Curried tofu tacos with brussel sprout slaw

Care of Amy Symington Ingredients: 1 (350 g) package extra firm tofu, cut into long ¼” thick strips 4 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp turmeric 1.5 tsp ground coriander 1.5 tsp paprika 6 tsp coconut oil 1 small onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium tomato, diced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced (optional) 1 medium sweet potato, diced ½ cup water 1 (398ml) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained ¼ tsp salt Slaw Ingredients: 6 cups brussel sprouts, chiffonade 2 cloves garlic 1 avocado 1 lime zested and juiced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water Plus 10  6” soft corn tortillas and cilantro leaves for garnish Directions: 1. In a shallow baking dish add the tofu, soy sauce, turmeric, ground coriander and paprika, and thoroughly coat the tofu. Set aside. 2. Over medium high heat add 1 tbsp of the coconut oil. Once heated, add the tofu strips. Fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes, and then flip. Fry the other side until golden brown, about 2 minutes, turn off heat and set aside. 3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium high heat, add the remaining coconut oil. Once heated add the onion and garlic, and… Read More

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Toronto Has it All

By Barbi Lazarus, Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator If you’re vegetarian, follow social media, and like to eat, by now you’ve certainly heard about the newest vegan bakery to open up, Through Being Cool. Blog posts and instagram shots galore have been spreading like wildfire, so I won’t go into too many details that others have already described oh-so-well about how fantastic their goodies are (you can just do a quick google search for Through Being Cool Vegan if you want the drool-worthy details). I had the pleasure of stopping by on my day off a couple weeks ago. As I sat on the subway home just staring at my bag of food in anticipation, I was suddenly overcome with a sense of awe, wonderment and excitement about where Toronto’s veg scene is at, and the fact that certainly this must represent a growing demand for vegetarian options. For those who think that vegans live with any sort of deprivation, let me just summarize where we stand here in Toronto: Donuts, apple fritters, pretzels and ooey gooey pizza buns? Check. (That would be the delicious spread from Through Being Cool you see on the right). Read More

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