Slow Cooker Banana Chia Oatmeal

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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 …

Vanilla Coconut Milk & Yellow Curry Chana Dahl

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A new summer staple, dal is is a dried pulse (lentil, pea, or a various type of bean), that has been split. The word is also used to name the stew prepared from them, a dish we often see in Indian, Nepali, and or/ Pakistani cuisine. Dal is an ideal source of protein for vegan Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project: February Events Guide

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What does February mean? Enough hot chocolate to last a lifetime, pet lovers’ paradise, and two amazing fundraisers (one involving tattoos).

Bhaigan Bharta – Sula’s Famous Eggplant Curry Recipe

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A couple of weeks ago, Bridget and I (Sam) were invited for a lovely dinner at Sula: a modern “vegan friendly” Indian restaurant in one of Vancouver’s hippest areas on Commercial Drive. As we sipped on almond milk chai and their signature “Delhi to Dublin” Cocktail, we learned so much about Indian cuisine from part-owner Continue Reading …

Sam Shorkey’s Super Simple Slow Cooker Beans

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I love my good ol’, trusty crock pot.  Well, I should add that I certainly don’t enjoy how it makes my entire apartment reek like onions for DAYS– but using a slow cooker is oh-so convenient AND so damned easy!  So alas, I endure the strong smell of stew that lingers on my clothes and Continue Reading …

The Vegan Project: January Events Guide

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Lots of fun stuff happening in January in Vancity!

It’s holiday party time and you’re invited! December 12th at Gam Gallery

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YAY, the holidays are finally upon us!  Finally, we no longer have to hide what huge Christmas nerds we are!  Yes, Bridget and I (Sam) have literally been listening to holiday music for MONTHS already.  We’ve enjoyed every last minute of creating our new holiday eBook but now we’re ready to just eat, drink and Continue Reading …

The Best Apple Recipes Ever

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Apple season is upon us and I can’t deny the many varieties of apples available on the West Coast. They are in season, affordable an fresh from the trees. They are also high in Vitamin C which we all need extra doses of to fight off those coughs and sniffles. I scoured the web and Continue Reading …

Central Bistro: vegan-friendly dining in Vancouver’s West End

While struggling to hang on to the final moments of summer, Salsa Sam and I (Jessica) embarked on an early bird dining adventure to a local West End establishment that’s been a neighbourhood staple for eight years–Central Bistro. Located at the corner of Denman and Comox, this cozy little bistro has a nice patio that 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!