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  • 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 …

    Basic But (Basically) The Best: Top 5 Ways to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix

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    Towards the end of summer in Vancouver, we begin to see the posts. Usually, they are signalled by the seasonal shifts of Starbucks cups and marketing focuses; and their role in introducing (and promoting, extensively) the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte. The incredibly speed at which the “PSL” not only hit the market, but influenced an entire Continue Reading …

    Rhiannon’s Guide to A Delicious Cruelty-Free Halloween 2.0

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    Halloween is my ultimate favourite holiday. I hope you find this helpful, and that it inspires you to get creative with making all sorts of Vegan delights and in making new traditions for your friends and family! I am thrilled to share these goodies with you.

    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.

    Rhiannon’s Guide to A Delicious Cruelty-Free Halloween

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    Having been a Vegan for the past 14 years, I have become quite crafty and knowledgable in all the tasty holiday treats. I can recall certain instances where I have felt left out or a little envious of everyone around me enjoying their non-vegan delights, so I decided to take charge and come up with new traditions Continue Reading …

    Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

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    Celebrate this Passover with a hot and hearty bowl of Vegan Matzo Ball Soup! Mazel from our resident Jewish lady, Zoe, and her sidekick shiksa, Bridget.

    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 …

    Happy National Banana Split Day!

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    It may be a holiday in the US, but let’s not get caught up on specifics.

    Cadbury Creme Eggs: The Vegan Version

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    Every year, around mid-March, grocery store shelves are stocked with the infamous Cadbury Creme Egg. They have been around since 1963, and over the years, Cadbury has introduced a multitude of flavors and variations. The eggs, which are made of milk chocolate and fondant (water and sugar), have become one of the most recognized parts Continue Reading …

    WHAT TO BUY THAT EFFING VEGAN: A Holiday Gift Guide

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    Inspired by our recent appearance in The Rush holiday gift guide, I wanted to compile some of the crème de la crème when it comes to vegan-friendly gifts this holiday season. Look no further. Fret no more. We’ve got your effing back.