July Veg Guide Update!

It’s summer! And we have some great new places for you to check out! New Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: Blossom Vegetarian It’s finally happened! There is an all you can eat vegetarian buffet in Toronto! Blossom is a newly opened restaurant on Leslie in Richmond Hill that is entirely vegetarian. Vegan options (of which there… Read more »

Food & Recipe of the Month: Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Care of Andrea Howe of glowingongreens.com  Blueberries are nature’s candy! Their sweet and tart flavour satisfy all sugar cravings. This nutrient dense berry is considered a super food as it is abundant with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre, and more! Blueberries are known for their deep blue colour. This colour comes from the antioxidant anthocyanins which… Read more »

Discount Profile: Away Kitchen and Cafe

Care of Barbi Lazarus Walking into Away Kitchen and Cafe in Little Italy is like walking into a garden, with living walls and a bright, airy decor. But before sitting down we wandered up to the counter to place our order and see what pastries were on hand that day. From the menu, my partner… Read more »

Veg Out 428: Vegan Rock! X

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Jeanette, Lisa and special guests Greg and Stephanie talk about how people are vegan enough, and our upcoming events! TVA volunteer Greg drops by to tell us everything we need to know about the tenth anniversary of Vegan Rock!. Sponsored by Bark & Meow Pet Supplies, Mama Vegan, MNR Distributors… Read more »

Vegan Catering Addresses Veganism Boom In Canada

Guest post care of Jackie Edwards Delicious and nutritious plant-based meals are taking Canada by storm and to respond to the boom, there are now 232 restaurants that serve vegan-friendly cuisine in Ottawa alone. To keep up with what restaurateurs are calling a food renaissance, many of the 5,041 restaurants and caterers in Canada have embraced the trend,… Read more »

Job Posting: Festival Assistant – Social Media

Canada Summer Job Post: Festival Assistant (Social Media) POSITION OVERVIEW – The Festival Assistant (Social Media) will assist with promotions for the 2018 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… Read more »

Veg Guide Updates — June 2018!

New Vegan Restaurants! Away Kitchen + Cafe (TVA Members get a 10% discount!) From the great minds that brought you Awai, comes its more casual sibling Away; a plant based cafe and kitchen located in Little Italy! Away offers soups, salads, sandwiches, light meals and desserts as well as house made kombucha and cold brew!… Read more »

Food of the Month: Artichokes in Caesar Potato Salad

Care of Amy Symington at ameliaeats.com  Although somewhat intimidating in appearance, artichokes are one of the friendliest vegetables you can consume! They are rich in inulin fibre, which aids in reducing one’s overall risk of cardiovascular disease by helping to reduce LDL cholesterol levels in the blood and consequently avoid the build up of harmful… Read more »

Vegan Rock! 10

This year marks the 10th anniversary of VEGAN ROCK!: a concert and bake sale fundraiser for the Toronto Vegetarian Association. It features live music from local veg musicians and delicious desserts made by both local bakeries and regular folks. Last but certainly not least, Vegan Rock! also features an awesome raffle with amazing prizes to… Read more »