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Veg Out 428: Vegan Rock! X

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Jeanette, Lisa and special guests Greg and Stephanie talk about how people are vegan enough, and our upcoming events! TVA volunteer Greg drops by to tell us everything we need to know about the tenth anniversary of Vegan Rock!. Sponsored by Bark & Meow Pet Supplies, Mama Vegan, MNR Distributors Inc, Parka Food Co, Sick On Sin, Tori’s Bakeshop, Truth Belts, and Vegetarian Haven, it’s a bake sale, concert and fun night out at the Supermarket in Kensington Market with all proceeds going to the Toronto Vegetarian Association. Upcoming Events/Resources Mentioned: Little Pine: Video by Mercy for Animals Vegan Rock Facebook Page – Tuesday June 26; doors open 6:30 PM; $10 at the door; rock[at]veg[dot]ca for info The Sustainable Block Party Facebook Event Page (July 7) KW Vegfest – July 7 Sarnia Vegfest – July 8 Listen Now! Veg Out 428: Vegan Rock! X… Read More


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Veg Out 427: How to Cook Vegan Food When You Don’t Know How To Cook

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Lisa, Vivian and Steve talk about how to cook vegan and incorporate more produce when you don’t know how to cook. This is a topic we’ll probably have to go into more detail in the future because there’s so much to cover, but Vivian asks questions coming from a perspective of a busy person who doesn’t have time to cook or much cooking experiences. Header image of vegan cheesecake by Jackie Sobon from Vegan Yack Attack! Resources & Blogs Mentioned: Produce Made Simple Hot For Food Mary’s Test Kitchen Cheap Lazy Vegan The Viet Vegan Vegan Yack Attack Listen Now: Veg Out 247 – How to go vegan when you don’t know how to cook… Read More


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Veg Out 424: YamChops – Plant Based Butcher Shop

Today Steve and Ana have the pleasure of meeting and talking to Michael and Toni Abramson the owner’s of YamChops a Toronto based Plant Based Butcher Shop.  Michael and Toni share their inspiring stories of their journey of starting a business and sharing their passion with world. In the past 4 years in addition to opening the First Plant Based Butcher shop, they appeared on Dragon’s Den in 2015, have published their first book and are in the process of opening a number of franchises.  Join us in this inspiring conversation to learn more. Yam Chops – the online store and store front information Yam Chops – the book Listen Now: Veg Out 424: YamChops… Read More


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Veg Out 423: Vegan Wedding Planning

On today’s episode of Veg Out, Jeanette, Steve and Lisa talk about wedding season and talk about Lisa’s vegan wedding planning and how that’s all coming together. From venues to caterers, to guests hesitant about an all-vegan wedding, Lisa shares her ongoing experience with planning her wedding with her vegetarian partner. Got any vegan planning tips? We’d love to hear them! Email us at tva@veg.ca! For more updates on Lisa’s vegan wedding planning, you can check her YouTube channel and find her recipes on her blog Listen Now: Veg Out 423: Vegan Wedding Planning… Read More


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Veg Out 421: Difficult Vegans?

On today’s episode of Veg Out, John, Steve and Lisa discuss the intricacies of where to draw the line between being firm and difficult when it comes to dining at non-vegan restaurants. What would you do? New vegan cookbooks: Vegan 100 by Gaz Oakley Vegan Comfort Classics by Lauren Toyota (available at the Resource Centre Bookstore) Chloe Flavor by Chloe Coscarelli (available at the Resource Centre Bookstore) Vegan Burgers and Burritos  Listen Now: Veg Out 421: Difficult Vegans?… Read More


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Veg Out 420: Vegan Trends

Today John and Ana discuss what they believe to be the current vegan trends.  Ana also gives a review of Disgraceland (which is now fully vegan and where members can get a special discount this month.  The two co-hosts also talk about next weekends Vegan Bake Off. Check out the TVA events calendar for more information but many of our upcoming events. Listen Now! Veg Out 420: Vegan Trends  … Read More


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Veg Out 419: Is Veganism the Future?

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Ana, Lisa and Steve talk about how different aspects of fictional culture hint at plant-based living as the future. Referencing Star Trek, Subnautica, and The Orville, the RC crew discusses today how technology today is inspired by tech from sci-fi and fantasy, and how many of them echo themes of vegetarianism. Listen Now: Veg Out 419: Is Veganism the Future?   Upcoming Events: The Vegan Bakeoff: March 11 – The Glass Factory (99 Sudbury St) BUY TICKETS HERE For last-minute entries or inquiries about the bakeoff, email bakeoff@veg.ca Healthy Plant-Based Cooking 101 – March 17… Read More


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