Top 8 Vegetarian Options for a Delicious Veg Summerlicious

Musings from Carly: Veg Directory Assistant 2013. As promised, TVA is bringing you news of delightful vegetarian Summerlicious hot spots. With even more options to choose from than your vegan peers, I suspect Toronto’s vegetarians and friends will keep themselves feasting. This year’s line-up of vegetarian friendly restaurants is vast and equally as tempting as… Read more »

Podcast 279: Kate’s flying (kind of) solo!

Today, Lisa O. is under the weather, so Kate guides you through the latest TVA news and events. She discusses Toronto Pig Save (read Barbi’s opinion piece here!), the Humane Education section on the TVA website, a recipe for Tropical Avocado Popsicles, vegan tattoo artist in Toronto (are there any? Let us know!), and more…. Read more »

Top 5 Vegan Options for a Delicious Veg Summerlicious

Musings from Carly: Veg Directory Assistant 2013. As the 2013 Summerlicious season begins, vegetarians, vegans, gluten-freegans, and others will begin surveying menus for delicious dishes that meet their dietary needs. Even a quick glance at the selection and we realize that the days of a variety of creative and delicious omnivore options alongside bland and… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – July 2013

New Vegan Pizza! As of Tuesday, July 2, the popular chain Mamma’s Pizza (310-MAMMA, www.mammaspizza.com), will be introducing 3 vegan pizzas to their menu using Daiya cheese! These delicious sounding pizzas include The Spicy Vegan (tomato sauce, vegan pepper jack cheese, bruschetta mix, green & black olives, sprinkled with chili flakes), Vegan Primavera (Tomato sauce,… Read more »

Vegan Summer Appetizer Workshop

Join Chef Liz Murray as she teaches you to prepare a delightlful array of vegan summer appetizers. The menu will include: Gaspacho Shooters with Chipotle Cashew cream Quinoa Tabouli Endive Cups with Lemon Tahini Sauce Smoky Tofu “Cheeze Ball” with Crudite Raw Vegan Brownies Spicy Fruit Kebobs Refreshing Fruity Spritzer Where? Harvest Noon Cafe (16… Read more »

A Tribute to Anne Dozell

In honour of her birthday on June 24th, we take time today to remember former Toronto Vegetarian Association board member Anne Dozell, who sadly passed away at Markham Stouffville Hospital on June 7, 2012 at the age of 71. In addition to serving on the TVA board, Anne co-founded the DurhamVeg Group, co-authored TVA’s popular… Read more »

Podcast 278: Vegan Marshmallows & Dining Adventures

Today Veronica and Sarah chat about Veronica’s recent dining adventures including the Raw Vegan Festival and the TVA Birthday Party. A new vegan marshmallow is in the works in Ottawa as mentioned in this veg news article. Listen Now!

Where to Find Vegetarian Breakfast & Brunch

It is always a treat to wake up and go out on the town for a satisfying breakfast or brunch. If you find yourself tired of mainstream brunch spots that rely heavily on eggs and bacon, you have come to the right place! Fortunately, there are delicious and creative vegetarian and vegan menu options in restaurants… Read more »

Podcast 277: Prairie Girl, Cats, Avocados

Today John, Lisa O., Sarah, and David sample the vegan versions now being served by Prairie Girl Cupcakes.  The consensus:  two-thumbs up!  Other items on today’s podcast:   TVA’s birthday celebration is on Wednesday, Cedar Row animal sanctuary trip on June 22, eating avocados in California and Mexico. Listen Now!

Cupcakes for Critters

A common reason people wind up giving up pets to shelters is because they can no longer afford to care for them, and being able to get pet food at food banks can be a big help. That’s why the Vegetarian Resource Centre is collecting donations of pet food for food banks in exchange for… Read more »