Jul
7
Tue
Mexican Fiesta – An Evening of Cooking Healthy Mexican Food @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mexican Fiesta – An Evening of Cooking Healthy Mexican Food @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop

Learning about Mexican cuisine can be a lot of fun in this festive class. Mexican food doesn’t necessarily have to be overly spicy…it can be mild, yet delicious! In this class you will become acquainted with traditional Mexican ingredients, spices and flavours to make a variety of colourful creations that will keep your belly settled and satisfied. Using a unique plant-based spin on traditional recipes, this Mexican food is designed to be hearty and nourishing.

Sample Menu: Sprouted Tostadas, Guacamole, Homemade Salsa, Double Black Beans, Jicama Slaw Salad, Tofu Sour Cream and Spanish Fiesta Rice.

Jul
8
Wed
Kitchen Cure and Herbal Home Remedies @ Transense Healing Arts
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Kitchen Cure and Herbal Home Remedies @ Transense Healing Arts

Learn how to use you kitchen spices and herbs to heal many conditions. If you are tired to using too many supplements and want to learn more about the natural healing powers of spices than this is a workshop you do not want to miss! This class covers information about healing spices and herbs for digestive, respirator, hormonal and immune health.

Wednesday RC Hours @ TVA Resource Centre
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

resource centre volunteersThe TVA Resource Centre is located 17 Baldwin St on the second floor, and is open to the public on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. We regret that the RC is not wheelchair accessible.

If you’d like to come by outside of scheduled RC hours, phone the office at 416-544-9800 to make an appointment.

Visit TVA’s Resource Centre (RC) and find:

  • A lending library – Browse over 500  books and cookbooks, plus magazines, DVDs and videos available for viewing or loan. A refundable $20 deposit is required when borrowing.
  • A store – We have one of the largest selections of vegetarian books for sale in Toronto – over 100 titles. Toronto Veg Card holders receive 10% off retail prices.
  • Lots of free literature – We offer a variety of fact sheets, recipe booklets and Vegetarian Starter Kits for free. Grab our latest Vegetarian Directory, and back issues of TVA’s Lifelines newsletter.
  • And the smiling vegetarian faces of the RC Crew – The RC centre is run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to answer questions and help you find the resources you need!

If you can’t make it to visit the Resource Centre in person, here are some other resources we provide:

Power of Plant Protein Workshop @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Power of Plant Protein Workshop @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop

This workshop, on Wednesday, July 8th, is focused on teaching you the best protein sources that are all plant-based. Don’t believe that you can meet your daily protein needs with all plant-based foods? Marni will teach you otherwise, and explain the best, cleanest and most dense sources of proteins.

You’ll have a chance to ask questions, sample some snacks, and walk away with useful tips and ideas for making your life more fully nourished. In this workshop you’ll learn the top sources of plant protein, how to store them and cook with them.

Jul
11
Sat
Saturday RC Hours @ TVA Resource Centre
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

resource centre volunteersThe TVA Resource Centre is located 17 Baldwin St on the second floor, and is open to the public on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. We regret that the RC is not wheelchair accessible.

If you’d like to come by outside of scheduled RC hours, phone the office at 416-544-9800 to make an appointment.

Visit TVA’s Resource Centre (RC) and find:

  • A lending library – Browse over 500  books and cookbooks, plus magazines, DVDs and videos available for viewing or loan. A refundable $20 deposit is required when borrowing.
  • A store – We have one of the largest selections of vegetarian books for sale in Toronto – over 100 titles. Toronto Veg Card holders receive 10% off retail prices.
  • Lots of free literature – We offer a variety of fact sheets, recipe booklets and Vegetarian Starter Kits for free. Grab our latest Vegetarian Directory, and back issues of TVA’s Lifelines newsletter.
  • And the smiling vegetarian faces of the RC Crew – The RC centre is run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to answer questions and help you find the resources you need!

If you can’t make it to visit the Resource Centre in person, here are some other resources we provide:

Jul
15
Wed
Wednesday RC Hours @ TVA Resource Centre
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

resource centre volunteersThe TVA Resource Centre is located 17 Baldwin St on the second floor, and is open to the public on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. We regret that the RC is not wheelchair accessible.

If you’d like to come by outside of scheduled RC hours, phone the office at 416-544-9800 to make an appointment.

Visit TVA’s Resource Centre (RC) and find:

  • A lending library – Browse over 500  books and cookbooks, plus magazines, DVDs and videos available for viewing or loan. A refundable $20 deposit is required when borrowing.
  • A store – We have one of the largest selections of vegetarian books for sale in Toronto – over 100 titles. Toronto Veg Card holders receive 10% off retail prices.
  • Lots of free literature – We offer a variety of fact sheets, recipe booklets and Vegetarian Starter Kits for free. Grab our latest Vegetarian Directory, and back issues of TVA’s Lifelines newsletter.
  • And the smiling vegetarian faces of the RC Crew – The RC centre is run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to answer questions and help you find the resources you need!

