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MOROCCAN QUINOA SALAD

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We are blown away by this Moroccan-inspired quinoa salad c/o close pal of The Vegan Project and mega babe Alex!  Although she is a full-on carnivore, Alex has a few signature vegan dishes and we can vouch that this sure is one of ’em!  It was the perfect blend of nutty sweetness, fresh citrus and Continue Reading …

Palak Tofu

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I love to browse through the local daily newspapers and always flip to the recipe section (if there is one) to see if there’s something tasty to veganize. This past Sunday, hindus all over the world celebrated Diwali or ‘the festival of lights’, thus inspiring an indian dish called Palak Paneer as the featured recipe. Continue Reading …

Broccoli and Black Olive Galette

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Well it was my (Sam Shorkey’s) very first attempt at a “savory” type pie and I have to say, this little gem was just as satisfying as any dessert pie!  Perhaps not my mom’s maple but deliciously flavourful and a hearty dinner nonetheless!  “Galette” is a term used in French cuisine to describe various types Continue Reading …

Roasted Apple and Butternut Squash Soup

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The markets are bursting with barrels full of fall and winter squashes. Yellow, green, orange – they seem to mimic the trees as they embark into hibernation. It’s also apple season and here in British Columbia we are blessed with so many apple varieties!

Raw Ratatouille with yellow tomato puree

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I was so pleasantly surprised on how fresh and flavourful this Raw Ratatouille turned out! Between my Sole Food Farm share and the community garden plot, and with Jay out of town, I had more tomatoes than I knew what to do with. I froze a bunch to make sauce later this year, and still had Continue Reading …

Quinoa & Pecan Salad with Dried Cranberries

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Well it was my dear parents’ 40th wedding anniversary last weekend and we celebrated by throwing them a big-ass BBQ at their house.  I made sure to prepare a lot of vegan food to ensure enough food for myself to eat (but more than anything, to show off some of the recipes from our new Continue Reading …

Peach-Infused Quinoa Salad

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Zoe got creative in the kitchen last night! The result: A beautiful Peach- Infused Quinoa Salad with cashews, endive and avocado!

Grilled Potato and Corn Salad

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This is the taste of summer! Potatoes on the grill have have such a lovely, smoky flavour. Throw in crunchy celery, grilled summer corn, fresh herbs, and toss with creamy vegan mayo and you have a decadent potato salad that is perfect for summer dinners.

Rice Paper Salad Rolls with Sweet n’ Spicy Dipping Sauce

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I wanted to highlight fresh veggies in something other than a salad. The solution? Rice Paper Salad Rolls!

HOW TO THROW A KICK-ASS, CLASSIC SUMMER BBQ

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Everyone loves a summer BBQ! Yes, even VEGANS! We at the Vegan Project like to think we’re skilled at throwing a pretty happenin’ summer BBQ so we’re sharing our best tips for impressing both vegans and meat eaters alike.