November 2017 Social Group Events

  Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington /Veggies of Halton-Peel Joint Event November 4th from 6 to 8 pm Enjoy an Indian cooking demonstration and dinner at one of the group members’ homes in Burlington (near Plains/Waterdown Roads). Guests are asked to pay $20 with proceeds supporting the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank. All food prepared will be vegan…. Read more »

Harvest Quinoa Sutffed Acorn Squash

Care of Andrea Howe at www.glowingongreens.com  Serves 4 Ingredients: – 2 acorn squash – 3 tbsp olive oil – 2 tbsp maple syrup – 1 onion, diced – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1/2 cup celery, diced – 1 green apple, diced – 1/2 cup dried cranberries – 1 tsp dried sage – 1 tsp… Read more »

Food of the Month: Acorn Squash

Care of Andrea Howe at www.glowingongreens.com  Squash, the symbolic ingredient for Autumn! This hearty root vegetable can be found in a variety of forms such as pumpkins and zucchinis, or more familiar to its individual kind as acorn, butternut, and spaghetti. Each type has unique characteristics such as shape, colour, and seasonality. They also have… Read more »

Join Us at Our 2017 Annual General Meeting

The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Annual General Meeting is taking place Sunday, December 3rd at 4:00 pm. This is your chance to hear what the organization has accomplished in the past year, give suggestions for future growth and help set the direction in the years moving forward by electing our 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Light refreshments… Read more »

Veg Out 408: Mary-Chris Staples and Vegan Outreach

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Lisa, Katie, and Steve are joined by the winner of the Lisa Grill Compassion for Animals Award, Mary-Chris Staples who has had an incredible impact with her vegan outreach. Organizations and Resources mentioned: Toronto Pig Save Toronto Chicken Save Toronto Cow Save Save Outreach Squad Direct Action Everywhere AnimalRightsToronto.com Anonymous… Read more »

Our Favourite Photos from Veg Food Fest 2017: Savoury Edition!

Care of Katie Elliott After a successful Veg Food Fest, there’s nothing better than looking back on all the food we sampled, devoured, or didn’t get a chance to try (the FOMO is real). Keep reading to see pictures of the food offerings that make Veg Food Fest our favourite culinary event of the year,… Read more »

How to Create a Vegan World

  You may have already heard of the book How to Create a Vegan World by Tobias Leenaert. It’s getting a lot of press these days, not to mention social media attention. If you’re one of Kat Von D’s six million Instagram followers, you would have seen her recent pic of this book, along with… Read more »

Sweet Potato Pie Parfaits

Makes 6 servings (1.5 cups/serving) Cook Time: 18 minutes Topping ingredients: 2 cups whole rolled oats ¾ cup pecans ¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds ¼ hemp seeds 2 tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup chopped dried dates Sweet potato puree ingredients: 4 small baked sweet potatoes, skins on) 2 tbsp maple syrup 1… Read more »

Veg Out 406: Veg Food Fest Recap & Gluten vs Seitan

In today’s episode of Veg Out, John, Ana, Steve and Lisa had a pretty energetic chat about Veg Food Fest, their experiences at the festival and some highlights, and some casual chats of what’s new in the vegan scene for them! Links: Sudsatorium The Eco Well Sade Baron Vegan Oktoberfest Velo Vegan Vegan Cuts Listen… Read more »

Veg Out 405: Sam Turnbull and Lisa Le

This is the last in a special interview series with some of the fabulous people that will be presenting at the upcoming Veg Food Fest. On this week’s podcast, we focus on the food! Jeanette is joined by Sam Turnbull from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken, and fellow Veg Out host Lisa Le from The… Read more »