The Vegan Project Goes to Soyattle (Seattle)

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We decided that a VP road trip was long overdue with our last one being all the way back in June 2013 to Sam’s bodybuilding competition in Fort St. John, Northern BC.  And well, as fun and triumphant as it was, we definitely needed a getaway that didn’t involve a 16 hour drive, a cooler Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Does Veg Expo 2014

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Well it’s another exciting week for The Vegan Project as we’re now just one week away from Vancouver’s first annual Veg Expo!

Vegan Babe of the Month: Dru Brozovich

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Tea Baggin’ with The Vegan Project

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All of us “socialites” here at The Vegan Project are admitted caffeine addicts.  In fact, as this very moment in blog writing history, Bridget and I (Sam) are enjoying a delicious cup of coffee at a quaint, west end coffee shop.  Espressos, dark chocolate mochas, soy americanos, almond milk lattes, matcha, black, herbal or green Continue Reading …

Salsa Sam Does Salsa-Inspired (no fat, no salt) Tofu!

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Well folks, I (Salsa Sam Shorkey) have perfected yet another delicious protein source for my competition dieting as a vegan bikini competitor.  It’s no surprise how much I love Mexican food.  And well, since I can’t hog out on chips & salsa these days, I can definitely salsa-up the copious amounts of tofu I’m eating.  Continue Reading …

Bhaigan Bharta – Sula’s Famous Eggplant Curry Recipe

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A couple of weeks ago, Bridget and I (Sam) were invited for a lovely dinner at Sula: a modern “vegan friendly” Indian restaurant in one of Vancouver’s hippest areas on Commercial Drive. As we sipped on almond milk chai and their signature “Delhi to Dublin” Cocktail, we learned so much about Indian cuisine from part-owner Continue Reading …

Sam Shorkey’s All-You-Need-is-an-Exercise-Ball Workout

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Here is another killer at-home style workout that doesn’t require anything except your fine self and an exercise ball!  I originally created this program for my dearest mommy to help get her swimsuit-ready for our family trip to Cuba last year.  It really targets the core, glutes and legs.  Do four sets of 15 reps Continue Reading …

Sam Shorkey’s Super Simple Slow Cooker Beans

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I love my good ol’, trusty crock pot.  Well, I should add that I certainly don’t enjoy how it makes my entire apartment reek like onions for DAYS– but using a slow cooker is oh-so convenient AND so damned easy!  So alas, I endure the strong smell of stew that lingers on my clothes and Continue Reading …

Get Jacked on the Beanstalk with this Upper/Lower Body Split Program

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  With the glutinous holiday season in full effect and a billion Christmas parties to attend, it isn’t always easy to find time for the gym.  So for those of us who can only dedicate two or three days per week to working out, I (Samantha Shorkey) recommend breaking up those workouts into upper body Continue Reading …

It’s holiday party time and you’re invited! December 12th at Gam Gallery

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  YEY, the holidays are finally upon us!  Finally, we no longer have to hide what huge Christmas nerds we are!  Yes, Bridget and I (Sam) have literally been listening to holiday music for MONTHS already.  We’ve enjoyed every last minute of creating our new holiday eBook but now we’re ready to just eat, drink Continue Reading …