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Resolve This, 2016 || The VP Team Resolutions

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T’is the season for new goals, new intentions, an upsurge in gym memberships, and juice cleanses a-plenty. The New Year typically begins with a swell in personal health and wellness goals. Not only do we collectively support these, we decided it was time to state some of our own.

Vegan brunch at The Acorn

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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

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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.

Rhiannon’s Guide to A Delicious Cruelty-Free Halloween

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Having been a Vegan for the past 14 years, I have become quite crafty and knowledgable in all the tasty holiday treats. I can recall certain instances where I have felt left out or a little envious of everyone around me enjoying their non-vegan delights, so I decided to take charge and come up with new traditions Continue Reading …

Thanks, but no thanks: Celebrating Thanksgiving sans turkey

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Babes in Toyland: The Vegan Project Goes to Disneyland

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  If you ever visited Disneyland as a child, you’re already well aware that the food is a major component of the experience. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner merge into an expansive series of snacks, treats, and buffets. Dessert for breakfast is permitted (if not required), churros are an acceptable side dish for any course, and Continue Reading …