If you can’t make it to visit the Resource Centre in person, here are some other resources we provide:

Jul
16
Thu
Ayurvedic Cooking Class (Vegan Friendly) @ Goodness Me Mississauga
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ayurvedic Cooking Class (Vegan Friendly) @ Goodness Me Mississauga

This Ayurvedic cooking class is filled with fun, fiesta and flavour! Nahid will be cooking a delicious recipe called “Khichari” a traditional complete vegetarian protein with mixed vegetable curry and a raisin chutney. Nihau will teach you about the importance of Tri Dosha or 3 body types and Rasa or 6 tastes in Ayurveda

Sensational Summer Salads @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sensational Summer Salads @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop

Week 2: Sensational Summer Salads
July 16, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Build the freshest summer salads – not just cold salads with lettuce. Here we will be making some some delightful salads using grains, noodles and other fresh ingredients to make unique combinations.

Sample menu: Citrus Wild Rice Salad, Apple Fennel Salad, Kale Slaw Salad, Waldorf Salad, Pasta Salad.

Or, join Marni for all 4 weeks of the Savour The Summer Series beginning on Thursday, July 2nd!

Jul
18
Sat
43rd Annual Festival of India: “Feed your Soul” @ Yonge Street (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Lake Ontario), then Centre Island
Jul 18 – Jul 19 all-day

43rd Annual Festival of India – July 18-19, 2015
On July 18-19, 2015, come join us in celebrating the 43rd Annual Festival of India in the heart of downtown Toronto. The festival consists of an upbeat, colourful parade down Yonge Street (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Lake Ontario) and two days of celebrations at Centre Island expected to draw close to 40,000 people!

Pre-Festival Launch Party!
Also, to mark the festival’s 43rd anniversary, a special launch party will be held at Yonge and Dundas Square on Saturday, June 7th, 2015. This pre-festival celebration will provide an enticing preview of the upcoming weekend’s festivities.

Festival Info
The festival is free and open entirely to the public. The biggest highlight is the amazing, free vegetarian feast served to all who attend! The festival will also feature a stunning music, dance and drama showcase, a spiritual yoga festival, a South Asian bazaar, cultural exhibits, a children’s area, face-painting, and much more! Find out more at www.festivalofindia.ca or 1-888-535-FEST (3378).

Yoga Meltdown
Celebrated as a “Festival within a Festival”, on Sunday, July 19th the 8th Annual Yoga Meltdown will present Toronto with an opportunity for relaxation & rejuvenation at a free outdoor yoga festival. Presenting the authentic, spiritual-depth of yoga, Yoga Meltdown will feature free yoga classes, vegan cooking demos and mantra meditation circles!

Dinner Social Group @ Karine's Fresh
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please join us for lively conversation and delicious food at our upcoming brunch. All members and non members, veg, vegan and transitioning are welcome! Please RSVP by the Wednesday before each event at: tvadinner@veg.ca or by phone: 416-544-9800. Seating is limited.

Savour The Summer with Marni Wasserman at Southbrook Vineyards @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Savour The Summer with Marni Wasserman at Southbrook Vineyards @ Marni Wasserman's Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop

Join Marni and Southbrook Vineyard in Niagara-On-The-Lake on Saturday, July 18th to learn how to make balanced, colourful meals that are loaded with plant based protein, fresh products and unique flavours. This light and delicious lunch will have you feeling nourished, energized and refreshed.

Savour the summer
Menu:
Zesty Quinoa Tabule
Kale Slaw Salad
Zucchini Pesto Pasta
Tangy White Bean and Dill Dip

All participants will get a glass of wine with lunch from Southbrook Vineyards!

Saturday RC Hours @ TVA Resource Centre
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

resource centre volunteersThe TVA Resource Centre is located 17 Baldwin St on the second floor, and is open to the public on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. We regret that the RC is not wheelchair accessible.

If you’d like to come by outside of scheduled RC hours, phone the office at 416-544-9800 to make an appointment.

Visit TVA’s Resource Centre (RC) and find:

  • A lending library – Browse over 500  books and cookbooks, plus magazines, DVDs and videos available for viewing or loan. A refundable $20 deposit is required when borrowing.
  • A store – We have one of the largest selections of vegetarian books for sale in Toronto – over 100 titles. Toronto Veg Card holders receive 10% off retail prices.
  • Lots of free literature – We offer a variety of fact sheets, recipe booklets and Vegetarian Starter Kits for free. Grab our latest Vegetarian Directory, and back issues of TVA’s Lifelines newsletter.
  • And the smiling vegetarian faces of the RC Crew – The RC centre is run by dedicated volunteers who are happy to answer questions and help you find the resources you need!

If you can’t make it to visit the Resource Centre in person, here are some other resources we provide: