Discount Profile: Boon Burger

Care of Danielle Kirshenbaum A day in downtown Barrie is always a must-do for my husband and I while staying at my in-laws nearby cottage over the summer. We love walking along the gorgeous waterfront, wandering along the famous Dunlop street where you’re always sure to see a variety of quaint coffee shops, casual and… Read more »

Vegan Halloween Candy

Gone are the days when you thought you had to forgo handing out candy on Halloween because you feared there were no vegan options. Here is a list of vegan Halloween candy and other ideas for giving out to trick or treaters (or just enjoying for yourself of course).   Maynards Candies: Sour Patch Kids,… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Leeks

Care of Amy Symington, of ameliaeats.com  The lovely leek is a cousin to both garlic and onions, and like garlic and onions it is a part of the health promoting allium vegetable family. Allium vegetables are rich in antioxidants, specifically flavonoids, which have been shown to aid in preventing heart disease and stroke. Leeks are… Read more »

September Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, September 20th at 7 pm at Rosalinda at 133 Richmond Street West. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by September 18th. Toronto Veg Fitness Join in on a group run on September 18th at 6:30 pm. Meet up at the Longo’s at Maple Leaf Square. More details and RSVP on the… Read more »

Food & Recipe of the Month: Red Curry Cauliflower

Care of Andrea Howe of glowingongreens.com The cauliflower is yet another superfood to add to the list. This cruciferous vegetable can be deceiving from its simple exterior, yet nutrient-packed interior. Cauliflower is known for its high antioxidant content such as its glucosinolates. These antioxidants have been shown to slow the growth and development of cancer… Read more »

August Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, August 16th at 7 pm at Buddha’s Vegetarian Restaurant at 666 Dundas Street West. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by August 14th. Vegetarians of High Park The Vegetarians of High Park will get together for dinner at Grasshopper on August 8th at 6 pm. RSVP to highpark@veg.ca. Find… Read more »

Discount Profile: Parka Food Co.

Late last year Parka Food Co. opened up a permanent location on Queen St., just west of Spadina. As I work just a couple blocks away I’ve been lucky enough to eat my way through most of their menu. My go-to lunch is the potato burger and cauliflower fritters. The burger consists of a few… Read more »

Food and Recipe of the Month: Bell Peppers & Marinated Veggie Skewers

Care of Amy Symington at ameliaeats.com Crunchy, juicy, refreshing bell peppers are one of the most nutritious, delicious and versatile summer time veggies. Aside from being the bell of the salad ball, peppers can be used in everything from simple crudité platters to hot or chilled soups to complex, intricate hors d’oeuvres to being the… 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 »

July Social Group Events

Veggies of Halton-Peel This group will be venturing into downtown Toronto for lunch at Rosalinda, Toronto’s new all-vegan Mexican restaurant! Sunday, July 8th at 1 pm. Click here for all the details on Facebook. Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, July 19th at 7 pm at Fresh on Eglinton (90 Eglinton Avenue East). RSVP… Read more »