Host a Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale for TVA

  It’s simple! Hold a vegan bake sale Raise money for your cause of choice (we’re hoping that’ll be us!) Promote delicious, cruelty-free food Be part of a fun, global event that helps people, animals and the planet! Sign up today to host your own vegan bake sale during the week of April 20th to… Read more »

Podcast 269: Sweet Potato, Muffins or Pancakes?

Today John and Sarah recapped the Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off which took place last Saturday, Sarah attended and had the opportunity to try baked goods from 6 different categories. John was volunteering and had the chance to meet 12 year old food blogger Ryan Storm, who came in just before the event. You can find him on… Read more »

Gingered Sweet Potato Dal with Coconut Leeks

Care of Laura Wright Serves: 4 Notes: Every recipe I’ve read for dal tells you to add the salt at a different time (to avoid toughness or the lentils breaking down too soon etc). I add a solid pinch at the beginning when I pour the water and then adjust it at the end to… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – February 2013

New Vegan Food To Go! Kupfert & Kim: wheatless & meatless (100 King St. W., Concourse level) has just opened, to the delight of downtown workers. Angeline writes; “It is with jumping up and down excitement that I am pleased to announce a beautiful, delicious and nutritious new vegan take-out company in the concourse level… Read more »

5th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off Recap!

A Delicious Time Had By All On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, 500 people came out to share in the tasting of 5000 samples of cupcakes, cookies, pies, tarts and more at the 5th Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off. Dozens of local vegetarian businesses donated an incredible array of fantastic prizes to award to our winners, which… Read more »

Discount profile: Rancho Relaxo

Care of Karin Thomas Once you’ve been to Rancho Relaxo, you’ll quickly learn why so many of their customers are regulars. Located on College St, just west of Spadina, you’ll be greeted with warm smiles and inviting, casual Mexican décor. Most items on the menu have options for vegan dining (Daiya cheese, Tofutti sour cream,… Read more »

Podcast 268: Get Your Bake-Off Plates!

Today John and Veronica (the newbie) get excited for the upcoming “5th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off” which is just two weeks away, and talk a little bit about the bake-off back when it was in its infancy. Tickets go on sale Monday January 21st so get ’em while they’re hot! If you’ve got any approximation of a… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – January 2013

New Vegetarian Restaurant Madras Restaurant (2280 Bovaird Dr. E, E. of Professors Lake Pkwy, Brampton, 905-789-6600) is “traditionally South Indian & deliciously vegetarian.” East of Hwy 410 and only a few blocks past the new Brampton Civic Hospital is this friendly, family restaurant. “Madras Restaurant is an authentic South Indian restaurant owned and operated by… Read more »

Vegetarians and the Winter Holiday Season

Whether it is Christmas, Chanukah, Solstice, or Kwanzaa – enjoy a vegetarian feast. We have links to the best recipes, tips on what to serve, gift suggestions, and E-card links. Avoid stress when vegetarians and meat eaters will be at the same meal. See our Surviving a holiday dinner page for suggestions on: Catering to vegetarians (when… Read more »

Pig abuse exposed in MFA Canada investigation

This Saturday, CTV investigative current affairs program W5 broadcast disturbing undercover footage from inside a pig farm in Manitoba that supplies pork to Soebeys, Loblaws, Metro, and Walmart Canada. The footage, released by Mercy for Animals Canada shows pregnant sows crammed into small metal gestation crates without room to turn around, and documents pigs bleeding… Read more »