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Crossroads Vegan Kitchen: Vegan Dining at its Finest

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In order to properly convey what an absolute pleasure dining at Crossroads Vegan Kitchen is, I need to give you a little background on the creator, Tal Ronnen.  Chef Tal Ronnen is one of the most celebrated vegan chefs working today. In the spring of 2008, he became known nationwide as the chef who prepared vegan Continue Reading …

Vegan Beauty: DIY Eucalyptus Mint Bath Soak

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My friend Amanda showed up at a big group birthday party recently, with 3 mason jars filled with a homemade bath soak, and wowed the crowd! She revealed that it was made with ingredients probably already in your home (with a few additions that can easily be found here in Vancouver). The combination of eucalyptus, Continue Reading …

The Golden Stars of the Golden Plates: 2015 Vegan Highlights

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Every year, The Georgia Straight releases the annual Golden Plates. The Plates reward the city’s best restaurants, cafes, markets, and hidden gems; the icing on the (vegan) cake is that the awards are voted for by the patrons, readers, and food seekers, making them one of the most anticipated and coveted honours for a restaurant Continue Reading …

Mac and Cheese Monday at The Acorn

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As someone who writes about food on a fairly regular basis, I understand the importance of language. When you’re trying to communicate tastes and flavours to an audience, the words you select to describe a dish can either make it the best plate in the restaurant, or a complete culinary fail.  That said, there are Continue Reading …

Kale & Right Crosses: Plant-Powered Boxing

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Photo- Guy Roland In Spring 2014,  I began training and fundraising as a contender in Aprons for Gloves. Affectionately referred to as Aprons, AFG was founded in 2012. Based within the DTES, the Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through boxing. “ The organization was developed by Continue Reading …

Review: Vegan Cuts Beauty Box

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We’ve had our eye on the Vegan Cuts Beauty Box for a while now. Cruelty-free beauty is very important to us, and it can difficult sometimes to source out vegan beauty products for every step of your beauty regime. Hair, make-up, face/body products, and even perfume has the potential to either perform animal testing or Continue Reading …

Glory, glory, hallelujah! A 3-Day Juice Cleanse

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The words “juice”, and “juicing” meant something very different several years ago. In particular, if I think of juice consumption when I was young, the only thing that existed for me when I heard that word were beverages of the Sun Rype Variety (primarily orange and grapefruit.) Fast-forward to a few years after the juice Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project Goes to Soyattle (Seattle)

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We decided that a VP road trip was long overdue with our last one being all the way back in June 2013 to Sam’s bodybuilding competition in Fort St. John, Northern BC.  And well, as fun and triumphant as it was, we definitely needed a getaway that didn’t involve a 16 hour drive, a cooler Continue Reading …

Vegan Babe of the Month: Dru Brozovich

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Who Let The (V)-Dogs Out? A Review for the dogs!

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Most of the people who have had a dog or cat in their life are familiar with the incredibly wide range of brands and products, that comprise the extensive market of food for our beloved companion animals. In the past few years, we have observed a new trend being integrated into this industry:  the prevalence Continue Reading …