Food

Bitchin’ Sauce

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If you’ve ever been to the San Diego Farmer’s Market, you have undoubtedly sampled the wonder that is Bitchin’ Sauce.  The line around the block is hard to miss, and once you’ve tasted it, you’re hooked. After our last trip to SoCal we talked about it for days, weeks, after and even brought some home Continue Reading …

Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

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Celebrate this Passover with a hot and hearty bowl of Vegan Matzo Ball Soup! Mazel from our resident Jewish lady, Zoe, and her sidekick shiksa, Bridget.

The Golden Stars of the Golden Plates: 2015 Vegan Highlights

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Every year, The Georgia Straight releases the annual Golden Plates. The Plates reward the city’s best restaurants, cafes, markets, and hidden gems; the icing on the (vegan) cake is that the awards are voted for by the patrons, readers, and food seekers, making them one of the most anticipated and coveted honours for a restaurant Continue Reading …

Jerk! (Sauce)

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The sauce is just good on it’s name alone!  I marinaded and then low cooked + baked tempeh to make jerk tacos, but this sauce/marinade can be used for just about anything you want to make awesome!

Herbed Nut Cheese

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Nut cheese is a game changer when it comes to adopting a vegan diet. It doesn’t mimic real cheese–it’s truly in a category of it’s own. Vegan or not, it’s hard not to love nut cheese.

Bridget’s Nirvana Bars

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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

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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

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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.

Slow Cooker Banana Chia Oatmeal

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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

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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.