Veg Guide Updates: Valentine’s Day Specials!


February 7, 2019

Valentine’s Day is almost here! And love it or hate it, it’s definitely time to indulge those you love (or hey, love yourself!), by getting some good food, and nice vegan gifts! And our Veg Guide businesses have not disappointed in that regard! Read on for some amazing specials!


Alternity has this great promo for only $7!
You get a Heart Beet Truffle and a Cardamon Rose Tea Latte:
“Awaken your senses with this match made in heaven. Our fully raw, plant based heart beet truffle is sure to make you fall in love, and our cardamon rose tea latte will have you forever in swoon.”

Away Kitchen

Visit Away Kitchen for their Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe menu!

Available at both locations, but there’s no pizza at College St. Just $30.00

Appetizer: Olives and almonds / Beet salad / Garlic knots

Main: 9″ pizza / Oyster mushroom pot pie / Lasagna

Dessert: Dark chocolate lava cake / Apple tartin


Baldwin Naturals

Located in Kensington, Baldwin Naturals has all your Valentine’s gift needs! Featuring a huge selection of vegan, gluten-free and certified organic chocolates at great prices–sure to please your loved one!


Love is in the air at Better

Why not skip the typical flower arrangement this Valentine’s Day and send gourmet cookies instead? We have added many new Valentines and love focused gifts now available for online ordering. Order your Valentine’s Day Gifts and Celebrate Love gifts to spread the love with Better today.
Please take a look at what we have available this Valentine’s Day on our blog post:

Big Carrot

Make sure you stop at the Big Carrot to pick up some Sliquid Water-based personal lubricant for Valentine’s Day fun! .These glycerin and paraben free organic lubricant formulas are blended with certified organic botanicals, perfectly balanced to help heal and rejuvenate your most intimate areas. Organics Natural is a clean, water-based lube and 100% vegan friendly. Just $10.99!
And–while you’re there pick up some truffles! They are $23.99 and only available at The Big Carrot Danforth
“9 piece assorted truffle gift box, 76% dark with 3 of each: pomegranate, blue green supreme and Mayan fire. The chocolate is all handmade in small batches from raw organic and fair trade Ecuadorian cacao. Sweetened with agave nectar. Dairy/gluten/soy/corn/wheat/egg free.”

Bliss Kitchen

Bliss has February menu special that sounds and looks amazing!

Our Drink: Cinnamon Heart Latte A perfect tea blend with notes of cinnamon + rose petals, steeped to perfection, then married with your choice of our house-made coconut or cashew mylk. Naturally coloured with beet powder to create this pink delight!

Our App: Almond chèvre stuffed slow roasted eggplant, atop a bed of house made organic Marinara sauce, local organic pea shoots + hemp.

Our Main Feature: Eggplant Cannelloni Bowl: Zucchini Noodles, house made organic Marinara sauce  slow roasted eggplant with our house made almond feta + fresh basil. Garnished with hemp + organic local pea shoots.



“Our special Sweetheart Box is available for Valentines Day!!  Order early to avoid disappointment!!
The following yummy goodies are included for just $18.95:
– Two cinnamon rolls with choice of a frosting flavor and one topping
– Two mini cookies
– Two brownies (this will be one brownie cut in half)
– Two chocolate covered strawberries.”


Love is in the air (and the chocolate) at ChocoSol!

From starting our grind with positive intentions, tempering the chocolate with our utmost attention, and hand-packaging each bar with care, a lot of love and a lot of ecology goes into our chocolates. That’s why we are pleased to offer a specialty Valentine’s Gift Pack for the special someone in your life.

Choose love this year with the guarantee that our chocolate is made from ethically-sourced ingredients, and free from refined sugar, additives, preservatives and wasteful packaging.

For just $30+HST, pick up a Valentine’s Day Chest – 6 of our most popular half bars made with love and tied with a bow!


