Discount Profile: Vidya’s Veggie Gourmet

Malaysian noodles at 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 »

TVP: 357 Vegan LoOoOve

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Today on the podcast, Lisa, Shalini, and Ana talk about vegan love, vegan dating, and first date (or general date ideas) for finding a new vegan hunni (or omni hunni). Pages we talked about: Peta: Living>Men: Why Your Lover Will Be Glad You’re Vegan VegNews: How to Date a Vegan The Vegan Woman: 10 Romantic… Read more »

Vegetarian Discounts Around the GTA

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TVA’s Toronto Veg Card gives Toronto Vegetarian Association members discounts at over 100 vegetarian and veg-friendly businesses across the GTA. Many are located downtown but there is also an ever-expanding list of places in the suburbs and beyond that offer discounts to TVA members. Check out some highlights below! West of Toronto Brar’s Bakery in… 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 »

February Social Group Events

Veggies of Halton-Peel Saturday February 20th at 5:30 pm, the Veggies of Halton-Peel will get together at Brar’s Restaurant (199 Advance Blvd, Brampton). This vegetarian restaurant has a large selection of items in their buffet and vegan items are well marked.  They are also on the TVA veg card program! Please RSVP to to… Read more »

A Fond Farwell to Grasslands

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This may seem like old news now to some, but to anyone who ever experienced the amazing food and fine dining experience at longtime Toronto staple Grasslands (formerly Fressen), you will understand why we are still mourning the loss! By Diane Burgin, President of Toronto Vegetarian Association It was 2001 when I discovered Fressen, one… Read more »

Episode 355: Vegan Cookbook Love


On today’s episode Lisa, Ana, Katie and John are here to discuss and reminisce about their favourite cookbooks.  The four co-hosts are motivated differently with regards to their decisions: John gets nostalgic over How It All Vegan, Lisa likes the relationship aspect of The Lusty Vegan, Ana enjoys eating her sister-in-law’s experimentations with Oh She… Read more »

TVP 354: Veganuary and goal setting for 2016


On this week’s show Nicole and Jeanette talk about Veganuary, including some resources for new vegans or veg curious. We also help you navigate the world of Winterlicious. And we announce that starting on Monday January 9, you’ll be able to hear this show Veg Out (the Toronto Vegetarian Podcast) on The Scope, Ryerson’s campus/community… 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 »