Veg Out 400: Meat Free Athlete

Today John and Ana celebrate the 400th episode of Veg Out by interviewing Anne-Marie Campbell.  Anne-Marie Campbell is a vegan athlete who trains in Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts.  Anne-Marie has a lengthy history of being an athlete, with over twenty years of competing in a wide variety of sports…. Read more »

Veg Out 399: Talking About Supporting Non-Vegan Restaurants

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Ana, Steve and Lisa talk about the politics of supporting non-vegan restaurants and why it can be beneficial for vegan advocacy! Let us know your thoughts, email us at tva@veg.ca! Links & Info:   Join the Toronto Vegetarian Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by emailing Barbi: blazarus@veg.ca… Read more »

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Care of Andrea Howe – www.glowingongreens.com Makes 25-30 squares Ingredients Brownie Layer 2 cups walnuts 1/2 cup almonds 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder  2 cups pitted dates 1/4 cup cold water 1/4 tsp salt Cheesecake Layer 1 1/2 cup cashews, soaked and drained 1 can coconut cream 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 lemon, juiced 2… Read more »

Veg Out 398: Veg Speed Date

Today Angeline, Ana, Steve, and John are joined by Lucas. Lucas is on today’s show to discuss Veg Speed Date; he is the organizer of these fantastic veg events that take place in Toronto. A summer event is planned for Sunday, July the 9th at The Steady Cafe and Bar (Lucas blunders when he says… Read more »

Discount Profile: Tori’s Bakeshop in the Canary District

Care of Florence McCambridge I’ve been waiting for the new Tori’s Bakeshop location to open for what seems like forever, but now vegans in Toronto’s east end have something to celebrate, because everyone’s favourite organic bakery is now open! While I’m more than happy to hop on my bike and ride over to Tori’s lovely… Read more »

Day-Tripping Around Toronto: Take 2!

Care of Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator A couple years back, we gave you some tips on vegetarian and veg-friendly restaurants you could find in small towns around the GTA. We all know that plant-based dining options have been exploding since then, and it’s definitely time for an update. Some of the GTA’s… Read more »

Vegetarian Directory Updates – June 2017

New Vegan Locations   Copper Branch (199 Bay St., 416-792-2982, www.copperbranch.ca) is opening a location this month downtown in Commerce Court! Copper Branch is a plant-based, fast food restaurant based out of Montreal. They opened their first Ontario location a couple of years ago in Brooklin (just north of Whitby), and word is quickly spreading… Read more »

Milk & Children’s Height: Dietitian Pamela Fergusson Responds

The idea that drinking dairy milk is essential for good nutrition has taken a hit in recent years. Canadian milk consumption declined by 18% between 1995 and 2014. Several factors may explain this shift: the changing makeup of the Canadian population, concerns about the health impact of dairy products, concerns for animal welfare, increased allergies… Read more »

Summer Job Posting: Festival Assistant (Promotions)

Position Overview: The Festival Assistant (Promotions), will assist with promotions for the 2017 Veg Food Fest and associated events. The successful applicant will work closely with the Toronto Vegetarian Association team to promote the festival within the GTA and to vegetarians across the continent. S/he/they will craft communications and design materials to generate interest in North America’s… Read more »

Veg Out 397: Vegan in Vancouver and Travel Tips

On this week’s episode, Jeanette gives her review of her recent trip to Vancouver including stops at Nice Shoes, Vegan Supply, Virtuous Pie and the Arbor. We wish Shalini well as she embarks on a two year backpacking trip through South-East Asia and South America. She shares some of her planning tips for travelling while… Read more »