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Herbed Nut Cheese

Herbed Nut Cheeese - The Vegan Project

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.

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Bridget’s Nirvana Bars

Bridget's Nirvana Bars - The Vegan Project

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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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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. 

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Spiced Carrot, Apple + Ginger Juice

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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 …

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Harvest Mason Jar Salad

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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 …

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Pudding

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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 …

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Pumpkin Cocoa Cashew Butter Bars

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For those of us that grew up on the West Coast these are basically Pumpkin Nanaimo Bars. For everyone else, they are decadent, almost raw and insanely good. The chilling steps are crucial. Be patient, they’re well worth it! Ingredients: Layer 1 (base) 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup almonds (raw or roasted without salt) Continue Reading …

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