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The Plant-based Foodie: 27 Recipes from Vancouver’s Top Vegan-friendly Restaurants

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The Foodie Book series has gone vegan-ish; just like almost everyone else you know! It’s clear, we’re in the midst of a plant-based food renaissance and Vancouver is a leader in innovative, exciting and damn tasty plant-based eating. We are all thinking about our diets more and how we affect the world around us. The Continue Reading …

Our visit to Eternal Abundance

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The Vegan Project was recently invited to Eternal Abundance to enjoy their beautiful menu offerings. We were certainly pleasantly pleased. Eternal Abundance is one of the original Vegan/Raw Restaurants in Vancouver located at 1025 Commercial Drive in the heart of East Vancouver! A few notes from Alex, Owner of Eternal Abundance! “About the Cafe: Everything Continue Reading …

Vegan Cheddar Bay Biscuits

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So, I don’t have a personal relationship with the original Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits for which these vegan versions took their inspiration from, but I do like a flaky, buttery biscuit with a little crunch on the outside making regular appearances on my menu. I found a copycat version of RL’s biscuit recipe and Continue Reading …

Feeding That Effing Vegan this Holiday Season

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First and foremost, I extend solidarity. We have all been there before: the first meal that you either attended as vegan new to the scene, or the first meal that you prepared in your pre-veg life for the token plant-eater at the dinner table. There are a few of us who have been vegan since Continue Reading …

Festival Eats’n’ Treats: The July Edition

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Welcome to the July edition of the *new* Vegan Project guide to eating all things veg at Vancouver’s summer festivals and events! This is a quick reference guide which offers a minimum of 3 vegan-friendly spots within walking distance of each event site. Note that all businesses we have included below are not 100% vegan, Continue Reading …

The Summer of Vegan: BBQ + Camping 101

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  We have all been that person at the summer BBQ. Carrying an extra tote bag full of stocked Tupperware containers, we meticulously arrange our food on the side while everyone gets to dig into the main spread. Usually the token Veggie Platter offers some opportunities for us, followed by the inevitable slew of questions Continue Reading …

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.

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.

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 …