Copper Branch

Share the Love this Valentine’s Day!  On February 14th, purchase any two regular size Power Bowls and two Chia puddings for one special price of $32 plus tax.  The perfect meal for 2!

Cosmic Treats

Open until 11 PM on Valentine’s Day! Offering a 3-course prix-fixe menu for $30. Bruschetta made with homemade bread, creamy rosé pasta with mushrooms and spinach, roasted garlic brussel sprouts and a 3 flight dessert platter to finish. Special Valentine’s Day cocktails will also be available. Reservations highly recommended by going to We will also have boxes or singles of our insanely delicious Oreo cream cheese truffles and other Valentine’s treats.

Flower Lantern

New addition to the Veg Guide, Flower Lantern has a special running from now until March 31st.

Free Time Cafe

“We have a great deal for Valentine’s Day: Dinner for Two – $50, which will include the choice of a vegan entrée and soup or salad, and dessert.  Also, we will be featuring music from Ambiance, the acoustic Francophone trio from Toronto’s Franc’Open Mic nights!”

Hearty Hooligan

For all those in Hamilton, The Hearty Hooligan is doing dessert gift packs with amazing themes. Choose from the Simpsons themed “I Choo Choo Choose you” cookies, the horror themed “We Belong Dead” cookies and mini cupcakes, or the rainbow themed “I Can’t Think Straight” pack, of which a portion of each will go to S.A.G.E.

Hotel Gelato

Hotel Gelato will be scooping an Italian Blood Orange Sorbet for Valentine’s!

Il Fornello

Il Fornello is pleased to offer a $35 Vegan Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe on February 14th at its Ajax, Bayview Village, Danforth and King Street locations.  Choose from a selection of plant-based favourites.  Start with the Avocado Cashew Caesar, or swoon-worthy vegan Arancini with Earth Island mozzarella before indulging in a bowl of our Orecchiete with cashew truffle cream sauce, or Smoked “Salmon” pizza.  Save room for dessert because who doesn’t love a decadent chocolate brownie topped with strawberries and and coconut whipped cream?  Reservations are highly recommended.

Importations Lou

Take advantage of Importations Lou’s great sale for the whole month of February! Get 25% off on everything available online at with promo code lovelou.

Lil Organic Kitchen

We’re super excited about the Raw Vegan Chocolate Making Workshop FEAST that Lil Organic Kitchen is hosting on Tues. Feb.12th from 6-8pm!

Meditation Toronto

AN ENCHANTED EVENING on the eve of Valentine’s Day
Join us for a special evening on Sunday, February 13 from 6-8pm to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We will be serving a delicious vegan meal and chanting ancient Vedic mantras which are the transcendental sound vibration of spiritual love.

It’s a free evening and everyone is welcome. Join us and take the opportunity to make new friends and experience spiritual love.
Trinity-St. Paul’s Church, 427 Bloor W. at Spadina. 416-539-0234.

Parka Food Co.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day and the month of love, we’re excited to introduce a unique new item to Toronto, Pink Mac N ‘Cheese’!  It’s your favourite vegan Mac N ‘Cheese’ made with a beet infusion and a little extra love.  For one week only (Feb 11 – Feb 17), we’ll be offering Pink Truffle Duo and Pink Classic Duo specials!
Pink Truffle Duos
(Pink Classic Duos without the truffle oil is also available!)
1) Pink Truffle Mushroom Mac & Pink Rose Sparkling Wine – $20
– Macaroni, organic sauteed mushrooms, truffle oil, served with beet-infused housemade cashew cheese (large size).  Paired with sparkling rose wine.  GF Option available for additional $1.5.
2) Pink Truffle Mushroom Mac & Pink Grapefruit Soda – $15

– Macaroni, organic sauteed mushrooms, truffle oil, served with beet-infused housemade cashew cheese (large size).  Paired with housemade grapefruit soda.  GF Option available for additional $1.5.


