upbeet foods

Discount Profile: Upbeet Foods

Care of Barbi Lazarus and Emily Thompson Sometimes you just need to leave the cooking to someone else so you can have a bit more time to yourself for a quiet afternoon on the couch with the cats, or an evening yoga class. Recently, we did just that thanks to delicious meals from Upbeet Foods, a local, vegan meal delivery service that launched in September of 2016. We started off the day with a hearty tofu vegetable scramble with seasoned mini potatoes. The scramble had great flavour with just a bit of kick, and the potatoes were cooked perfectly: crispy on the outside and soft on the inside! For lunch, there was a kale, beet and chickpea salad. It was the perfect combination of fresh and crunchy, topped off with a delicious tahini dressing. It left us feeling satiated thanks to the mixture of greens, and the proteins, to fuel a productive afternoon! To finish off the day, we enjoyed a delicious pumpkin pasta that came with a side of green beans. Not only did we get to enjoy delicious food for a day, it was also great to feel like we were eating… Read More


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Perks of the Job

Care of Emily Thompson, Festival and Events Coordinator It was just over six weeks ago that I arrived at the charming second floor office of the Toronto Vegetarian Association, ready to embark on my journey as their new Festival and Events Coordinator. I approached my desk to find an array of items welcoming me to the organization, including a delicious looking cupcake right in front of my eyes. I quickly learned that Barbi, our Donor and Volunteer Resources Coordinator, has a hidden talent in the realm of vegan baked goods, among other things. This was a dangerous finding especially as we were gearing up for the Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off that both of us had signed up to be home-bakers for… Of course we were going to bring our test batches into the office! I have been lucky to work for companies and organizations revolving around good, healthy food (most of the time) and the TVA is no exception. The even better thing about it is the fact that absolutely everything I get to taste is vegan! Now I don’t want to make you jealous, but here’s just a few of the things I’ve had the opportunity… Read More


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Latest Deals & Features – Spring 2017

Spring is finally here! It’s time to come out of hibernation and enjoy the outdoors. Get out there and enjoy these incredible Latest Deals & Features from TVA’s Business Members! Click here for a full list of TVA’s Business Members.   Cosmic Treats 207 Augusta Ave., 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca Cosmic Treats is a vegan restaurant, dessert bar, ice cream shop and candy store in the heart of Kensington Market. We provide unique sweet and savory fare that promise not to scare away omnivores.   Now you have even more time to enjoy savoury eats & decadent treats with extended hours for the spring and summer.     Cosmic Treats 207 Augusta Ave., 647-352-2207, www.cosmictreats.ca New Eggless Salad Sandwich & Coleslaw Special, ready in 10 minutes! Also Waffle Sundae with Blueberry Sauce and ice cream & sangria are back! Softserve (and us) getting turned on Thursday evening!      … Read More


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