Veggie Halloween: Healthy treats and tips for parents

Happy Halloween! We have gathered some healthy treat suggestions, tips for parents and links to several delicious recipes. Candy alert Halloween candy is often not vegan and sometimes not even vegetarian. Read the labels. Here are some ingredients to look out for: Gelatin: Jelling agent made by boiling cows’ and pigs’ skin, tendons, ligaments and… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – October 2012

Vegan Dog Food Don’t want to feed your animal-companion something that you wouldn’t eat? V-Dog Vegan dog food is now shipping to Canada. “100% complete & balanced nutrition. V-dog proudly meets or exceeds AAFCO adult dog food nutritional standards and is veterinarian approved. V-Dog food is family owned and manufactured in small batches in California,… Read more »

Vegetarian Thanksgiving 2012

Illustration by PJ Chimiel, printed by permission. See www.pjchmiel.com for more art, and food photos. This Canadian Thanksgiving enjoy a vegetarian feast. We have tips on what to serve and links to the best recipes. Thanksgiving is also about celebrating the harvest. Farmers’ markets are the best places to find fresh seasonal produce such as… Read more »

“Diving into vegetarian living” and more stories

Here are nine stories from those who did the Veggie Challenge this past spring. Diving into vegetarian living “It was exciting to try new things.” I recently became interested in becoming vegetarian after reading several books about food – such as the Omnivores Dilemma by Michael Pollan and Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran. As I… Read more »

Sept 29: 25 Cent Nature Burgers at Lick’s

Lick’s is hosting a special fundraising event for the Toronto Vegetarian Association! On Saturday, September 29th at twenty Lick’s locations across the GTA, Nature Burgers will be on sale for only TWENTY-FIVE CENTS, with proceeds going to the TVA. Visit www.lickshomeburgers.com to find a location near you and come out to support TVA and get… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – September 2012

The 2013 edition of the Vegetarian Directory will be launched at this year’s Vegetarian Food Festival and right here on September 7th! Vegan Options at Omni Restaurants
 Kathy writes: “I would like to let you know of a new Mexican restaurant in which I just ate lunch, called Comoencasa – Fresh Mexican Kitchen. (565 Yonge… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – August 2012

Discount Updates We are very pleased to announce new partnerships with these businesses in our Toronto Veg Card program. Get your card here, or use your Vegetarian Discount Card if you have one! Click on company name for full details. Khalsa Pizza – 10% Lovemuffin Bakery -10% Pulp Kitchen Juice Bar & Vegan Takeout -10%… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – July 2012

Vegan Options at Omni Restaurants Photo credit: MeShell Once again MeShell finds the goods in omni restaurants, and makes a case as to how to find out if they have vegan options… ask them publically. Read the full article about Hawker Bar here. (164 Ossington Ave., 647-343-4698) “[We ordered the] vegan laksa. And as an… Read more »

Why I’m Veg Contest Winners 2013

We received an amazing collection of creative videos for the Why I’m Veg video contest. All the videos were inspirational and told their story about why they went vegetarian and what keeps them committed to a vegetarian diet. It was a difficult decision to select only three winners, but here they are! Grand Prize Winner… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – June 2012

The June edition of the Vegetarian Directory Updates are too long to show here! Click on Read More Below to learn about: Vegan eggs Feel Good Guru vegan take-out Vegan and Veg options at fancy restaurants Vegan treat of the month club New online vegan shoe store Vegan donuts and other baked goods Veg/Vegan Realtors… Read more »