Join Us at Our 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, December 2nd at 1:00 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Light refreshments… Read more »

Discount Profile: Boon Burger

Care of Danielle Kirshenbaum A day in downtown Barrie is always a must-do for my husband and I while staying at my in-laws nearby cottage over the summer. We love walking along the gorgeous waterfront, wandering along the famous Dunlop street where you’re always sure to see a variety of quaint coffee shops, casual and… Read more »

Veg Guide Updates: Thanksgiving Specials!

Thanksgiving is nearly here! And we’ve got some great specials here from our Veg Guide advertisers. If you’re a new vegan looking to bring a meal for yourself to your family’s all meat dinner, or you’re looking to make a full vegan feast, we’ve got options for you here!   Away   Look for this… Read more »

Veg Out 433: All about cold pressed juice with Hana James

Today we chat with Hana James from Greenhouse Juice to learn about the science behind cold pressed juice and also get some tips for making delicious smoothies. Hana recently did a demo at the Veg Food Fest. You can pick up the Greenhouse cookbook at the Toronto Vegetarian Resource Centre. Members get 10 percent off… Read more »

Vegan Halloween Candy

Gone are the days when you thought you had to forgo handing out candy on Halloween because you feared there were no vegan options. Here is a list of vegan Halloween candy and other ideas for giving out to trick or treaters (or just enjoying for yourself of course).   Maynards Candies: Sour Patch Kids,… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Leeks

Care of Amy Symington, of ameliaeats.com  The lovely leek is a cousin to both garlic and onions, and like garlic and onions it is a part of the health promoting allium vegetable family. Allium vegetables are rich in antioxidants, specifically flavonoids, which have been shown to aid in preventing heart disease and stroke. Leeks are… Read more »

October Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, October 18th at 7 pm at Magic Oven (Danforth location). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by October 16th. Vegetarians of High Park Join them for dinner on Wednesday, October 10th at 6:00 pm at Isaan Thai (on Dundas Street in the Junction, just east of Pacific Avenue). RSVP required by… Read more »

September Veg Guide Update Special: Veg Food Fest Preview!

Veg Food Fest is this weekend! We’re stoked, and bet that you are too! Here’s a preview of what some of our Veg Guide businesses will be bringing to the show!   Cosmic Treats Cosmic Treats is debuting a new ice cream flavour, Space Junk! Orange and blue sprinkles, chocolate chip asteroids, chunks of cookies,… Read more »

Veg Out 432: Amy Symington

On this week’s episode the gang chats with chef, nutrition professor and research associate at George Brown College, Amy Symington. We talk about her approach to plant based nutrition, raising a vegan child and her upcoming appearance at this year’s Veg Food Fest. Listen now to Veg Out with Amy Symington!

Veg Out 431: Talking Caribbean Food with Taymer Mason

Taymer Mason

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Lisa and Steve interview Taymer Mason about vegan food, her history with veganism, her cookbooks Caribbean Vegan, Caribbean Smoothies, and Caribbean Vegan (the second edition). You can buy Caribbean Smoothies and the second edition of Caribbean Vegan in the Resource Centre (Wednesdays 6-9 and Saturdays 1-4) or in the vegan… Read more »