Bridget’s Nirvana Bars

I don’t normally name recipes after myself, but this time around I couldn’t help myself.  i found the recipe for these Nirvana Bars in a People Magazine while I was getting my roots touched up (I’ve been cursed with premature greys since the tender age of 17). They seemed easy to make and combined the Continue Reading …

Mac and Cheese Monday at The Acorn

As someone who writes about food on a fairly regular basis, I understand the importance of language. When you’re trying to communicate tastes and flavours to an audience, the words you select to describe a dish can either make it the best plate in the restaurant, or a complete culinary fail.  That said, there are Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Holiday Shoppe

Local vegan-friendly vendors come together under one roof Dec. 12 – 14, 2014 for a holiday pop-up shop, featuring food, drinks, community yoga, a vegan health and fitness panel, and great gift ideas not just for vegans, but everyone on your list.

Kale & Right Crosses: Plant-Powered Boxing

Photo- Guy Roland In Spring 2014,  I began training and fundraising as a contender in Aprons for Gloves. Affectionately referred to as Aprons, AFG was founded in 2012. Based within the DTES, the Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through boxing. “ The organization was developed by Continue Reading …

Slow Cooker Banana Chia Oatmeal

This recipe is my take on a recipe I found at thelemonbowl.com, which blew my mind! As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve never been one for a sweet breakfast, and certainly not Oatmeal, which is how this Savoury Breakfast Oatmeal Risotto was birthed. But when this recipe pointed out the obvious fact that I could prepare my oatmeal Continue Reading …

VANCOUVER // ART + FUNDRAISING + VEGAN CANAPES

An exciting event is coming at you this Friday that combines art, fundraising and vegan canapes – sounds perfect, right? The Vegan Project has partnered up with Phantoms in the Front Yard, a figurative art collective based out of Vancouver, to provide vegan canapes at their next show: Private Dreams, Public Myths. 

Spiced Carrot, Apple + Ginger Juice

Pretty much from September to December it’s ‘pumpkin spice this’, and ‘holiday gathering that’, not to mention baked goods laced in between. Now don’t get me wrong, I love love these months because they are a foodie’s dream, but sometimes your system needs a little break, right? Juicing is the perfect way to satisfy that Continue Reading …

Harvest Mason Jar Salad

I am a mason jar nut, so when this mason jar salad craze took over pinterest, I was all over it. I’ve made a ton of different combos lately, but this Harvest Mason Jar Salad was so timely, and a perfect way to use up leftover roasted root veggies. And a way to lighten up in Continue Reading …

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Recipe contribution this month comes from a close friend of The Vegan Project, the beautiful Sarah T.! An easy, delicious recipe for a nutrient rich pumpkin pudding that is 1) Great as is 2) Makes an amazing base for granola or oats 3) When combined with some agar agar, is the best pumpkin pie filling Continue Reading …

Vancouver Walk For Farm Animals | October 4th

…..when pigs fly. (Well, now they do!) Kim Gordon the pig is one of the residents of Farm Sanctuary. On October 4, the Vancouver Walk for Farm Animals is taking place. The Vegan Project was in attendance last year, and we will be there again this year.