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 …

The Vegan Project Holiday Shoppe

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Local vegan-friendly vendors come together under one roof Dec. 12 – 14, 2014 for a holiday pop-up shop, featuring food, drinks, community yoga, a vegan health and fitness panel, and great gift ideas not just for vegans, but everyone on your list.

Slow Cooker Banana Chia Oatmeal

Slowcooker Oatmeal

This recipe is my take on a recipe I found at thelemonbowl.com, which blew my mind! As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve never been one for a sweet breakfast, and certainly not Oatmeal, which is how this Savoury Breakfast Oatmeal Risotto was birthed. But when this recipe pointed out the obvious fact that I could prepare my oatmeal Continue Reading …

Spiced Carrot, Apple + Ginger Juice

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Pretty much from September to December it’s ‘pumpkin spice this’, and ‘holiday gathering that’, not to mention baked goods laced in between. Now don’t get me wrong, I love love these months because they are a foodie’s dream, but sometimes your system needs a little break, right? Juicing is the perfect way to satisfy that Continue Reading …

Review: Vegan Cuts Beauty Box

Beauty Box

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 …

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.

Jerk Sloppy Joes with Coconut Creamed Spinach

Jerk Sloppy Joes with Coconut Creamed Spinach

Well, I have to say, Isa Chandra has done it again! All hail the queen of vegan comfort food. She’s been around a for a while. A regular OG in the vegan world, making cooking videos in her tiny NY apartment before any of new what vegan was. Her vegan cooking bible, Veganomicon was one Continue Reading …

Vegan Spelt Bread

Spelt Bread

I first had the delight of trying this spelt bread at a friend’s house. We all had a big sleepover, and in the morning she served us this bread with homemade jam and we nearly died. I couldn’t believe she had just whipped this up!

Peanutty Blondie Bars

Peanutty Blondie Bars

I know what you’re thinking…a dessert made with chickpeas?! Can they be tasty? Can they be decadent? YOU BET!

VEG FEST VANCOUVER 2014

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It’s that time of year again! Veg Fest Vancouver is a day-long outdoor festival, happening for it’s fourth year on July 26th, 2014 from 11am – 6pm.