Rok Cork

Rok Cork is offering a 10% discount accross their site with the code LOVE10 !
“Rok Cork offers a selection of on trend vegan cork accessories for men and women, carefully handcrafted in Portugal. Cork is a natural sustainable material deriving from the Bark of the tree.  No trees are cut down, but actually harvested every 9 years to ensure longevity. No harsh chemicals, or PU/PVC components.”


Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre

Gift a little self-love this Valentine’s Day and book yourself a retreat at Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre!  We have retreats all year with different themes and topics.  Visit  Not sure what to get your loved one?  Sugar Ridge now has Gift Certificates!  Follow this link to buy a gift certificate in any amount you choose

The Sweet Potato

The Sweet Potato wants you to have the loveliest Valentines Day possible!  We’ve got what you need, including sweets for your sweetie like Alter Eco truffles ($6.99, 120g), small batch, artisanally made Sarahbecca perfumes ($15.99, 7.5mL), and therapeutic and relaxing scents like Divince Essence Essential Oils and Floral Waters (20% Off, 5mL-110mL). Peep these sweet deals – and more! – at

Tori’s Bakeshop

Tori’s has some delicious sounding treats available for Valentine’s, including:
The Lovers Cake, a heart-shaped vanilla or chocolate cake for two. Organic, vegan, gluten-free available.
Heart-shaped donuts, our classic baked donuts: vanilla, salted dark chocolate, or lavender London Fog flavours available organic, vegan, gluten-free.
Salted dark chocolate truffles.


This year, be your own damn Valentine. Upbeet Foods’ ultra-nutritious, plant based & protein-packed meal plans are 25% OFF just in time to treat yourself! TVA members use coupon code UPBEETLOVE25 to fall in love with this deal before February ends. *

* New customers only 

* Only applicable for 6 meals/week plans & up 


Urban Acorn

“We are doing a special paired vegan supper club with Junction Craft Brewing Feb 15 and 16th.
Feb 17th we’ll be hosting the same menu but without the pairing at our regular price.
The theme is ‘I Love Octoberfest’ with both dinners including 5-courses; the pairing is priced at $95 + HST & Dinner only the 17th at $65 + HST.
TVA members get 10% off both dinner offerings using code VEG2019”

Vidya’s Veggie Gourmet

Vidya’s is doing a Vegan World Tour for each month this year, and February they will be featuring Hungary!
Enjoy Organic, vegan Goulash, Cabbage Rolls and more at this Hungarian Valentine’s Day Dinner for just $55 per person!

Vegetarian Haven

Vegetarian Haven has dreamed up this amazing looking raspberry cheesecake to share with your Valentine!
(Let’s be honest, it’ll be delicious, don’t share, get 2!)

Wandering Deli

Wandering Deli is offering two vegan cheese bundles and a chocolate covered brie for their midwinter menu. The Pizza Bundle ($35) is a ‘secret vegan cheese club’ favourite, featuring a lapsang mozza ball, an almond mozza block, cultured basil ricotta, and a pepperoni spiced parm- your pizza game will be unmatched! The second feature is The Romance Bundle($35) featuring their signature Smokey paprika ash, lox- style cream cheese, and a porcini wedge that’s great for melting, theses three gourmet cheeses are perfect for a cozy charcuterie or in a love-filled culinary creation. And yes, the coveted chocolate dipped mini brie ($8) is back.

All orders will be ready for pick up anytime after February 8th at Easy restaurant (1645 queen street west, open 9-4) or Kula Yoga (Brunswick and Bloor, various hours, e-transfer only). Email to place your order,

Not looking to commit to a whole bundle but still want to try all of the cheese? Come out to an official Secret vegan cheese club tasting, held through Airbnb experiences-

…Phew! That is a LOT of great veg options for your Valentine’s Day! Assembling this mega blog post made me SO hungry, so I’m off for some cheese… or pasta… or maybe pretzels and beer.
Happy Valentine’s Day!

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