Drinks

Fishy Wine? New Law Good News for Strict Vegans

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(photo illustration by Cinders McLeod / The Globe and Mail) According to a recent story in The Globe and Mail, as part of a new Health Canada food and beverage regulation, wine producers will be required to declare if their wines have been processed using fish, egg, milk products, or any other common allergens by summer Continue Reading …

A Very Potent Love Potion: Raw Mayan Chocolate Drink

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Raw organic cacao contains high amounts of antioxidants, and the alkaloid theobromine, that positively effect your brain chemistry, and make you feel good. Theobromine originates from the Greek prefix, ‘Theo’ referring to the ‘study of God’, and ‘Bromine’ originating from the Greek word ‘brosi’, meaning ‘food’. So theobromine, literally translates to ‘Food of the Gods’.  Continue Reading …

Ukrainian Christmas!

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  Long live the extended Orthodox holiday season!  For those of you who may not know, the Orthodox religion celebrates Christmas on January 6/7th instead of the 25th, following the gregorian calendar of yore.  Quite a few members of our little group have some Ukrainian in them, among other things, thus, we all grew up Continue Reading …

Vegan New Year’s Cocktail Party

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This New Year’s Eve we all decided to travel the high seas over to Salt Spring Island for a couple of nights to ring in 2011 with mimosas, hot tubs, and good friends.  The plan this evening is to get all dolled up and indulge on a decadent assortment of appetizers and cocktails, transcending into Continue Reading …

Brandy Alexander – Veganized!

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I’m drinking this right now. It’s Christmas in a cup.  It’s Bailey’s meets Egg Nog meets holiday merriment.  Please excuse the promotional glassware-it’s all I have.

Peppermint Chocolate Vitasoy

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Happy Holidays Everyone!  We’re starting early this year with baking, eating, decorating and crafts galore!