Vegan Cheddar Bay Biscuits

So, I don’t have a personal relationship with the original Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits for which these vegan versions took their inspiration from, but I do like a flaky, buttery biscuit with a little crunch on the outside making regular appearances on my menu. I found a copycat version of RL’s biscuit recipe and Continue Reading …

Vegan Brunch in Vancouver: Bandidas Taqueria

Vancouverites take their brunching VERY seriously. The array of mid-day bites in this city, usually paired with a Mimosa or a Caesar, are plenty and top notch. For us vegans, the options are growing rapidly, but there are a few pioneers that have been doing it right for years now, and should not be overlooked. Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Beauty Bar || Veg Expo 2016

“Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without.” ~Rue McClanahan. Fashion and beauty are central subjects in the current vegan discussion, as plant-based food and nutrition moves into the forefront of contemporary discussion. We introduce The Vegan Project Beauty Bar: a project which explores how we can incorporate ethical, animal-friendly choices into the beauty, Continue Reading …

Vegan brunch at The Acorn

The ladies of The Vegan Project indulged in an epic brunch last weekend at The Acorn in Vancouver. We dined on pretty much everything on their brunch menu and then discussed/reminisced/dreamed about it many times after. Here’s the breakdown of our lovely meal. 

Gluten Free Polenta Stuffing

If you’re gluten intolerant and vegan you’ve probably given up on the possibility of a mound of savoury stuffing atop your holiday dinner plate. Polenta is a gluten-free alternative that, when cooked and left to cool, can be cubed for stuffing just like bread, making it a perfect vessel for Mom’s savoury stuffing flavours.

Thanks, but no thanks: Celebrating Thanksgiving sans turkey

p: www.ourveggiekitchen.com Approximately three weeks out from Canadian Thanksgiving (falling this year on October 12), the inevitable onslaught begins in stores and social media: reserve your turkey, call in your turkey, hunt your turkey, pick your turkey, schedule your pick-up of said turkey, and plan your day around the consumption of an animal that has Continue Reading …

Top 10 Vegan Salads for Summer

Summer is in full effect here on the West Coast of Canada and the hot sun has been shining for days. Weather like this calls for lots of salads, which as vegans, we know all about. In fact, some might say we win friends with salad – I know I definitely have! We’ve put together Continue Reading …

Dreena Burton’s Artichoke Spinach Dip

As soon as I started flipped through Dreena Burton‘s Plant-Powered Families, I stopped short on her Artichoke Spinach Dip. Dips (other than hummus) are often a party staple that a vegan misses out on because they are usually sour cream, mayo or cream cheesed based, so I was excited to make a plant-based version of Continue Reading …

Crossroads Vegan Kitchen: Vegan Dining at its Finest

In order to properly convey what an absolute pleasure dining at Crossroads Vegan Kitchen is, I need to give you a little background on the creator, Tal Ronnen.  Chef Tal Ronnen is one of the most celebrated vegan chefs working today. In the spring of 2008, he became known nationwide as the chef who prepared vegan Continue Reading …

Top Five Picks from Veg Expo 2015

The second annual Veg Expo held on May 31st at Canada Place was even more incredible than last year! The food samples were off-the-hook, the demos and talks were well-rounded and informative, and the turn-out of veg-curious folks looking to learn about plant-based living was more than we could’ve hoped. We enjoyed SO many things Continue Reading …