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 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 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 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  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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Two Bus Trips for TVA Volunteers!

If you’ve wanted to go to Niagara VegFest or visit Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary but weren’t sure how to get there, here’s your chance! We’re organizing a school bus to take TVA members and volunteers to Niagara VegFest on Sunday, June 3rd and to the Cedar Row Summer of Peace Open House on Saturday, June 16th. We have a small budget to… Read more »

June Social Group Events

East End Vegetarians Join the East End Vegetarians at two upcoming dinners! RSVP to June 6th at 7 pm at Core Restaurant (896 Queen Street East). A special 6 course vegan tasting menu! $45/person, not including tax or tip. July 4th at 7 pm at Udupi Palace (460 Gerrard Street East). A fully vegetarian… Read more »