Podcast 271: Helping pigs and eating taco salad

Today, John and Lisa O. discuss tonight’s Vegan Rock event, the upcoming Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale, the newly opened Grasslands restaurant, Peaceable Kingdom, the barbecue tofu plate at One Love Vegetarian, John’s quest to make the perfect taco salad, and Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary‘s current Indiegogo campaign to help a pig name Joaquin live a happy… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – April 2013

New Vegan Restaurants and Eatery As we reported back in December, Fressen, a long time vegan restaurant was closing, but we kept hearing about a new concept restaurant that was in the works. Welcome Grasslands (478 Queen St. W., 416-504-5127)  same location, new decor, brand new menu!  Meshell blogs her experience here: “We went on Day Two (03/28/2013)… Read more »

Podcast Special – Vegan Rock is almost here

We talk to Ashkon Habooti, organizer of Toronto’s Vegan Rock show on April 6th at the Tranzac (292 Brunswick) at 8pm. Ticket sales benefit the Toronto Vegetarian Association and will be available at the show at a suggested price of $12, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Learn about the awesome… Read more »

Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Without the right resources, being vegetarian in an omnivorous family can be challenging. With two holidays this month, Easter and Passover, we thought we’d pass on some tips for making sure you’re not following the way of the Easter Bunny and just munching on some carrots while everyone else enjoys a flavourful feast! First, try… Read more »

Join us for Vegan Rock!

The 5th Annual VEGAN ROCK! is a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It will feature delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks like you and me. And of course there will also be live music from local musicians: Dream Awake http://www.myspace.com/dreamawakemusic More Than Breathing http://www.morethanbreathing.bandcamp.com/ Matt Zadkovich… Read more »

Podcast 270: The Arm Burrito

Today John and Sarah discuss the lupini bean, some good vegan recipes/news from Canadian Running magazine, and eating well in Chicago (Karyn’s Cooked and Quesadilla La Reina del Sur).   Listen Now!

Take the Pledge to Meat-Out March 20th

You’re invited to go meat-free for a day on Wednesday, March 20th and we’ll make it easy for you! Come by our Resource Centre from 6 to 9 pm where we’ll be giving away free food provided by Green Zebra Kitchen along with delicious vegan desserts. Plus, here you’ll find a huge array of vegetarian… Read more »

Podcast 269: We’re back!

Today John and Lisa O. discuss some new vegan businesses listed in the directory, the LA School District’s adoption of Meatless Mondays, a new documentary about climate change (the word is anthropogenic!), Lisa’s Ethiopian restaurant challenge, John’s upcoming visit to Chicago, and a promising-looking flax-based recipe for vegan egg whites. Listen now!

Invite Your Friends and Family to Meatout 2013!

Meatout is the world’s largest grassroots diet education campaign where dedicated activists hit the streets & ask the public to pledge to eat a more compassionate diet for one day. This year Meatout falls on Wednesday, March 20th, when the Vegetarian Resource Centre is open. What better opportunity to invite friends and family to take… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – March 2013

New All Vegetarian Storefront The Meatless Market (1350 Fanshawe Park Rd. W., London in the Hyde Park Retail Centre, 519-914-5174) is a large natural food store stocked with only vegetarian goods! Along with all the shelf and freezer sections, they also have a Grab N’ Go section of a variety of tasty sandwiches and wraps, desserts,… Read more »