Vegetarian Options at Ski Resorts

After a day on the slopes, you’re bound to work up an appetite. Luckily, vegetarian options aren’t just becoming more frequent at ski resorts these days, but sometimes they’re even the star of the show. Below is a list of vegetarian options to be found at some of Canada’s biggest ski resorts. Please note this… Read more »

Cannellini Bean Brownies with a Date Coconut Glaze & Toasted Walnuts

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com  Ingredients 1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup toasted walnuts ¼ cup dates ¼ cup coconut oil 2 tbsp… Read more »

Discount Profile: Vidya’s Veggie Gourmet

You may think good vegetarian options are few and far between in small towns north of the city, but Vidya’s Veggie Gourmet proves that simply isn’t the case. Situated in an historical old home on the main street of Thornton (near Barrie), I’ve had the pleasure of visiting this fantastic restaurant more than once. If… Read more »

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

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

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 »