Drinks

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 …

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Vegan Irish Cream

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  Nothing says Christmas like some Bailey’s and coffee or Bailey’s over ice, or on its own – really any way to consume that creamy whisky over the holidays is welcomed. When I went vegan, the absence of Irish cream definitely left a hole in my heart. That is, until our very talented Art Director Continue Reading …

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Creamy Apricot Chai Smoothie

Apricots, fresh off of our local fruit trees, are everywhere right now! I was fortunate enough to get a big box picked directly off of a friend’s tree in the Okanagan, and froze three big bags for fall and winter. This smoothie not only has all the benefits of these delicious little fruits, including eye Continue Reading …

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Vegemeister!

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I have been completely inspired by Joni Marie Newman’s book, Vegan Food Gifts!  It’s full of creative, beautiful gifts that you can make for your friends and family over the holidays.  The book provides packaging recommendations, includes gift tags that you can scan, AND has recipes for making your own flavoured adult beverages!

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How to Make Your Smoothie Super Powered (Don’t Judge a Smoothie by its Color!)

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Doesn’t this smoothie look disgusting?? Although this ugly vegan concoction looks like pond sludge, it’s actually the most delicious smoothie I’ve had in a long time… seriously! With 20 grams of plant based protein, fibre that’s guaranteed to get you movin’, and loads of electrolytes and iron, this ugly little mess goes to prove you Continue Reading …

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Kale Slaw with Barbecue Crumbles

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If you don’t already receive the VegNews Magazine emails, I suggest you sign up, because they have sourced out some of the yummiest recipes around.  This Kale Slaw recipe graced my inbox a few days ago, and I just knew it would be perfect for entertaining friends.  It was such a crowd pleaser; delicious & flavourful, Continue Reading …

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Marinated Tofu Kebabs with Coconut Curry Quinoa

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This came together really easily and was such a fresh and light summer dinner.  We eat A LOT of quinoa in my house, so finding new ways to spice it up is always a good thing.  The coconut was so yummy mixed in with the quinoa!  A squeeze of fresh lime and lots of cilantro Continue Reading …

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Cherry Caipirissima

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This incredible summer sipper comes from my friend Wade, who spotted it in the NY Times, and thought I would like it.  He was right, so right.  Sweet cherries, sour lime, a gorgeous magenta hue…need I say more?  We enjoyed these with homemade salsa and tropical veggie skewers on the bbq. It was a perfect Continue Reading …

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Mac & ‘Chreese’ with Bacony Bits and Frozen Peas

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Ok, this isn’t really a recipe.  It’s just a few awesome vegan products thrown together to make an incredibly comforting, and kid-friendly meal.  Over the weekend we visited Karmavore Vegan Shop for our regular vegan haul, and to show a recently vegan friend, this little gem New Westminster has to offer.  We dined on veggie burgers, eggless Continue Reading …

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Mad Men Inspired Cocktail Party Menu

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Last night was the fifth season premier of one of our favourite shows, Mad Men.  We love the cast, clothes, storylines and overall production value, and of course, the smoking and drinking all day long

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