Veg Out 368: Vegan Dating in the Summer!

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Lisa and Shalini talk about summer romance and how that works as a vegan! We talk about whether or not we’re “vegan” or “a vegan”, advertising that on your profile, dating as a vegan and where to take your summer flings in Toronto. Veg Out 368: Vegan Dating in the… Read more »

Discount Profile: Abokichi

Care of Vinyse Barber Abokichi is a sweet little cafe on Dupont, right by Dupont subway station. They’re very vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, offering sandwiches, soups, salads, sweets, and one of my favourite snack foods, Onigiri. Onigiri originated in Japan, and consists of half-milled rice and a filling, formed into a triangle and wrapped in a… Read more »

Watermelon Mint Slushie

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 2 servings Ingredients: 3 cups frozen watermelon 1-2 sprigs fresh mint, stems removed 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional) Directions: In a blender add all ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with mint.

Veg Out 367: Vecado vegan pet food, the Veggie Parade and Vegan Brunch!

On this week’s show John and Jeanette preview the upcoming Veggie Parade. We also have some exciting news about how you can get Vecado vegan pet food. We also highlight the newest veggie social group dedicated to vegan brunch. And we also read some listener feedback recommending sunscreen and Velovegan, a vegan meat bike delivery… Read more »

Let’s Celebrate World Meat Free Day

By David Alexander, Toronto Vegetarian Association Executive Director Monday is World Meat Free Day. It couldn’t come at a better time. 2016 is shaping up to be a milestone year for environmental advocacy and education. And front-and-centre is the question of what we eat and where it comes from. In January, the United Nations declared 2016 to be International… Read more »

A Guide to Vegan Ice Cream in Toronto’s Veg Village

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator The latest Veg Out: Toronto’s Vegetarian Podcast gave a fabulous rundown of the increasing vegan options for ice cream around the GTA. With so many options to choose from, it’s hard to decide where to go when you feel like treating yourself to something cold and creamy…. Read more »

Veg Out 365: The Summer Episode

On today’s episode John, Lizzie and Lisa discuss the growth of vegan ice cream.  There are so many vegan ice cream companies and place to buy vegan ice cream these days: Sweet Olenka’s, Pleasantville Creamery, Cosmic Treats, Apiecalypse Now, Bunners, and Nanashake.  The co-hosts also share their thoughts on vegan sunscreen and what’s the best… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – June 2016

New Vegan Restaurants   Karmah (343 Kerr St., Oakville, 905-808-8560, www.karmah.ca) is a “plant-based eatery revolutionizing the way quick service food is created.” Open in April, Karmah serves up freshly made signature dishes like bowls, tacos, and salads, and features a cold pressed juices, and raw, vegan baked goods. “Pairing ambiance with highly nutritious and vibrant… Read more »

Five Great Post-Workout Snacks

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator   While vegetarians and vegans are a diverse bunch in many ways, there seems to be one common thread, and that’s an obsession with food. Our Toronto Veg Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon each year is no different and even though training and fundraising is… Read more »