Thanks, but no thanks: Celebrating Thanksgiving sans turkey


p: Approximately three weeks out from Canadian Thanksgiving (falling this year on October 12), the inevitable onslaught begins in stores and social media: reserve your turkey, call in your turkey, hunt your turkey, pick your turkey, schedule your pick-up of said turkey, and plan your day around the consumption of an animal that has Continue Reading …

Top 10 Vegan Salads for Summer


Summer is in full effect here on the West Coast of Canada and the hot sun has been shining for days. Weather like this calls for lots of salads, which as vegans, we know all about. In fact, some might say we win friends with salad – I know I definitely have! We’ve put together Continue Reading …

Dreena Burton’s Artichoke Spinach Dip


As soon as I started flipped through Dreena Burton‘s Plant-Powered Families, I stopped short on her Artichoke Spinach Dip. Dips (other than hummus) are often a party staple that a vegan misses out on because they are usually sour cream, mayo or cream cheesed based, so I was excited to make a plant-based version of Continue Reading …

Crossroads Vegan Kitchen: Vegan Dining at its Finest


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 …

Top Five Picks from Veg Expo 2015


The second annual Veg Expo held on May 31st at Canada Place was even more incredible than last year! The food samples were off-the-hook, the demos and talks were well-rounded and informative, and the turn-out of veg-curious folks looking to learn about plant-based living was more than we could’ve hoped. We enjoyed SO many things Continue Reading …

Hail Hummus !! The Holy Grail


We are pleased to report that today is a day like no other: May 13 is officially Hummus Day! Join millions around the world, celebrating their love for delicious hummus. Eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snacks, and tweet/post a picture with the hashtags #hummusday and #theveganproject.

Baked Garlic Fries


I have been crushing on these for a while now, and decided it was time to share them with the world. Tossing fries in fresh garlic is SO GOOD!  Baked Garlic fries are a healthy alternative to deep-fried, so flavourful, and versatile – mix in any herb or spice you want! Below is my current Continue Reading …

Bitchin’ Sauce


If you’ve ever been to the San Diego Farmer’s Market, you have undoubtedly sampled the wonder that is Bitchin’ Sauce.  The line around the block is hard to miss, and once you’ve tasted it, you’re hooked. After our last trip to SoCal we talked about it for days, weeks, after and even brought some home Continue Reading …

Vegan Beauty: DIY Eucalyptus Mint Bath Soak

Eucalyptus Mint Bath Soak

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 …

Vegan Matzo Ball Soup


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.