stop’s Farmers’ Market is now open year-round (Saturdays May-Oct 8am-noon outside, Nov-Apr 9am-noon indoors) in the new Artscape Wychwood Barns project. This former TTC maintainance barn has become a multifaceted community centre with arts and culture, environmental leadership, a… Read more »

The Vegetarian Culture of Malaysia

TANPA DAGING MASAKAN The South East Asian nation of Malaysia is also a haven for vegetarian delicacies. Its 21 million inhabitants, who spread over 329,725 square kilometres through the island chain of the South China Sea, have been waving the vegetarian flag for centuries now. The history of Malaysian cuisine reveals the diversity of its… Read more »

Foraging for wild berries in the city

Written by Stephen Leckie Late June is mulberry season in Canada. These juicy black berries grow in great abundance on trees in Toronto and many other cities. Saskatoon berries are also available at this time of year. You can find these purple berries in parks growing on bushes or slender trees. Foraging for wild fruit… Read more »