Fat Gay Vegan

  Care of Florence McCambridge I admit that I’d never heard of Fat Gay Vegan (aka Sean O’Callaghan) before picking up a copy of his book. But after I read a few chapters, checked out his blog and scrolled through his Instagram, it felt like we’d been friends for years. In his book, Sean speaks… Read more »

January 2018 Social Group Events

DurhamVeg DurhamVeg will meet at Chef Tommy’s in Oshawa on Wednesday, January 10th at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP before January 7th by emailing durham@veg.ca. TVA Reads On January 17th they will discuss the book The Soul of All Living Creatures by Vint Virga. It will be a vegan potluck too, so please bring a vegan dish to share… Read more »

Discount Profile: Boon Burger Burlington

Care of Sherry Bowman On a nice crisp day, we can walk around downtown Burlington and and enjoy the hustle and bustle of activity near the Lakeshore. Due to their long hours, we can visit Boon Burger for lunch or dinner any day of the week. This is a good, casual place to relax with… Read more »

Food & Recipe of the Month: Mushrooms

Care of Andrea Howe at www.glowingongreens.com We’re often told that a food that lacks colour doesn’t contain adequate nutrients. Mushrooms, which are commonly white, prove quite the contrary. Grown in almost any climate, mushrooms are the perfect ingredient to incorporate into your diet. Mushrooms are the only non-animal based source of vitamin D. This is… Read more »

Sindy Says: Grounding Foods and Warming Spices for Winter

Care of Sindy Ng, nutritionist in Toronto The weather is getting cooler as the months go by, and I’m sure many of us shift our eating habits along with the seasons. Long, cold winters can pose challenges for some who want to maintain a vegan lifestyle, but there’s lots of foods we can still enjoy…. Read more »

Another Great Year at the Veg Food Fest!

Care of Katie Keir, Editorial Director of Lifelines The 33rd Veg Food Fest included more vendors, a ton of new faces and new treats, and more hours of programming to enjoy – plus, the sun was shining all weekend for the 40,000 attendees. Here’s what exhibitors and attendees had to say during the Veg Food… Read more »

Winners of the 2017 Toronto Veg Awards

The winners of the 2017 Toronto Veg Awards were announced over the weekend of the 33rd Veg Food Fest: September 8th to 10th at the Harbourfront Centre. Congratulations to all of the winners! Please note: The nominations were selected by Toronto Vegetarian Association’s members, and then voted on by the general public. The Toronto Vegetarian… Read more »

Holiday Coleslaw with Orange Vinaigrette

Care of Amy Symington of ameliaeats.com Makes 5 servings, serving size: 1 cup (250ml) Ingredients Salad: 1 medium Bartlett pear, julienned 1 medium golden (or red) beet, julienned ½ small green cabbage, thinly sliced, approximately 3 cups ½ red onion, thinly sliced Dressing: 1 medium orange zested and juiced, approximately ¼ cup juice and 1… Read more »

December 2017 Social Group Events

Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington This group will meet on Saturday, December 9th at 6 pm at Zyla’s (299 James Street North, Hamilton). While this restaurant serves meat, they have a good selection of vegan options that are well marked on the menu. Please RSVP by Thursday, December 7th at 6 pm to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca. TVA Reads This will… Read more »